Preschool Registration Information

• Registration begins on January 10, 2022 for current preschool participants and in February 1, 2022 for new students. Open enrollment will be available throughout the year as space permits. Please call for availability.

• Registration can be done online by clicking the red boxes below or by completing a BPD Preschool EFT Registration Form which is located under the downloads box.

• Tuition: is charged monthly via auto payment on a credit card, starting 9/1/22 – 5/1/23. It is based on the total number of school days/cost of the program divided into 9 equal payments.

  Registration fee: a $60 non-refundable registration fee per child is due upon registration. Only exception is the “Mini ‘s Class.”

  Calendar: the Preschool follows the Barrington District 220 calendar, starting the first Tuesday or Wednesday after Labor Day and ending in mid-May. There is no school if District 220 is scheduled off.

  All participants must be fully potty trained by the first day of class. No pull-ups. Only exception is the “Mini’s” class. 

 

 

Classroom Descriptions

MINI’S CLASSROOM
AGE: 2 ½ – 3 ½ YEARS OLD
Mini’s is a great way to introduce your child to a preschool setting. This class is for the toddler/preschooler who is ready to start exploring on their own. This program includes both group and individual activities that are play-based. Meaningful play encourages curiosity, discovery and problem solving. Classes will follow a weekly theme that will include a circle time, songs, a story, a craft, snack time, socialization and playtime. We will also introduce and sharpen their skills with their letters, numbers, colors and shapes throughout the session. Fine and gross motor skills will be enhanced through games and crafts. Children must be potty-trained, or a parent/caregiver must be available to change a diaper or pull-up. (Min/Max: 5/8).

 

3’s CLASSROOM
AGE: 3 YEARS OLD BY FIRST DAY OF CLASS
DAY/TIME: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 – 11:30am
The emphasis in this class is providing children with a wide variety of learning experiences in various domains. It is a play based program with a curriculum that includes hands-on experiences that incorporate the interests of the children. Every day is structured to give each child many opportunities to learn. Students must be fully potty-trained by the first day of class. No pull-ups. If you need additional care you can register for Lunch Bunch which extends the day until 12:30pm or the Extended Day program which extends the day until 2:00pm. If you would like to add a third day of school please check out our Explorer Series that runs on Fridays from 9:00 – 11:30am and also has the option of Lunch Bunch and/or Extended Day. (Min/Max: 8/16).

 

PRE-K CLASSROOMS
AGE: 4 YEARS OLD BY THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS
DAY/TIME: 2 options; 3-days a week on M/W/F from 9:00 – 11:30am or 4-days a week from 9:00am – 12:00pm
This class is perfect for children who will be attending kindergarten in the 2023 – 2024 school year and are ready for a three or four day program. The Pre-K curriculum has been developed to meet the specific skills needed to prepare a child for kindergarten. This program includes readiness in reading (Jolly Phonics Program), literature, writing, math, science, social science, art, music, gross and fine motor skills and social/emotional readiness. One of our main goals is to foster children’s creativity, originality and imagination. The classroom is a playful and creative environment where children can use their literacy, cognitive and mathematical skills throughout their daily activities. We offer both a 3-day or 4-day programs based on the needs of your student and family. Students must be fully potty-trained by the first day of class. No pull-ups. If you need additional care you can register for Lunch Bunch which extends the day until 12:30pm or the Extended Day program which extends the day until 2:00pm. If you register for the 4-day a week class, but would like 5-days a week then please check out our Explorer Series that runs on Fridays from 9:00 – 11:30am and also has the option of Lunch Bunch and/or Extended Day. It is instructed by the same teachers as the Pre-K 4-day a week class. (Min/Max: 8/18).

 

EXPLORER’S ENRICHMENT SERIES
AGE: 3 – 5 YEARS OLD BY THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS
DAY/TIME: Fridays from 9:30 – 1:30am
Come join us for a school day that is filled with fun, excitement and lots of enrichment! This mini-series will help your preschooler develop socially and emotionally, grow their fine and gross motor skills and will address all developmental domains important to your child’s growth and development. Students will have an exciting new theme each Friday filled with an assortment of academic centers, crafts, S.T.E.M. experiments, movement and music. Each session has fun new weekly themes. This class is perfect if you are in the 3’s or Pre-K M-Th program and are looking to add an extra day of school and/or care. Students must be potty-trained. NO DIAPERS OR PULL UPS. (Min/Max: 8/16).

 

LUNCH BUNCH DROP-IN
AGE: 3 – 5 YEARS
Perfect for parents who need an extended school day or sporadically need care! Lunch Bunch offers an extra time for lunch and socialization to children enrolled in the Preschool. The Preschool is a peanut and tree nut-free zone, and children are required to bring their own lunch. The fee is discounted if you pre-register for multiple days per week. See fee chart. (Min/Max: 4/18). Instructor: Preschool Teachers
FEES: $10 per day: 3’s/Pre-K (3-day program)/Explorer’s Enrichment, $5 per day: Pre-K 4-day a week program.

 

EXTENDED DAY DROP-IN
AGE: 3 – 5 YEARS
Extend the preschool day! Includes Lunch Bunch. Enjoy extra time with friends and benefit from the additional amenities the Park District has to offer. Extra enrichment activities such as art, science, gross motor, music and more will be introduced daily. The fee is discounted if you pre-register for multiple days per week. See fee chart. (Min/Max: 4/18). Instructor: Preschool Teachers.
FEES: $25 per day: 3’s/Pre-K (3-day program)/Explorer’s Enrichment, $20 per day: Pre-K 4-day a week program

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