Our school is run by an experienced and dedicated staff and is accredited by the NAEYC. The school is operated by the parents with the assistance of one salaried director and four salaried teachers. They have extensive training in Early Childhood Education and regularly participate in continuing education.
Our program is semi-structured, including a blend of free choice and teacher directed activities. We are committed to the philosophy that children’s learning occurs in the process of their experiences, including their interactions with the teacher, other children, parents, and the materials and equipment at school. To provide children with enriched experiences our program includes:
- Arts and Crafts
- Music and Movement
- Cooking Experiences
- Language and Social Development
- Small Learning Groups
- Large and Small Motor Development
- Science and Nature Study
- Reading and literacy related projects
- Materials promoting self awareness, self esteem, and appreciation of the world and those around us.
Our program in music is taught by a professional music instructor.
We offer a flexible schedule. Parents may choose which days their child will attend. Tuition and participation in the classroom is based on the number of days enrolled.
2s Program: 9:15-11:15 am Monday-Thursday. Children may attend 2-4 days/week. Maximum class size 8 children.
3s/4s Program: 9:00-11:30 am Monday-Friday. Children may attend this mixed age class 2-5 days/week. Maximum class size 16 children.
Extended Day: 11:30 am -1:30 pm once each week, alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Must be currently enrolled in the 3s/4s Program
Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Application Fees
Tuition is based on a yearly rate (2 days/$2600, 3 days/$3640, 4 days/$4680, 5 days/$5720. Payments are typically spread monthly from August (enrollment) to May.
Monthly tuition rate:
- 2 days/week – $260
- 3 days/week – $364
- 4 days/week – $468
- 5 days/week (3s/4s only) – $572
Multiple child discount: For families with more than one student concurrently enrolled at the school, there is a 15% discount. For families with siblings enrolled in different classes, the discount applies to the tuition of the younger student. For families with siblings enrolled in the same class, the discount applies to the tuition payment of one student.
Application Fee: $60 new families, $25 returning families.
- Maintenance Deposit: $50
- Housekeeping: $50
- Paid Co-op Substitute (optional, as needed): $60
Each family is required to participate in our yearly fundraiser. In the past we have enjoyed a Pancake Breakfast, an Earth Day celebration, and hosted a parade of prizes raffle with families required to sell raffle tickets.
Late Tuition (after the 10th of the month): $5 per week or a portion thereof.
- Late Co-op Arrival (after 8:45): $5 per minute or a portion thereof.
- Late Pick Up (after 11:35 T/TH, MWF): $5 per minute or a portion thereof.