Program Information

Little Learners Program (formerly Just 3 Program)
Twice a week -Turned 3 after September 1st (9:00 - 11:30 a.m.) Students who turned 3 years old after September 1st.  This play-based program is your child's first opportunity to discover, develop creativity, and build self-esteem in the classroom setting.

2 Day Program
Tuesdays and Thursdays (9:00 - 11:30 a.m. and Full School day 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) Students who turned 3 years old prior to September 1st.  The 2 Day Program gives students the freedom to explore and gain knowledge from hands on experiences in a supportive environment.  Social and emotional skills are nurtured in this program.

3 Day Program
Monday - Wednesday - Friday (Half Day 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. and Full School Day 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) Students who turned 4 or 5 years old by September 1st.  This program has a theme-based curriculum that focuses on letter recognition, pre-reading skills, and writing.  The nurturing, center-based environment allows teachers to focus on individual development and provide differentiated instruction to prepare children for kindergarten.

5 Day Pre-K Program
Monday through Friday (Half Day 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. and Full School Day 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) The Pre-K Program enrolls students who turned 4 or 5 years old prior to September 1st and will be attending kindergarten the following school year.  It has a theme-based curriculum that strives to enrich key educational concepts as your child prepares for kindergarten.  This program assists students in reaching their highest level of success.

Field Trips and Special Guests
Community Preschool attempts to take a field trip or invite a special guest into our classrooms on a monthly basis while coordinating with our themes.  Some field trips have included the Galesburg Public Library, Galesburg Post Office, Galesburg Fire and Police Station, Inbinder Park, Galesburg Nature Center, Lincoln Park, The Orpheum Theater, and Country Corner Pumpkin Patch.  Some special guests have included an Illinois State Trooper, Galesburg Fire Fighters, GHAS, a local farmer, a BNSF Engineer, a HyVee Nutritionist, a Master Naturalist, Wildlife Prairie Park Ranger, and many special guest readers.

 

2020-2021 Tuition 

Little Learners Program: Monday-Friday (Half Day)- $300/month

Little Learners Program: Tuesday/Thursday (Half Day)- $140/month

 

Preschool- 5 Day Program (Full School Day): $400/month

Preschool- 4 Day Program (Full School Day): $320/month

Preschool- 3 Day Program (Full School Day): $240/month

 

Pre-K- 5 Day Program (Full School Day): $400/month

Pre-K- 4 Day Program (Full School Day): $320/month

Pre-K- 3 Day Program (Full School Day): $240/month

Community Preschool provides all snacks and meals.  No additional fees will be assessed for food services.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Preschool shall be to provide the child with an environment conducive to the child’s total development: emotional, physical, intellectual, and social. It shall provide the child with the opportunities for self discovery, creativity, and self-confidence.

Mailing Address

120 N Kellogg Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
309-343-0713

email us at admin@galesburgcps.org

Staff Members

Stephanie Henness – Teacher / Director
Rachael Brown – Teacher

Board Members

Zack Shaw – President  
Ryan Colclasure – Vice President  
Katie Denisar – Treasurer / Secretary   
Hannah Robison – Fundraising Coordinator