Schedule and Fees

Preschool Explorers (2-3 years)

The class will be semi-structured with crafts, story-time and free play. Focus will be on children gaining social skills, emotional growth, and self-help skills. Children must be 2 yrs. old by the first day of class. A parent is required to attend the first 2 classes with child, or longer, if instructor requests.  Younger siblings not allowed.

Min/Max: 8/12

Resident: $120 Non-Res: $130 Length: 1.25/hr/1x wk/12 wks
Course# Date Day Time Classroom
513000-01 9/10 – 12/3 Tue 12:00 – 1:15 pm Jungle
513000-02 9/13 – 12/6 Fri 10:00 – 11:15 am Townsville

Pre Wee Folks (2.5 – 3.5 years)

This class is for young children who are ready to attend Preschool without a parent/caregiver, but misses the September 1st birth date deadline. Social interaction, emotional growth, fine motor skill development and self-help skills are emphasized through play-based activities. Children must be toilet trained, or a parent/caregiver must be available for bathroom assistance (within 15 minutes).

Min/Max: 8/16

School Year Fee: $768R/$904NR 8 Monthly Payments: $96R/$113NR Length: 2hr/2x wk/32 wks
Course# Date Day Time Classroom
513001-02 8/27 – 5/7 T/TH 9:15 – 11:15 am Jungle

Wee Folks (3-4 years)

Children will gain social skills and learn colors, shape, number and letter recognition. They will develop and improve small & large motor skills. Students will build cognitive skills by learning through play with themed learning centers, circle time, literacy activities, and large motor skill activities.  Children must be age 3 by 9/1/19 and fully toilet trained.

Min/Max: 10/18

School Year Fee: $1264R/$1400NR 8 Monthly Payments: $158R/$175NR Length: 2hr/3x wk/32 wks
Course# Date Day Time Classroom
513002-04 8/26 – 5/6 M/T/W 12:00 – 2:30 pm Countryside

Pre-Kindergarten (4-5 years)

Kindergarten readiness skills will be the focus of the curriculum. Children will explore math concepts, beginning writing skills, number and letter recognition, and phonics.  The program will include weekly themed learning centers, arts & crafts, circle time, stories, singing, dramatic role playing and large/small motor activities. Students will also build independence and social skills. Children must be age 4 by 9/1/19 and fully toilet trained.

Min/Max: 10/20

School Year Fee: $1488R/$1624NR 8 Monthly Payments: $186R/$203NR Length: 3hr/3x wk/32 wks
Course# Date Day Time Classroom
513003-02 8/26 – 5/8 M/W/F 9:15 am – 12:15 pm Jungle
513003-05 8/26 – 5/8 M/T/W 12:45 – 3:45 pm Townsville
School Year Fee: $1696R/$1840NR 8 Monthly Payments: $212R/$230NR Length: 3hr/4x wk/32 wks
Course# Date Day Time Classroom
513003-04 8/26 – 5/7 M/T/W/TH 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Townsville

2019 Preschool Program Schedule

2019 Preschool Registration Instructions

  • Registration will be accepted on an in-person basis.

  • We require a completed preschool registration form, emergency form, copy of birth certificate, and 1st month tuition payment.

  • Checks are made out to “City of Elgin” with phone number and photo id.

  • Must have proof of child’s age with birth certificate.

  • 5% Discount given off of full payment fee if parent is paying in full

  • 10% discount on additional children.