Credit: Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center

Detailed Information

Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center at Temple Israel Boston (FJECC) provides education in both secular and Judaic studies for children aged 1.9 – 5 years. Children learn about their physical, intellectual, social and emotional selves, their language, and their world.


  • Secular Curriculum – All areas of learning, including language arts, STEM, music, and art are integrated into the students’ daily experience.
  • Judaic Curriculum – FJECC integrates Judaics into the daily routine and learning to establish the building blocks of childrens’ Jewish identity and provide them with an awareness of their Jewish heritage.

Hours and Extended Day

FJECC follows the Brookline Public Schools calendar. The standard daily class program runs from 9:00am – 1:00pm.

The Extended Day Program offers greater flexibility with early morning drop off at 8:00am and an afternoon program from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

In addition, FJECC offers an Enriched Stay & Play program from 3:00pm – 5:30pm.

Admissions and Financial Assistance

The current admissions timeline and applications process is available on the FJECC website. As part of Temple Israel, FJECC strives to serve temple members first and foremost, and thus Temple members in good standing have preference over non-members.

Limited scholarship funds may be available. Parents can contact the school at 617.739.6455 for more information.


The school is located across the street from the Green D Line Longwood T stop in the Longwood Medical Area.

Program Type
PreS / PreK
Schedule Options
School Year Calendar
Full Time
Extended Hours
Enrichment Activities
Games & Puzzles
Outdoor Space
Other Enrichment

Full Day
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Contact Information
477 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

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