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Hank Jones Early Childhood Center

Pre-K Program

(334) 566-8823

  The vision of the Troy City School System Preschool Program is to prepare our children to enter the regular school program with a solid sense of security, positive self-esteem, and long-term enthusiasm for learning.  They will possess the confidence to realize their potential to develop as worthy and capable individuals.

GENERAL INFORMATION

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Children must be 4 years old on or by September 2, 2016.  Children must be potty trained to begin pre-school program.

OPEN HOUSE & REGISTRATION:  Open House and Registration will be held April 10, 2016 from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm. During Open House parents will be able to meet our Pre-K teachers and visit each classroom. Bring your child and visit anytime between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm. If you are unable to attend at these times, please call the school office to set up an appointment to tour the pre-school and meet our teachers.

HOURS: The 2016-2017 school year will be from 7:50 am - 2:50 pm Monday-Friday. Early Drop Off is available at 7:15 am and Extended Day is available until 5:30.

FEES AND TUITION

REGISTRATION FEE: The registration fee is $100 per child and will be deducted from your last month tuition. To insure a place for your child this fee must be paid when enrollment forms are returned. There are a limited number of spaces in this program.

TUITION:  Includes breakfast, lunch and extended day snack.   Payment Schedule is as follows:

   MONTH

  AMOUNT DUE

   DATE DUE

   August

  $220.00

  Aug. 10, 2016

   September

  $440.00

Sept. 1, 2016

   October

  $440.00

  Oct. 1, 2016

   November

  $440.00

  Nov. 1, 2016

   December

  $330.00

  Dec. 1, 2016

   January

  $440.00

  Jan. 5, 2017

   February

  $440.00

  Feb. 1, 2017

   March

  $330.00

  Mar. 1, 2017

   April

  $440.00

  Apr. 1, 2017

   May

  $230.00 (*)

  May 1, 2017

(*)Deposit will be applied

  

Note: When registering your child, in order for us to plan for personnel, you will be required to register for the extended day program if you will need it.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

A blue Alabama Certificate of Immunization prepared and signed by your physician's office must be on file with the school nurse prior to your child beginning the program.

CURRICULUM

Research-based and field-tested, Opening the World of Learning (OWL) by Scott Foresman is a comprehensive integrated, Pre-K curriculum designed to develop language and early literacy skills in the context of rich content - primarily in the areas of mathematics, science, and social studies. Unit topics include Family, Friends, Wind and Water, World of Color, Shadows and Reflections, and Things That Grow.

SCHEDULE

The Pre-K schedule will consist of whole group activities, small group activities, outside playtime and nap time (not to exceed 45 minutes). Small group activities will include time in the block center, math and manipulative center, science center, reading center, dramatic play/home living center, art center, music/listening center and writing center. Students will also have time to visit the library.

TECHNOLOGY

Each classroom will be equipped with Smart Boards for interactive learning. Students will also have access to iPads during learning centers.

TEACHERS   Preschool teachers will be certified.

DRESS CODE   Pre-school students will not be required to wear a school uniform.

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