Frequently Asked Questions

1.            Is the Walla Walla University Discovery Preschool only for those affiliated with WWU?

a.            NO!  We welcome ALL preschoolers who are potty trained, age 3-5.

 

2.            What hours are Preschool in session?
a.            We open our doors each week day at 8:00 and our day runs through 11:30 a.m.  Families who choose to enroll their children in our Brown Bag Lunch Program must pick up their children by 12:15.

 

3.            Does Discovery Preschool follow the local school district vacation calendar?

a.            We are part of WWU so we try to balance our calendar between the WWU calendar and our local school district calendar to make vacations convenient for all.

 

4.            Do the staff at Discovery Preschool follow a daily schedule?

a.            Yes, we have a structured schedule which we follow each day.


         8:00 – 8:15 – Drop off and Table Time– We spend time playing with enriching learning games and reading fabulous books and magazines as we wait for everyone to arrive.

         8:15 – 8:30 – Worship – A mix of fun songs and Bible stories

         8:30 – 8:35- Skills Time – The kiddos get to practice learning a new skill such as using scissors or glue for a few minutes each morning to ensure that they are prepared for school in the coming years.  

         8:35 - 9:20 – Choices Time – This is a time of self-guided play in which each child can choose where and what they wish to learn.

         9:20 – 9:30 – Clean Up Time 

         9:30 – 9-50 – Circle Time – We spend time learning about counting, the alphabet, weather, rhyming, shapes, colors, and other fun concepts

         9:50 – 10:00 – Snack – Yummy

         10:10 – 10:40- Outside Time – A time to run off the wiggles and develop large motor skills

         10:40 – 11:30 – “Learning Time” Learning and craft time based on our learning them

         11:25 – 11:30 – Dismissal time

         11:30-12:15 – Brown Bag Lunch time – For an additional fee of $30.00 we provide supervision while your child enjoys the lunch you pack for him or her.

 

  

5.            How much does it cost to send my child to the Discovery Preschool?

a.            For the 2013-2014 school year the costs are as follows:

•             Five days per week ………………………………………………….$297.00 per month

•             Three day per week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)…. $254.00 per month

•             Two days per week (Tuesday/Thursday)…………………..$215.00 per month

•             Brown Bag Lunch Time ………………………………………………$27.00 per month

•             Families who enroll multiple children will quality for a 5% tuition deduction

 

                For the 2014 – 2015 school year the costs are as follows:

•             Five days per week …………………………………………………. $305.00 per month

•             Three day per week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)…. $260.00 per month

•             Two days per week (Tuesday/Thursday)…………………..$220.00 per month

•             Brown Bag Lunch Time ………………………………………………$30.00 per month

•             Families who enroll multiple children will quality for a 5% tuition deduction

 

 

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