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Agapeland Preschool & Kindergarten | Located at Selah Covenant Church, 560 McGonagle Road, Selah; call 509-697-6116 or visit selahcov.com. Three-year-old class meets 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, $68 monthly. Four-year-old class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, $95 monthly. Pre-K class meets 12:20-2:50 p.m. Monday through Thursday, $110 monthly. Kindergarten class meets 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, $150 monthly.
Calvary Lutheran Preschool | Located at Calvary Lutheran Church, 11th and Harrison, Sunnyside; call 509-837-6771 or visit calvarylcs.com. Three-year-old class meets 12:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, $70 monthly. Four-year-olds have two options: Three-day class meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (time to be determined), $80 monthly. Five-day class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, $125 monthly.
First Presbyterian Church Preschool | Located at First Presbyterian Church, 9 S. Eighth Ave., Yakima; call 509-248-7940 or visit firstpresyakima.com. Three-year-old class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, $90 monthly. Four-year-old class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, $110 monthly. Pre-kindergarten class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday, $135 monthly.
Grace Lutheran School | Located at Grace Lutheran Church, 1207 S. Seventh Ave., Yakima; call 509-594-0715 or visit gracelutheranyakima.org. Pre-K to Grade 8.
Riverside Christian School | Located at 721 Keys Road, Yakima; call 509-965-2602 or visit riversidechristianschool.com. Preschool (age 3) through Grade 12. Preschool class meets twice a week, $840 annually. Pre-kindergarten meets three days a week, $1,250 annually.
St. Joseph/Marquette Catholic School | Located at 202 N. Fourth St., Yakima; call Vicki Balmer at 509-575-5557 to schedule a tour or visit sjmms.org. Pre-K to Grade 8. Pre-kindergarten students must be 4 years old by Aug. 31. Program hours are 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday; call for tuition information. Hot lunch program and after-school care from 3:00 to 6:15 p.m.
Wesley Preschool | Located at Wesley United Methodist Church, 14 N. 48th Ave., Yakima; call 509-966-2370. Ages 3, 4 and Pre-K.
Wonderland Preschool | Located at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 6015 Summitview Ave., Yakima; call 509-966-1900 or visit westpress.org. Three-year-old class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, $95 monthly. Four-year-old class meets 9-11:30 a.m. M-T-W-Th, $115 monthly. Barely Five pre-kindergarten class meets 12:15-3:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, $125 monthly.
Low-income families may qualify to attend federal- or state-funded preschools, including Head Start and ECEAP. These programs are free to students who meet the eligibility requirements. For more information, call your local school district or EPIC, 248-3950. Find information online at wsaheadstarteceap.com.
Selah School District ECEAP Preschool | Located at Robert Lince and John Campbell elementary schools; call 509-697-0693 or 509-697-0731 (Spanish). Morning and afternoon pre-kindergarten programs meet Monday through Thursday.
Montessori School of Yakima | Located at Engelwood Christian Church, 511 N. 44th Ave., Yakima; call 509-966-0680 or visit msofy.org. Preschool (age 3) through Grade 3.
Oakridge Montessori School | Located at 6403 Summitview Ave., Yakima; call 509-966-1080 or visit oakridgemontessorischool.com. Preschool (age 18 months) through Grade 8.
Central Lutheran Preschool | Located at Central Lutheran Church, 1604 W. Yakima Ave., Yakima; call teacher Annette Courcy at 509-307-6272. Toddler program (age 2) meets Monday mornings, $32 monthly; parent participation required each session. Preschoolers (ages 3 and 4) may attend two, three or four days a week, $60/$70/$80 monthly; parents required to volunteer at least three days a month.
Children’s Center Preschool | Located at Zillah Church of the Nazarene, 203 Miles Drive, Zillah; call coordinator Nancy Sealock at 509-829-6165.
Learning Together Preschool | Located at Summit View Church of Christ, 100 N. 72nd Ave., Yakima; call 509-966-0733 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gymnastics Plus Preschool | Located at Gymnastics Plus, 2121 West Lincoln Ave., Yakima; call 509-453-8126 or visit gymnasticsplus.net.
Kid’s Club | Located at 607 S. 36th Ave., Yakima; call 509-469-5437 or visit thelearningtree-uniongap.com.
The Learning Tree Children’s Center | Located at 3609 Tacoma St., Union Gap; call 574-5755 or visit thelearningtree-uniongap.com.
Selah GymKids Academic Preschool | Located at Selah GymKids, 709 North Park Centre, Selah; call 509-698-5437. Preschool class, ages 3-4, meets 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. Pre-kindergarten class, ages 4-5, meets 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. All-day child care available, ages 3-5; transportation and before/after-school care for older children.
Children’s Village Collaborative Lab Classroom | Located at Children’s Village, 3801 Kern Road, Yakima; call 509-574-3260 or visit yakimachildrensvillage.org. Serves children ages 30-58 months with social, emotional, communication and behavioral needs.
VIP Academy | Located at Catholic Family & Child Service, 5301 Tieton Drive, Suite C, Yakima; call 509-965-7100 or visit cfcsyakima.org. Pre-kindergarten program for children who need extra help with behavior and social-emotional skills.
CHILD CARE CENTERS
Working parents may want to consider a child development center that offers preschool curriculum in an all-day child care setting.
Carroll Children’s Center | Located at Catholic Family & Child Service, 5301 Tieton Drive, Suite C, Yakima; call 509-965-7104 or visit cfcsyakima.org.
Country Kids Child Development Center | Two locations: 641 N. Keys Road, Terrace Heights, call 509-453-8688; or 909 N. 21st Ave., Yakima, call 453-4462.
Kindercare Learning Center | Located at 5110 Summitview Ave., Yakima; call 509-966-8557 or visit kindercare.com.
YMCA Jewett Center | Located at 212 E. F St., Yakima; call 509-453-7897 or visit yakimaymca.org.