FAQ

For the past 50 years, the Jack and Jill Preschool has offered a 2 hour or 2.5 hour class format.

Many families have expressed their interest in a longer class format. During the Covid Pandemic, we acknowledged this need for change and decided to align our preschool with our community and make the leap to a longer class format for the 2021/22 School year and beyond.

2021/22 School Year program

What is changing?

  • We are lengthening the hours of the two types of classes we offer for September 2021 and into the future
  • Rate has increased to reflect the current cost and value of Early Childhood Education
  • 4’s class will change to two days, for now
  • One in take of students a year – September

What is staying the same?

  • We will continue to run our school as a Non-Profit Society
  • Parents will continue to help with school jobs and be on our Executive
  • We will continue to offer Parent Eduction opportunities
  • Parents are encouraged to join us for a class to see how their children are developing, but set duty days are not required.
  • We will continue to offer quality Early Childhood Education
  • We will continue to offer the Sunshine Coast community, a place for families to connect and grow with.

When can my child(ren) start preschool?

• September starts, the child(ren) must be three or four by December of that year.

How much does it cost?

  1. Registration fee: 2021/22 School year: $85/Family
  2. Registration fee: 2022/23 School year: $100/Family
  • submitting your registration fee will secure your spot in your desired class.
  • 2. Tuition Fees:

Rates Subject to change, as of the Yearly AGM held in June.

  • 3’s Class – Monday and Wednesday: 9:15am – 12:15pm- Yearly tuition – $2040.00 – can be paid monthly, September – June – $204/mth
  • 4’s Class – Tuesday and Thursday: 9:15am-1:15pm – Yearly tuition – $2720.00 – can be paid monthly, September-June -$272/mth

How can I pay?

Registration fees can can be paid by:

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • E-transfer

Tuition fees can be paid by:

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • E-transfer (the Yearly Tuition fee paid in a One-lump sum payment is suggested for returning families who feel their child is familiar with our program)
  • EFT-Electronic Funds Transfer (preferred for monthly payments)

On which days do the classes run, and for how long?

  • 3’s class, Monday & Wednesday, 9:15am-12:15pm (3hours)
  • 4’s class, Tuesday & Thursday, 9:15am-1:15pm (4hours)

Now more than ever, the BC Government supports families. They show this by offering all families in BC who make under $110,000 a year, the Affordable Child Care Benefit. Click the link the Funding Calculator below to find out how much you could receive.

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