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Preschool Options

The Kettering City School District offers parents/guardians
two preschool options for your children:

Pathfinders

Pathfinders is an early learning program funded by the Ohio Department of Education and operated through the Kettering Schools that provides 3 and 4 year old children with a high-quality preschool education, focusing on academic and social preparation for entry into kindergarten. 

Class times are Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM-1:30 PM.

Must be 3 years old by August 1, 2024. The cost of the program is $475/month.
 

Locations:

  • Beavertown Elementary School – 2700 Wilmington Pike, Kettering OH 45419

  • John F. Kennedy Elementary School – 5030 Polen Drive, Kettering OH 45440

  • Kettering Early Childhood Education Center – 2600 Holman Street, Moraine OH 45439

 

Integrated

This preschool program is designed to serve 3-5 year old students with special needs, alongside typically developing peer mentors. The program offers small class sizes with a one-to-six staff-to-student ratio. Students will receive a high-quality preschool education that includes social and pre-academic preparation for entry into kindergarten. 

Class times are Monday-Thursday 8-10:30 AM or 12-2:30 PM.

Must be 3 years old by August 1, 2024. The cost of the program is $220/month.

Locations:

  • Beavertown Elementary School – 2700 Wilmington Pike, Kettering OH 45419

  • Greenmont Elementary School – 1 E. Wren Circle, Kettering OH 45420

  • Indian Riffle Elementary School – 3090 Glengarry Drive, Kettering OH 45420

  • John F. Kennedy Elementary School – 5030 Polen Drive, Kettering OH 45440

  • Kettering Early Childhood Education Center – 2600 Holman Street, Moraine OH 45439

  • Oakview Elementary School – 4001 Ackerman Boulevard, Kettering OH 45429

IntegratedPreschool-FAQs.pdf

Extended Day

The Kettering Early Childhood Education Center opens at 7AM and closes at 5 PM with full-day care on Fridays. Spaces are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Locations:

  • Kettering Early Childhood Education Center – 2600 Holman Street, Moraine OH 45439

The cost of the program is $450/month.

 

Both the Integrated and Pathfinders Program offers full scholarships and tuition assistance based on the family’s household income and family size.

Register for Preschool

Tuition Assistance

Questions?

General Questions

Email:

PreschoolRegistration@ketteringschools.org

Call:

(937) 499-1450