Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning, but for children play is serious learning. Play is  really the work of childhood.

- Fred Rogers

Join Our School

Cooperative Preschool is like being a part of a family.

We would love to meet with you see if our school is the right fit for your family.

How To Apply

Registration for 2021-22 

 Please email our Registrar to inquire about openings at

A non-refundable registration fee of $125 is due upon notification of enrollment acceptance.

Registration forms can be downloaded from this site


Registration Form


Whatcom Family Coop Preschool

Happy Valley Elementary School

1041 24th St, Bellingham, WA 98225


Whatcom Family Co-op Preschool admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.