Registration & Enrollment

Registration for Fall 2017 opens to the public March 1!
In-House Registration opens Feb. 1

gluingIf your child will be 2.0 years by August 28, 2017, they’re ready to come to The Creek!

We’re open from 8am-3pm Monday through Friday.

Our academic day is from 9am-12pm, with extended care available from 8am-3pm.

We offer a two day program on Tuesday/Thursday, a three day program on Monday/Wednesday/Friday, and a five day program that runs Monday-Friday. We also have a transitional kindergarten and a kindergarten* option that’s only half day!

*See the Kindergarten page for rates and information on Transitional Kindergarten (both 3 day and 5 day) and Kindergarten.

We follow a modified version of the Orange Unified School District schedule.

 4 Year Old Pre-K
 4 by Dec. 1, 2017 | M-F 9am-12pm, MWF 9am-12pm or T/Th 9am-12pm

This class is geared for children who will be entering Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten in 2018. This kindergarten prep program utilizes our Zoo Phonics curriculum, and is an excellent introduction to the school experience as well as laying the academic foundation for Kindergarten.

2-3 Year Old Preschool
2.0 by August 28, 2017 through 4 by Dec. 2, 2017| M-F 9am-12pm, MWF 9am-12pm or T/Th 9am-12pm

This class is an excellent introduction to the school experience. Our preschool curriculum is an engaging 5-senses exploration of their world and an introduction to letters, colors, shapes & numbers to start building a foundation for Pre-Kindergarten experiences.  Potty training is not required in this age group.


Program Costs for 2017-18 for Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten:

Days 9am-12pm 8am-3pm
T&Th $2500/year ($250/month) $3310/year ($310/month)
MWF $3200/year ($320/month) $4200/year ($420/month)
M-F $4600/year ($460/month) $6300/year ($630/month)

We realize that not everyone can pay the full yearly tuition at once. For your convenience we have divided the year’s tuition into 10 equal monthly payments due on the 15th of each month starting August 15 and ending May 15.

playground funTo Register: Fill out our registration form and return it with your Registration Packet and your registration fee. This non-refundable fee also contributes to curriculum and supplies purchases for your child. The Registration Fee is $200.

Download Registration Form

 Download Returning Student Packet

Download New Student Packet



First Tuition EFT Withdrawal:  Wed. August 15
Your child’s yearly tuition is broken down into 10 equal payments. The first payment will be withdrawn from your EFT account on August 15. The last payment will be taken on May 15.

Meet your Teacher: Fri. August 25 from 10am-12pm
Class lists will be posted by 10am on Thursday. Come drop by the school on either of these days and check out the classroom and meet your child’s teacher.  Teachers are working in their classrooms getting ready for the start of the new school year and would love to get a chance to meet you and your child!

Orientation Day:
MWF & Five Day Classes: Mon. August 28 from 9:30-10:30am
T-Th Classes:  Tues. August 29  from 9:30-10:30am
A shortened first day of school, this is a great way to ease into the new school year! While your child goes to their class, you go to yours: parents have their start of year meeting in the sanctuary during this time.

First Regular Day of School:
Five Day Classes: Tues. August 29; regular Academic Day
MWF Classes:
 Wed. August 30
T-Th Classes:  Thurs. August 31

Extended Day 8am-3pm Starts on Wed. August 30
We’re on regular school schedule, with Early Birds, Lunch Bunch, and Extended Day available!