Forest Chapel UMC
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
To Know Christ and to Make Christ Known

Welcome to Forest Chapel Preschool!

 Our Purpose

  • To provide a safe and stimulating environment
  • To promote social, cognitive, physical and emotional development
  • To offer a child-centered room with opportunities for creative play, experimentation, and exploration
  • To feature age-appropriate activities in language and creative arts, math and science
  • To follow a whole language philosophy

The Latest News

  • For registration information, please contact Lee Ann Stanley, the Preschool Director, via email at or call the office at 513-742-6400.


Calendar Links (PDFs): September 2014, October 2014, November 2014December 2014, January 2015, February 2015, March 2015, April 2015, & May 2015

Calendars are current, but they could change. Please check with the Preschool for the most current version.


Snow Day Policy: Forest Chapel Preschool will follow the Winton Woods School District delays/closings. If Winton Woods is closed or delayed, then Forest Chapel Preschool is CLOSED. All classes are cancelled for the day. In the event of inclement weather and school days missed, the Preschool will make up days, within reason, beyond the number of days a child is enrolled.

Click on the link below for directions to our school!


  • Sponsored by Forest Chapel United Methodist Church since 1969
  • Licensed by the Ohio State Dept. of Job & Family Services
  • Accredited 1995-2006 by the National Academy of Childhood Programs; National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Degreed Teachers
  • Classroom Assistants
  • All staff trained in first aid, CPR, child abuse recognition & prevention, & communicable diseases 



    The sessions are for 3, 4, & 5-year-old children (Child must be 3 years old by Sept. 30, 2017, for the 2016-17 school year).
    Half-day Sessions in the Morning from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
    Afternoon Sessions from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. will only be offered if enrollment demands for it.
    • 2, 3, or 4 day sessions per week, plus Pre-K Friday option
    • Tuesday/Thursday a.m.
    • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday a.m.
    • Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday a.m.
    • PreK Friday session (add on option for 4.5 to 5-year-old students who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2017)
    Sessions begin the week of Labor Day and end the 3rd week of May. All sessions are multi-age.


    - $65 non-refundable registration fee per family--registration fee does not apply toward tuition.

    -  Tuition for the entire school year is calculated at the unit rate of $420 for each session/week

    *Pre-K is for students entering Kindergarten in 2017. 5-sessions/week classes are only available to students who qualify for Pre-K.

    Unit Rate
    2 Sessions per week
    x 2
    3 Sessions per week $420 x 3 $1260
    4 Sessions per week
    x 4
    5 Sessions per week/
    $420 x 5 $2100


    • Daily activities include group time, self-directed play, snack, gross motor play, and appropriate transitional times.
    • Children are encouraged to make independent choices.
    • Learning Centers include creative, discovery, math, manipulative, play dough, dramatic play, sensory, writing, listening, reading, music, and blocks. Space for group experiences is included.
    • Our music specialist joins the classes together for weekly music classes.
    • Independent and group activities
    • Daily nutritional snack
    • Enriching field trips
    • School programs and activities
    • Holiday Celebrations
    • Song Fests
    • Weekly lesson plans are posted in the hallway by your child's classroom!

     Parent Involvement

    • Pre-admission interview
    • Parent-teacher conference
    • Family night
    • Open house
    • Parent meetings
    • Classroom volunteers
    • Songfest
    For more information or to schedule a visit,
    contact our Director, Lee Ann Stanley, via e-mail or at
    We offer programs for 2, 3, or 4 days a week and Pre-K Friday options in the morning.
    The programs are for 3, 4, and 5 year old children.
    (Child must be 3 by Sept. 30, 2016,
    for the 2016-17 school year)  
    Morning Session 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    Afternoon Session 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
    (Afternoon Sessions will only be available if enrollment demands for it)

     Call 742-6400 for more information.





    Forest Chapel Preschool
    680 W. Sharon Rd.
    Cincinnati, OH 45240