Factors To Consider When Choosing A Preschool For Your Kid

Factors To Consider When Choosing A Preschool For Your Kid


My son had gotten to school going age, and all his friends in our neighborhood were already in school. I had tried all means to get him a preschool in our area to no results. I decided to get suggestions or advice from my mother; moms are always right as they say. The first thing mom said is that getting a preschool was not an easy task. A preschool must be able to satisfy a child’s curiosity, give care and all fun a child wants, she continued. Many people have started the preschool business hence it is easy to get spoiled of choice.

Factors to consider when choosing a preschool

School curriculum

An important thing to look at is the type of curriculum offered by the school you are about to settle for. Some preschools blend some education systems in their curriculum, but it is important to choose the one that best suits your kid.


How far is the school from home? One should choose a school not very far. Children are at a high risk of kidnapping, getting lost or even being knocked down by vehicles on their way home. That was the very first thing mom talked about.

Language program

Mom said that I should also consider the kind of language the preschool teaches. It is as well important to take your child to preschool where they use a language familiar to them.

Child to teacher ratio

A major difference of preschools is the number of students per class. As a parent, choose a preschool depending on whether you like it a small or large class.

School hours

How long are school days? This is a question every parent looking for a preschool must ask themselves. Some preschools run strictly half day while others run the whole day. If you are working, it is important to choose a school schedule that allows comfortable picking and dropping your kid.


How much is the school fees per term? Many parents use school fees as a major factor before choosing a school. Some fees bring a huge difference in the services offered in schools as well. It is you to decide what you want for your child and how much you are willing to pay before settling for a school.…

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