Oakland Presbyterian Preschool

Oakland Presbyterian Church Preschool

Oakland Presbyterian Preschool
218 E. Oakland Ave.
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone: 407-656-4452, ext. 104
Email: preschool@oaklandpres.org
FL DCF License # C090R0448

*Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year begins with our Open House on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. All new families who are interested in enrolling for the 2019-20 school year are invited to stop by any time between 6 and 8 – you do not need to make an appointment. We are unable to schedule individual tours of the Preschool at this time.*

Oakland Presbyterian Preschool is a ministry of Oakland Presbyterian Church. We offer a high quality preschool program based on the idea that young children require a safe, secure, and nurturing environment. Our teachers are fingerprinted and must pass a nationally screened background check. They are all trained and certified according to state standards.  We use a Christian faith-based curriculum, and we focus on appropriate preschool goals.  Our primary purpose is to teach, guide, and love children, to make a lifelong impression on their lives and the lives of their families, and to teach them about the love of Jesus Christ.

Our program includes:

  • social and interpersonal skills
  • self-help and independence
  • positive approaches to learning
  • academic skills
  • language and literacy skills
  • faith formation with weekly Chapel led by Pastor Bob Hines
  • weekly visits to our Church Library for story time with our librarian, Ms. Yvonne
  • appreciation of music and the arts
  • wellness and healthy living, including daily recess (weather permitting) on our park-like, well-shaded playground

We hope that you will find a home away from home for your child here at Oakland Presbyterian Preschool.

Preschool Director

Contact Our Director

Please contact our Preschool Director, Laurie Templin, via email with questions or concerns:
Email: preschool@oaklandpres.org

Oakland Presbyterian Preschool Calendar 2019-2020

August 9, 2019 — Meet the Teacher (Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
August 12 — First Day of School
August 20 — VPK Parents Night – 6:00 pm

September 2 — Preschool closed – Labor Day
September 19 — Donuts for Dad – 8:30 – 9:30 am

October 17-18 — Preschool closed – OCPS Closed
October 24 — Preschool Halloween party – one week before Halloween!
October 27 — Preschool children sing during Oakland Presbyterian Church 11:00 am service/OPC Fall Festival – all families invited!

November 21 — Thanksgiving Feast – 11:00 am
November 25-29 — Preschool closed – Thanksgiving Holiday Break

December 3 — Preschool Christmas party with Santa
December 23 — Preschool closed –  Winter Break

January 7, 2020 — Children return to school – Happy New Year 2020!
January 20 — Preschool closed – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

February 14 — Preschool Valentine Party
February 17 — Preschool closed – Presidents’ Day

March 13-22 — Preschool closed – Spring Break
March 23 — Preschool resumes

April 12 — Easter Sunday – all families are welcome to attend services at OPC
April 19 — Preschool children sing during OPC 11:00 am service

May 1 — Muffins for Mom – 8:30 – 9:30 am CLC
May 25 — Preschool closed – Memorial Day
May 27 — Last day of Preschool – Classroom parties – No extended day
May 27 — VPK Graduation in the Oakland Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, 6:00 pm

Oakland Presbyterian Preschool Enrollment Information

Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)

Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) is available free of charge to children with birth dates from 9/2/2014 – 9/1/2015. VPK Class is M-F from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. VPK students do not pay registration or supply fees. For additional information regarding the state-sponsored VPK program, including how to register for VPK with the state, please visit the Office of Early Learning website at www.floridaearlylearning.com/vpk.aspx. Please note that you are required to obtain a Child Eligibility Certificate from the state in addition to registering here with the Preschool. Be sure to sign and date the child eligibility certificate – that step is often overlooked!

Two and Three-Year-Old Classes

Three Year Old Classes – for children with birth dates from 9/2/2015 – 9/1/2016

Two Year Old Classes – for children with birth dates from 9/2/2016 – 9/1/2017

Registration fee – $130 per student, regardless of time of year. Fee is nonrefundable and payment must be made prior to student beginning preschool.

Supply fee – $65 per semester per student. Semesters begin in August and January, and payment is due along with tuition.

Tuition

Tuition is based on 10 installment payments, paid August through May, with the first payment due by the first day of school, August 12, 2019. Subsequent payments are due by the 1st of each month, starting with September 1st and will be considered late by the 3rd day of the month. A late fee of $25 will be assessed for all late payments. Payments are accepted in the form of check or money order made payable to Oakland Presbyterian Preschool or OPP. A fee of $25 will be charged for returned checks.

The following fees apply for the 2019-2020 school year only:

2-year-old and 3-year-old classes, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

5 Day Program (M-F): $430 per month
3 Day Program (M, W, F): $260 per month
2 Day Program (T, Th): $190 per month

Pickup and Drop-off

We have a convenient car drop-off in our covered portico. Drop off is available from 8:30 – 9:00 am every morning. We also use car line for pick up in the afternoons, beginning at noon.  A late fee of $1 per minute is charged for students picked up after 12:15 pm.

Extended Day Options

*please note that extended day fees are in addition to the tuition for regular preschool hours of 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. VPK students using extended day will only pay extended day fees* 

Extended day tuition is based on 10 installment payments, paid August through May, with the first payment due by the first day of school, August 12, 2019. Subsequent payments are due by the 1st of each month, starting with September 1st and will be considered late by the 3rd day of the month. A late fee of $25 will be assessed for all late payments.

Extended day may be added to your child’s schedule prior to the start of a new month.

Children staying for extended day bring their own lunch from home, along with a beverage. Please do not include any food items that require heating, but please do include an ice pack to keep cold items at a safe temperature. Children staying for the program past 2:00 pm will receive a snack provided by the Preschool.

Extended day “drop-ins” are accepted with prior notice and approval by the Preschool Director and charged a flat rate of $40 per day.

Late pick up from extended day will be assessed a fee of $1 per minute.

Please note that there will not be extended day on the last day of school, as the Preschool closes at noon in order to prepare for our VPK Graduation ceremony.

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Bunch

2 days per week: $52 per month
3 days per week: $77 per month
5 days per week: $129 per month

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm extended day

2 days per week: $77 per month
3 days per week: $116 per month
5 days per week: $194 per month

12:00 pm – 5:30 pm extended day

2 days per week: $129 per month
3 days per week: $194 per month
5 days per week: $325 per month

Questions or Concerns

*If you have any questions or concerns about the schedule availability and/or flexibility, do not hesitate to contact us!

Phone: 407-656-4452, extension 104; Email: preschool@oaklandpres.org