The 4-Day Pre-K program is for children who will turn four between January and December. This is ideal for families not looking for a full week.
The class meets Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with two long days on either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday until 3:00.
These long days allow our teachers to work with half the class to ensure greater individualized attention. There is a 1:8 teacher/student ratio in this class.
The 5-Day Pre-K program is for children turning four between January and May or turning five between September and December.
The class meets Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with two long days until 3:00 p.m. on either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.
These long days allow our teachers to work with half the class to ensure greater individualized attention. There is a 1:7 teacher/student ratio in this class.
9:00 – 9:30 Drop off and outside play
9:30 – 9:45 Morning Meeting
9:45 – 11:15 Center time and snack
11:15 – 11:30 Clean-up time
11:30 – 11:45 Small group time
11:45 – 12:00 Outside play and dismissal for children who have a half day
12:20 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 Quiet time activities
1:30 – 1:40 Afternoon meeting
1:40 – 2:20 Discovery Time
2:20 – 2:40 Wrap up meeting
2:40 – 3:00 Outside play and dismissal
Additional classroom activities throughout the year include classroom yoga, weekly Spanish lessons, and monthly music and dance instruction with Kwame, an African drummer.
Lunch Bunch | Optional
Lunch Bunch offers an opportunity to extend your child’s day Monday through Thursday from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (There is also an option to pick up your child at 1:30 p.m.) Each day has a different theme, such as Great Big Game Day, Build It Up!, Young Scientists and Messy Art Day.
Extend My Week
(4 Day Pre-K)
(4 Day Pre-K)
Extend your child’s week to include Fridays from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. A specific topic is emphasized on this day.
Spring Into Summer | Optional
Spring into Summer is a 3-week program that is designed to extend your child’s school year. The program runs at the end of the regular school year, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This program is open to children who are currently enrolled at NCCP.