GINGERBREAD HOUSE
Pre-School and Pre-K

Pre-Kindergarden
4 year olds

 Our four-year-old program facilitates and deepens a child's social development and helps build a strong foundation for navigating their future academic and life-long interaction skills.  
Our Pre-K classrooms are designed to help your child make significant developmental gains, communicate more successfully, and work well both independently and in group situations.  Along with our Frog Street Pre-K curriculum, we offer a weekly visit into our STEAM room for all Pre-K children.   Children form teams and are given a variety of tasks focused on problem-solving, responsive listening and language usage, as well as social and collaborative skills.

  • Vocabulary development:
  • Phonological awareness
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Print awareness
  • Alphabet knowledge
  • Mathematics
  • Technology: Laptops in the classroom
  • S.T.E.A.M.

Your child will be fully prepared to enter Kindergarten ready to succeed both academically as well as socially and emotionally.

How to Enroll 

Visit our centers for a tour at any time. Once you decide to enroll your child with us a $50.00 registration fee is required to reserve the space along with a completed enrollment application.  Our registration fee is charged annually and is non-refundable.  In addition to your regeistration fee each family is also charged an annual Classroom Support fee of $37.50 at the time of enrollment and each September thereafter the family is actively enrolled. 

Current Medical records are required for each child enrolled.
A physical with in the last 2 years  and up to date Immunization records are the only documents we require for your child.   We do not require any certificates of birth.   

As part of the USDA Child Care Food Program, all parents must have a completed
eligibility application on file at the center and annually updated each year there after. 

If a parent has any legal documents pertaining the child a copy must be kept on file in the center.  


STEAM TEAMS!

Our Pre-K children are part of teams and spend one morning each week working on collaborative, critical thinking projects together. Throughout the school year, we provide challenges to the teams such as Habitat building, graphic design, engineering stable structures, band camp and creating theatrical productions from scratch. The teams work together and learn to find solutions to the challenges they are given.  

CURRICULUM

Frog Street and Growing with Math are comprehensive, research based curriculums that integrates learning across all of the developmental domains. It is proven that children learn best through play. Our programs provide numerous opportunities throughout the day for children to choose the way that they wish to engage and participate.  


Program Option FREE:
The 2018-2019 schedule is Mon-Fri from 8:30am - 12:00pm.  Breakfast is included. This option provides a total of 540 hours of instruction over the school term and typically follows the Osceola County School District Calendar.  There is no charge to the parents for this program.

Program Option Extended Mornings
The schedule is Mon-Friday and your child may attend from 6:30am-12:00pm.  Breakfast is included .This program provides a total of 540 hours of instruction over the school term and typically follows the Osceola County School District Calendar for holiday closings.  There is a weekly extended day charge of $55.00 to the parents for this program and our registration fee and classroom support fee will apply.

Pre-kindergarten Program
Options 

Program Option Wrap Around:
We understand that many parents are in need of full day care for your child and we offer VPK Wrap Around care for the hours we are open, 6:30am—6:00pm, Monday through Friday.  Breakfast, lunch, and a PM snack are included. A registration fee applies to this option as well as the Classroom Support Fee.
Tuition Fees & Payments

$110.00 per week 
Includes all meals and the hours are centers are open.
Weekly Tuition is for the space, not for your child's daily attendance
We do not offer daily rates
All fees are non-refundable