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STARS Program Information for School Year 2022-2023

State Licensed Child Care Center, Childcare Network Accepted

Director: Ms. Regina Lamcken
Co-Director: Mr. Brian Kehoe
Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Barbara Needham
Phone: (609) 641-5375 Ext. 7
Email: [email protected]

  • Office Located in the Marsh School Library
  • Program Open to all Absecon School District students in grades Pre-K through 8


  • Before Care Hours: 7:00 am - 8:05 am (First through Eighth grade) and 7:00 am - 8:35 am (Kindergarten and Preschool)
  • After Care hours First to Eighth grade: 2:45 pm - 5:45 pm
  • After Care hours Pre-K and Kindergarten: 3:10pm-5:45pm
  • Full day hours: 7:00 am - 5:45 pm


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  • Annual registration fee of $35 per family
  • Program utilized the school cafeteria, gymnasium(s), STEAM Lab, multiple classrooms, Early Childhood Center, art room, and playgrounds
  • Pre-K through 4th grade students are escorted to STARS by staff at dismissal

Additional benefits to this year's STARS:

  • Additional Certified teachers and Certified Support Staff
  • Including a district certified behaviorist, and general education/special education teachers from both Marsh and Attales Schools
  • Breakfast and daily afternoon snack provided
  • Scheduled fun days including outdoor activities and cookouts
  • Enrichment activities and events both on campus and through field trips

Important Links:
For information about applying for Financial aid for STARS tuition, please use this online calculator tool:

*Please note this is not an Application for Financial Aid





Welcome to STARS!


As part of the registration process, you are required to read the following documents. Please go through the links found in each tab before finalizing your registration form.

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