First Kids Christian Cooperative Preschool

CLASS OFFERINGS & TUITION

Daily Offerings :


Each day your child will have the opportunity to interact with peers and adults in experiences that encourage a sense of learning, discovery, social development and community.  Activities include the following:


  • Circle Time (calendar, theme, story, music, sharing)
  • Fine Motor
  • Large Motor
  • Small Group
  • Arts/Crafts
  • Science
  • Math/Numbers
  • Writing/Letters
  • Literacy
  • Guest Speakers
  • Bible Lesson

Hours of Operation

First Kids Christian Cooperative Preschool is open

Monday through Friday.  Class times are from 8:30 or 9:00am to 11:45am.  Extended care is available from 7:00am to 6:00pm.

 

Classes Offered

2-3's Class (18-35 months of age)

Class meets Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 9:00am to 11:30am

 

This class is modeled after Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards for the development of the child's Emotional, Social, Motor, Language and Cognitive development.  The purpose of this class is to expose young children to a wide range of experiences in a safe, loving atmosphere shared with other children of the same age.  While children are introduced to colors, shapes, sounds, textures, nature and art, they are encouraged to communicate with their words and engage in mutual social play with other children. Bible themes and characters are also used in lessons throughout the year.  Guest speakers and field trips are utilized to introduce children to new experiences and reinforce lessons.  Children will experience growth intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.  

 

3-4's Class (Children 3-4 years of age who will not be starting kindergarten the following school year)

 

3-4's Class is offered:

2 days a week - Tuesday & Thursday or

3 days a week - Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Class starts at 9:00am and is dismissed at 11:45am

 

The preschool curriculum is based on the Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards.  First Kids Preschool utilizes a hands on approach through Pinnacle Faith Based curriculum where children learn through play and activities designed to teach and be fun at the same time.  Children in the preschool class are introduced to letters of the alphabet and the sounds they make, numbers, shapes, colors, the calendar, seasons, weather, pre-math and science.  Children also learn to observe nature, inquire about their surroundings and interact with their peers through social and cooperative activities. Fine and large motor skills are developed both in the classroom and during recess.  Early writing and literacy skills are introduced and practiced.  Bible themes and characters are also used in lessons throughout the year.  Guest speakers and field trips are utilized to introduce children to new experiences and reinforce lessons. 

 

Pre-Kindergarten Class (Children 4-5 years of age who will be starting kindergarten the following school year)

 

Pre-Kindergarten is offered:

2 days a week - Tuesday & Thursday

Class starts at 8:30am and is dimissed at 11:45

3 days a week - Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Class starts at 9:00am and is dismissed at 11:45am


5 days a week - Monday through Friday

Class starts at 9:00am and is dismissed at 11:45 am

 

The pre-kindergarten curriculum is based on the Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards and the Ohio Department of Education "Preparing for Kindergarten" Guidelines.  Pre-Kindergarten offers a more structured class environment with an emphasis on academic and social skills in preparation for attending kindergarten the following year. First Kids Preschool uses a "hands on" approach to learning through the Pinnacle Faith Based Curriculum. Children attending this class should be able to sit for longer periods of time and listen to and follow directions.  Children attending this class should already be showing some skills with letters, numbers, books and counting.  First Kids pre-kindergarten program offers a loving, joyful environment with the intent of fostering an early love for learning.

 

A typical pre-kindergarten day will include learning centers, calendar, weather and season observation, story time, music, Bible lesson, large motor activity, handwriting, group lesson/table work (shapes, letters and their sounds, numbers and pre-math, science, colors) art/craft and free play with peers.  Guest speakers and field trips are utilized to introduce children to new experiences and reinforce lessons.

 

Children who attend 5 days a week will receive instruction with an additional emphasis on pre-math and science.  These students will also be able to receive one on one assistance with language and writing skills.

 

 

Extended Day Care

Extended day care is available from 7:00am to 9:00am and from 12:00pm to 5:30pm.  Extended day care is available at a weekly/monthly rate or an hourly rate of $4.25 per hour for drop ins. 

 

Drop in hours are only available as space allows and when 24 hour notice is given to the preschool.

 

Extended day care hours are not available for Toddler aged children at this time.

 

Students in extended care will participate in activities structured to reinforce the lessons of the preschool day.  Bible study and free play will also be included.

 

Students who stay for late pick up must pack a nutritious and well balanced lunch.

In order for a child to be eligible to attend, he/she must meet the age requirements by the first day of class.

 

All Preschool and PreK students must be potty trained.  Toddlers do not have to be potty trained to attend.

 

First Kids Preschool calendar follows closely the Troy City Schools calendar.

Preschool Tuition Schedule

First Kids Christian Cooperative Preschool's tuition rates are based on a yearly tuition fee.  This yearly fee is broken into 9 payments.  While classes start in August, the first tuition payment is due on September 1st.  Payments are then due on the first of each subsequent month with the last payment due on May 1st.  No payment is due in June, even if class is still in session. 

 

Tuition rates for the 2016-2017 school year are as follows:

 

Toddler Class:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only

          Yearly tuition = $1350

          9 monthly payments of $150

 

Preschool Class

          3 days a week (MWF)= $1440

          9 monthly payments of $160

 

          2 days a week (T/TH) = $1260

          9 monthly payments of $140

 

Pre kindergarten Class

          5 days a week = $2070

          9 monthly payments of $230

 

          3 days a week (MWF) = $1440

          9 monthly payments of $160

 

          2 days a week (T/TH) = $1350  

          9 monthly payments of $150

 

Registration fee of $50 for all classes is due at time of registration and is non-refundable.