Frequently Asked Questions
What classes are offered?
Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year:
3&4-year-old students have class on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
4&5-year-old students have class on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
4&5-year-old students have class on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
(Parents of 4&5-year-olds choose the option that works best for their families.)
When are classes in session?
Preschool at Trinity aligns its school year calendar closely (though not exactly) with the Fergus Falls Public School calendar to make scheduling as convenient as possible for families with children in both preschool and public school. The current school year calendar is found on the Resources tab of the website.
What is taught at Preschool at Trinity?
A variety of age appropriate learning experiences are provided in a fun, friendly, loving, Christian environment. All aspects of child development are incorporated: spiritual, intellectual, physical (small and large motor skills), social, and emotional. Learning takes place in circle time (large group), exploration, play, small group activities, table time, and through the use of classroom learning centers. Detailed subject matter can be seen on the Classroom tab of the website.
How much does it cost to attend Preschool at Trinity?
The tuition schedule for the 2016-2017 school year is as follows:
2 Days/Week (3&4-year-olds) $ 919/year
3 Days/Week (4&5-year olds) $ 1252/year
5 Days/Week (4&5-year-olds) $2080/year
Are there additional fees required?
No. Preschool at Trinity does not charge any additional fees. A non-refundable tuition deposit of $100 is due at registration, but this deposit counts toward your tuition payment for the year and is NOT an extra fee.
When is tuition due?
Tuition may be paid in full on the first day of class or paid monthly from September-May. Please see the Tuition and Payment Policy in the registration information for the specific payment policy. Automatic withdrawal is available for your use in paying tuition if you prefer.
How is faith incorporated into classroom life?
“Jesus Time” is part of every day’s schedule. Chapel services are held twice a month for each class. Stories from the Bible and holidays and themes from the church year are explored. All teaching is based on the following beliefs:
There is one true and living God eternally existing in three persons—the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. God has revealed His love for humanity by sending His Son, Jesus Christ, that through Jesus’ death on the cross and resurrection from the dead, we might be saved from our sins and restored into a right relationship with God.
Does Preschool at Trinity have activities outside the regular school day schedule?
A variety of family activities are offered throughout the school year. These are sponsored by Parent-Teacher League (PTL), the School Board, and other Trinity Lutheran Church groups. Some activities include Back to School Night, preschool programs and fellowship, seasonal family events, classroom parties, and a spring picnic. Special activities are also scheduled to celebrate our school during one week of the year.
Do parents have an opportunity to be involved in Preschool at Trinity?
Parent-Teacher League (PTL) meets monthly and supports many activities of the preschool. All parents are invited to be a part of this active group. Talk with our teachers if you would like to volunteer in the classroom.
When is registration available for the upcoming school year?
Registration and enrollment is is typically available in January for the upcoming school year. Enrollment documents are available on the website, or a registration packet can be obtained by contacting the school.