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Preschool & Pre-K

Valley Parent Preschool offers a variety of Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs for children ages 2 years, 8 months to 5. 

Our play-based, parent participation program provides a hands-on curriculum that allows children to learn, explore, and discover using all of their senses. Our Preschool and AM Pre-Kindergarten classes have a teacher-student ratio of 1 to 3 and our PM Pre-K class has a teacher-student ratio of 1 to 4. Children must be at least 3 years old by December 31st of the enrollment school year. We generally follow the SRVUSD calendar.

Valley Parent Preschool also offers Explorers, an off-site nature program for parents and their children ages one to eight. To learn more about Explorers, click here: Explorers >>

 

PRESCHOOL

Our preschool class provides a nurturing and welcoming introduction to school as the children explore the world around them and learn important life-long skills such as cooperation, problem solving, compassion, and teamwork.

Children in our Preschool class must turn 3 by December 31 of the enrollment year and are not required to be potty trained.

Weekly Structure & Tuition

Two days a week - MW or TR
9:00 to 11:30am
16 students per class

Tuition is $285 + 2 working days per month or non co-op* $570 per month

 

 

AM PRE-K

Emergent curriculum allows the Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) children to take ownership of their learning and provides an atmosphere of excitement and enthusiasm as the children learn and grow together.

Children in our AM Pre-K class must turn 4 by December 31st of the enrollment year and must be potty trained.

Weekly Structure & Tuition

Option 1: Three days a week - MWF or TRF
9:00 to 11:30am
16 students per class

Tuition is $335 + 3 working days per month or non co-op* $670 per month.

Option 2: Five days a week - MTWRF
9:00 to 11:30am
16 students per class

Tuition is $670 + 5 working days per month

 

PM PRE-K

Emergent curriculum allows the Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) children to take ownership of their learning and provides an atmosphere of excitement and enthusiasm as the children learn and grow together. PM Pre-K allows children who are ready to spend more time at school each week, as well as provides a class of similarly aged peers.

Children in our PM Pre-K class must turn 4 by September 1 of the enrollment year, be potty trained, and have previous preschool experience.

Weekly Structure & Tuition

Four days a week - MTWR
12:30 to 3:30pm
15 students per class

Tuition is $435 + 4 working days per month or non co-op* $750 per month


NON CO-OP OPTION *

We understand that not every family can make the commitment to working in the classroom. We offer one non co-op spot for each of our classes (5 total). Families choosing this option do not work in the classroom, but are still required to fulfill their maintenance obligations (5 upkeep hours a year), committee hours (approximately 20 hours a year) and attend general meetings.

Playgroups

AM PLAYGROUP

On select days, children in the morning program may be dropped off at 8:40 am to enjoy stories, music and movement activities with Ms. Jill or Ms. Vinnie.  Space is limited and sign ups are required in advance. Fees are billed to your monthly statement.  AM Playgroup is typically offered M-F from September through mid-May.

PM PLAYGROUP

On select days, children in the morning program may stay until 12:00 pm to enjoy activities with Ms. Louise and Ms. Vinnie.  Space is limited and sign ups are required in advance. PM Playgroup is typically offered Monday – Thursday from September through mid-May.

Age Eligibility

Children are eligible to attend Valley Parent Preschool if they will be three years old by December 31 of the enrollment school year. This date is firm with no exceptions. Younger children are, however,  welcome to enroll in our outdoor nature program, Little Explorers. More information about our classes can be found here: Explorers >>

Registration

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis signified by the receipt of all non-refundable registration materials and fees.  When maximum enrollment has been reached, a waiting list will be established.  For further enrollment and registration information, please contact us at (925) 837-5401 or info@valleyparent.org

SCHEDULE A TOUR

To help confirm that Valley Parent is the right choice for your family, we ask that all interested families tour the school prior to enrolling in any Preschool or Pre-K program. If attending a tour is not possible due to an out-of-state move or other extenuating circumstance, please let us know - (925) 837-5401 or info@valleyparent.org - and we would be happy to discuss further. Otherwise, please click the button below to schedule a tour.

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NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

Valley Parent Preschool values diversity. All interested families, from all backgrounds, are encouraged and invited to enroll in our school. 

A COMMUNITY LEADER

Valley Parent Preschool is grateful for the opportunity to serve as a community leader in early childhood education. We are proud to be a lab school that focuses on parent and teacher training and support. Please note that photos taken during our classes may be used for documentation, training, and outreach both internally and externally.

Licensing information

Valley Parent Preschool is licensed by the California State Department of Social Services, license #073400683, and fully conforms to all state laws regulating childcare and school facilities.