Child Care might be available during school breaks with a minimum of 5 children. Since scheduled school breaks have been already deducted from your tuition, we have created two simple choices for childcare parents can sign up in advance. Half-day for $76 (9am-1pm) and full day for $104 (9am-6pm). You can see all the days we offer Child Care on our Calendar. Cost is based on the program you enroll not on attendance, therefore we do not offer make-up or switch days, but you can add days. There is no meal service during childcare, at it covers one extra hour. More details on our Handbook for Parents.

Six months after 1st day of attendance, students may request
(with 2 weeks' notice) one-week Vacation Credit a year with 25% off one monthly payment credited back. 1 credit per term June-June. Vacations must start at least 6 months from their first day to qualify.

Summer Camp & Additional Services

Under 3 Years Old or Toilet Training

5 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $1820

4 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $1473

3 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $1122

2 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $  783

School Breaks & Vacations

Hours, Fees & Monthly Tuition Rates

Summer Camps 2024 run for 8 weeks from mid-June to mid-August. Enroll your little ones in our amazing weekly camps. They'll enjoy hands-on activities, experiments, and discoveries! Gardening, farming, friendly bugs, water slide and kiddie pools, petting zoo, cooking and baking, sports and a bouncy house, creative art, new friendships, and more! Healthy, yummy snacks and lunch are provided daily. Enroll at least a week in advance, so we can schedule the staff necessary to ensure a happy and relaxed atmosphere for the children. Cannot be canceled, refunded, nor transferred after May 1st, no exceptions. (see Handbook for Parents).

Summer Camps Registration Fees are Non-Refundable, $35 per week or $230 if you enroll in all 8 weeks. Monthly Tuition follows the table above.Weekly Tuition is $575 for full-day (9-6) & $435 for half-day (9-1); add $25/week if under 3 or Toilet Training. Extended Care is available upon request at the rates listed below.

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​​​Transitional Kinder / Pre-Kinder   4yrs. old by September 1st
​​​​​​​​​​Under 3 Years Old or Toilet Training

5 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  939
4 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  773

3 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  606

2 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  437

Afternoon Program [3pm to 6pm]  Sorry, not available during COVID-19 Guidelines.

As approved registered providers for Choices for Children, we serve the community. Subsidized Child Care programs help families pay for childcare costs at First Discoveries. Family income must be within the qualifying income eligibility limits to qualify for all the subsidized childcare programs. Choices for Children must approve families before applying for registration with our school. Bring your authorization form so we can assign you a space that fits your approval. All state requirements must be completed, school policies honored and children must attend consistently to maintain enrollment. Copay varies.

Full Day Program [9am to 6pm]   Breakfast at 8:30am optional.

​​3-6 Years Old and Toilet Trained
5 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $1219
4 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $  998
3 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $  777
2 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $  592

​Starting Fees & Other Requested Services

3-6 Years Old and Toilet Trained

5 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $1743

4 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $1412

3 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $1080

2 Days - Full Day Discovery Program   $ 756

​​For a complete list of fees download our Handbook for Parents.

Under 3 Years Old or Toilet Training
5 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $1299
4 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $1062
3 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $  826
2 Days - Morning Discovery Program   $  631

"Your Word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path."    ~ Psalm 119:105

Serving beautiful Willow Glen since 2007
Morning Program [9am to 1pm]  Breakfast at 8:30am optional.
Financial Assistance

Meals  Lunch and snacks are included. Breakfast can be added for a monthly fee of $90 for 2 days; $135 for 3 days; $175 for 4 days and $215 for 5 days. Sibling discount does NOT apply. Our menu is set for all students, but reasonable accommodations may be made for dietary limitations or allergies after an Incidental Medical Services Evaluation. Our school is PEANUT AND TREE NUT FREE. For safety, foods that cannot be cleared (label) as “peanut/tree nut free” are not allowed into our facility. Forms for requesting accommodations are on our Register page.


Extended Care  Between 8 am and 8:45 am fees are $3.00 per minute up to $25/hour with advance notice or $35/hour without advance notice. The school closes at 6:00 pm. Fees increase after closing to $4.50 per minute up to $100/hour. As before, for the safety of our students, Child Protective Services will be called after 6:30 pm if parents don’t contact us before then. Extended care starts automatically when a student is either dropped off early or picked up late. Late/early fees are authorized on our sign-in/out kiosk.

Additional Days  Depending on the schedule you need, the cost is $135 for an Extended Full Day (8-6). $126 for a Full Day with Breakfast (8:30-6). $115 for a Full Day (9-6). $109 for an Extended Half Day (8-1). $96 for a Half Day with Breakfast (8:30-1). $87 for a Half Day (9-1). $61 for Spanish Immersion (3-6). $68 Extend a Half Day to a Full Day (9-1 & add 1-6). Parents that need to add a day to your child’s program, please email at least 24 hours in advance to confirm that we have space. Starting June 10th: add $30 for requests with less than 24 hr notice.

​​​​​​​​​​​3-6 Years Old and Toilet Trained

5 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  868
4 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  712
3 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  557
2 Days - Spanish/Bilingual Program   $  409

Registration Feesare Non-Refundable and applicable only to the term you are enrolling in. They are the first step in securing a space at our school. Registration fee is $230 for Summer Camps, $350 for the School Year, and $475 if you simultaneously enroll for both Summer Camps and the School Year. This is a yearly fee. Sibling discount does NOT apply. Priority Enrollment discounts and dates can be found on our Calendar.

An emergency Kitis needed for each new student. $35 is due at the time of enrollment. This is a one-time fee. Sibling discount does NOT apply.

Depositis Non-Refundable and due a month before your child starts if paying monthly.  It's only applicable to the last payment in the payment plan, as it is one-month tuition.

Your child can join our Exemplary Pre-Kinder Program ($150/year). They'll be prepared at the private school level, and receive a $1000 Scholarship to Valley Christian School as an Exemplary Preschool. Gently they will practice classroom skills and the next level of academics as the natural next step in our Pre-Kinder (aka TK) students. Children in our Pre-Kinder program also have the opportunity to join our optional Homework Program. The program is designed to provide a fun and engaging family time where parents and children can develop a successful routine. Details on the Handbook for Parents. 


A sweet graduation ceremony and reception complete their Preschool experience with a celebration at Bay Side Community Church where they receive their diploma and fellowship with friends and family.

Monthly Tuition for all Programs in 2024-25

Tuition includes your little one's morning and afternoon snacks, lunch, and bedding for nap time.  Breakfast is optional & may be added.Annual tuition covers from the first to the last day of the program you choose (summer/school year) on our calendar and is due upon enrollment. We'll confirm the total by email. Alternatively, you may set up a monthly payment plan through FACTS. Payment plans have 10 monthly payments scheduled on the 5th of the month, with the first payment as your deposit due at enrollment or in June if re-enrolling. Summer camps are added as needed. See our Handbook for Parents for school policies. Our program does not allow for make-up days or discounts for absences.

You may choose the days that work best for your family if space is available. Our minimum is two non-consecutive days.