St. John’s Christian Nursery School Quick Facts

  • Our history: St. John’s Christian Nursery School has been impacting the lives of children and their families in the Turnersville area for over 50 years.

  • Our mission: To share the love of Jesus with children, through the Word of God and by providing a safe, nurturing environment in which children can grow and learn.

  • Our students: We serve children three and four years old by Oct. 15 who are also potty-trained, and their families. (Note: for 2019-2020, students will need to be three and four by Oct. 1)

  • Our staff: Staff members are Christians and are committed to the belief that children deserve a safe, positive, nurturing and age-appropriate learning environment that is free of fear, pressure to grow up and prejudice. Our staff members meet all requirements set forth by the NJ Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing.

  • Our schedule: We offer half day sessions (9 am-12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm) either two days or three days a week.

  • Our accredidations: We are licensed by the NJ Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing and are participants of the Grow NJ Kids program.

Want more information? Contact the nursery school office at 856-227-3722 or email the school director, Mrs. Andrea Targonski, at andrea.targonski@discoverstjohns.org.

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Outreach Project

We’re collecting new ADULT crew socks for distribution by Feed My Sheep, St. John’s UMC’s ministry which feeds the hungry in Camden, NJ. Collection boxes will be located outside classrooms from Dec. 4-19. See your child’s teacher for more information.


Christmas Pageants

Mark your calendar with the schedule for our Christmas Pageants!

Dec. 20, 9:30 AM - Tues/Thurs AM students

Dec. 20, 1:30 PM - Tues/Thurs PM, Mon/Wed/Fri PM and Wed/Fri PM students

Dec. 21, 9:30 AM - Mon/Wed/Fri AM and Wed/Fri AM students


 Registration Information

2018-2019 Registration

There are still spots available for the 2018-2019 school year! To receive a nursery school information packet via email, click here to complete the request form. 

For more information or with questions, contact our director, Mrs. Targonski, at andrea.targonski@discoverstjohns.org, or call the school office at 856-227-3722

*Children must be three years old by October 15, 2018, and potty trained to attend our program.

2019-2020 Registration

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will begin in spring 2019. Updated information packets will be available after January 1, 2019. Stay tuned for more information! (Note that children will need to be three years old by October 1, 2019, and potty trained to attend for the 2019-2020 school year.)


News & Events

School closed: Thursday & Friday, Nov. 22 & 23 (Thanksgiving Break).

Birthday Party for Jesus: We’re inviting all children 3 years old to 3rd grade to our third annual Birthday Party for Jesus on Dec. 8 from 10 am to noon. We’ll have games, crafts and lunch, and what birthday party is complete without cake?!? Hope to see your child there!

Christmas Parties: Our children will celebrate Christmas with parties in their classrooms. Your child’s teacher will provide more info about this event soon!


St. John’s Christian Nursery School Handbook


Click on the link below to download our 2018-2019 school handbook to review our policies and procedures.

St. John's Christian Nursery School Handbook

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