Preschool Information

Looking for a preschool program you and your child will love? Consider the early childhood preschool (3K and 4K) program at St. Charles Parish School!

 

St. Charles Parish School provides a Catholic education that enriches the spiritual, intellectual, social, moral, physical, and personal knowledge of students and guides them in the deepening of their relationship with Jesus Christ and living out their faith in the word.

Students are challenged to reach their personal potential and respond in service to others. Families in collaboration with our school and parish share in this educational ministry entrusted to us by Christ. Discover even more about our faith-filled school and community here.

 

Early Childhood Preschool Admission Eligibility

3K Preschool

Children entering the 3K must be three years old on or before September 1. Early admission is at the Principal’s discretion for children with birthdates between September 1 and October 1. Students must be capable of independently caring for their basic hygiene needs. This includes:

  1. Able to ask to use the bathroom (outside of bathroom breaks). 
  2. Able to use a school bathroom independently from start to finish. 
  3. Does not use pull-ups during school hours (including nap time). 
  4. Able to clean up and change after an accident independently.
 
4K Preschool

Children entering the 4K class must be four years old on or before September 1. Early admission is at the Principal’s discretion for children with birthdates between September 1 and October 1. Students must be capable of independently caring for their basic hygiene needs.

 

Early Childhood Preschool Overview

We offer multiple options for students enrolled in our 3K and 4K programs, including attending school 2-5 days per week as well as for half days or full days. On-site after-school childcare is provided by Wee Know School. 

Students in 4K-4th Grade attend Mass on Tuesday mornings at 8:30 a.m. Once a month, our entire school (3K-8th Grade) attends Mass together. 

Our preschool students are also not required to wear uniforms. Students begin wearing uniforms in 5K.

Preschool Program Options

3K HALF DAY

Choose 2, 3, or 5 days a week:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Mondays-Fridays

8:25 am to 11:30 am
Optional: Wee Know after-school child care

3K LUNCH BUNCH

Choose 2, 3, or 5 days a week:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Mondays-Fridays

8:25 am to 1 pm
Optional: Wee Know after-school child care

3K FULL DAY

Choose 2, 3, or 5 days a week

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Mondays-Fridays

8:25 am to 3:25 pm
Optional: Wee Know after-school child care

 

4K HALF DAY

Monday-Friday
8:25 am to 11:30 am
Optional: Wee Know after-school child care

4K FULL DAY

Monday-Friday
8:25 am to 3:25 pm
Optional: Wee Know after-school child care

 

Extended Care, After-School Program

For 3K through 5th grade families seeking extended care, St. Charles Parish School offers an after-school program led by Wee Know staff. Teachers plan age-appropriate arts and crafts, table activities, group games and homework assistance. A snack is provided to students attending our after-school sessions. Maximum daily attendance is limited to 20 children.

When:
Regular school days – 3:30 pm until 6 pm
Early release days – 11:45 am until 6 pm  

How:
Families with one or more students enrolled at St. Charles Parish School can learn more and sign up for the after-school program by checking out Wee Know's registration form.

 

Curriculum Information

The curriculum is responsive to individual differences in ability and interests. Varying levels of ability and learning styles are expected, accepted and used to design appropriate activities.

Please select the grade level you are interested in below:

 

Interested in applying?

Applications for enrollment are accepted throughout the school year, and students of all races, creeds, and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The enrollment process generally begins in mid-January and remains open prior to the beginning of the school year.

St. Charles utilizes the TADS online platform for the application process. Visit MyTADS to begin the process. You will create an account with TADS and follow the prompts to tell us about your student(s), provide contact information, etc. If you have any questions about the online application, please contact our office during business hours.

  • After your application is received, the admissions committee will carefully review your child’s admission forms. You will be contacted in a timely manner about your child’s class placement.
  • A non-refundable $250 registration fee must be received to complete enrollment.
  • St. Charles Parish School will contact you to explain the next steps in the admission process.

Interested in a tour of our campus? Visit our tour page to sign up!

 

We would love to welcome you and your family to our community!