A Tuition-based Educational Preschool for Children Ages 3-4

Now enrolling for Fall Classes!

Harding Administration Center, 2920 Burdette, Ferndale, MI 48220
Enrollment: 248/586-8686 | Program Info: 248/586-8657
Hours of Operation: 7am–6pm

Little Eagles Preschool Instructor: Geneva Walker-Smith (gsmith@ferndaleschools.org)

Little Eagles Curriculum & Program Information

Program Philosophy: Ferndale’s Early Childhood Program is based on rich and
comprehensive research about young children, with the individual child in mind.
Designed around nine principles to boost brain power in children:

  • Attachment Care
  • Brain-Body Connection
  • Communication: Language, Literacy & Music
  • Connections
  • Development
  • Experience
  • Play
  • Self-esteem
  • Kindergarten Readiness

AM Preschool: 8:30am – 11:30am
PM Preschool: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Full-Day: 8:30am – 3:30pm

Preschool Child Care Hours:
AM: 7:00am – 8:30am
PM: 3:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Small class size
  • For residents of Oakland County
  • Calendar aligned with district calendar
  • Parent & Grandparent volunteers are welcome and
    encourage to be involved
  • Educational, high quality early learning

Calendar Options:
Year-round Calendar:
July–June includes services during breaks, snow days except for Winter Break and select holidays.
School Calendar: Follows School District Calendar including breaks.

Fee Structures:
PaySchools is the preferred payment method. DHS payments accepted (parents pay the difference). First month’s tuition is due at enrollment. Tuition will be prorated for enrollment after the start of the school year. You can make monthly payments (10), or pay for the school year at registration.

Registration Fee: $50 per family, non-refundable

Discounts (cannot be combined):
Staff: 10%
Pay in Full: 5%
Siblings:10% off 2nd & subsequent

Little Eagles Preschool offers fully customizable schedule options for both year-round or school year calendars. Fees will be based upon the enrollment option you choose. For enrollment options, please call 248-586-8657.

Child Care Daily Fee (Must arrange 2 weeks in advance):
AM Care: $5 per day
PM Care: $10 per day

Questions? If you are enrolled and have questions about the Little Eagles Preschool, call the Curriculum Office at 248/586-8657

Food Service
Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be available for preschool students for a separate fee. (Details to be published in July)

Call the Ferndale Schools Enrollment Office, 248/586-8686, to find out which of our many Preschool programs works best for your family—you may qualify for grant-funded programs. Visit the Enrollment Page for the Preschool Enrollment packet.


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