• Early Childhood Mission Statement

    To provide a safe, nurturing and positive learning environment. We are committed to creating developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for all children through active play.

    • Preschool Enrollment/Registration


      Program Information

      Most Pattonville tuition-based preschool classrooms are half-day programs. An AM session is offered from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and a PM session is offered from 12:30-3:30 p.m., every Monday through Thursday. (Rose Acres Elementary hours are 8:20-11:20 a.m. and 12:20-3:20 p.m. to make the drop-off and pick-up process easier for our families.) Bridgeway Elementary and the Learning Center have full-day classrooms (see additional information below). Bridgeway's hours are 8:00-3:00, while the Learning Center hours for full-day are 8:30-3:30.

      Children must be 3 years of age by July 31, 2015, to be enrolled in preschool for the 2015/2016 school year. Children eligible for Kindergarten attendance in the Fall of 2015 typically attend the PM class session while younger children are typically enrolled in the AM class session.

      Preschool classes are available on a 2-day, 4-day or 5-day per week basis. The classes for the 2014-2015 school year are as follows:

      • 2-Day AM (M/W or T/Th) - Learning Center, Parkwood, Remington, Rose Acres
      • 2-Day PM* (M/W or T/Th) - Learning Center, Parkwood, Remington, Rose Acres
      • 4-Day AM (M/T/W/Th) - Learning Center, Parkwood, Remington, Rose Acres
      • 4-Day PM* (M/T/W/Th) - Learning Center, Parkwood, Remington, Rose Acres
      • 5-Day, Full-Day - Bridgeway, Learning Center 

      *These classes are designed for children who will be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2015.

      Before and after school care is available at Bridgeway and the Learning Center full-day classroom for an additional fee of $3.00 per day for the early morning or late afternoon session. If you need both sessions, it would be $6.00 per day.

      The 2015/2016 preschool brochure is available by clicking on the attachment below. Please note that all fees are subject to change. 

      Preschool Brochure 2015-16

      Program Fees

      Annual fees for the 2015-2016 school year are below.  Payments can be made in 10 installments and can be made by cash, check payable to PSD or charge (MasterCard and/or Visa).





       2 Half-day (M/W)  AM & PM



       2 Half-day (T/Th)  AM & PM



       4 Half-day (M-Th)  AM & PM



       5 Full-day (M-F)  Bridgeway & Learning Center



      Fees are subject to change.  For additional information, please contact Michelle Branch, Early Childhood secretary, at 314.213.8105.

      Application Information

      An application and a $50.00 registration fee (if check, please make payable to PSD) must be completed in order to enroll in a Pattonville preschool classroom, as well as the additional items listed below. An application may be obtained at the Pattonville Early Childhood Office (located at the Pattonville Learning Center) or printed by clicking on the attachment below. 

      When enrolling in a Pattonville preschool classroom, the following are required:

      A completed application, birth certificate copy, two proofs of residency (copy of real estate tax receipt, lease or mortgage coupon, whichever applies, and an unpaid utility bill) and up-to-date immunization records. Please note that a child MAY NOT begin classes without immunization documentation.

      Registration for the 2015-2016 school year must be done at the Pattonville Learning Center located at 11097 St. Charles Rock Road in front of Holman Middle School. The application for the 2015-2016 school year is attached below. Enrollment opened to the general public March 2nd 2015, 8 a.m.

      Application 2015-2016

      Immunization Requirements to Attend Preschool

      There are new immunization requirements mandated by the state. These requirements are listed below.

      Please note that a child MAY NOT begin classes without immunization documentation. As of  19 months of age, a child should have the following immunizations: 

      • 4+DTaP/DTP/DT
      • 4 PCV (Pneumococcal)
      • 3+ IPV (Polio)
      • 1 MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
      • 3+ Hib (or 1 Hib after 12 months of age)
      • 3+ Hepatitis B
      • 1 Varicella (Chicken Pox)

      Effective July 1, 2010, age appropriate PCV (Pneumococcal) is required before entering preschool. This is a new immunization requirement.

      Parental or guardian statements of the Varicella (Chicken Pox) disease will NO LONGER BE ACCEPTABLE beginning July 1, 2010. A written statement documenting the month and year will be required from a licensed doctor of medicine or a doctor of osteopathy as verification of this disease.

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