Early Childhood

Stockbridge Early Childhood Programs foster learning through creative arts, music, positive social interactions, as well as academic activities to prepare your child for school and social success.

2024-25 School Year Preschool Registration

Our Preschool Registration for the 2024-25 school year is now available. Please click on this link here in orange and it will connect you to:  Michigan Preschool. We are having ALL families register through this site only! You do not have to choose a program or days of the week for your child to attend yet. This is just the application process for now. Open enrollment opens in January of each year, the applications are processed by the our ISD and then forwarded to Stockbridge by the end of March. We will be in contact with you about further details once we receive your pre-registration request usually around early April. 

Curious Cubs is specifically designed for 3-year-olds. Children must be fully and independently potty trained to attend. Located at Smith Elementary School in room B104.  Children not 3 years of age by the first day of school will be on a waiting list to join the program after their 3rd birthday, if we have openings available.

Curious Cubs Offers

Age-appropriate, hands-on learning environment
Preschool only: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
School day hours only: 9:00 am - 3:20 pm
Child Care Hours of Operation: 6:30 am – 6:00 pm

Class Choices

2 Days a week choice: Tuesday and Thursday only
3 Days a week choice: Monday, Wednesday and Friday only
5 Days a week choice: Monday-Friday

Fees

Preschool Only: $20 per day (9:00 am - 12 noon) 
School Day Rate: $33 per day (9:00 am - 3:20 pm) drop off can begin at 8:45 am, pick-up must be by 3:30 pm.
Full Day: $37 per day includes before and after school hours

Full Week/School Day Rate: $160.00 per week.
Full Week/Full day Childcare and Preschool Rate: $180 per week.

Discovery Preschool is specifically designed for the 4-year-old child. Children must be age 4 by December 1, 2024. Staff offers a preschool curriculum in the morning with options for families to extend their child’s day.  Located at Smith Elementary in room B106.

Discovery Preschool Offers

A warm, nurturing environment allows children to socially grow and make friends
preschool curriculum to prepare your child for kindergarten
Preschool Only: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
School Day Only: 9:00 am- 3:20 pm
Full days: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm (option to drop off/pick up during these times)

Class Choices

2 Days a week choice: Tuesday and Thursday only
3 Days a week choice: Monday, Wednesday and Friday only
5 Days a week choice: Monday-Friday

Fees

Preschool Only: $20 per day (9:00am- 12noon)
School Day Rate: $33 per day (9:00am-3:20pm) drop off can begin at 8:45, pick up must be by 3:30.
Full Day: $37 per day includes before and after school hours

Full Week/School Date Rate: $160 per week
Full Week/Full Day Preschool and  Childcare: $180 per week

Kids’ Club before and after school program has a “child-centered” focus. This program offers a variety of available activities from which the children may choose, including active play, constructive play, expressive play, mind play, and discovery play. Kids’ Club is a licensed childcare program housed at Smith Elementary for before school and Heritage Elementary School for after school.  Space is limited. For the 2023-24 School Year Kids Club is full for before and after school enrollment.  

Hours of operation:

Before School 6:30 am - 8:45 am
After School 3:35 pm - 6:00 pm

Prices:
Before School  $10/day/child
After School $10/day/child

Little Stars & Fantastic Fours are both our Great Start Readiness Programs that are funded by the State of Michigan and are Free for those that qualify. Children must be 4 years old by December 1, 2024 but not 5 years old by September 1, 2024.

Little Stars / Fantastic Fours Offers

Free for those who qualify
Breakfast and lunch are free to those who qualify
Transportation provided
Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 8:55 am - 3:30 pm

Contact Us

Dena Sommer
Coordinator