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Class Descriptions

Toilet training is not required for any of the preschool classes listed below. Our “big-room” centers include arts, science and sensory tables, pretend play, gross motor skills, and quiet/reading area.

Please review the Summary of Member Responsibilities.

Child’s Day Out (CDO – Two Year Olds)

Monday and Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • Ages 20-36 months by September 30, 2017.
  • Day balanced between classroom time, “big room” centers, outdoor play, snack, circle, story, and music time.
  • No co-oping in the classroom required.
  • Adult-to-child ratio is 1:5. Maximum 10 children.

$238/month
Annual Materials Fee – $100

Two Year Old Preschool Class

Tuesday and Thursdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • Age two by September 30, 2017.
  • Day balanced between classroom time, process art, “big room” centers, outdoor play, snack, circle and story time. Specialized music instruction once a week from a professional music teacher.
  • Parents co-op in the classroom approximately six times per year, on Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Adult-to-child ratio is 1:4. Maximum 12 children.

$201/month
Buy-Out option is $249/month
   (2 families are allowed to “buy-out” of classroom co-oping responsibilities)
Annual Materials Fee $106

Three Year Old Preschool Class

Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:30 AM – 12:30 pm

  • Age three by September 30, 2017
  • Day balanced between classroom activities, including circle time, calendar and weather discussion, show-and-tell, story and snack time, as well as “big-room” centers, process art, outdoor play and bike day, and work with small manipulatives, puzzles and games. Specialized music instruction occurs once a week from a professional music teacher.
  • Children also enjoy in-house enrichment programs throughout the school year such as dramatic story-telling and creative movement as well as six off-campus field trips.
  • Parents co-op in the classroom approximately seven times per year, on Monday, Wednesday
    and Friday, and drive on one to two field trips.
  • Adult-to-child ratio is 1:5. Maximum of 14 children.

$251/month
Buy Out option is $307/month
   (2 families are allowed to “buy-out” of classroom co-oping responsibilities)
Annual Materials Fee $176

Three/Four Year Old Preschool Class

3’s–Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
4’s–Monday through Thursday, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • For older 3s: Age four by January 31, 2018.
  • For 4s: Age four by September 30, 2017.
  • Three year olds attend Tuesday through Thursday; four year olds attend Monday through Thursday, with Mondays reserved for specific kindergarten readiness instruction. All students attend class for three hours per school day.
  • Daily activities include working with small manipulatives, puzzles, and sequencing games, process art, circle and reading time, lunch and snack time, Star of the Day program, show-and-tell, discussing the calendar, weather, and current events, outdoor play and bike day, and “big-room” centers. Specialized music instruction once a week from a professional music instructor.
  • Children also enjoy in-house enrichment programs throughout the school year such as dramatic story-telling and creative movement as well as eight off-campus field trips.
  • Parents co-op approximately 6 times per year, on Monday for the 4s and on Tuesday for the 3s and generally drive on two field trips.
  • Adult-to-child ratio is 1:7. Maximum of 14 children (6 older three-year olds and 8 four-year olds).

Threes:
$251/month
Buy-Out
option is $299/month
Annual Materials Fee $176

Fours:
$304/month
Buy-Out option is $352/month
Annual Materials Fee $254

   (2 families are allowed to “buy-out” of classroom co-oping responsibilities)

Four Year Old Preschool Class

Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • Four by September 30, 2017.
  • Day balanced between time in the classroom working with small manipulatives,
    puzzles, and games, snack time, Star of the Day program, show-and-tell, discussing
    the calendar, weather, and current events, process art, outdoor play and bike
    day, “big-room” centers, and kindergarten readiness activities.
    Specialized music instruction once a week from a professional music instructor.
  • Children also enjoy in-house enrichment programs throughout the school year
    such as dramatic story-telling and creative movement as well as eight off-campus
    field trips .
  • 8 Parents co-op approximately six times per year, on Thursday and Friday, and generally drive on 2 field trips.
  • Adult-to-child ratio is 1:6. Maximum of 12 children.

$304/month
Buy-out option is $352/month
   (2 families are allowed to “buy-out” of classroom co-oping responsibilities)
Annual Materials Fee $254

Lunch Bunch

Monday through Thursday,
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch Bunch is held immediately after school, from 12:30-1:30 PM, and gives children in the 3s, 3/4s and 4s classes an additional fun hour to their school day. Children bring their own packed lunch and enjoy eating and playing in a supervised small group setting. Please note that children may only attend Lunch Bunch if they have attended school on that particular day.

$30/month ~ for attending one day a week
$60/month ~ for attending two days a week
$90/month ~ for attending three days a week
$120/month ~ for attending four days a week
Drop-in Fee (if space is available): $9 per session

A minimum enrollment of four (4) students is required in order for Lunch Bunch to be held on any particular day, and a maximum of 20 students may be enrolled per day.

Enrichment Activities

Students in the 3s, 3/4s & 4s class participate in enrichment activities once
a month, including puppet shows, creative movement, pumpkin painting, nature/wildlife presentations, etc. All activities are held at the school with younger students and/or siblings welcome to come in for many events. Providence Nursery School also offers a soccer class for ages three and older through KinderKickIt. The class is 30 minutes long and is held after school once a week.