Tuition Based Pre-School

What Type of Program Do We Offer?
It is our goal to provide a safe, secure, and enriching environment for your child. They gain a firm foundation of letter sounds and shapes by using their eyes, ears, mouths, and bodies to learn. Our daily class consists of a routine that is divided between free play, circle time, snack time, art, music, computers, circle or small group activity.

Morning sessions afternoon sessions available

  1. Caring teachers and teacher assistants trained in Early Childhood Education
  2. Staff/student Ratio - 1:8
  3. Parent Activities
  4. Field Trips
  5. Nutritious Snacks
  6. Licensed Classrooms
  7. Programs to be held at Explorer Elementary

How Can Your Child Benefit?
Our preschool emphasizes the social and emotional growth of the children. We will introduce shapes, colors, numbers, and letters. It is our intent to build habits and share experiences with your child, which will help them learn these skills when he/she is ready.

Who Operates the Preschool?
Our preschool is a nonprofit program operated through the Kentwood Public Schools. The tuition paid by parents pays the instructors, buys teaching supplies and materials, and allows the children to go on field trips. We are licensed by the State of Michigan.

How Can You Enroll Your Child?
Call the Early Childhood Office at 616-493-5693 for more information or to register your child. You can also click to downloadPDF Documentfor 2022-2023, fill out and send in or download our new editable packet

22-23 Tuition Preschool Registration Packet PDF Document

Preschool Handbook 2021-2022 

  1. Parent/Guardian must complete enrollment application
  2. Parent/Guardian must provide child’s certified Birth Certificate.
  3. Child will need a current physical and up-to-date immunization record by the start of school.
  4. On line payment system available.

Program Details:

Classes begin in September and run through mid May

Combined 3 and 4 year old classes (30 weeks) 

1/2 Day AM Class Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 11:30 (Explorer)

1/2 Day PM Class Monday - Thursday 12:30 - 3:30 (Explorer)

Full Day Class       Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 3:30 (Explorer)

Children must be four years old by September 1, 2022 and toilet trained.