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We plan to open back up for preschool and PreK classes on August 31, 2020  The following will be some of the changes we have put in place to keep everyone at Care-a-Lot as healthy as we can.
     *Teachers will be wearing masks and social distancing when appropriate.
     *Children will NOT need to wear masks
     *Parents must take child's temperature at home before leaving for Care-a-Lot.  Child must be fever free WITHOUT medication for 24 hours before attending.
     *We will take each child's temperature before they enter the building each morning.  If a child has a temperature over 100, they will be sent home.  
     *All children will wash hands at a minimum of upon entering the center, before eating, and again before going home.  
     *Class sizes will be kept at the state-mandated ratio. Classes will be kept separate from other classes.
     *Extra care will be taken in cleaning areas, toys, and tables throughout the day and before another class enters that area.
     *Parents will not be allowed to enter the building unless it is absolutely necessary and must wear mask if they do enter. We will do drop off and pick up in the back lot.


Registration for our 2021-2022 school year will begin March 6 at 9am! 
Registration application online or call 937-538-1698  Online is quickest!
One registration per family. 

We offer Preschool and PreK classes 2 days per week for 3 hour classes.  We also offer a once-per-month extra class for any Pre-K who would like it.  This extra class will be on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 12:15-3:15. This class is team-taught by 2 of our certified teachers and it is an extension of our lesson plans, but will also be used to work in small groups on an individualized areas needed. This class is limited and will be closed after that limit is met.  

Preschool is for children ages 3-4 who will NOT be going to kindergarten the following year.  (They will come here 2 years)  PreK is for 4-5 year olds who will most likely be attending Kindergarten the following year (in 2022).

Class choices are: 
Monday & Wednesday Mornings 8:30-11:30
Monday & Wednesday Afternoons 12:15-3:15
Tuesday & Thursday Mornings 8:30-11:30

Cost for Preschool and Pre-K classes will be $118 per month for one child; $226 per month for 2 children. The extra Pre-K class offered on the 2nd Tuesday of the month is an additional $18 per month. 
$50 registration fee for one child/$75 registration fee for families with more than one child.

Payments can be made directly to the office at PO Box 90, Botkins, OH 45306,  dropped into our locked payment box on the preschool porch, or paid through PayPal  on our Payments page of this website.  Paypal is available for credit/debit cards. Please note there is a 3% convenience fee added to each registration/tuition amount for online payment.

INFORMATION YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER ONLINE: Child(ren)'s name age and birthdate; parents' names, address and phone number; email address that we can send you confirmation to; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice of days/times;  if you would like your Pre-K child to attend the extra class on the 2nd Tuesday of the month; and school district your child will attend for kindergarten.