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 

whatcomfamilycooppreschool@gmail.com

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

Registration forms can be downloaded from this site

**Please note**

Happy Valley Elementary is closed during summer.

No registration forms mailed to the school will be collected.

 

Please e-mail your registration  to:

whatcomfamilycooppreschool@gmail.com

 

Registration Form

 

Our Classes


The 2021-2022 school year will start in September by offering outdoor/nature classes until safely transitioning back to the classroom at Happy Valley Elementary.

Class Schedule

 

Preschool: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:45am-10:45am

Children ages 3-4.  Yearly tuition $1700 ($170/month)

Pre-K: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11:45am-2:45pm

Children ages 4-5.  Yearly tuition $2000 ($200/month)   

 

 

For detailed information about the temporary Covid-modified schedule, please contact the registrar at whatcomfamilycooppreschool@gmail.com

The Basics


The co-op is located inside Happy Valley Elementary 
all our classes meet throughout the public school year. 

 

The school year runs from September to mid-June.

Enrolling in the co-op is a 10 month commitment.

Tuition is an annual cost broken up into 10 month installments due monthly
You may pay tuition in advance, or in less-frequent larger amounts.

A non-refundable registration fee of $125 holds your students place in the class

a $50 re-supply fee is due in February

Families participate in annual fundraising