Registration

2018 - 2019 Information

  • Current Students are able to register beginning Monday, January 22nd
  • Sibling and Alumni are able to register beginning Monday, January 29th
  • Registration is open to the public beginning Sunday, February 4th
  • Click here for our 2018-2019 Registration Form

Two-Year-Old Supervised Playgroup: This program is designed for children who are 2 years old by September 1, 2018. 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, 2019 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, 2018. 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, 2018. 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, 2018 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 2018-2019 school year

5-year old class Highlights:

  • All 5-year old classes will be operating on a Monday-Thursday schedule. The students registered for the 5-year old extension 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 (Monday-Wednesday) and one built in extension day (Thursday 9am-3:15pm)
  • The class you register your child for is the class/tuition that you are committed to for the entire school year.
  • 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.
  • Derry Preschool’s daily schoolwide 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 2019, we will offer Mondays as a 4-year old class extension 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 extension day.
  • Registration for this extension day will be offered beginning November 2018 via the email that you provided to Derry Preschool.
  • Your child will be able to experience a full day of school, including lunch time (lunch not provided,) with their classmates taught by the 5-year old teachers while progressing through the 4-year old curriculum and allowing additional time for creative learning.
  • The 4-year old class extension day will be offered exclusively to those registered for the 4-year old (Mon-Wed-Fri) classes.
  • Derry Preschool’s daily schoolwide 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

$25.00: Supervised Playgroup
$45.00: Pre-Three Program, Three-Year Old, Four-Year Old, and Five-Year-Old Programs

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: $ 67.00/month
Pre -Three Program: $123.00/month
Three-Year Old Program: $133.00/month
Four-Year Old Program: $180.00/month
Five-Year-Old Program: $225.00/month
Five-Year-Old Program w/ extension: $315.00/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, 2018 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 2018, 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.