PALS

Who We Are

PALS (Play and Learn School) at Paramount Baptist Church is a 3-day-a-week pre-kindergarten for 3 and 4-year-olds that is licensed by the state of Texas. The PALS program was developed to provide biblically based, age-appropriate education that allows children to experience God’s love and to show His love to others in a safe, caring environment. We seek to meet the needs of the whole child so that he/she may develop spiritually, academically, emotionally, socially, physically, and mentally. With its caring teachers, small class ratios and “hands-on” activities, including STEM classes for 4-year-olds and music classes for all children, PALS is a great option for your child. 

Age Requirements

Children must be 3 or 4-years-old by September 1st of the current year to be eligible for the PALS pre-kindergarten classes. These classes are structured based on your child’s age.

Enrollment

We currently have openings in our 4-year-old Pre-K classes (2020-2021) and maintain a waiting list for other classes should an opening become available. Please contact Stephanie Traynor in the PALS office at (806) 350-7241 or email to schedule a tour & receive information.

PALS Fall In-house Enrollment begins Monday, March 1st for PBC members, PALS and/or MDO families and anyone in the community that requested a packet. The evening of Tuesday, March 23rd we will hold an Open House 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. for those in the community interested in attending the program. Enrollment will remain open until classes are filled.

To enroll for pre-kindergarten you will need:
⦁ $75 Registration fee
⦁ A completed enrollment packet that includes the State Admission Form for each child you are enrolling
⦁ Immunization Records and Doctor’s Statement

Classes

The class format is based on an activity-teaching method that gives children learning opportunities, skills practice, and healthy social interaction. Classrooms are arranged in learning centers where children can make choices for individual and small group activities. These centers include art, blocks, books, puzzles, home-living, music, and nature. Bible stories and values are interwoven throughout each unit. Love and the appreciation for God and His creation are emphasized through appropriate educational and fun activities. The PALS program also includes STEM classes for 4-year-olds and music classes for all children.

3-Year-Olds:
Have a max of 9 children in each class and operate in the mornings from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with an After-school option from Noon-3 p.m.

4-Year-Olds:
Have a max of 13 children in each class and operate from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

 

Tuition & Fees
2021-2022

All tuition is due on the 1st of each month

Registration Fee (non-refundable): $75 (due upon enrollment)

Semester Supply Fee (September & January):

3-year-old Classes: $25
4-year-old Classes: $35

Monthly Tuition:

3-year-old Classes (9 - noon): $165
4-year-old Classes (9 am – 3 pm): $245

After-school Care:

3-year-old Classes (Noon – 3 p.m.):
$35 for 1 day
$70 for 2 days
$105 for 3 days

PALS After-school care is offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. You may choose one, two, or all three days.

All tuition for September 2021 will be Due by Wednesday July 21st

​CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS:
Will be subject to a 2.75% processing  

 


PALS CALENDAR
2020 - 2021

Tuesday, September 8th 1st day of School – 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, October 15th Fall Party for 3’s

Thursday, October 29th Nursery Rhyme Party for 4’s

Thursday, November 19th Thanksgiving Village (Canceled due to COVID)
November 24-26 Thanksgiving Break (No PALS/MDO)

Thursday, December 17th Christmas Parties for 3’s and 4’s

December 17th Last Day of School – Christmas Break

December 18 - January 4 Christmas Break

Tuesday, January 5th Back to School

Thursday, January 14th Slippers/Sleepwear Day – DEAR Day (Drop
Everything and Read)

Thursday, February 11th Valentine’s Parties in Rooms, 3’s and 4’s

Monday, March 1st Parent/Teacher Conferences, In-House Enrollment

March 15th – 19th Spring Break

Tuesday, March 23rd Open House 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Community Enrollment

Thursday, March 25th Texas Program for 4’s at 6:30 p.m.
(If COVID -19 Mandates & Restrictions Lifted)

Thursday, May 6th Mother’s Day Tea for 3’s and 4’s
(If COVID-19 Mandates & Restrictions Lifted)

May 27th Last Day of School

We will be out of school when AISD is closed but may close for inclement weather even though AISD remains in session.

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