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WPPS Preschool

Mission Statement

“To nurture the social, emotional, educational and spiritual growth of each child in a loving Christian environment”.

Worthington Presbyterian Preschool was established as an outreach program of Worthington Presbyterian Church in 1965. The preschool is a non-profit organization governed by the Preschool Committee and responsible to the Pastor for Discipleship. Many of our teachers have been with us for more than ten years, which is a testament in itself of the stable, high-quality environment and dedication of these early childhood professionals to Worthington Presbyterian Preschool. The preschool is licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services.

The school serves children ages three through five and their families. More than 120 children attend classes annually in five classrooms. Half-day two-, three-, and four-day programs are available. The school is in operation September through May and features a developmentally appropriate curriculum, focusing on socialization skills and learning in a success-oriented environment. For more program details, check out our links on tuition, procedures and school calendar.

We believe children must feel loved and approved of for themselves.  We respond to the needs of children by providing a success-oriented environment in which positive words and actions encourage each child to ask questions and to make choices, to grow in self-confidence and self-control, to develop respect for self and others, and to feel a joy in and curiosity for learning.

PRESCHOOL LICENSE
WPPS is licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services.
2021 - 2022 Registration for current families and church members starts January 5, 2021  Open registration for new families starts on January 11, 2021.  You can download the registration form below or if you need assistance, you can contact us.

Enrollment Information

Applications for admission are accepted in January of the calendar year the children are to be enrolled.  Registration forms may be picked-up at the preschool office or on the website. A non-returnable registration fee of $60 per student ($80 per family) is required with your registration application.

Children who turn three before September 30 of the school year in which they are enrolling and are potty-trained can be placed in a three-year-old class of no more than 16 students. Children who turn four by September 30 of the school year in which they are enrolling will be placed in the four-year old classes of no more than 20 students. Children who turn five before March 1 of the school year in which they are enrolling will be placed in the five-year old classes of no more than 20 students.

By May 1 of the enrollment year, the non-returnable tuition for May of the following year is due as well as the supply fee. If your family enrolls after May 1, payment is due within two weeks of class confirmation

Priority registration will be given to current families with children in the school as well as members of the Worthington Presbyterian Church.

The school required health forms, Child Enrollment and Health Information, Parent Acknowledgement and Student Information forms must accompany enrollment forms before your child can attend classes. Children must be current on all vaccinations recommended by the State of Ohio. Children who have not had all the recommended immunizations will not be permitted to attend Worthington Presbyterian Preschool. For more information on our school policies, please refer to the Parent Handbook.

Enrollment Forms

Click the button(s) below to view and download the enrollment forms.

Classes Offered & Tuition Fees

All WPPS Preschool classes are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Three's

Pre-K 4's

  • Tue/Th                         $170.00/9 Months       $1,530/Year
  • Mon/Wed/Fri             $210.00/9 Months       $1,890/Year
  • Mon/Wed/Fri                   $210.00/9 Months       $1,890/Year
  • Mon/Tues/Wed/Th       $245.00/9 Months       $2,205/Year

Pre-K 5's

  • Mon/Tue/Wed/Th/Fri             $290.00/9 Months         $2,610/Year

4-5's Enrichment

  • Wed             $90.00/9 Months         $810/Year

One-Time Supply Fee

  • 2 days per week                     $40
  • 3 days per week                     $45
  • 4 days per week                     $50
  • 5 days per week                     $55
  • Enrichment                             $25

Church Members and Current Families:

First priority is given to church members and current families if registration papers are turned in before registration deadline. Priority registration begins the first week of January. Spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis. Parents must be church members in order to have registration fee waived. 

New Families:

Registration is open to new families in late January on a first come, first serve basis.

I feel like the preschool community has supported me in my development as a parent in addition to helping my child grow and learn.  When I talk about preschools with my friends, I always mention this and we agree that WPPS is unique in that way.  I love the programs here and the pleasant, friendly community, and I am so blessed that WPPS has been good for our entire family.

- Lauren J. | Parent

WPPS is such a special place.  It has been an incredible positive four years here for both of our children.  WPPS nurtures the perfect balance of play and learning outcomes.

- Heidi | Parent & Former Kindergarten Teacher

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you. Fill out the form below to get started.

Carrie Houk | Director

614-885-3765

chouk@wpcnow.org