• Dandelion is a play based co-operative preschool in which parents and teachers share in the operation of the school and are actively involved together in the classroom.


    • Ages: 3 to 5 Years Old
    • Hours: Monday through Fridays from 9am to 12:30pm
    • Extended Care: 8:30-9am and 12:30-2pm
    • Class Size: 24 children to 6 adults (2 teachers and 4 participating parents)


    Parents commit to regular classroom participation as well as other operational responsibilities. Parent participation involves:

    • Regular classroom participation
    • Monthly evening parent meetings
    • Ongoing family job
    • Two Saturday work parties
    • Fundraising events
    • Grocery or e-scrip

    The level of weekly classroom participation depends on the number of days the child attends:

    • 3 days/week requires ~ 2 to 3 participation days/month
    • 4 days/week requires ~ 3 to 4 participation days/month


    • 3 days/wk $393/mo
    • 4 days/wk $524mo

    NOTE: These are the 2022-23 rates. Tuition typically increases by about 3% every year.

    Financial aid is available to qualifying families.