Preschool Program FAQs


What will they learn?

The program promotes independence while socializing in a positive sharing environment. Using their manners and listening skills, students learn to express their needs and wants. They will learn to recognize colors, numbers, letters/letter sounds, weather and seasons, rhyming, writing, matching, and learn about books. Activities include art projects, indoor and outdoor play areas, music, movement and exploring education through various forms of technology.

Where and when do I drop off and pick up my child?

The 3 year old AM program drop off is behind Pelham Elementary School at 8:45 AM and pick-up in the front of the school at 11:15 AM. The 4 year old PM program drop off is in front of the Pelham Elementary School at 12:00 PM and pick-up is in the back of the school at 3:15 PM. To ensure student safety 2 car placards are issued per family to display during car pick-up, if they are forgotten parents are required to come into the main office and show identification before picking up their child.

What is the schedule for Early Release and Delayed Openings?

In the event of an early release from Pelham Elementary School:

  • Students who attend the morning program will follow the regular schedule.
  • There will be no afternoon session for students.

In the event of a delayed opening from Pelham Elementary School:

  • There will be no morning session for students.
  • Students who attend the afternoon program will follow the regular schedule.

Are there peanut free classrooms?

Yes, there are designated classrooms for those with a peanut allergy.

What does my child need to bring to school?

You will need to provide a backpack, lunch box with a snack and drink and weather appropriate change of clothes.

Is there a supply list for my child’s teacher?

Any school supplies your child needs are provided by the school. Your child’s teacher may have a wish list and welcome donations. Please see specific classroom teacher websites.