About Us

Welcome to Circle of Friends Preschool, located in Hilton, NY. Circle of Friends is a continuation of the John Knox nursery school, which was established in 1963. The school is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents and


Meet Our Teachers

Jeanne Schaller As our Three-Year-Old class teacher, Mrs. Schaller has been with Circle of Friends since 1994. She held positions as a teacher‘s aid in both the Three-Year-Old and Four-Year-Old classes. In 2009, Mrs. Schaller became the lead teacher for



September 2016 – Three’s September 2016 – Four’s  


2016-2017 registration will open on January 12th for current and alumni families. Registration will be open to the public on January 25th. Please plan on attending our open house on February 2, 2016 from 6-7pm.


Latest Posts

  • Summer Playground Schedule kids-playing-on-slide

    Please join us for weekly play at a variety of playgrounds in the area. Open to all alumni, current, and future families. 10:00am   Wednesday, July 6 Sawyer Park (Long Pond Road, next to YMCA) Thursday, July 14 Frisbee Hill Park (Frisbee

What our parents say about Circle of Friends

My sons have learned so much through Circle of Friends and all were very well prepared for Kindergarten both socially and academically.

Christine Sanna

We have three amazing teachers, who give so much of themselves to make this school what it is.

Melissa Hix