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Preschool

Altoona United Methodist Church
602 5th Avenue SW
Altoona, IA  50009
515-967-2991

Director:  Denise Hubbert
kidsconnectionpreschool@altoonaumc.org

2017-2018 Preschool Enrollment Form

 MISSION STATEMENT

  • The mission of Kids’ Connection Preschool is to foster the development of children.
  • Our goal is to help children establish and build a solid foundation that will be built upon in the years to come.  This foundation will strive to strengthen their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual development; all within a safe, fun, loving Christian environment.
  • Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him.  Psalms 127:3

CLASSES AND HOURS

  • The preschool year runs from Labor Day to Memorial Day.
  • Preschool hours:  Monday through Friday      9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

3/4 Year Olds

  • must be 3 by September 15
  • $50 enrollment fee, tuition is per month

Tuesday & Thursday
9:00  – 11:30 a.m.
$94.00 per month

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9:00  – 11:30 a.m.
$129.00 per month

Monday – Thursday
9:00  – 11:30 a.m.
$164.00 per month

Monday – Friday
9:00  – 11:30 a.m.
$194.00 per month

4/5 Year Olds

  • must be 4 by September 15
  • $50 enrollment fee, tuition is per month

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9:00  – 11:30 a.m.
$129.00 per month

Monday – Thursday
9:00  – 11:30 a.m.
$164.00 per month

Monday – Friday
9:00  – 11:30 a.m.
$194.00 per month

The five-day class offers an opportunity for children to work in a small group on more extended projects and is a wonderful transition for older children who are not yet ready for full day/everyday kindergarten, but could benefit from the added stimulation and daily routine of a five-day program.

DAILY ACTIVITIES

Our daily activities allows each child to:

  • Experience literature, pre-reading, pre-writing, pre-math skills
  • Participate in small group experiences
  • Quiet and active play, indoor and outdoor times daily
  • Participates in child-initiated and teacher-directed exercises
  • Make decisions, care for themselves, and be responsible for their own materials
  • Experience snack time that enables self-independence by allowing children to be involved in table setting, passing, serving, and pouring for themselves
  • Explore their world through field trips
  • Welcomes parents into the classroom as observers, participants, and valuable resources

STAFF

All preschool staff members are:

  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Experienced in working with young children
  • Participate in ongoing early childhood training
  • Members of The National Association for the Education of Young Children

THE FACILITY

Your child will find a place that:

  • Is arranged in learning centers
  • Is clean, bright, organized and developmentally appropriate
  • Offers a wide variety of ongoing activities
  • Provides for experimentation and new experiences each day
  • Provides a print-rich environment
  • Has an excellent fenced-in outdoor play area

MORE INFORMATION

More information regarding emergency forms, the school calendar, preschool policies, etc. will be provided after your child is enrolled in the form of a Family Handbook, or may be requested as needed. For more information, call 967-2991.