Registration for our Summer 2019 and School Year 2019-20 classes will open on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9:00am (doors open at 8:00am). We accept enrollment in person only at Shadelands Art Center (111 North Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek) for all three of our preschool sites - Civic Park, Heather Farm, and Shadelands. To register, please complete our registration form and be prepared to leave a deposit to secure your child's spot in our program. Applications will also be available at the time of registration.
Your registration will be confirmed on the spot once your application and deposit have been received pending availability in each program. We require that you submit your application and a deposit to secure your child's spot in our program. Families will be accepted into our programs on a first come, first served basis. Families that are not initially accepted into our programs due to space will be automatically wait listed. We will reach out as space becomes available.
Please click below for our applications for Summer and School Year
Current Preschool Families
Early registration for our summer and fall programs will open to our current families on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 9:00 am (doors open at 8:00 am). Early registration includes siblings that will be entering our program for the first time as well. Please review and complete the forms above. Applications will also be available at the time of registration.
New Preschool Families
Please call 925-943-5846 to schedule a tour of the preschool site you are interested in enrolling, new families are required to tour the preschool site before enrolling. Registration for all of our programs will open to the public on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9:00 am (doors open at 8:00 am). We encourage families that are interested in our program to arrive early as spaces for our programs fill quickly.
Deposit - A deposit equivalent to one tuition payment (plus an additional $3 processing fee) is due at the time of registration. Deposit payment may be made by Visa or Mastercard only - no checks.
Tuition / Payment - The full year's tuition is due at the time of registration. However, an optional payment plan of nine payments can be offered if you pay by Visa or Mastercard only - no checks. Payments will automatically be charged on the first of each month beginning September 1 and a receipt will be emailed to the primary contact.
Late Registration - Tuition will be pro-rated for late registration and early withdrawal. A letter detailing the revised payment plan will be sent by email. Pro-rated tuition is based on the number of preschool days for which the student is registered.
Withdrawal Fee - A withdrawal fee of $75 will be charged for withdrawal after registering. Tuition will be pro-rated based on the number of preschool days for which the student is registered. Please notify the registrar at least two weeks before the student's last day of attendance.
We are committed to fostering high quality learning experiences that speak to each of our young learners and families and embrace the importance of early childhood learning and development through play-based exploration and discovery. We understand that finding the right preschool for your child is an important decision and appreciate your consideration of our preschool programs.
Scholarships are available for all programs. For more information, click here.
*Preschool scholarship applications for the 2019-20 school year are not open presently. Please check back later for more information!