Grades K3 & K4

Enrollment and Tuition

SCHOOL HOURS

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday Closed

First day of school Monday, August 12, 2019

Last day of school Thursday, May 14, 2020

Parents may drop off their students as early as 7:45 a.m. Students remaining in the classroom after 4:15 p.m. will incur a late fee of $10 per 15-minute increment starting at 4:16 p.m.

STUDENT ENROLLMENT FEE

$150 per student

TUITION RATES

Church Membership Rate

Church Membership Rate is applicable to the membership of Porter Apostolic Pentecostal Church, who regularly and consistently pay their tithes to the church. (Rate includes the cost of curriculum.)

$350 - monthly (August 15th – May 15th)

Non-Church Membership Rate

Non-Church Membership Rate is applicable to all other families who do not attend Porter Apostolic Pentecostal Church or do not faithfully support the church with their tithes. (Rate includes the cost of curriculum.)

$400 - monthly (August 15th – May 15th)

FIRST MONTHLY SCHOOL BILL

Your first monthly school bill is due no later than the first day of school. After the first complete day of school, all fees are non-refundable as well as tuition and curriculum for the first month. Also, if a student attends any part of a month and withdraws from the school, that month's school bill is due.

PAST DUE ACCOUNTS

All monthly school bills are due on the 15th of each month, ending on May 15th. A $25 late fee will be charged if your full monthly payment is not received by the 25th of each month. If you have not paid your school bill in full by the last day of the month, your child will not be allowed to return to school on the first day of the next month. No child will be allowed to return to a new school year with a past due account from the previous school year.

LATE FEE PICK-UP

Late fees will be applied to your account when a student is not picked-up from school in a timely manner. Students remaining in the classroom after 4:15 p.m. will incur a late fee of $10 per 15-minute increment starting at 4:16 p.m.

PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF PROCEDURES

Unlike other students, K3 and K4 students must be under the direct supervision of a parent, or an approved adult, when being dropped off and picked up from the classroom. Students must be signed-in and signed-out using the classroom clipboard.

POTTY-TRAINED

Students are expected to be potty-trained before enrolling in our Early Learning Program. While we understand the occasional “accident,” this should be the exception rather than a weekly “event.” Please keep an extra change of clothes in your child’s back pack at ALL TIMES. This will be helpful when accidents do occur or when clothing is soiled from spilled drinks or food.

LUNCH

The school does not have a cafeteria. Students can either bring their lunch or purchase a school lunch from the freezer, such as pizza or a cheeseburger. The lunch room has microwaves available.

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

All parents must submit their child’s immunization records upon enrollment. It is important that you keep your child’s records updated and they receive their shots as instructed by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Porter Christian Academy uses the A Beka Academy curriculum, which offers a first-class Christian education for your student. This exciting Early Learning Program provides ample learning opportunities, such as:

K3 Learning Objectives

  • Helps young children recognize letter shapes and learn letter sounds
  • Sharpens listening skills, following directions, and practice eye-hand coordination as they learn number concepts 1-15
  • Develops motor skills through arts and crafts while they use paint, glue, and color projects
  • Associates Bible verses with pictures and songs

K4 Learning Objectives

  • Introduces phonics and develops early reading skills (one and two vowel words)
  • Learns to trace and write letters and their name, as well as recognize and count numbers to 100
  • Develops visual perception, listening skills, and motor skills
  • Introduces Bible songs, scriptures, prayer, and gains age-appropriate knowledge and application through lessons from the Old and New Testaments
  • Prepares students for a successful Kindergarten year

GRADING AND EVALUATION

Official grades begin at the Kindergarten level, so students are not pressured to perform at a certain level in the Early Learning Program. The greatest benefit for your child is placing them in a structured Christian atmosphere where they will develop their social and motor skills and introduce them to many learning concepts in preparation for Kindergarten. Periodically, our staff will conference with parents and provide a general overview of their child’s progress.

UNIFORM AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE

K3 & K4 Girls

  • Polo Shirts – Must be purchased from Lands’ End and embroidered with the school’s name and logo.
  • Skirts – Can be purchased from any retailer as long as they are “school uniform” khaki or navy-colored skirts. Hemlines must be no shorter than the bottom of the knee at all times, including when the student is seated at her desk.
  • Footwear - Black, brown, navy or white loafers, flats or lace-up shoes. Girls must wear color coordinating socks with the uniform.
  • Personal Appearance – Girls’ hair must be uncut. No jewelry, make-up, or nail polish of any kind. Any accessories worn to hold the hair in place needs to be modest and match the colors of the school uniform (navy, red, or white).

K3 & K4 Boys

  • Polo Shirts – Must be purchased from Lands’ End and embroidered with the school’s name and logo.
  • Pants – Must be purchased from Lands' End.
  • Footwear - Black, brown, navy or white loafers or lace-up shoes. Boys must wear color coordinating socks with the uniform.
  • Personal Appearance – Boys’ hair must be off the ears and collar. No jewelry of any kind.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORDERING UNIFORMS FROM LANDS’ END

  • To order uniforms, please visit: www.landsend.com/school and select “Shop By School”
  • The PCA school number is: 900188442
  • Shirt Color Options: Navy, Red & Gray Heather
  • Pant and Skirt Color Options: Navy or khaki