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Questions to ask for preschool enrollment...

Long story short, I have to find a new preschool for my son...I have no idea what questions to ask because when my daughter went, a good friend was her teacher and I knew she would be well taken care of, my son was accepted also under the same circumstances...but now, she's gone and I'm looking for a new preschool...what type of questions should I ask when I call, and also for when I go in and actually look at the places? Thanks!

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kyuteangl88

Asked by kyuteangl88 at 5:21 PM on Apr. 6, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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Answers (5)
  • Ask what the pick-up and drop-off policies are.

    Also, is it play-based or will curriculum be involved . . . for whichever you like more . . .
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 5:24 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • What are there rules/regulations for the children?
    Smoke alarms/fire exits?
    How do they discipline?
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 5:24 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • What is the schedule?
    Are lunches/snacks provided?
    What skills are they expected to know going into the program?
    What skills should they come out of the program with?
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 5:26 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • What are the hours? How much does it cost? Do they have to be potty trained? Do you need to bring a snack? What is a typical day like?
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 7:42 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

  • adult to children ratio
    play based or cirriculum
    is snack provided
    dress code
    do they need to be potty trained
    absence policy
    are parents encouraged to take part in the class
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 8:37 PM on Apr. 6, 2011

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