Program Policies

PHILOSOPHY

 

  • St. Matthias Preschool cares for children regardless of race, color or creed.
  • Respect for the individuality of each child and their unique qualities and personality, intelligence and creativity.
  • We recognize the essential part that parents play in their child’s educational experience.
  • Our success is measured by the children who not only find happiness in learning but who find happiness in themselves during these crucial years of development.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

 

Throughout the school year the preschool staff provides unique activities for all families to attend and enjoy, including:

  • Back to School Nights
  • Halloween Fun Days
  • Kids’ Carnival & Oktoberfest
  • Family Christmas Celebration
  • Children’s Balloon Poppers
  • Holiday Specials
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • Catholic Schools Week of Activities
  • Easter Egg Hunt (Easter Sunday morning following the 10:30 am Mass)
  • Pre-Kindergarten Graduation
  • Family Carnival
PRESCHOOL VISITS AND TOURS

 

The preschool hosts tours for new families throughout the year. On the tour, the preschool director covers policies and procedures, curriculum, and other notes of interest as well as a complete tour of the preschool facilities. Parents are invited to speak with teachers for helpful insight into the classroom environment.

 

If interested in a tour/visit, please contact preschool office to schedule a date and time by emailing our director or calling the preschool office 650-367-1320 for further information.

 

PRESCHOOL HOURS OF OPERATION/PROGRAMS

 

7:30 am to 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday)

Effective July 1, 2017 Preschool hours will expand to serve families from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. We ask all children to be at preschool by 9 am as that is our official start of the day.
Children are welcome to come from 7:30 -9:00 am and enjoy free choice activities in their classroom.
St. Matthias Preschool operates year round.
REGISTRATION FEES

 

  • Enrollment for the school year July 2017 – June 2018 requires a $400 registration fee.
  • Families may opt out of July and/or August.
  • Enrollment for July and/or August only requires a $50 registration fee.

 

TUITION AND FEES

 

Summer 2017 (July dates are July 10-August 4th; August dates are August 7-Sept 1st)

  • 5 full days: $1450/month
  • 4 full days: $1325/month

 

September 2017 – June 2018

  • 5 full days: $1450/month
  • 4 full days: $1325/month
  • 3 full days: $1200/month

 

Tuition rates are monthly fees. You may pay one amount on the first of each month or two equal payments on the 1st and 15th of the month.

 

Tuition is paid regardless of holidays, illness or absences.

 

The preschool tuitions covers all costs of programming and operations. The Administrator and parish Finance Council in collaboration with the Preschool Director have responsibility for the oversight and the financial and temporal management of the preschool program.