If you would like to put your child on our waiting list for our FALL 2018-2019 school year, please call Kerri at 895-2650 ext 116.  We will do our priority registration first and than fill any open spots with names from our waiting list during our OPEN ENROLLMENT week.

Priority Registration Dates are as follows:

February 5-9 - current enrolled families

February 12-15 - returning preschool siblings

February 21-23 - Chico Country Day Families

*Parents....during your registration week, please come fill out a registration form and pay your non-refundable $25 registration fee.  Spots are at a first come first serve basis.  


Beginning in January, please call to get your child on our waiting list.  We will call all our families on the waiting list beginning Monday, February 26 to inform you of available openings in our preschool classes. At that time, you will have until Friday, March 2 to fill out a registration form which is available in the preschool and pay the non-refundable $25 registration fee.  This will hold your child's spot.  

To register for Pre-K 4 and 5 year old classes, children need to turn 4 by September 1, 2018. To register for 3-year-old classes, children need to turn 3 by September 1, 2018.

If you have any questions, please email Preschool Director, Kerri Cooley, or call 895-2650 ext. 116.


CLASSES FOR FALL 2017-2018 Top of Page

Funny Frogs  M/W/F    8:30-11:30 a.m.   4 & 5 Year Olds   $260/month

Brave Bears  T/TH       8:30-11:30 a.m.   4 & 5 Year Olds  $180/month

Monkeys        M/W      12:15-3:15 p.m.   4 & 5 Year Olds  $175/month

Lucky Ladybugs T/TH  12:30-2:45 p.m.   3 year Olds        $185/month


GoalsTop of Page

The goals of the CCDS preschool are to create a preschool that:

  • Offers small, individualized class size with a low teacher-to-student ratio

  • Provides a safe, joyful environment that celebrates learning through multi-sensory hands-on activities

  • Encourages children to discover their environment, learn new skills and concepts, engage in activities and gain independence

  • Stimulates creative expression through art, drama, music, dance and movement

  • Welcomes parent participation to create a partnership in learning

  • Supports children in becoming lifelong learners with a positive self image

Daily ActivitiesTop of Page

The following is an example of activities throughout the day, although the class structure does vary based on the children's needs and the time of year, among other reasons. The morning and afternoon classes follow the same basic structure:

9:15 to 9:30am
Small Group/Centers
9:30 to 9:45am
Outside Play/Exploration
9:45 to 10:15am
Music & Movement
10:15 to 10:30am
Small Groups/Centers
10:30 to 10:45 am
Exploration/"Choice" time
10:45 to 11:15am
Clean up/Closing Circle
11:15 to 11:25 am
11:25 to 11:30 am

For More InformationTop of Page

To learn more about our Preschool program, please contact our staff: Kerri Cooley, Patty Currie, Katlin Redding at 895-2650 ext. 116 or email the preschool here.