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Admissions for Early Childhood Programs

PROCESS & TIMELINE
  • Registration is available online to returning and new applicants.            Returning applicants have priority.
  • All applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • $100 non-refundable, one-time registration fee must be submitted before an application can be considered for enrollment.
  • Enrollment is determined based on a variety of factors, including date of application, child’s date of birth, and schedule availability.
  • Acceptance notices and contracts will be sent via email (hard copy on request).
  • Enrollment eligibility is dependent on a current and completed online registration, you must submit a completed current registration online for each child.
  • During the registration process, the following weekly schedule options are available:
    o 5 Days per Week
    o 3 Days per Week (M/W/F)
    o 2 Days per Week (T/Th)

2023-24 Enrollment Calendar

● December 16: Enrollment Begins for Current Students, Camp and Siblings
● January 13: Enrollment Begins for New Students
● January 17: Contracts Emailed to Current Students, Camp and Siblings
● February 1: 1st Deposit Due for Re-enrolling families
● March 1: 1st Deposit Due for New Students
● March 1: 2nd Deposit Due for Re-enrolling families
● April 1: 2nd Deposit Due for New Students
● May 1: Last day for Full Refund on Deposits
● September 12 (tentatively) School Year Begins

CLICK HERE FOR 2023-2024 TUITION INFO AND TO APPLY ONLINE

ENROLLMENT POLICIES
  • Children must be 12 months of age to begin our program
  • Children between the ages of 12 and 24 months by October 15 of the current year will be enrolled in the Infant-Toddler program.
  • Children between the ages of 2 and 4 years by October 15 of the current year will be enrolled in the Preschool program.
  • Transfer between classroom/programs during the school year (September-June) is rare. Transfers will be considered on a case-by-case basis and depend on space availability, current classroom makeup, and child’s developmental needs.
  • We maintain an open enrollment policy throughout the year; if a spot becomes available during the school year, parents on a wait list will be notified.
  • When space is available for the current school year, parents/guardians are contacted immediately and an acceptance packet will be available for pickup in our office.
  • When space is not available, your child’s name will be added to a wait list.
  • Applications are not carried over from year to year. If your family declines a spot for the current year, re-application for the following school year in September is required.
  • You must submit a signed contract and deposit in order to secure your child’s enrollment.
  • After acceptance, we cannot guarantee any schedule changes.
  • We do not offer partial refunds on previous deposits or monthly tuition due to a schedule change is.
  • If we must close by the city or state’s orders leaving us unable to run in September, we will be giving full refunds on your deposit.
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From our parents:

“My son absolutely loves his teachers and friends, he has some trouble separating from me and the teachers really handle it in the best way. He is always happy in the pictures and enjoys looking back at them with me at the end of the day. He is always clean and well cared for.”
-Beverly Ferington

“Preschool at Kings Bay Y has been a god send to our family. This program was an exact fit of what we were looking for at the time of deciding where our child was going to attend. Our preschool experience has been rewarding and valuable as we see the skills our child is developing day by day. The teachers are so caring and patient. We would always recommend this program and have had people send their children to Kings Bay Y based on our wonderful experience.”

-Debrina Prince