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WizKids  Academy
Daycare, Preschool, Kindergarten

WizKids Academy 2024 - 2025
Enrollment is Open!

WizKids Academy is taking applications for 2024-2025 school year. Please email for more information.

WizKids Academy is open and operating at our normal schedule for 2023-2024 school year.

Full Day: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Daycare & Preschool Curriculum

Our curriculum is structured to prepare children for school and geared towards high academic achievement and creativity. We introduce children early on to art, music and literature as well as basic academic concepts such as math, phonics, science, history and geography. WizKids Academy curriculum is enriched with chess lessons.


  • Math

  • Phonics, English

  • Science

  • Russian Language

  • Chess

  • History

  • Geography

  • Literature

  • Art

  • Music

Summer Camp 2024

  • June 24 through August 23rd

  • Weekly Enrollment

Kindergarten Program (not available for 2024-25 school year)

Kindergarten Class enrollment is limited to children who are at least 4 1/2 years old by September 1st and pass a placement test. All lessons in the Kindergarten program are taught in English with the exception of the Russian language classes, Music and Drama.


Kindergarten program includes:

  • Language, literature and reading program in English

  • Math (Singapore curriculum)

  • Science

  • History and Geography

  • Socialization skills to develop independence and confidence

  • Russian Language

  • Music and Art education

  • Weekly enrichment lessons included in tuition: Chess, Fine Arts and Russian language classes 

  • Optional private and semi-private piano lessons are available (additional tuition applies for piano)    

WizKids Academy Chess Program

Research shows that chess can greatly benefit young children by strengthening critical thinking skills that help with intellectual development. Our chess program introduces chess to our children at about 4 years old. Our Kindergarten Chess team won the 1st place in New Jersey State Chess Championship in November 2016.

Our History

WizKids Academy is a Bi-Lingual Russian-English preschool fully licensed by the State of NJ. WizKids Academy opened its doors to preschoolers in September of 2011 and continues to emphasize high educational standards that we successfully implemented at Wizards of the Minds Learning Center for more than a decade.

Enrollment is open to students from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years old.

Full Day: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Half Day & Partial Week Enrollment are available.
WizKids Daycare Graduation Ceremony
WizKids Daycare Chess Champions
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