Our preschool program is available for Toddlers (one year old by September 1st) and up to 5 year olds in our Kindergarten program. Each class is designed to meet the developmental needs of your child. Children flourish in a loving, nurturing Christian environment. “God’s Time” blessings, stories and songs from the Bible are an important part of each day. A developmentally appropriate chapel time is held weekly for our Threes, Fours, and Kindergarteners.
Security. Rest assured that safety is a priority. Every effort is made to provide the safest environment for your child. Strict departure policies and a monitored security door access system are part of this program.
Staff. Our preschool teachers are nurturing, skilled, and experienced early childhood educators. We maintain high standards by attending workshops, seminars, and in-service training classes throughout the year. Each teacher has her own special gifts and talents that make for a loving environment for your child.
Family Oriented. There are many opportunities for parents to be involved in our program. The Parents’ Club is an active organization that supports our program, as well as unites families in our school. We strive to promote a positive relationship with the family through open and ongoing communication and encourage parental involvement. Our active parents make a difference!
Curriculum. Dunwoody UMC Preschool has a dedicated Curriculum Coordinator who develops standards for and ensures that milestones are being met for each age level.
Music Program. Trained music teachers provide a program designed specifically for each age group. Children experience a broad range of music from around the world.
Foreign Language. A native-speaking teacher provides an introduction to Spanish for Fours and Kindergarten through activities, music, and movement.
Kindergym. Creative movement class is always a favorite! Many forms of exercise are enjoyed: stretching, dancing, running, ball rolling, bean bag tossing, and parachute play.
Extended Day. An optional time is offered for our Twos, Threes, Fours, and Kindergarteners in the afternoon. Children enjoy eating lunch, relaxing and socializing with friends. Enrichment programs like Sports, Art, Science, Drama, and Fitness are offered at this time for Threes to Kindergarteners.
Accreditation. Dunwoody United Methodist Church Preschool is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS/CASI). The preschool is also a member of the Georgia Preschool Association and the United Methodist Preschool Association of the North Georgia Conference.
Preschool: Mon-Fri, 9am to 12pm
Kindergarten: Mon-Fri, 9am to 1 pm
Lunch Bunch (Twos-Fours): Mon-Fri, 12pm to 1pm
Extended Day (Threes-K): 1pm to 2:30pm
Headmaster Online Parent Portal Notes
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Class Offerings for the 2017-2018 School Year:
Infants (age six months by 9/1/17)- Monday/Wednesday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Toddlers (age 1 by 9/1/17) - Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Twos (age 2 by 9/1/17) - Tuesday/Thursday, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, or Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Threes (age 3 by 9/1/17) - Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Fours (age 4 by 9/1/17) - Monday-Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Kindergarten (age 5 by 9/1/17) - Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm
Once your child is registered, the following forms are required before he/she begins school.
Emergency Contact and Medical Release Form
Getting to Know You Form
Certificate of Immunization (Form 3231) - This form is provided by your pediatrician.
Additional Required Forms - if needed:
If you indicated a food allergy or medical condition on your child's application, please complete the applicable forms below.
Food Allergy Action Plan
Medical Condition Form
Authorization for Administration of Medication Form
Good to Know!:
Please refer to this document to help your child acquire some of the skills needed for preschool success! This includes our potty training policy. All children entering a Threes class must be fully potty trained.
Top Self Help Skills and Toilet Training Policy
2017-2018 Preschool Registration is Coming!
Please join us for a tour of Dunwoody UMC Preschool. Preschool Director Susan Hotchkiss will give an overview of Dunwoody UMC Preschool’s program and guide a tour to see the preschool day in action. Our SACS/CASI AdvancEd accredited program is available for Infants (age 6 months by 9/1/17) through Kindergarten (age 5 by 9/1/17). Dunwoody UMC Preschool has served the community for over fifty years offering a developmentally appropriate education in a loving, Christian environment.
2017-2018 Tour Dates: All tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Youth Area
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
2017-2018 Registration Dates:
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - Current Families and Dunwoody UMC Members, 8:00 am
Friday, January 20, 2017 - Community Registration. Applications will be accepted anytime from Tuesday, January 17 through 11:00am on Friday, January 20. A random draw will take place to fill any openings. You will be notified of your status via email by Monday, January 23.
Dunwoody United Methodist Church Preschool * 1548 Mt. Vernon Rd * Dunwoody, GA 30338
Dunwoody United Methodist Church Preschool provides a developmentallyappropriate education in a loving Christian environment where children arenurtured and encouraged to develop cognitively, socially, emotionally,physically, and spiritually to their full potential.