How to Apply
Our enrollment application is available here. Our enrollment deadline for first consideration is February 17, 2017 for the 2017 - 2018 School Year. Please fill out our Enrollment Application and mail, scan or fax (all addresses are at the bottom of the page) it to St. Francis Creche. A $75.00 enrollment application fee must be received before your child's enrollment can be processed.
We recommend that all applicants visit St. Francis Creche to tour our school and have all of your questions answered. Please call Mrs. Jane Ruppe Keihn, Director, to schedule a tour of St. Francis Creche. Tours are given daily.
Our school-wide Open House and Orientation is on the Wednesday following Labor Day. All students and their parents are invited to our Open House and Orientation. All children have an opportunity to visit their classrooms and meet their teachers on this Wednesday. School begins the following day - the Thursday after Labor Day.
Enrollment is open to all children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 5 years old regardless of race, culture or church affiliation. Children should have reached their classes' age by September 30th of the school year. Children in the 2 1/2-year-old class must have turned 2 1/2 to begin school, according to county regulations. There is no admissions testing. Children must have reached developmental maturity to the extent that they can emotionally handle the anxiety of separating from their parents. Children are required to be toilet trained, except for children entering the 2 1/2-year-old class.