Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

Current tuition rates for the 2016-2017 school year are as follows:

  • 2/3’s $95 per month
  • 3/4’s $120 per month
  • 4/5 (Pre-K) $155 per month

Tuition rates may change year to year; for updated tuition rates, contact our Registrar.  In addition, there is a $50 non-refundable registration fee, to be paid when there is space available in our school for your child.

What are the days and hours for each class?

2/3’s are held on Monday and Wednesday, 9:15-11:15am; 3/4’s are held Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9:15-11:30am; 4/5 (Pre-K) are held Monday through Thursday, 12:00-2:30pm.

Please explore our website for general information (tuition rates, class dates and time, etc.).

What class should I sign up my child for?

Your child must be the minimum age for the class by August 31st for the upcoming school year.

For the 2017-2018 School Year:

2/3’s class: Must be 2 by August 31, 2017

3/4’s class: Must be 3 by August 31, 2017

Pre-K class: Must be 4 by August 31, 2017

Where are you located?

Our classroom is located in the Alderwood Early Childhood Center, an early childhood school located in Lynnwood, Wa. Our address is: 2000 200th PL SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036.[ map this location ].

How many children are in each class?

Typical class sizes are: 2/3’s – 16, 3/4’s – 18, 4/5 (Pre-K) – 18

What are the adult/child ratios?

Minimum ratio for the 2/3’s class is 1:2, 3/4’s class is 1:3, and 4/5 (Pre-K) class is 1:5

What if my child is not ready to separate from me on my non-work day?

You are always welcome to come and play with your child on your non-work day. If you want help gently separating from your child once the school year is underway, the teacher and parent educator are available to help you come up with a plan to enable this!

Does my child have to be potty trained?

No, our parent guide has clear direction for diapering and toileting.

How do I enroll my child?

For updated information on the registration process, please see the Registration Info section of this web site.

During the enrollment period for upcoming year (generally February for the next school year starting in September), the Latest News section will also contain current information on class availability as well as registration information.

Initial registration is handled online on a first-come, space-available basis, in our classroom. Should classes fill, waitlists are opened. Waitlists are active throughout the school year (through June) as we try to keep our classes full, and make calls as space become available. If classes do not fill at the initial registration, enrollment can be completed with our Registrar.