4-Day Pre-K

The 4-Day Pre-K program is for children who will turn four between January and November. 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.

5-Day Pre-K

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.

Morning Schedule

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

Afternoon Schedule

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)

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.