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Apply Now for 2022-2023!

BCA Preschool Program will open in Fall 2022!

 

BCA Preschool is a new program rooted in the history and success of the early learning programs of Bellevue Children’s Academy. With a focus on strong foundational academics, young learners will explore the world through a lens of problem-solving. Hands-on activities incorporated with traditional instruction will foster a love of learning in our young students. We look forward to working with you and your child!

  • Apply via Ravenna for 2022-2023 School Year (Must be 3 years old by Aug. 31, 2022)
  • Visit How to Apply page for more details.

Apply via Ravenna

  • Recent Preschool & Pre-K Open House recording has been added there.
  • We welcome interest for the 2023-2024 school year as well! Applications for 2023-2024 open September 1st, 2022.

General Information

  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • First day of School: September 1st, 2022
  • School Calendars: Click Here

Requirements

  • 3-4 years old  (Must be 3 years old by Aug. 31, 2022)
  • Must be able to use the restroom by themselves

Curriculum

  • Core Classes: English, Math, Science and Social Studies Inquiry
    • Specialist Classes will be incorporated into the daily schedule.

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 offer after-school enrichment programs. (The fee varies. Visit Enrichment Page for more information.)

 

Preschool Daily Schedule 
7:30-8:40Morning Care
8:40-9:00Arrival
9:00-9:45Language/ Social Studies
10:00-10:30Snack time
10:30-11:00Recess
11:00-11:45Math/ STEM
12:00-12:30Lunch
12:30-1:30Rest time
1:30-2:00Recess
2:00-2:45Specialist
2:50-3:10Dismissal
3:00-6:00Afterschool Program

Tuition

Location

BCA Satellite 2 Building
14673 NE 29th Pl, Bellevue, WA 98007 > Map

(Formerly Bellevue College North Campus next to our existing Satellite campus)

Lunch and Snack

  • School lunch is available for purchase. Please see the Lunch page for more details.
  • Please bring snacks from home.

How to Apply

Apply via Ravenna

Admissions Process:

  • Priority application deadline is June 1st.
  • A week after the application process is complete (all requirements are completed), we will post our decision on Ravenna and send it to your email via Ravenna.

Requirements:

  • Submit application in Ravenna
  • Submit Parent Statement in Ravenna
  • Complete Preschool Admissions Playgroup (Schedule in Ravenna after completing other steps.)

Preschool Program FAQ

What are your requirements?

Children need to be three years old by August 31, 2022 to apply and must be able to use the restroom by themselves.

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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 1st

How many seats will you have available for 2022-2023?

We plan to have maximum of 36 seats.

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?

A week after the application process is complete (all requirements are completed), we will post our decision on Ravenna and send it to your email via Ravenna.

What will the daily schedule be?

The day will run on the same schedule as our Pre-K program (9 am – 2:50 pm). We will offer Aftercare as well. Please see the daily schedule above.

Can you tell us more about the facility?

This building will be shared with Bellevue College. We will have separate entrances and floors. Bellevue College students will only be on the premises for evening classes. We should have the renovation complete by early summer. We will share more details of the plan at our open house.

How can I learn more about BCA Preschool?

We will be having a virtual open house on Wednesday, April 13 12-1:30 pm presented on Teams. Please register today!

 

Contact

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

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Meet Your Teacher Day
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First Day of School
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