PRE-KINDERGARTEN AT THE ACADEMY
PRE-K IS A TUITION BASED PROGRAM
HOURS AND TUITION
BEGINNING WITH THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR, ONLY FULL DAY PRE-KINDERGARTEN WILL BE AVAILABLE
Pre-K follows all school breaks and holidays.
There is no school or Cub Care on school breaks, holidays or on field trip days
Full Day- 7:45- 2:55 $800 a month (includes breakfast, lunch, snack) Price increases to $850/month beginning 2020-2021
Full Day students have a 1 to 2 hour nap time
Half Day- a.m. 7:45-10:45 $400/month, p.m. 11:55-2:55 $400/month
Activity fee- all students must pay a $25 activity fee to cover field trips and outreach events such as when the museum comes to our school.
CUB CARE (Prices subject to change)
The Academy Pre-K program offers a “before and after” care program for pre-k students only called "Cub Care." The fee for Cub Care is a flat rate fee which will not be pro-rated based on the number of days your child accesses care. Cub Care will be offered on a first come, first serve basis. The options for Cub Care are:
- FULL DAY students may access Cub Care for an extra $100.00 a month. Price increases to $200/month beginning 2020-2021
Hours available for Cub Care are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. and from 2:55 to 5:30. CUB CARE STUDENTS MUST BE PICKED UP BY 5:30.
- MORNING HALF DAY students may access Cub Care for an extra $100.00 a month. Hours available for a.m. Cub Care are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. CHILDREN MUST BE PICKED UP BY 10:45 a.m.
- AFTERNOON HALF DAY students may access Cub Care for an extra $100.00 a month. Hours available for p.m. Cub Care are from 2:55 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
CUB CARE STUDENTS MUST BE PICKED UP BY 5:30.
- Late fees will be charged for late pick up (see policies)
- THERE ARE NO PROVISIONS FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON SESSIONS.
Please be aware that no one under the age of 18 will be allowed to pick children up from school or Cub Care.
ELIGIBILITY & ENROLLMENT
Our staff is highly qualified in Early Childhood Education and are dedicated to providing rich, developmentally appropriate experiences for each student.
The focus of our program includes the following:
- Independence skills
- Social skills
- Cognitive development
- Motor development
- Language development
- Creating a love of learning
- All kindergarten readiness skills
The academic areas that will be included in our Integrated Storybook curriculum which is based on state Early Learning and Developmental Guidelines are:
- Literacy-Books, songs, finger plays, felt board
- Social & emotional skill building-Role play, discussions, songs, incentive systems, personal accountability
- Science -Experiments, weather, nature, magnets, exploring properties of materials
- Math - Manipulatives, measuring tools, counting, patterns, shapes, graphing, number values
- Phonemic Awareness/Oral Motor - Listening skills, rhyming, alliteration, strengthening oral muscles and oral coordination
- Writing –Strengthening, tripod grasp, strokes, crossing mid-line
- Social Studies- We study a culture each month, students learn how to say hello and goodbye in that language and many other traditions and customs of that culture.
Click on the link to access the policies for Pre-K at The Academy: HERE
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