Registration

2019 - 2020 Information

  • Current Students are able to register beginning Monday, January 21st
  • Sibling and Alumni are able to register beginning Monday, January 28th
  • Registration is open to the public beginning Sunday, February 3rd
  • Click here for our Derry Preschool Registration Form 2019-2020

Two-Year-Old Supervised Playgroup: This program is designed for children who are 2 years old by September 1, 2019. The class is led by two aides and it meets one morning a week for 2¼ hours. It is designed for play and socialization with other two year olds.

Pre-Three Program:  This program is designed for children turning three on or before February 1, 2020 and who are potty-training. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations. This class meets two mornings a week for 2¼ hours.

Three-Year Old Program:  This class is designed for children turning three by October 15, 2019. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations. The class meets two days a week for 2½ hours.

Four-Year-Old Program: This class is designed for children turning four by October 15, 2019. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations. The class meets three days a week for 2½ hours.

Five-Year-Old Program: This program is designed for children who are five by October 15, 2019 or children with two years of preschool. The class is held four days a week for 2½ hours Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations.

New at Derry Preschool for 2019-2020 school year

5-year old class Highlights

    • There will be two choices for the 5-year old classes, one being Monday through Thursday and the other Tuesday through Friday. The students registered for the 5-year old extended class will compile a mixture of both 5-year old classes.
    • You will have the choice to attend the four mornings from 9am-11:30am OR you can choose to attend three mornings and one built in extended day (Thursday 9am-3:15pm).
    • If you do choose to attend the extended day, your child will be able to experience a full day of school including lunch time (lunch not provided) with their classmates and teachers while progressing through the 5-year old curriculum and allowing additional time for creative learning.
    • The class you register your child for is the class/tuition that you are committed to for the entire school year.
    • Derry Preschool’s daily school wide extended program (Lunch Bunch and KickStart) is such a beneficial option for all 3, 4 and 5-year old students to spend extra time learning, playing and practicing independent skills with friends.

4-year old class Highlights

    • All 4-year old classes will be operating on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday schedule.
    • In January 2020, we will offer Mondays as a 4-year old class extended day (9am-3:15pm).  We are starting this program in January to allow for maturity and growth in the beginning months of school to help them be most successful in achieving the benefits of the additional extended day.
    • Registration for this extended day will be offered beginning November 2019 via the email that you provided to Derry Preschool. Should you choose this option, then your child will be able to experience a full day of school including lunch time (lunch not provided) with their classmates while progressing through the 4-year old curriculum and allowing additional time for creative learning.
    • The 4-year old class extended day will be offered exclusively to those registered for the 4-year old (Mon-Wed-Fri) classes.
    • Derry Preschool’s daily school wide extended program (Lunch Bunch and KickStart) is such a beneficial option for all 3, 4 and 5-year old students to spend extra time learning, playing and practicing independent skills with friends.

Registration Fees

$45.00: If registering 2 or more children, it is $45 for the first child's registration and $25 for each additional child. Please fill out registration form for each child.

Registration forms may be placed in the registration box at Derry Preschool or mailed to: P. O. Box 123, Hershey, PA 17033.  Class placement will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Registration fee must accompany completed registration form.

Tuition Fees:

Supervised Playgroup: $ 70.00/month (per class)
Pre -Three Program: $130.00/month
Three-Year Old Program: $140.00/month
Four-Year Old Program: $189.00/month
Five-Year-Old Program: $236.00/month
Five-Year-Old Program w/ extension: $329.00/month

 

*A 3% discount will be available for siblings. It will be applied to the youngest child’s tuition rate.
*A 5% discount is offered if a child’s tuition is paid in full for the year, on or before June 5th.

The first tuition payment is due June 5th, 2019 and is applied to the last month's tuition. This payment is non-refundable. Tuition not received by that deadline results in the loss of your child's class space. Thereafter, beginning in September 2019, tuition is due and payable by the 5th of each month.

 

ADMISSIONS POLICY
Enrollment is open to all qualified children, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, or disability.  Please reference chart for enrollment age qualifications.

 

Please see forms page for registration packet or please call 717-533-1488 or e-mail derrypreschool@gmail.com to register your child.