Information about Preschool Registration
If you wish, please call to schedule a time for a visit to our Preschool. We can be reached at (610) 406-9098.
Please complete the registration form and mail (or drop off) along with the registration fee to: Schwarzwald UCC Preschool, 75 Church Lane, Reading, PA 19606.
OUR PURPOSE AND GOALS
As a preschool, it is our intent to teach and encourage children, of ages 2 through 5 years, in their development in such a way that each child will:
- have the opportunity to learn and grow in a Christian atmosphere
- learn that they are important to themselves and to others
- learn that God’s world is a wonderful place in which to live
- develop relationships and friendships with others and understand their importance
- feel secure with others when away from home
- learn to accept change
- develop a love for learning
Schwarzwald United Church of Christ Preschool is administered by the Preschool Board that is responsible to the Consistory of Schwarzwald United Church of Christ. The preschool is staffed by experienced personnel.
The following sessions will be offered:
- Pre-K – five days per week – Monday through Friday.
- Pre-K – three days per week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings
- Pre-K – two days per week, Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
- 3 Year Olds – three days per week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings or two days per week, Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
- Terrific Twos – Fridays (child with an adult)
- Our Preschool year primarily follows the Exeter Township School District calendar. We begin September 8th and conclude at the end of May. More information will be provided in our July mailing to parents.
- School begins on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
- Classes conclude for the 2, 3, and Pre-K classes at the end of May.
The tuition rates for 2020-2021 are as follows:
Monthly Tuition Full year paid by October 1 (2% discount)
2 Year – Friday Class $32.00/Month $250.24
3 Year – Monday/Wednesday/Friday Class $142.50/Month $1246.85
3 Year – Tuesday & Thursday Class $105.00/Month $916.10
Pre-K – Monday/Wednesday/Friday Class $158.00/Month $1383.56
Pre-K – Tuesday & Thursday Class $126.00/Month $1101.32
Pre-K – Monday thru Friday Class $247.50/Month $2172.95
Active church members and the youngest of siblings will receive an additional 10% discount. There will be a non-refundable $50.00 registration fee for the 3 and Pre-K classes ($10.00 of which will be applied to September's tuition). There will be a $32.00 deposit for the Terrific Twos (which is the September tuition payment). The registration fee must be received within 2 weeks of registration for the application to be processed. Tuition payments are due by the first class of each month and are not refundable.
Enrollment is open to all regardless of religious preference, ethnicity, or race.
Our definition of age will be: Child must be the age of the class before September 1 of the school year. Example: 3 Year Old class - child must be 3 before September 1 of that school year. All children in the 3 year-old classes and older need to be toilet trained including personal hygiene.
ENROLLMENT FOR FAMILIES OF CURRENT STUDENTS AND SCHWARZWALD UCC MEMBERS
Friday, January 17, 2020 through Friday, January 24, 2020
Applications will be accepted in the church social room on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (snow date Monday, January 20, 2020) or register online and mail the registration fee to the address below within two weeks.
OPEN HOUSE/OPEN ENROLLMENT
Beginning Saturday, January 25, 2020, registration will be open to the public.
Applications will be accepted at our Open House in the church social room from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tours are available at this time. You may also register online and mail the registration fee to the address below within two weeks.
Note: Children will be registered in the order that the applications are received.
To enroll your child, complete the registration form and submit the required $50.00 registration fee for the 3 and Pre-K classes and $32.00 for the Terrific Twos. Checks should be written to: “Schwarzwald U.C.C. Preschool” and mailed to:
SCHWARZWALD UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST PRESCHOOL
75 Church Lane Road
Reading, PA 19606
For general information: visit our website http://preschool.schwarzwalducc-pa.org or visit us on Facebook to find more information and continued updates. Questions may be directed to the Preschool at 610-406-9098.