Welcome to Preschool

Celebrating our 60 years of Excellence in Education!

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The mission of First Presbyterian Preschool is to provide a safe and nurturing, innovative and inclusive education to all.

First Presbyterian Preschool is a ministry of First Presbyterian Church. Know that children from all faith traditions are welcome. All children, regardless of ability or religious, family, socioeconomic, racial or ethnic background are embraced and feel comfortable in our environment.  Our student population mirrors the diversity of our community.

 

Kindergarten Readiness is a Strength of our Program

Activities are planned to help children grow physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially.  Our daily routine has five main time blocks:

  • Work Time
  • Activity Time
  • Small Group Time
  • Circle Time
  • Music/Minds in Motion/Library Time

The High Scope, cognitively oriented curriculum helps children become better thinkers.  We are proud of this program and encourage parents to visit our classes.

 

A Positive Self-Image is our Priority

     Planned activities help the children acquire:

  • Decision Making Skills
  • Social Interaction
  • Listening Skills
  • Small Muscle Coordination
  • Large Muscle Development

Enrollment Information

Enrollment is on a yearly basis.  Class fees may be paid monthly, semi-yearly, or yearly.  Vacations, emergency days, and so on are pro-rated into the tuition; therefore months with vacations will have the same tuition as all other months.  In addition to a world-class preschool education, fees also include weekly Music classes, Minds in Motion Gym classes, and Library:  all for an average of $5.35 per hour!

 

Wee Care Childcare

Wee Care is a quality child care program that provides a structured and nurturing environment.  It is available from 7am-5:30pm Monday-Friday and on days your child is normally not in preschool.  Drop-ins are welcome provided space is available.  This program is for children aged 30 months - 5 years.

 

Preschool Highlight:

  • Foreign/Second Language Units:  Spanish, Japanese, French, German, and American Sign Language
  • Music Class:  Focus on rhythm, music, and instruments
  • Minds in Motion Class:  Focus on body spatial awareness and coordination.
  • Library:  Weekly story time with Children's Librarian, books to check out.

Financial Assistance

First Presbyterian Preschool offers a financial assistance program supported by donations from church members, patrons, and community organizations and are available on a first come, first served basis.  Full and partial scholarships are available based on verified financial needs.  Contact the Business Office concerning donations to the program or to apply for scholarship assistance.  CCDF Vouchers are accepted.