Registration

We are so excited to educate and care for your children in the coming school year!

Join Us for Open House!

Sunday, February  12, 2023
1-3pm

Registration for 2023-2024 school year will begin that day online!

Current students will receive a link to register via e-mail on Jan. 23
Alumni & siblings may register online starting Jan. 30

New families may register online starting Feb. 12

Current Families, Siblings & Alumni Register Now HERENew Families May Register Beginning Feb. 12. Have Questions? Contact us.

2023-2024 Registration Information

Two-Year-Old Supervised Playgroup: This program is designed for children who are 2 years old by September 1, 2023. The class is led by two aides and it meets one morning a week for 2¼ hours. It is designed for play and socialization with other two-year-olds.

Pre-Three ProgramThis program is designed for children turning three on or before February 1, 2024, and who are potty-training. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations. This class meets two mornings a week for 2¼ hours.

Three-Year-Old Program:  This class is designed for children turning three by October 15, 2023. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations. The class meets two days a week for 2½ hours.

Four-Year-Old Program: This class is designed for children turning four by October 15, 2023. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations. The class meets three days a week for 2½ hours.

Five-Year-Old Program: This program is designed for children who are five by October 15, 2023, or children with two years of preschool. The class is held four days a week for 2½ hours Monday through Thursday. The class is taught by one teacher and one aide and class size is governed by the Board of Education regulations.

New at Derry Preschool for 2023-2024 school year

Extended Day

  • You will have the choice to attend the four mornings from 9am-11:30am OR you can choose to attend three mornings and one built in extended day (Wednesday 9am – 3:15pm).
    • If you do choose to attend the extended day, your child will be able to experience a full day of school including lunch time (lunch not provided) with their classmates and teachers while progressing through the 5-year old curriculum and allowing additional time for creative learning.
    • The class you register your child for is the class/tuition that you are committed to for the entire school year.
    • Derry Preschool’s daily school wide extended program (Lunch Bunch and KickStart) is such a beneficial option for all 3, 4 and 5-year old students to spend extra time learning, playing and practicing independent skills with friends.

4-year old class Highlights

    • All 4-year old classes will be operating on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday schedule.
    • In January 2023, we will offer Mondays as a 4-year old class extended day (9am-3:15pm).  We are starting this program in January to allow for maturity and growth in the beginning months of school to help them be most successful in achieving the benefits of the additional extended day.
    • Registration for this extended day will be offered beginning November 2023 via the email that you provided to Derry Preschool. Should you choose this option, then your child will be able to experience a full day of school including lunch time (lunch not provided) with their classmates while progressing through the 4-year old curriculum and allowing additional time for creative learning.
    • The 4-year old class extended day will be offered exclusively to those registered for the 4-year old (Mon/Wed/Fri) classes.
    • Derry Preschool’s daily school wide extended program (Lunch Bunch and KickStart) is such a beneficial option for all 3, 4 and 5-year old students to spend extra time learning, playing and practicing independent skills with friends.

     

Registration Fees

$50.00 for your first child: If registering 2 or more children, it is $50 for the first child’s registration and $25 for each additional child.
Please fill out the registration form for each child.  **2023-24 Registration spots fill up quickly. At this time, please wait to pay your registration fees until you are contacted by our office to ensure there are spots available.**

Registration forms will be all online for 2023-2024. To complete your registration, the registration fee must be paid as well. When you complete your online registration form (links above) you will be given links to pay via PayPal or Venmo online.

Derry Preschool 2023-2024 Tuition Rates

Supervised playgroup (1 day)  - $873   -  $97/month
Supervised playgroup (2 day) - $1,746  -  $194/month
Pre 3 M/W  - $1,746  -  $194/month
3 year-old class  - $1,737  -  $193/month
4 year-old class  - $2,340  -  $260/month
5 year-old class -  $2,916  - $324/month
5 year-old with extended class  - $4,014  - $446/month

Click for a printable version of our registration details.

  • *A 3% discount will be available for siblings. It will be applied to the youngest child’s tuition rate.
    *A 5% discount is offered if a child’s tuition is paid in full for the year, on or before June 5th.

    The first tuition payment is due June 5th, 2023, and is applied to the last month’s tuition. This payment is non-refundable. Tuition not received by that deadline results in the loss of your child’s class space. Thereafter, beginning in September 2023, tuition is due and payable by the 5th of each month.

    ADMISSIONS POLICY
    Enrollment is open to all qualified children, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, or disability.  Please reference the registration information chart for enrollment age qualifications.

View our 2022-2023 Dates!

We are excited to welcome our classes to this new school year!
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