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BCA Preschool

Join us for fun exploratory play that inspires a love of learning in a nurturing environment!

BCA Preschool is rooted in the history and success of the early learning programs of Bellevue Children’s Academy. BCA Preschool balances exploratory play with strong foundational academics where young learners will discover the world through a lens of problem-solving. Small class sizes and hands-on activities incorporated with inquiry-based instruction nurture a love of learning. We foster compassion and innovation to empower future global leaders.

General Information

  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • First day of School: September 5th, 2023
  • School Calendars: Click Here

Requirements

  • 3-4 years old  (Must be 3 years old by Aug. 31, 2023)
  • Must be able to use the restroom by themselves

Curriculum

Schedule

  • Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
    • Morning care (from 7:30 a.m.) and aftercare (till 6:00 p.m.) are available. Visit Extended Care page for more details.
    • We currently don’t offer after-school enrichment programs for preschool.
    • Sample Schedule:

Preschool Daily Schedule 
7:30-8:40Morning Care
8:40-9:00Arrival
9:00-9:45Circle Time (Language/Math/Inquiry)
9:45-10:30Specialist (Rotating)
10:30-11:00Snack
11:00-11:30Recess
11:30-12:00Lesson Extension
12:00-12:30Lunch
12:30-1:30Nap
1:30-2:00Small Group Inquiry
2:00-2:30Recess
2:30-2:50Snack
2:50-3:10Dismissal
3:00-6:00Afterschool Program

Tuition

Location

BCA Satellite 1 Building
14719 NE 29th Pl, Bellevue, WA 98007  > Map

Satellite 1 Virtual Tour

Lunch and Snack

  • School lunch is available for purchase. Please see the Lunch page for more details.
  • Please bring morning snacks from home. Aftercare snacks are provided (=included in the cost).

Preschool Program FAQ

What are your requirements?

Children need to be three years old by August 31, 2023 for the 2023-2024 school year to apply and must be able to use the restroom by themselves.

What is the philosophy of the program?

We have the same focus as BCA: building a strong academic foundation in a warm, nurturing environment.

When does the program begin?

School begins September 5th

If admitted into BCA's preschool program, will evaluation be needed for enrollment into BCA Pre-K?

We will have a process of evaluation to join Pre-K, but our preschool students will have priority over outside students applying.

When will you make the decisions?

After the Playgroup Interview, we will post our decision on Ravenna and send it to your email via Ravenna within two business days.

Can you tell us more about the facility?

Our Satellite 1 building currently houses our Pre-K program but will be used for Preschool for 23-24. It has a bathroom in each classroom, beautiful indoor play areas, and three outdoor play spaces attached to the building.

Satellite 1 Virtual Tour

If you would like to schedule a tour, please contact BCA/WPS Admissions admissions@bcacademy.com.

Do you offer Specialty classes?

We offer a different Specialty class each day of the week. Specialty classes are included in the price of tuition. Your child will work with Specialist teachers in these areas: art, music, physical education, computer fundamentals, and drama.

 

Contact

Please email admissions@bcacademy.com if you have any questions.

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