How many children are accepted into at Heart in Hand?
Heart in Hand Preschool is state certified and can accept up to 12 children per day. You can enroll your child to attend two, three, or four-days per week. Please ask Ms Yvonne if you are interested in a five-day week.
What is the age range for Heart in Hand students?
Heart in Hand Preschool is for children ages 2 1/2 – 6 years old.
Ms Yvonne strives to maintain a balance of boys and girls as well as younger and older children. When children attend Heart in Hand for multiple years, they get to experience being the younger and then the older child in a social setting.
What are Heart in Hand's program hours?
- Drop-off 9:00
- Pick-up 12:00 for the short day
- Pick-up 1:00 for the lunch program
- Pick-up 3:00 for the after-care program
- Heart in Hand’s school year runs from September to mid-June and follows the Portland Public School System calendar for holidays and snowdays
- There is a summer program in August
What is the tuition for Heart in Hand?
- 2-days per week (Mon-Tues OR Thurs-Fri)
- 3 hours (9:00-12:00) = $375
- 4 hours (9:00-1:00) = $425
- 6 hours (9:00-3:00) = $525
- 3-days per week (Mon-Tues-Wed OR Wed-Thurs-Fri)
- 3 hours = $475
- 4 hours = $550
- 6 hours = $700
- 4-days per week (Mon-Tues AND Thurs-Fri)
- 3 hours = $575
- 4 hours = $675
- 6 hours = $850
You can also customize your lunch and aftercare days by purchasing after hour units for the days you need a little extra childcare. Each unit is $25 per hour for one month. The lunch program is one unit. The aftercare program is two units.
- $25/month for each day of lunch additions
- $50/month for each day of lunch and after-care additions
- Your child is enrolled in the 3-day program until noon. You’d like them to stay after for lunch (until 1:00pm) on one of those days. Your tuition would be $500/month instead of $475.
- Your child is enrolled in the 4-day program including lunch (until 1:00pm). You’d like them to stay for aftercare (until 3:00pm) on two of those days. Your tuition would be $775/month instead of $675.
How do I start the enrollment process for Heart in Hand Preschool?
Enrollment starts with an invitation to an open house.
Open House is held the 1st Wednesday of the month from 3:30-4:30. You must make arrangements ahead of time.
During your Open House visit, you will receive an application.
Complete your application and return it to Ms Yvonne with your enrollment fee.
There is an introductory parent meeting in May.