Frequently Asked Questions


What is the student to teacher ratio?

The preschool strives to maintain a 6/1 ratio for Pre-K and three year old classes, 4/1 for two year old classes.

How do you handle child allergies?

All snacks are peanut free. An allergy action plan is implemented for each student with a food allergy.

Do you offer any tuition discounts?

A 10% discount is offered if tuition is paid in full.

Are snacks provided?

Students provide snacks on a rotational basis.

What type of snacks should I bring?

Simple, healthy snacks are encouraged. Examples: graham crackers, fruit, goldfish, veggies.

Do the classes go on field trips? 

Students in the three year old and Pre-K classes take several field trips throughout the year.

How is information communicated to the parents?

Monthly newsletter / calendar.

Daily activities listed on classroom information board.

Weekly / monthly review newsletter.

E-mail for school delays and closings.

 Which School Districts are serviced by your program?

Our preschool is centrally located between four different school districts.  We have students from Lampeter-Strasburg, Penn Manor, Solanco,  School District of Lancaster, and several other districts.

Where is the preschool located?

The school is in the Willow Street United Church of Christ, 2723 Willow Street Pike in Willow Street. Enter in the back of the church under the carport.

When does registration open?

Registration opens in early January for children of current or former preschool families and members of WSUCC. Registration for new families opens mid-January.

Who do I contact for more information?

Contact Sue Henry, Preschool Director, at 717-464-0720


The Willow Street UCC Preschool admits students of any race, religion, color, national, and ethnic origin, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other preschool administered programs.