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Pequea Preschool first started accepting students in 1996. Since then we have created a fun place for young children to grow. Our trained staff provides young children with hands-on experiences that enhance their spiritual, academic, emotional, physical, and social development. We assist the children in becoming the individuals God has intended them to be. We are God-Honoring, Fun, Educational, and Safe.


We are excited that you are interested in registering your child(ren) into Pequea Preschool.

If you have any questions, call 717.872.5679 or email Tina Havey, Preschool Director.
Registration for 2024-2025 will open in January.

Current School Year Schedule
September 9, 2024 – May 9, 2025
  • Morning classes run from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Lunch Bunch runs from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Financial Tidbits
  • We offer payment plan options.

  • Scholarship monies are available. Interested families should contact our office for a scholarship application.

  • A separate non-refundable registration fee of $60 is due at time of registration if registered by April 1 for the following school year. ($70 after April 1)

  • Maximum registration fee per family is $95 if registered by April 1 for the following school year. ($115 after April 1)

  • Pequea Preschool is a nonprofit organization.

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Parents and caregivers may find these resources helpful.

Tiny Comets

Tiny Comets is a program for all children who live in the Penn Manor School District who are not yet age-eligible to attend kindergarten (less than 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the school year). The program helps acquaint future Penn Manor students and their families with the school district before children enter school. For more information on how to sign up, including access to links and resources, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does my child need to be potty trained?

No; we do not required your child to be potty trained, although we do recommend it.

How many years has your school been in existence?

Pequea Preschool first started accepting students in 1996.

Are All of your teachers certified in Early Childhood Education?

No; not every teacher is certified in ECE. Our Director has a degree in Psychology and MANY years of teaching at Pequea Preschool. We do encourage our staff to attend education seminars and require CPR training.

Do you teach the Bible?

Yes; we are very proud of our curriculum that incorporates a strong foundation of Bible stories, verses, and songs.

What is your curriculum?

Our two-year-old program is designed to help your child grow socially. Sharing, kindness, taking turns, and listening skills are reinforced in class along with rhyming, colors, music, and experimental play. God’s World Bible curriculum is used in this class. In our three-year-old program, we focus on social development like taking turns, sharing, and following directions.They will work on large and fine motor skills, name recognition, shapes, colors, and sorting. Our four-year-olds will be writing their names, numbers, and letters, and will learn opposites, rhyming, patterning, and sounding out letters. They will have lots of dramatic play, cooking, crafts, and reading. ABC Bible Heroes is the curriculum. The Pre-Kindergarten class uses the Essentials Preschool Curriculum, which offers children activity centers, journaling, word wall, science, sequencing, music, and much more.

What is your student/teacher ratio?

There are two teachers in each classroom. Our two- and three-year-old classes typically have ten students, while our four-year-old class has twelve students, and our Pre-K class has 16 students.

Do you follow the Penn Manor School District Calendar?

We follow the Penn Manor School District Calendar closely, but not completely.

Do you accept children with special needs?

Yes. We work closely with IU13.

Do you have a payment plan for tuition?

We offer two options for payment of tuition. You may pay half at the beginning and half in January. Or you may make eight monthly installments. Upon choosing the monthly payment plan, an additional processing fee will be added to your beginning balance.

How do you handle security at your school?

We have a security system incorporated into the church. All doors are locked while school is in session. Our staff and classroom volunteers have completed criminal and child abuse clearances and are trained in Pequea Church’s Children and Youth Protection Policy and Emergency Plan.

A portrait photo of our preschool director Tina Havey

Tina Havey

Preschool Director


Phone: 717.872.5679 ext. 240

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