About

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Preschool is a Christ centered, play-based and 5-star Step up to Quality rated Preschool. Many of our teaching staff are trained catechists for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and our students participate in CGS weekly. We implement the Creative Curriculum, which is aligned with the Ohio Department of Education preschool standards. We strive to provide a quality program that invites each child to learn through play.

Philosophy

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Preschool encourages our children to learn and grow through appropriate activities that support their talents in a loving and Catholic environment.  Experiences and opportunities are provided to promote positive self-esteem and individual development as well as community growth.

Enrollment Requirements

Our Lady of Perpetual Help offers both a Preschool and a Prekindergarten program for children beginning at age 3. For preschool, children must be 3 by first day of school and completely potty trained. Prekindergarten must be 4 years of age and eligible for Kindergarten the following year.

What does Kindergarten elligible mean?

Kindergarten elligibility can differ from school district to school district.  Southwestern City School’s policy is that students must turn 5 on or before September 30th of the child’s Kindergarten year.

For PreK elligibility, students must turn 4 years of age by September 30th of his/her PreK school year.

Preschool Sessions

Session 1   

Days:  Tuesday and Thursday  
Time:  8:30-11:00 am
Age:  Must be 3 by first day of school and completely potty trained  
Cost: $153/month Sept.-May  
Early Drop off 8am add $20/month Sept.-May     

Session 2  

Days:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday  
Time:  8:30-11:00 am
Age:  Must be 3 by first day of school and completely potty trained  
Cost:  $204/month Sept.-May    
Early Drop off 8am add $30/month Sept.-May

Prekindergarten – Session 3

Session 3a: Afternoons only

Days:  Monday-Friday afternoon. Lunch bunch is available as an add-on.
Time: 12:00 pm -2:30 pm   (Lunch Bunch begins at 11:00am)
Age:  4 years of age and eligible for Kindergarten the following year  
Cost:  $281/month Sept.-May WITHOUT LUNCH     $301/month Sept.-May WITH LUNCH BUNCH  

Session 3b
Full day option:  **Lunch Bunch cost included**  

Days:  Monday-Friday  
Time:  8:30 am – 2:30  pm      
Age:  4 years of age and eligible for Kindergarten the following year  
Cost   $505/month Sept.-May  
Early Drop off 8am 5 days/week option add $40/month Sept.-May

Tuition Costs Overview

Below is a chart of each session’s costs. Please see the expanded info to the left for more details about each session!

ProgramMonthly Cost (September – May)Total (for year)
Session 1 (T/R am)$153/month$1377.00
Session 2 (MWF am)$204/month $1836.00
Session 3a (M-F pm)$281/month; $301/month (w/ Lunch Bunch) $2529.00/ $2709.00 (w/ Lunch Bunch)
Session 3b (M-F full day)$505/month $4545.00

Questions?

If you have further questions, please contact Mandy Athey, our Preschool Director here at Our Lady of Perpetual Help.