Enrollment at Discovery Corner

Non-discrimination and Admission Requirements

Discovery Corner Preschool does not and will not discriminate against any applicants or students on the basis of race, religion, or creed. Those applying for admission with any physical, emotional, or intellectual disabilities must be evaluated on an individual basis to assure that the Preschool can effectively meet their specialized needs. Children are eligible for the Preschool from the age of 2 years 7 months old through Pre-kindergarten.

In order to begin the school year, the Preschool requests the following information for your child:

  • Completed Registration form
  • Registration fee paid in full
  • Emergency medical authorization
  • Completed Emergency Card
  • Photo release
  • Completed Student information form
  • Child release information
  • Immunization record (this is a request only)
  • Website release
  • Handbook agreement

It is requested that if any pertinent changes occur during the school year (address, phone, custody orders, allergy information, etc.) that they be reported to the Director in a timely manner.

Enrollment Procedure

  • Interested parents or guardians are required to submit an application and a
    non-refundable $50 registration fee for each child being considered for admission. The registration fee is a total of $75 if you are registering more than one child.
  • Each application is reviewed by the Director to assure that the Preschool is capable of providing an effective, developmentally appropriate, educational environment for each child.
  • Any questioned application can be appealed by contacting the Board President to arrange a special meeting with the Board of Directors.
  • If any class has full enrollment, there will be a waiting list using a first come/first serve basis.
  • If it is necessary to withdraw your child, the Preschool requires a two-week notice or the remaining unused portion of the tuition will become non-refundable.

Tuition and Tuition Assistance


Payment Options

All monthly tuition checks or money orders (please avoid cash payments, if possible) should be made out to “Discovery Corner Preschool” and given to the Director or placed in the Lock Box on the wall outside of the Director’s Office door. Please place check, money order, or cash in an envelope clearly marked with your name and what the payment is for. Envelopes are available by request if needed. The box is emptied regularly. You may also pay online by clicking here.

Payment Deadlines

The deadline for payment is the 15th day of each month. If tuition payment is not received by the 15th of each month, a $20.00 fee will be charged without exception.

Delinquent Payments

If the account goes beyond 30 days without payment or special arrangements with the Director, the student’s enrollment in DCP may be suspended or terminated. The family will lose any scholarship funds that were awarded. At 60 days past due, the child(ren) may be suspended from the preschool.

At 90 days past due, the account will be turned over to a collection agency.

Any checks returned by a banking institution for insufficient funds will be assessed a charge of $20.


There are no refunds for absences due to normal illness or vacation. However, there will be special exceptions granted for extreme emergencies or family death if the Director is contacted immediately concerning the absence.


Families with more than one child in the Preschool receive a 15% discount on each subsequent child’s tuition. This does not apply to families receiving scholarship funding.


Tuition Assistance

DCP awards financial aid based on a sliding fee scale, which takes into account the number of family members in a household and a family’s income. Scholarship Application forms are available from the Director and due By July 31st. The Director will present all completed requests to the DCP Scholarship Committee who will review and evaluate the applications and requests. The committee will then present its recommendations to the DCP Board of Directors for final approval at the next Board meeting.

The maximum amount of scholarship money that may be granted is 50%. If a family is awarded a scholarship, and has more than one child enrolled in the preschool, no other discounts or adjustments will be made to the cost of tuition. Families awarded scholarships are required to participate in annual preschool events and fundraising activities.