3-Year-Old FAQ's

July 26, 2019

Have questions about our new 3YO program? Please read below!

Q: What days do you offer?

    A: We offer 2 (Tuesdays and Thursdays), 3 (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays), and 5 days.

    Q: What will be the student/teacher ratio for the 3YO class?

      A: Max of 16 students: 3 teachers (one early childhood certified teacher with two aides) in one classroom on each day.

      Q: Does the student have to be potty trained?

        A: Yes, all of our 3YOs must be potty trained. No diapers or pull ups allowed. However, we will assist where needed (i.e. wiping).

        Q: What are the school hours for the 3YO program?

          A: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

          Q: What curriculum is used?

            A: In conjunction with our Pre-K program, we will be using a curriculum called Mat Man (Pre-K uses Handwriting Without Tears). A lot of the activities will be hands-on learning (age-appropriate activities) with an introduction to colors, shapes, letters, and numbers. Most importantly, our students will be trained in social-emotional, physical, language, and cognitive development.

            Q: What is the schedule for the day?

              A: Students will travel to PE teachers everyday. Lunch and recess will soon follow. After these activities, the students will have a nap time before ending the day.

              Q: Will there be BeforeCare and/or AfterCare?

                A: We will offer BeforeCare from 7:00-7:30 AM (in the LCES gym with Pre-K through 4th graders). AfterCare will be offered beginning at 2:45 PM inside the classroom. At 3:25 PM, the 3 year olds will be dismissed to the 3 year old, Pre-K, and Kindergarten AfterCare program. 1st-4th will have their own separate AfterCare.

                Q: Attendance policies--how does that work?

                  A: The 3YO program will follow the district’s attendance policy program laid out in the Family Handbook.

                  Q: Will Staff Childcare still be offered to staff?

                    A: Yes, Staff Childcare will still be an option. Staff Childcare run 7:15 AM - 5:15 PM daily (Monday-Friday).

                    Q: What is the tuition rates for each class?

                      A: Please visit our “admissions/tuition and fees” page for more information.

                      Still have questions that did not get answered, please call the Enrollment Office at 918-234-8150!