Explore, Create & Grow.

Discover the difference an early education will make to your child’s future. Welcome to the Miss Sue’s Family

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Winner 2010-2023

The Recognized Leader in PreSchool Education for over 60 Years

Named Best Nursery School on Long Island for the 13th Consecutive Year

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Who we are

A caring staff, dedicated to you and your child

Since 1958, Miss Sue’s has been home to a countless number of students, giving each and every child the best start to their education. Miss Sue’s progressive program is developed to cater to each students individual needs, our incredible nurturing, caring staff make every single day a success story for each child.

Family owned and operated since our beginning
Student-teacher ratio
Academically enriched themes every school year
1 to 1
Communication with your child's teacher all year

Our Nursery School

Ages 2-5

We pride ourselves on providing each child with the personal attention they need to develop in a nurturing, ego boosting environment made for them. Our certified Teachers help make Miss Sue's more than just classroom.

Toddlers Program

Age 2

Designed to be the most fundamental, introduction to both socialization and academics, our Toddler Program will give your child a structured environment to learn, create and have fun! With a challenging, yet attainable curriculum, out Toddlers succeed at every turn!


Nursery Program

Age 3

Regardless of if your child attended out Toddler program, everyone succeeds in this progressive, educational environment. With a similarly structured day, we continue to develop both cognitive and fine motor skills with an array of projects and lessons that are both fun and educational. Every day is geared towards getting each student individually ready for Pre-K.

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Pre-K Program

Age 4

Welcome to the big league! Pre-K has a strong emphasis on educational development, in a nurturing, ego-boosting environment. We advance the curriculum, to challenge each student and giving them the tools they need for future years. This is balanced with continued development of social skills and allowing each student to express themselves! The fun never stops!


Kindergarten Program

Age 5

Each child’s unique needs are met in preparing them for the next step in their education. With further advancements to their academic program, students leave us with advanced knowledge of several topics. This balanced with a final push to encourage their social behaviors has each student fully prepared for everything that comes next!

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Our Camp

Ages 2-3

When school is out SUMMER IS IN! Our age specific summer program is tailored to ensure each camper gets the most out of summer, and experiences everything camp has to offer. All this under the watchful, caring eyes of our dedicated staff



2 Swims everyday. Instructional swim with Red Cross Certified Lifeguards. Recreational swim in age specific pools


From Giants Swings, to Ziplines and a Flying Trapeze. No limits are placed on how high our campers can fly!


Sports for everyone! Qualified Instructors make sure fun, introductory activities are prepared for every group.

The Arts

Everything from Arts & Crafts to Theater and Dance, our Campers will have the opportunity to try it all!

Our Facilities

Our Camp within a Camp is designed specifically for our youngest campers. With custom built facilities like Mini Basketball Courts, Playgrounds and a Miniature Rockwall, campers experience it all! Coupled with access to the rest of Driftwood Day Camps state-of-the-art facilities, there is nothing our campers won’t do!

Our Dates & Rates

Nursery School

Miss Sue’s Nursery School is the Premier choice of early years education on Long Island. Located at Driftwood Day Camp, with state-of-the-art facilities and and incredible teaching staff. Come and see why we have been voted the “Best Nursery School of Long Island” for the past 12 years!


Miss Sue’s Summer Fun is our ‘Camp within a camp’. Located at Driftwood Day Camp, our Miss Sue’s Summer Program is specially designed for Chidlren ages 2-4. Available options are our Full day of 9-4 or our Mini day of 9 – 1:30.

5 Days
(Mon thru Fri)
4 Days
(Your Choice)
3 Days
2 Days
(Tues & Thurs)
9am- 12pm Sessions: Morning$1235 per installment*$1135 per installment*$1015 per installment*$725 per installment*
9am - 3pm Sessions: Full Day$1875 per installment*$1750 per installment*$1555 per installment$1125 per installment*

All session prices valid until 5/31/23


(Grades of September 2023)
8 Weeks
6 Weeks
4 Weeks
(2's & 3's)
$8295 $7395$6095
Grades Pre-K, K $8795$7795$6595
Mini Week Nursery - 2's & 3's (3 days) $7195$6595$5595
Mini Week Pre-K & K (3 days) $7695$7095$6095
MINI DAY - Nursery (2's & 3's) $7595$6695$5595

Safety is our Priority

The safety of your children comes above every anything else. We pride ourselves on taking every step possible to ensure a safe, fun experience.

What Our Families Say

How many students and teachers in your classes?

  • Toddlers- max of 12 students with 3 teachers so a 1:5 ratio
  • Nursery- max of 18 students with 3 teachers so a 1:7 ratio
  • Pre-k- max of 21 students with 3 teachers so a 1:8 ratio

Tell me about your curriculum?

We follow a school-wide thematic curriculum personalized for each age group. Concepts include literature/language arts, math, science, social studies, music, and movement. Themes include All About Me, Five Senses, Outer Space, Music and Art Appreciation, Ocean Life, Farm Animals and In My Garden. Lessons are hands-on and engaging fun for all.

How do you handle students that misbehave or act out?

Teachers are role models that guide by the language they use. Children have valid feelings and need to know that our teachers understand that. We spend time discussing feelings, emotions, and acts of kindness each month. Being partners with the parents is a key component in their child’s education.

How much time do you spend outdoors?

Classes plan for outdoor time every day. The time varies starting at 20 minutes. Students work on their gross motor skills on the playgrounds and fields.

What time is Camp?

Our 2’s and 3’s program have the option of a 9:00am to 1:30pm Mini Day or the 9:00am – 4:00pm Full Day

Will the day be too much for my child?

Each day is paced with a variety of types of activities. This allows each camper to successfully enjoy each day. Where necessary, our staff will break away with any camper who needs a ‘break’ from the regular schedule.

What do I need to send?

Each camper will need 2 bathing suits each day. We provide lunch, snacks, towels, water and sunscreen!

Will my child get to try everything?

Absolutely! Each child will have opportunities to try every activity available at camp, regardless of age. Each activity will be tailored to suit the age group participating.

Ready to take the next step?

Enroll in one of our programs or fill out our contact form and will be get back to you as soon as possible.