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.

2017 - 2018 School Year

September 11, 2017 - May 18, 2018

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 2018 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 7: Mandatory CRC Open House, 3:30-5 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 6: Mandatory TCC Open House, 3:30-5 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.
SEPTEMBER 11/12: First day of classes. All children must meet the age requirement and be potty-trained before the first day of the session.

​​2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION INFORMATION*
Request forms available: March 1, 2018

1) Download a request form at www.cityofthornton.net/preschool or pick up at either facility.

2) Return completed form by email to sharon.juel@cityofthornton.net or drop-off at either facility.
May 1: Placement letters emailed
June 1: $45 non-refundable registration fee due
August 1: May 2019 non-refundable tuition deposit and completed paperwork (including physical and immunization forms from the child’s physician) are due.
September 1-April 1: first of every month, monthly tuition is due.

*Schedule subject to change

 

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.

 

2017-2018 Class Information and Fees: (Fees below are monthly)

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​Tuesday & Thursday​8:30-10 a.m. $69R/$83NR
​CRC​2 Days - 1.5 hours each day
​913100-CTuesday & Thursday​10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.$92R/$110NR
​TCC​2 Days - 2 hours each day
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​Tuesday & Thursday​12:45-2:45 p.m. $92R/$110NR​CRC​​2 Days - 2 hours each day
​913200-C​​Monday/Wed/Fri10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.​​$137R/$164NR​TCC​3 Days - 2 hours each day
Leap to Kinder: Ages  3.5-5This is a combined 3.5 - 5 year old Little Learner and Kinder Readiness class designed for children who may or may not attend kindergarten 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.
​913320-C​Tuesday & Thursday8:30 - 10:30 a.m. ​$92R/$110NR​TCC​​2 Days - 2 hours each day
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, 2016.
​913330-A​Mon/Wed/Fri​8:30-11:30 a.m. $205R/$246NR​CRC​​3 Days - 3 hours each day
​913330-B​​Mon/Wed/Fri​12 - 3 p.m. $205R/$246NR​CRC​​3 Days - 3 hours each day
​​913320-A​Tuesday & Thursday​10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$92R/$110NR​CRC​​​2 Days - 2 hours each day
​913330-C​​Mon/Wed/Fri8:30 - 10:30 a.m. ​​$137R/$164NR​TCC​​3 Days - 2 hours each day
​913340-D​Monday - Thursday​1:15 - 3:15 p.m. $184R/$221NR​TCC​4 Days - 2 hours each day

 

IMPORTANT FORMS
ALLERGY AND MEDICATION FORMS