About the Program
The School District 308 Tuition-Based preschool program serves students from 3 to 5 years old. Acceptance to the tuition-based preschool program is through a lottery, and it is supported by a monthly fee of $280.
Students of the Tuition, Preschool For All, and Special Education programs are placed in classrooms using a blended format. This means all three populations are represented in selected classrooms. Classroom teachers hold a Professional Educator License and endorsements in Early Childhood, Special Education, and English as a Second Language. Classrooms are supported by one teacher assistant and other support staff as needed.
All students experience the Creative Curriculum, a scientifically researched-based preschool curriculum. The philosophy of this curriculum is learning through play. Teachers utilize direct instruction and at least one hour of student-directed play at learning centers. Teachers assess students’ progress and note students’ interests to tailor learning activities to meet the needs of all children. SD308 curriculum and resources are aligned from Early Childhood – Grade 12.
The program consists of two daily sessions Monday through Friday. Students attend the first session from 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or the second session from 11:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Early Childhood students do not attend on any shortened district attendance days.
**Special Note: All preschool program will be located at the Eastview Elementary building beginning next school year.**
Transportation to and from school can be provided for an additional cost of $400.00 per school year.
Parents interested in the program must complete an Interest Submittal Form. Parents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on February 2nd, 2017 at the Brokaw Early Learning Center.
Families selected through the lottery will receive a registration packet with all required information needed to register their child. Parents will be asked to supply the first month’s tuition payment of $280 at the time of registration. Students not initially selected for the program will be put on a waiting list to be called if space becomes available.
- February 2 Informational meeting and tour at Brokaw Early Learning Center – 5:30 pm
- February 15 Interest Submittal Forms due
- February 17 Parents notified regarding program placement