How to Apply

Dodge Nature Preschool offers part-day classes for children ages three through five. 

School Year 2024 – 2025 Application Calendar and Procedure

Before January 31, 2024 – Priority Enrollment
To enroll your child at Dodge Nature Preschool, please complete the online application form below and submit it with a $79 NON-REFUNDABLE application fee. All applications received before January 31, 2024 will be randomly numbered and placed in a lottery to provide a fair process. A new application for enrollment must be made each school year, including families who are presently on a wait list. Currently-enrolled and returning families are given priority in placement.

February 14, 2024 – Priority class placement and scholarship award notification
Families will be notified (by the email provided in the application) by the end of day February 14 with a placement or waitlist offer.

February 23, 2024 – Non-refundable May 2025 Deposits Due
A non-refundable tuition deposit and signed enrollment agreement will be due February 23, 2024 to hold placement. This payment will be applied to the May 2025 tuition only. This deposit is non-refundable regardless of child’s attendance.

After January 31, 2024
Applications received after the priority enrollment period will be considered in the order received.

Schedule & Tuition Rates for 2024 – 2025
Dodge Nature Preschool offers part-day classes for preschool children who are three years old by September 1, 2024. Families have the option of registering for 2, 3, or 5 mornings or afternoons. We do not offer full-day care.  Children who turn 5 before June 1 are not eligible for priority placement. School year begins September 9, 2024.
Morning classes: 8:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon classes: 12:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Tuition Rates
Two day: $3,285/ year or $365/ month
Three day: $4,239/ year or $471/ month
Five mornings: $7,524/ year or $836/ month
Five afternoons: $6,255/ year or $695/ month

Dodge Nature Preschool offers Scholarships/Financial Aid for families who qualify.

Extended Care
Extended care is available for those families who choose it. Space is limited.
Morning Bunch: 8:00 – 8:45 a.m.   $33 per month for each day a child attends
Lunch Bunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   $52 per month for each day a child attends
(Children must provide their own peanut-free lunch.)
After Bunch: 3:30–4:00 p.m. $21 per month for each day a child attends

Questions? Send an email or call our front desk 651-455-4555.

To apply for the current school year ending June 2024, please schedule a tour by calling 651-455-4555.

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