The city of Thornton Preschool Program is a continuous program. Limited openings are available for the remainder of the school year. Please call 720-977-5901 to enquire. The city of Thornton Preschool Program is a state licensed program. Completed registration packets, including up-to-date physicals and immunization records from the child's physician, are required before your child can start classes. ALL CHILDREN MUST MEET AGE REQUIREMENT AND BE POTTY-TRAINED BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF THE SESSION.

 

2018 - 2019 School Year

September 10, 2018 - May 18, 2019

Important Dates:

March 1: Request forms available

May 1:  Placement letters emailed

JUNE 1:  $45 non-refundable registration fee due for children enrolled in Year-Round Preschool.

JUNE 5: Families who have not paid the registration fee forfeit their spot.

AUGUST 1: Non-refundable May 2019 tuition and completed registration forms due (including physical and immunization records completed by child's physician).

AUGUST 5: Families who have not paid or returned forms forfeit spot.
AUGUST 7: Parent Orientation in CRC Multipurpose Room 6-7 pm. Childcare is not provided, please make arrangements accordingly as this is a meeting format and not child-friendly.
SEPTEMBER 5: Mandatory TCC Open House, 3:30-5 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 6: Mandatory CRC Open House, 3:30-5 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.
SEPTEMBER 10/11: First day of classes. All children must meet the age requirement and be potty-trained before the first day of the session.


 

Per licensing, the documents to the right must be kept on file for each child enrolled in the program...

All Forms can also be found in the Parent Handbook.

 

2018-2019 Class Information and Fees: (Fees below are monthly)

​Thornton Community Center Classes
​Early Preschool: Ages 3- 4​This is a stepping-stone for the Kinder Readiness class designed for the child who misses the kindergarten cut-off and will attend another preschool class next year. Social skills through play are emphasized. The routine of the classroom, shapes, colors, numbers and alphabet will be introduced. The class will also introduce sight words, letters sounds, sentence structure, projects and activities aligned with the ELDG.
​913150-C​Five-Day Option:  M-F​8:30 - 11a​$277R/$332NR monthly​
​913150-E​Three-Day Option: Mon/Wed/Fri​​8:30 - 11a​$166R/$199NR monthly​ ​
​913150-F​Two-Day Option: Tues/Thurs​8:30 - 11a​$111R/$133NR monthly​ ​
​Kinder Readiness: Ages 4-5 ​

​This class is designed for children who are entering kindergarten next year. In addition to classroom routine and social skills throught play, it goes into depth with sight words, leter sounds an sentence structure, skills practice (like cutting and gluing), and projects and activities aligned with the ELDG.

Must be 4 years old by October 1, 2018.

​913350-C​Five-Day Option:  M-F​11:30a - 2p​$277R/$332NR monthly​ ​
​​913350-E​Three-Day Option: Mon/Wed/Fri​​11:30a - 2p​​$166R/$199NR monthly​ ​
​​913350-F​Two-Day Option: Tues/Thurs​​11:30a - 2p​​$111R/$133NR monthly​ ​

Carpenter Recreation Center Classes

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Toddler Explorers: Walking - 3 ​Parents and toddlers come join the fun by playing and socializing.  Please see the Specialty class page for additional information.
Beginner Preschool: Ages 3-3.5​This class is for the child with little or no preschool experience. Social skills through play are emphasized. The routine of the classroom, shapes, colors, numbers and alphabet will be introduced along with projects and activities aligned with the ELDG. There will not be a snack.
​913100-A​Two-day Option: Tues/Thurs​8:30-10 a.m. $80R/$93NR monthly​
Little Learners: Ages 3.5 - 4This class is a stepping-stone for the Kinder Readiness class designed for the child who misses the kindergarten cut-off and will attend another preschool class next year. In addition to classroom routine and social skills through play, it goes into more depth with sight words, letter sounds, sentence structure, projects and activities aligned with the ELDG.
 ​913200-A​Two-day Option: Tues/Thurs​12:45-2:45 p.m. $101R/$118NR monthly​
Kinder Readiness: Ages 4-5This class is designed for children who are entering kindergarten next year. In addition to classroom routine and social skills through play, it goes into depth with sight words, letter sounds and sentence structure, skills practice (like cutting and gluing), and projects and activities aligned with the ELDG.  Must be 4 years old by October 1, 2018.
​​913330-D​Two-Day Option: Tues/Thurs​10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.​$101R/$118NR monthly ​
​913330-A​Three-Day Option: Mon/Wed/Fri​8:30-11:30 a.m. $210R/$249NR monthly​ ​
​913330-B​Three-Day Option: Mon/Wed/Fri​12 - 3 p.m. $210R/$249NR monthly​ ​