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Flagstaff Academy Preschool

ENROLLMENT FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW OPEN

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Flagstaff Academy offers a high-quality full- and part-time preschool program for ages 3-5 years old. The fee-based program, founded in 2009, incorporates the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence Curriculum and Early Learning Developmental Guidelines. Children in the preschool program develop both socially and academically, meet new friends, and discover that learning is fun through play-based activities.

New for the 2022-2023 school year is Dragons' Den, a full-day care add-on option for preschool families. As a participant in Dragons' Den, your child's preschool day is seamlessly integrated into their wraparound care. Dragons' Den will complement your child's preschool experience. Much like the Core Knowledge learning found in Flagstaff PreK-8 classrooms, Dragons' Den will support daily classroom lessons. Students will remain in a single classroom for the day to minimize transitions.

2022-2023 Preschool Programs and Tuition

Preschool Registration: $100 non-refundable* fee charged upon registration
Dragons' Den Registration: $100 non-refundable* fee charged upon registration
*Fees will be refunded in full if the preschool class and/or Dragons' Den care that was selected is cancelled by the school. Should the registering family decline an offer of acceptance from the school, the fee upon registration will not be refunded. 
 
AM Preschool (Must be 3 years old by October 1, 2022)
Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 - 11:15 a.m.
$400/month or $4,000/annually (based on 10 months)
 
PM Preschool (Must be 4 years old by October 1, 2022)
Monday thru Thursday, 12:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$400/month or $4,000/annually (based on 10 months)
 
Full Day Preschool With Wraparound Care (Must be 3 years old by October 1, 2022)
Monday thru Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$1,030/month or $10,300/annually (based on 10 months)
 
Benefits of Dragons' Den Wraparound Program:
    • Easier transition to full-day kindergarten 
    • The experience of eating lunch in a group setting with fellow classmates
    • Small groups/individual work to support and/or challenge specific learning needs
    • Extra time to build friendships
    • Additional time to develop specific skills
    • A time of fun, socializing, and enrichment activities

Daily Wraparound Activities Include:
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, and Music (STEAM)
  • Motor and sensory development
  • Creative play (outdoor play, variety of indoor centers)
  • Literacy and language development
  • Whole group, individual, and small group activities
  • Rest time and lunch

The Flagstaff Academy preschool program offers specialized instruction in music, Spanish, nutrition, and horticulture via our unique outdoor greenhouse classroom. All staff hold a bachelor's degree and are Early Childhood Education qualified teachers. The main focus of our preschool is to teach students how to problem solve, resolve conflict, and use discussions on feelings and emotions to help them become effective communicators.

What sets Flagstaff Academy preschool apart from other area preschools?

  • Priority entrance into Flagstaff kindergarten
  • Balance of play-based and academic activities
  • Multicultural and family-oriented
  • Music, Spanish and nutrition integrated into weekly curriculum
  • ELL students are welcome
  • Curriculum includes outdoor greenhouse classroom, and library media center (LMC) visits