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    WEST MAPLE PRESCHOOL
     
    West Maple Preschool is a play-based program, offering half-day options for 3-year-olds as well as half-day and full-day options for 4-year-olds. Children learn and explore in an age-appropriate and engaging environment.  The curriculum covers many different areas of development:  physical; cognitive; language, communication, and literacy; interpersonal skills and relationships; creative arts; dramatic play; and construction.
     
    Philosophy:  The BPS preschool programs follow the High Scope Curriculum.  High Scope aligns with the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for the State of Michigan.  A strong foundation for school readiness, to enhance cognitive, physical and social-emotional creative development is the focus of our high-quality program.
     
    The preschool program, located at West Maple Elementary School, is tuition-based and licensed by the State of Michigan.  Teachers have a minimum of a four-year degree and experience working with young children.  The maximum staff to child ratio is 1:8.
     

     

    Monday, February 3, 2020, begins the first day of preschool registration for next year.  Registration is completed entirely online and will be open at 9:00 a.m. and as you may know, classes fill up quickly.  We are offering a few different options this year.

     

    3-YEAR-OLD AM PRESCHOOL -

    Child should be 3 years old by September 1

    Tuesday/Thursday a.m.            8:35 - 11:35 AM           $1950

     

    3-YEAR-OLD EXTENDED DAY PRESCHOOL WITH LUNCH -

    Child should be 3 years old by September 1

    Tuesday/Thursday                    8:35 – 1:30 PM             $3,250

     

    4-YEAR-OLD AM PRESCHOOL -

    Child should be 4 years old by September 1

    Monday/Wednesday/Friday a.m.      8:35 – 11:35 PM            $2800

     

    4-YEAR-OLD EXTENDED DAY PRESCHOOL WITH LUNCH  -

    Child should be 4 years old by September 1

    Monday/Wednesday/Friday              8:35 – 1:30 PM              $4,750

     

    4-YEAR-OLD FULL DAY PRESCHOOL -

    Child should be 4 years old by September 1

    Monday/Wednesday/Friday               8:35 - 3:35 PM              $6,050 

     

    3’s Preschool

    You may choose the Traditional ½ day option, or register for an extended day option.  The extended day option includes time for your child to eat lunch and additional small and large group time with the teachers.  There is no nap on an extended day.

    4’s Preschool

    You may choose Full Day, Traditional ½ day, or register for Extended Day option.  The extended day option includes time for your child to eat lunch and additional small and large group time with the teachers.  Both 4’s full day and 4’s extended day classes will eat lunch together and have gym time together.  There is no nap for the extended day class.

    3’s Teachers and 4’s Half-day/Extended day Teachers are: Joanne Bloom and Jennifer Savarese

    4’s Full Day Teachers are:  Katie Winters and Tracey McDonald

    If you have any questions please contact Mitzi Varda 248.203.5112
     
     
    *Classes are dependent on minimum enrollment.

    Registration Fee: $100 is due at the time of online enrollment and is non-refundable.
    Tuition Payments: Payments are made through an online account created at the time of registration. Tuition is divided into 10 equal payments due June and September-May.

    PRIORITY REGISTRATION FOR CURRENTLY ENROLLED BPS ELEMENTARY PRESCHOOL STUDENTS:
    Registration for children currently enrolled at any BPS Elementary Preschool Program (and any younger siblings) begins at
    9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2020, and runs through 11:59 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2020. Registrations are accepted in the order received.
     
    REGISTRATION FOR NEWLY ENROLLING STUDENTS:
    Registration for new families opens at 9:00 a.m. on February 3, 2020. Registrations are accepted in the order received.
     
    ***See the link below for Preschool registration directions for complete instructions on how to register online.***
     
     
    For more information or a personal tour, please contact our Community School Organizer, Mitzi Varda, 248.203.5112