Registration for 2013-2014 preschool at Eugene Field Elementary will take place Tuesday through Thursday, April 2-4. The school is located at 418 East Second Street in Maryville.
Registration times are 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday.
Eugene Field Elementary Preschool provides age-appropriate educational activities through instruction and play for children ages 3 through 5. It is licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and accredited by the Missouri Preschool Accreditation Organization.
Options for preschool include a five-day-a-week program that runs from 7:55 a.m. until 2:40 p.m., and a half-day program that runs from 7:55-10:55 a.m. or 11:40 a.m. until 2:40 p.m. The half-day program is available for five, three or two days a week.
Current monthly cost for five full days a week is $295. Monthly cost for five half days is $135. A minimal increase may be applied with the new school year.
A before- and after-school program is also available from 6:30-7:40 a.m. and 2:40-5 p.m.
To participate in preschool, children must be at least 3 years old before August 1 and completely toilet trained. Youngsters from both Maryville and the surrounding area are eligible.
Preschool registration is made using a lottery system, so those registering will have an equal chance at their choice of times.
Parents should bring their child’s immunization records, birth certificate and social security number. Registration fee is $20 and is applied to the first tuition payment, which is due in August.