St. Thomas School Early Childhood Program



Pre-K candidates must be 4 years old by October 15.

K candidates must be 5 years old by October 15.



Are covered by the school’s Admission Policy.



Pre-K has a choice of 5 half day sessions (Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 11:30), 3 half day sessions (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30 - 11:30) or 2 half day sessions (Thursday and Friday  8:30 - 11:30)program operates on the school calendar.

All day K is in session the same time as the other grades.

Half day K is in session 8:30 to 11:30



All programs are located in two classrooms on the 1st floor of the school.  The half day and Pre-K would share the same space, each at their appropriate times as noted above.



Our Kindergarten team has a state certified staff.



The Pre-K program dovetails with our current Kindergarten Program academically.  The half-day has the same basic components as all day K with the time allocations proportionately adjusted.


Class Sizes: 

K programs does not exceed 20 students

Pre-K does not exceed 12 students.



Pre K/half Day K must provide their own.

All-day K residents of Sanford are eligible for busing.



All lunches are provided in accord with State and Federal guidelines at a price negotiated with the vendor annually.  Free/reduced priced lunches are available for those who qualify.


Proposed Cost: 

Pre-K 5 day a week = $1,465.00/yr./parish $1864.00 non parish

Pre-K  3 days a week=  $954.00/yr./parish  $1,145.00 non parish

Pre-K  2 days a week= $636.00/yr/parish  $763.00 non parish            

Half Day K= $1,465.00/yr/parish  $1,864.00 non parish

All Day K same as other grades = $1864.00 parish/ $3,168.00 non parish