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Reading Partial Day Program

Partial Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten (6 hours)

For children 2.9 through Kindergarten. Our 6 hour morning program includes daily outdoor play, science class, music class, Wilson Fundation program, social studies, and creative art. Our preschool programs are educational, creative, and fun. Professional, caring teachers, in a warm and loving environment, make the perfect combination for exceptional learning. Our indoor sandbox is a huge plus for those days where outdoor play isn’t possible. Children are challenged and provided many opportunities to learn while having fun and developing friendships that will last a lifetime.

The Partial Day Preschool program is an extension of the Half Day preschool program. The Partial Day Program and the Half Day Program are both located in the lower level of the school. Classes will not be separated by the two programs. Children in the Partial or Half Day program may be in the same classroom. When the half day children leave for the day, the children in the Partial Day Program will combine for lunch, another circle time, group project, quiet time, and outdoor play.

Class Times:

8:30 – 2:30
8:30 – 12:30 (on Wednesdays)

  • Preschool Classes are for children 2.9 years – 3 years old
  • Pre-Kindergarten Classes are for children who turn 4 by August 31st
  • Reading Public School Kindergarten Children must be 5 years old by August 31st


  • 2 day
  • 3 day
  • 5 day

Tuesday/Thursday Preschool Classrooms – are ideal for children in their first year of preschool. Emphasis is on independence, creative arts, social skills, music, science, building fine motor & gross motor skills, and preparing for Pre-Kindergarten. (Tuesday/Thursday Program does not offer a Pre-Kindergarten curriculum).

Monday/Wednesday/Friday Pre-Kindergarten & Preschool classrooms
We have 3 classrooms. The Mon/Wed/Friday program has 2 classrooms that are for children who are Pre-Kindergarten (4 years old by August 31st). The emphasis on these classrooms is Kindergarten Preparation.

We have one Mon/Wed/Friday Half Day classroom for preschool children (2.9 & 3 yrs) Emphasis is on independence, creative arts, social skills, music, science, building fine motor & gross motor skills, and preparing for Pre-Kindergarten.

Start Date

The Preschool Program begins the second week in September and ends the second week in June. The program follows the RPS Calendar, and closes for school vacations, teacher-in-service, inclement weather, school delays, and holidays.

Visit our School

Please call the school at 781-944-7907 to set up a tour of our school.


Healthy snacks which include 100% juice or water, and nut free snacks are provided each day.


Tuition is due on the first day of the month. The tuition is calculated including vacation weeks, partial months, and five week months. For convenience, the tuition is then divided equally by 10 installments. The monthly installment is due for 10 months August – May. Tuition is non-refundable once it is due and paid. The full tuition is due for all months including, but not limited to holidays, illness, vacations, inclement weather, partial months, and other planned or unplanned absences. Early withdrawal is not an accepted practice. For convenience tuition may divided into weekly payments.


A non-refundable deposit of one installment will be due by August 1st. The deposit will be applied to your last payment in June. Tuition is due on the first of each month August through May. Please send a copy of your child’s physical, immunizations, and lead test with your first deposit.

Inclement Weather

The preschool program will close due to inclement weather if the Reading Public Schools are closed. We will also close when the Reading Schools have a delayed opening.


The children will have a 45 minute playdate or orientation before the start of school. This playdate is for parents and children starting school in September. (EEC regulations do not permit siblings to attend playdates) The parents will meet with the director and the children will meet with their teacher and the children in their class.


If your child has allergies or medicine that needs to stay at the school, please schedule a visit with the director to meet and review your child’s medical information.

Licensing Authority

Little Treasures Schoolhouse is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

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