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Preschool & Jr. Kindergarten

Preschool & Jr. Kindergarten2020-09-21T14:29:25-04:00

Welcome to Heritage Classical Academy Preschool!

Our preschool exists to provide a Christ-centered environment that pursues excellence and prepares children for kindergarten and beyond. Our goal is to assist parents in the nurturing of young lives as we seek to equip students to think and live for Christ.

Vision

We believe each child is uniquely made by God, and we desire to partner with parents in providing opportunities for children to learn of God’s love for them at young ages. Our entire staff—teachers, administrators, and support staff—love the Lord Jesus Christ and are committed to providing a nurturing and loving environment which helps each child grow spiritually, mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically.

Class and Tuition Schedule

Preschool classes held at Bainbridge and Peninsula Campuses.

* Families can choose one of three options to pay preschool tuition:

  1. In full – payment is made in August
  2. 2 month payment plan – first payment is made in August, the second in February
  3. 9 month payment plan – payments begin in July and end in March

What is the difference between Jr. Kindergarten and Preschool 4’s?

The preschool 4’s class is intended for younger 4 year olds–children who are old enough for Jr. Kindergarten but do not plan to attend Kindergarten the following year.  Additionally, for families who plan to attend HCA’s preschool program for 3 years, it provides a different class option for all three years.   

The 4’s classroom provides an environment where students flourish while focusing on basic preschool skills and concepts. The Jr. Kindergarten class incorporates the same ideas of the 4’s class plus more advanced skills in order to prepare students for HCA’s thorough Kindergarten curriculum. 

If a child’s 4th birthday is between May and September, we recommend that parents consider the Preschool 4s class.

Preschool Rebate Program

HCA Preschool offers an exciting program created to help families afford a private Christian education. With this program, families can enjoy all the benefits of HCA’s preschool while also “saving” for elementary school.

Before School Care Options

Offered at Bainbridge and Peninsula campuses

  • We offer before care for students arriving before normal drop-off begins
  • Before care starts at 7:30 a.m. and costs $4/child per 1/2 hour. Each additional child costs $2.50 per 1/2 hour.

          Normal drop off for Academy students is 8:10 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

          Any Academy student dropped off before 8:10 a.m. will be charged per the above schedule.

          Normal drop off for Preschool students is 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

          Any Preschool student dropped off before 8:45 a.m. will be charged per the above schedule.

After School Care Options

Offered at Bainbridge and Peninsula campuses

Lunch Bunch

  • We are happy to offer an after school option for children in our Preschool classes. For $5/child/day, children can stay until 12:30pm and enjoy lunch and play time activities with the 4 and 5 year old classes.
  • Parents should communicate with teachers regarding which day(s) their children will be using the Lunch Bunch option.

Admissions

In order to enroll in HCA preschool, please ensure the following preliminary steps have been taken:

School Visit

Register

Please note:

  • Children must meet the age of the class they wish to attend by September 30, 2019.
  • The child must be toilet trained.

Upon acceptance, other forms must be submitted.

Parent Meeting

To ensure a common understanding of the Heritage Classical Academy mission, policies and school culture, at least one parent must meet with HCA’s Head of School or Principal.  At least one parent must also read and sign the HCA Statement of Faith with the application.

Questions?

Tuition

You may choose to pay the entire annual tuition via check before school starts in July.  Alternatively, payments must be made monthly via FACTS, a third-party tuition management company.  FACTS charges an annual nominal fee for their services.  Follow the link below to register with FACTS.

FACTS – Tuition Payment Plan