Hank Jones Early Childhood Center
The vision of the Troy City School System Preschool Program is to prepare our children to enter the regular school program with a solid sense of security, positive self-esteem, and long-term enthusiasm for learning. They will possess the confidence to realize their potential to develop as worthy and capable individuals.
AGE REQUIREMENTS: Children must be 4 years old on or by September 1, 2018. Children must be potty trained to begin pre-school program.
OPEN HOUSE & REGISTRATION: Orientation will be held August 6th at 5:30 pm. (Parents Only) During Orientation parents will be able to meet our Pre-K teachers and visit each classroom. Bring your school supplies and visit the teachers on August 8th from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. (Students are welcome on this day)
HOURS: The 2018-2019 school year will be from 7:50 am - 2:50 pm Monday-Friday. Early Drop Off is available at 7:15 am and late pickup is available until 5:30.
FEES AND TUITION
REGISTRATION FEE: The registration fee is $100 per child and will be deducted from your last months tuition. To insure a place for your child this fee must be paid when enrollment forms are returned. There are a limited number of spaces in this program.
TUITION: Includes breakfast, lunch and extended day snack. Payment Schedule is as follows:
Aug. 9, 2018
Sept. 1, 2018
Oct. 1, 2018
Nov. 1, 2018
Dec. 1, 2018
Jan. 3, 2019
Feb. 1, 2019
Mar. 1, 2019
Apr. 1, 2019
May 1, 2019
(*)Deposit is applied
HEALTH AND SAFETY
An Alabama Certificate of Immunization prepared and signed by your physician's office must be on file with the school nurse prior to your child beginning the program.
Research-based and field-tested, Opening the World of Learning (OWL) by Scott Foresman is a comprehensive integrated, Pre-K curriculum designed to develop language and early literacy skills in the context of rich content - primarily in the areas of mathematics, science, and social studies. Unit topics include Family, Friends, Wind and Water, World of Color, Shadows and Reflections, and Things That Grow.
The Pre-K schedule will consist of whole group activities, small group activities, outside playtime and nap time (not to exceed 45 minutes). Small group activities will include time in the block center, math and manipulative center, science center, reading center, dramatic play/home living center, art center, music/listening center and writing center. Students will also have time to visit the library.
Each classroom will be equipped with Smart Boards for interactive learning. Students will also have access to iPads during learning centers.
DRESS CODE Pre-school students will not be required to wear a school uniform.