We begin accepting applications in August for the proceeding year of enrollment, which begins in September. For example, if your child will be starting school in September 2021, we accept applications beginning in August 2020. We are a boutique preschool therefore our enrollment will be capped at 15 scholars per class. Families can choose from part-time, full time, and 1/2 day. We run our stem summer camp June-August. All students must be at least 2.7 years old by September 1 of the year of enrollment.
1. Submit an application along with a $50 application fee.
2. Schedule a visit to our school which will include a preschooler assessment.
3. Families will be notified of their admission status.
4. One month tuition deposit and registration due within 30 days of admission decision. If enrolling less than 30 days, due at least 2 weeks prior along with first months tuition.
What is the school's daily schedule?
School begins at 8:30am. Free early drop off available at 8am. Students change into their indoor shoes, wash their hands, and begin their school day.
At Stem Prep Academy, students work in exploration stations. The typical schedule is as follows:
7:30-8:30 am Regular Early Drop Off
8:30 am Full-Day Drop Off, Stations or Outdoors, Breakfast snack
9 am Morning Circle- Morning 1/2 Day Drop Off
9:15am Read Aloud- & English Language Arts
9:45am Stations or Outdoors
10am Hand washing, Bathroom Break
10:15-10:30 am Read Aloud
10:30-11:15 am Science
11:15 am Clean Up
11:30 am Lunch, Morning 1/2 Day Pick Up
12 pm: Down time-Nap time, Extended Morning 1/2 Day Pick Up
1 pm Afternoon Drop Off, Afternoon Snack
1:15 pm Circle Time
1:30 pm Social Studies/STEM
2:15 pm Math
3 pm Stations or Outdoors
3:30 pm Full Day & Afternoon Pick Up
3:30-6 pm Late Pick Up
Are students in different classrooms?
No, all students are in one multi-age classroom. However, relevant content will be given to each age group of students for kindergarten readiness. We also do small group learning for each age group and one one one with the teacher, which is a common practice once they start elementary school. Students are constantly assessed to make sure they are on track.
Am I able to see the school before my scheduled interview?
Yes, we have an open house every 2nd Saturday of the month, please be sure to schedule a visit under the tour tab.
Can I go from part time to full time enrollment?
Yes, if space permits, however you can not go from full time to part time.
When is tuition due?
Tuition is due on the 1st of the month as an automatic payment. If you want to pick a different date to accommodate your family needs, please give us a call and ask for the director.
Can I pay bi-weekly or weekly?
Yes this option is available at an additional fee of $25 per week.
Can I enroll my preschooler only in the after-school or early drop off?
Yes, they do not have to be enrolled in our preschool program. However, this option requires a monthly membership of $20.
Does my child need to be potty trained in order to attend?
Yes, all students must be potty trained and able to use the restroom independently.
Does the school provide lunch and snacks?
We provide a healthy breakfast and snacks. Parents must send in a nut-free lunch from home.
Stem Prep Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.