Our Programs

Preschool through Elementary Care

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Some of our enrichment Programs

These are just some of the activities the children can engage in!

We give the children as many varied activities as possible. Of course education and support for schooling is a priority.

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2 years, 7 Months+

Who can be enrolled in the Preschool Program?

Children can be enrolled in our preschool program when they are 2 years and 7 months at the beginning of the school year in September.​​

When are the operating hours and days?

The Preschool program is from 9:00-11:45 a.m., Monday through Friday, and runs for approximately 170 days between September and June.

Are there any requirements for my child to join?

Children must be fully potty trained in order to stay for Lunch Bunch or Latchkey. We do not provide naps. The children in our youngest class are not eligible for our before and after school programs (Explorers or Latchkey).

What does the Preschool Day look like?

An exploration playtime where children self select activities and toys and guide themselves

A craft time to develop and refine motor skills with activities designed to reinforce learning and to explore and create with new materials

An active time in our “Bike Room” with bicycles, balls, and other equipment to develop large motor skills and cooperative play. When weather permits, children will play outdoors in our fenced playground on the play structure, on the grassy areas, or in the sandbox.

Circle time is the setting for language arts. This is an opportunity for the children to listen, to express themselves, and to gain confidence in verbal expression

What are your tuition rates for 2024-2025?

Parents can choose from a 3 day, 4 day, or 5 day program. Children in our PreK classes can choose between 4 and 5 days.
5 days   $5,000
4 days   $4,400
3 days   $3,600

Lunch Bunch
2:00pm pick up
5 days   $3,000
4 days   $2,250
3 days   $1,925
2 days   $1,400
1 day      $725

3:00pm pick up
5 days  
4 days  
3 days   
2 days   
1 day     $950

Preschool + Lunch Bunch + AM Latchkey + PM Latchkey 20% discount


Full Day

Who can be enrolled in the Explorers Program?

The Explorers program is designed for children who would benefit from a smaller, more individualized kindergarten experience.

When are the operating hours and days?

Academic hours 9:00am - 3:30pm
Before school care 7:00am - 9:00am
After school care 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Are there any requirements for my child to join?

Children must be five years old by September 15, 2024.

What does the Explorers day look like?

We build upon the basic academic skills recommended by the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning, expand them, allowing for investigation and hands on experiences, especially in math, social studies and science.​ Their days will also include music, Spanish, and organized physical activities.

What are your tuition rates for 2024-2025?

5 days  $10,000 
AM + PM Latchkey 15% discount
Sibling discount 15%     


4 Years through 5th Grade

Who can be enrolled in the Latchkey Program?

Our Latchkey program is for children 4 years old through fourth grade.

When are the operating hours and days?

We provide care from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (before school) and 3:35 to 6:00 p.m. (after school), Monday through Friday.

Care is also available for in-service days and half days when the Lower Merion School District is closed.  ​Latchkey is closed for Lower Merion's Winter Break.

Are there any requirements for my child to join?

We provide before and after school care for the preschooler four and older, our Explorers, and children from Penn Wynne Elementary School. Our staff walks the children to PWES in the mornings and picks them up in the afternoon at dismissal.

What does the Latchkey Day look like?

Children select from various activities including:

Large Indoor/Outdoor Play
Homework Time

Chess Club
Board Games

What are your tuition rates for 2024-2025?

Latchkey is our most versatile program. See the table below to get a sense of your options.

# of days        7:00am -9:00am                     
5 days               $4,100                       
4 days               $3,400                         
3 days               $2,700                         
2 days               $1,900                     
1 day                 $1,000

# of days         3:00pm - 6:00pm  
5 days              $6,200
4 days              $5,125
3 days              $3,960   
2 days              $1,500    

AM + PM Latchkey 15% discount                             

The PACKAGE-   $1,300
This covers tuition for full days and half days that LMSD is closed and Latchkey is open.


Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours of operation?

We are open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
AM Latchkey 7:00 am -9:00am
Preschool 9:00am – 11:45am
Lunch Bunch 11:45am – 3:00pm - this is an extension of the preschool day
Explorers- 9:00am - 3:30pm
PM Latchkey 3:00pm – 6:00pm

What is the school policy regarding foods containing nuts?

Any sharing snack that we give to students is nut free. Children are allowed t bring foods containing nuts in their own lunch or snack that is not being shared with other students.

What is Brightwheel?

Bright wheel is a software platform that our school uses for billing, communication with parents, and collecting applications and forms. Parents are asked to create an account with Brightwheel in order to submit forms, receive invoices, and communicate with our staff.

Parents are able to log in to their account to check their billing and update any information we have on file.

Do you offer an afternoon program for preschoolers?

Our Lunch Bunch program is designed to extend the preschool day. Children can stayuntil 2:00pm or 3:00pm. The children have lunch, free play, large motor skill activitieswith Lil Sports, art and crafts and story times.

What are your class sizes?

Preschool classes have 10 – 12 students with one teacher and at least one assistant. PreK classes have 12-14 students with one teacher and at least one assistant

Do you offer any special classes?

Our Preschoolers and Explorers have music every week. We have Spanish classes and Art lessons twice a month.

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We are available via phone and email.

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