Preschool Programs By Age

  • Reade Street Prep’s age policy requires that, by September 30th of the year they enter the program, children must be at least:
    Eighteen months for the Preschool Prep Program
    Two years old for the *Explorers Program
    Three and a half years old for the *Discoverers Program
    Three years old for a Full Day Program (English Explorers or Discovers half-day plus Mandarin or Spanish Immersion half-day).
  • PRESCHOOL PREP

    Preschool Prep, designed to be a mini version of RSP's preschool programs, is an early opportunity for structured learning in a drop-off environment. Curious toddlers develop an unparalleled foundation of academics and language, while also honing their socialization and independence skills.  

    Age Cutoff: By September 30th of the year they enter the program, children must be between 18 and 26 months old. 
    Class Length: 90 minutes
    Weekly Schedule: 2 or 3 classes per week
    Supervision Ratio: 4:1 student:teacher ratio, with a maximum of 8 students per class
    Language: English, Mandarin, or Spanish. Dual Language schedules not available.
     
    *Children must be at least 18 months old.

  • EXPLORERS

    The Explorers program strikes the balance between academic and social readiness. Teachers weave literacy, mathematics, science, and art into a myriad of interactive activities, and in doing so, create a lifelong love of learning. 

    Age Cutoff: By September 30th of the year they enter the program, children must be at least two  years old. 
    Weekly Schedule: 3 or 5 classes per week*
    Supervision Ratio: 6:1 student:teacher ratio, with a maximum of 12 students per class
    Language: English, Mandarin, or Spanish. Dual Language schedules available.

    *Mandarin Explorers meet for 2.5 hours, 2 times per week.

  • DISCOVERERS

    Discoverers hone and extend those skills they developed as Explorers. The curriculum exposes children to more advanced academics in increasingly hands-on and imaginative experiments, priming them for their future educational careers. 

    Age Cutoff: By September 30th of the year they enter the program, children must be at least three and a half years old.
    Class Length: 3 hours
    Weekly Schedule: 5 classes per week
    Supervision Ratio: 8:1 student:teacher ratio, with a maximum of 15 students per class
    Language: English, Mandarin, or Spanish. Dual Language schedules available. 
  • Full Day Dual Language Program

    English Explorers or Discoverers half-day plus Spanish or Mandarin Immersion half-day

    Age Cutoff: By September 30th of the year they enter the program, children must be at least three years old.
    Class Length: 7 hours
    Weekly Schedule: 5 classes per week
    Supervision Ratio: See Explorers and Discoverers for details
    Language: English and Spanish or Mandarin