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South King County
OPEN HOUSE – March 5, 2014 – 9:30am – Noon
First Presbyterian Church of Kent
9425 S. 248th St.
Kent, WA 98030-4867
(we are not affiliated with the church)
KM Co-op is an independent, non profit preschool. Our program is affordable and allows for parent participation. Parents also benefit from parent education classes for no additional fees. Programs available for children from 0-5 years. Check out our Mommy and me baby class and our NEW SIBLING CLASS!
REGISTRATION FEE: Before June 1- $50.00 for one child, $75.00 per family. AFTER JUNE 1: $75 for one student and $100 per family
Fundraising Obligation: The fundraising obligation is $100 per student or $150 per family (i.e. two or more students). You can participate in our awesome fundraisers, pay this amount outright, or a combination of the two.
Classes and tuition: White: Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.- Infants– $42 ; Red: Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Must be 1 years old by August 31st — $52 ; Orange: Wednesday 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Must be 2 years old by August 31st – $52 ; Blue: Tues/Thurs 9:15-11:30 a.m. – Must be 3 years old by August 31st– $85 ; Purple: Tues/Thurs/Fri 12:15-2:30 p.m. – Must be 4 years old by August 31st – $110 NEW Rainbow- Serving Siblings and Multiple ages from 2-5 years old- Monday/Wednesday 12:15-2:30 p.m.- $85
You can try a class for FREE anytime! Just contact our registrar to schedule a visit! 253-951-1115
Burien Cooperative Preschool 206-241-6714
Classes:Fireflies/Crickets (1 year olds)-1 day a week (parent/child class-1 hour); Dragonflies (2 year olds)-2 days a week (2 hours each day);Otters (3 year olds) 3 days a week (2 hours each day); Orcas (4 year olds) 3 days a week (2.5 hours each day).
Tuition and Fees **Current Rates-Subject to change 1′s 33.00 2′s 62.00; 3′s 89.00; 4′s 96.00 (monthly) We also have an affiliation fee with Bates Technical College per family-12.20, 24.40, and 36.60, depending on the oldest child 40.00 registration fee
Federal Way Co-op Preschool Located on the West Hill of Auburn 253 486 7949253 486 7949
Classes: 2′s class;3′s class and 4′s/Pre-K class; placement is based on the child’s age as of August 31.
Tuition and Fees: Tuition is 57.00 per month for the 2′s class; 59.00 for the 3′s class and 79.00 for the 4′s/Pre-K class, plus a 30.00 registration fee. Registration for the 2011-2012 school year begins April 1.
Orange Class for 2 and 3 year olds. Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-11:30
Blue Class for 3 and 4 year olds Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9:30-12
Mountain View Cooperative Preschool 253 896 3661253 896 3661
Classes: 2′s, 3′s, 4′s, and 5′s/Pre-K
Tuition: Monthly tuition is 36.00 for 2′s, 50.00 for 3′s, 65.00 for 4′s and 75.00 for 5′s. We also have a one time registration fee and Bates college fees of 40-113.00 dollars for the year.
Concordia Lutheran at Bonney Lake
Concordia Bonney Lake Preschool enrolling for the 2014-15 school year. Both Preschool and Pre-K class slots available.
Preschool classes for 3 and 4 years olds meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 -11:30 a.m. Learning is introduced through music, art, play with emphasis on learning letters, numbers, socialization and following routines.
Pre-K classes are Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Caring teachers focus on all aspects of
kindergarten readiness and teaching the whole child.
Check us out on ConcordiaBonneyLake.com!
Preschool openings in PM pre-K!
Celebration Friends 253 848-1098253 848-1098
Classes: Classes for 3 and 4 year olds and Pre K classes for 4 and 5 year olds.
We’re proud to have been voted Best in the South Sound for the 2nd year! Our teachers have a collective 70 years of experience educating area preschoolers. Our goal is to prepare children academically, physically, and socially, to be successful learners in kindergarten. Daily activities include centers, stories, and games. There is also a weekly chapel time with the pastor.
We invite you to schedule a tour to meet our experienced staff and see our classrooms.
The Giving Tree Preschool Thegivingtreepreschool@hotmail.com Puyallup/South Hill
Classes: 3/4 year old classroom and a 4/5 year old classroom
Tution: Fall 2011 2 days a week 160.00 a month, 3 days a week 205.00 a month, 4 days a week 287.00 a month.
Classes offered for 2s, 3s, 4s/PreK and run October – May.
Blue Class (W/F) (2 years old by 8/31) 9:30 am – 11:00am $52.00/month
Yellow Class (T/Th)(3 years old by 8/31) 9:30 – 11:30$62.00/month
Green Class Pre-Kindergarten (M/W/F)(4 & 5 years old by 8/31) 11:45 – 2:15$82.00/month
Puyallup South Co-op Annual Registration Fee:
$55.00 for the first child enrolled, $20.00 each additional child.
Bates Technical College Annual Registration Fee (2013-2014):
Blue Class and Yellow Class $83.40 per family*
Red Class and Green Class $124.50 per family*
Additional fees and Bates Registration due at Parent Orientation in September prior to school year.
Ages 2-5 2/3′s ———–Monday & Wednesday———- 9:30-11:30 am
3/4′s Juniors— Tuesday & Thursday———— 9:30-11:30 am
4/5′s Seniors– Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays–12:30-2:30 pm
Tuition is 55.00-70.00, plus one time registration fees. For more information, contact email@example.com
(253) 620-4556(253) 620-4556
South Hill Cooperative Preschool 253-435-1740253-435-1740
Classes: 3-5 year olds 3′s T/TH 4/5′s MWF
Tuition and fees:Monthly tuition is 65.00 for 3′s 80.00 for 4/5s
Midland Cooperative Preschool 253-906-2681253-906-2681
Classes: Parent/Child Classes for 1′s Tuesdays or Thursdays and 2′s Wednesdays or Fridays 2hrs each class
Fees: $40 registration; $150 per 10-week quarter (Fall, Winter, Spring); additional siblings $100 per quarter; military discount; non-mobile infants are welcome to accompany parent and enrolled sibling at no additional charge.
Tacoma/North East Tacoma
Preschool programs for 3 and 4 year olds
Full day-5 day a week Jr. Kindergarten (Pre-K); Full day-5 day a week Kindergarten
Before and After School Care is also available
At Charles Wright Academy we believe experiential learning through world languages, science labs, athletics, and arts are a absolute must. With a class size of 16, and a student/teacher ratio of 8:1, every child gets more time and attention and more individualized challenges and support.
Charles Wright’s full-day, Jr.Kindergarten (pre-k) and Kindergarten programs provide the broadest and deepest early learning experiences you will find in the South Sound. Teachers are assisted by a para-educator. Students are also taught by nine different specialized teachers, all experts in their respective fields. They take frequent field trips and participate in many all-school activities.
Tuition varies depending on program. Financial Aid may be available.
• Affordable Lunch Bunch Program (free to children who attend afternoon classes)
• Afternoon Enrichment Program with a focus on music and artsCome visit us and see why our children love learning here. Visit Sunset Christian Preschool for more information, and Schedule a tour today!
For tours and information:
SCP Director, Marty Kelly
SCP Administrator, Vi Thornton
Old-Town Cooperative Preschool North End of Tacoma
Classes: Classes for 2-5 year olds
Tuition: Along with parent participation, fees are approximately 450.00 a year for walkabouts, 567.00 a year for runabouts, and 711.00 a year for Pre-K.
3912 Grandview Dr. West (Brookside Way)
University Place, WA 98466
North Orchard Delong Preschool Co-op OPEN HOUSE May 20th 4:30-6:30
602 N. Orchard St. Tacoma, WA 98406
Phone number: (253) 620-4004
We are a cooperative preschool in the North end of Tacoma that offers 2-5 year old the opportunity to learn, play, and grow. Under the instruction of Teacher Diana, she uses the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching the children. We have two classes at this time for 2-3 1/2 year olds and the 3 1/2 to 5 year olds. We do not require the children to be potty trained prior to entry. For additional information please go to our website listed above
Classroom Schedule and Tuition:
2-3 year old class: Tuesday/Thursdays 9:30 to 11:30- $55 per month
3 1/2 to 5 year old class: Monday/Wednesday/Fridays 9:30 to 12:00- $80.
(Rates maybe subject to change). There is also an additional registration and Bates fees.
Lakewood (Tacoma/JBLM/Lacey/Ft Steilacoom)
Quality programs for children 18months-3 and their parents or caregivers. Parents earn two college credits as they learn along side their children in a fun, enriched environment with experienced early childhood educators. Enrolling now for Winter classes.
Steilacoom Co-op Classes for 2-4 year olds. Low cost; parents participate in the classroom and in running the school. Bates affiliated.
The preschool is located in Lakewood Presbyterian Church, 8601 104th St SW, Lakewood, WA 98498 - Classroom message phone number: 253-905-6009253-905-6009 - Website: www.steilacoompreschool.com www.facebook.com/SteilacoomCooperativePreschool
Classes: Preschool-6th grade; Childcare program for younger children
Tuition and fees: 1,840.00 a year for the preschool program
We have strong academics and a quality Christian education at affordable rates. We have small class sizes and caring, loving, Christian teachers.
Children in preschool and up must be toilet trained.
Tuition: Monthly tuition is 120.00 for the two day a week program for 3 year olds; 140.00 a month for the three day a week program for 4 and 5 year olds.
Toilet training is required.
Children learn through play, as well as instructed, emergent curriculum. We serve all children while we focus on their individual needs. We are a loving, nurturing environment that creates positive self esteem, self-help skills and independence, while encouraging children to learn to their full potential.
Lacey Co-Operative Preschool Located in Timberline Baptist Church at 6628 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey, WA 98503 where they rent space.
Affiliated wit South Puget Sound Community College, includes parenting workshops
Steamboat Island Co-op Preschool
6241 41st ave, Olympia wa
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Chipmunk class 18months-3 Tuesday & Thursday $110/mo
Otter class 3 year olds Monday, Wednesday & Friday (mornings) $135/mo
Orca class 4-5 year olds Monday, Wednesday & Friday afternoon $135/mo
At steamboat island co op preschool we advocate learning though play. Call or visit our website to set up a visit with your preschooler today!
Classes: Classes for 2′s, 3′s, and 4′s
Tuition includes a museum membership-sibling discounts available!
Toilet training is not required.
We offer small class sizes and a curriculum that uses a combination of Montessori and traditional teaching philosophies. Discovery Village has a rich curriculum which includes music, art, Spanish, and an indoor playground for gross motor development and fun!
Classes: Preschool programs for 3 and 4 year olds; Full day-5 day a week Pre-K; Full day-5 day a week Kindergarten. Classes are also offered for students in 1st-5th grade.
Tuition: The preschool program starts at 2,950.00 for the year.
Contact: 253-265-2150253-265-2150 or www.gigharboracademy.com
Stepping Stones Christian Preschool 3′s, 4′s, Pre-K Child care for 12mos-5 year olds not yet in kindergarten is also available through Little Steps
Tuition: Varies, depending on campus
Gig Harbor Cooperative Preschool Two Locations: Hales Pass Community Center on Ray Nash and the Masonic Lodge on 96th St. NW 858-6911 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Classes: Classes for 2-5 year olds
13521 Bethel Burley Rd SE
Port Orchard, WA 98367
253 857 8051-call for a tour!
We are dedicated to providing an enriching and challenging educational environment where each child is encouraged to grow to his or her fullest potential academically, emotionally, spiritually and socially. Through the dynamic partnership of child, parent and teacher, a consistent Montessori framework for learning is developed, offering an “education for life.”
Classes: Preschool-6th grade
Tuition and Fees: Preschool: Monthly tuition is 270.00 for half day; 500.00 for all day; 75.00 yearly registration fee
Classes: Bumble Bees 18 mos-3 years Frogs 3-4 years Ladybugs 4-5 years Monarchs 4-5 years
Tuition and Fees:Bumble Bees and Frogs: 70.00 Co-op/115.00 Non-Co-op, Ladybugs 110.00/175.00, Monarchs 140.00/230.00 Plus one time registration fee of 40.00 and a one time supply fee of 30.00 to 50.00
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