Deadline for early childhood program looms
The deadline for preschool enrollment for USD 232's Early Childhood Education 2010-11 school year is 4 p.m. today.
The district chose not to increase fees for the program, allowing for earlier enrollment this year.
Fees are based on the same income guidelines as the government Child Nutrition Program.
Tuition is based on an 18-week semesters, where parents can chose the number of days a child attends school.
A fee break-down and class schedule can be found at www.usd232.org.
The district offers a fee reduction if a semester payment is made in full at the beginning of the semester.
Applications and a $50 enrollment fee must be returned to the Countryside office, 10120 Lexington Ave, De Soto.
Families will be notified by April 2 if their child has received a spot in the program.
Beginning with the 2010-11 school year the Early Childhood program will relocate to Belmont Elementary in Shawnee.