2020-2021 Tuition Base Preschool
Oswego Community Unit School District 308
About the Program
The School District 308 Tuition-Based preschool program, supported by a monthly tuition fee of $400.00 from participating families. serves students from 3 to 5 years old. As space is limited, access to the tutiion-based program will be through a lottery.
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. Early Childhood classrooms are located at the Brokaw Early Learning Center and inside multiple elementary schools. Assigned locations are based each student’s home address.
Transportation is not provided for students enrolled in the Tuition program.
Parents interested in the program must complete the online application. The online application is posted on the District website at www.sd308.org
Families who have been selected through the lottery will receive a registration packet with all necessary information needed to register their child. Parents will be asked to supply the first month’s tuition payment of $400.00 at the time of registration. Students who were not initially selected for the program will be put on a waiting list to be called if space becomes available.
*March 10th Online Registration Application Due
*March 13th Parents Notified Regarding Program Placement