Academy coming to Ithaca NY! Visit class settings to learn more.
Preschool plays a major role when preparing and transitioning children into Kindergarten. Our program is one that encourages social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth and offer a unique farm friendly philosophy. We provide early childhood learning and care to help them develop a range of skills that make them ready to learn when they start state school. Socials skills and the ability to empathize and interact successfully with their peers is important to help in communication, a sense of direction and providing the tools they need before school entry. We are geared towards a bank street approach and believe that children are active learners and gain knowledge of the world through experience. Remember children are filled with wonder and curiosity.
Our classes offer a schedule fit to meet many family lifestyles and busy schedules. Our preschool hours are as followed. Extended day includes lunch, nap and or quiet time, snack and ends the day with choice play.
Morning Program : 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Extended Day Program: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Early Drop Off 7:30 am and or late pick up 5:30 pm
Children must be between the ages of 3 through 5 and must be fully toilet trained. We offer a prep program for 2 year olds that aren't completely toilet trained however must be in pull ups and comfortable visiting the rest room. We understand that children develop at their own pace and with patient hands we encourage self-esteem, maturity and confidence. We always reward through praise. Our tuition packet is close to comparable to market rates making enrollment affordable for families, we offer sibling discounts and welcome subsidy payments for low income families in Tompkins County and Tioga County. There is a deposit requirement for all families wish to enroll. Tuition for this class is paid on a weekly or biweekly schedule. Preschool is offered all year long with minimal closings. Our preschool is nestled in a beautiful country setting and is home based located in Newfield NY just minutes from the historic covered bridge in the village. Each class is set up a bit different from the other and invite you to learn more.
Coming to Ithaca NY