Young 5's/Montessori Kindergarten
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this program state licensed?
This program is licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
How old does my child have to be?
Young 5’s Program
Children must be 4 years old by September 1, 2016 and exhibit program readiness. Flexible schedule offered.
Children must be 5 years old by September 1, 2016.
What is the cost?
Students in this classroom will be part of the greater school and will be required to wear uniforms.
Tuition per student with a $1000 fundraising commitment per family:
Full Day: $2,150
Three Day Program: $1,300
Two Day Program: $800
Tuition assistance is available through the FACT Management Program through May 16, 2016.
Federal monies are available to income-eligible families seeking to enroll their child/children in the Young 5's Program. Download the information packet below to see if your family qualifies for this program:
“The education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life.”
Dr. Maria Montessori
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School offers a Young 5’s program in addition to their regular Montessori Kindergarten program. This program is taught by an experienced teacher Montessori training and Licensed by the State of Michigan. Students participate in an active learning environment with hands on learning that will keep their eager minds challenged.
The curriculum aligns with the academic excellence set forth by the Diocese of Gaylord and the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). We accept children who are ready for Kindergarten and those who may need extra time to ensure a successful Kindergarten experience. You are welcome to stop by or set up a time for a personal tour.