Nursery School hours are Monday through Friday, from 9:00 until 11:30 each morning. See our calendar for yearly details. We accept applications for our school year beginning in February and require a non-refundable application fee (the first of 10 tuition payments) with the balance of tuition submitted monthly throughout the school year.

Three Year Olds

Your child may be 2 1/2 years old in September, but must be 3 by December 31st of the same school year to be eligible for enrollment. Two day (Tuesday - Thursday) or three day (Monday - Wednesday - Friday) enrollment options available for $1730.00 or $2500.00 per year, respectively ($173.00 or $250.00 monthly for 10 months.)

Four Year Olds

Four year old children may attend Nursery School for either three or five days each week. Different three day options are available: either Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday, or Monday - Wednesday - Friday. The three day program costs $2500.00 per year ( $250.00 monthly for 10 months.)

Alternatively, four year old children may attend Nursery School five days each week for $3900.00 per year ($390.00 monthly for 10 months.)


The Pre-Kindergarten class meets five days each week. This program costs $3900.00 each year ($390.00 monthly for 10 months.)

Lunch Bunch (Extended Day Option)

An extended day from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. is available every afternoon. Any child may be enrolled for one or more extended days as desired. Each Lunch Bunch day costs an additional $725.00 per year ($72.50 monthly for 10 months.)  Families will receive a tuition break for registering for three or more lunch bunches (cost for 3 lunch bunches/year is $2050.00, for four is $2700.00 and for all five is $3300.00).

Kindergarten Enrichment Option

There are several Kindergarten Enrichment opportunies at SFNS.  In both the morning and afternoon, a five day program is available.  The five day program includes daily outside play, arts and crafts, story time, snack and indoor free play, as well as lunch time.  The morning program will run from 9:00 until the children are bused to their home school for afternoon Kinderarten (within the Wallingford Swarthmore School District "WSSD").  The afternoon program will run from the time the children are bused to the nursery school from their home schools (within WSSD) until 2:30 and will offer the same opportunities as the morning program.  The cost for this program is $3900/year for five afternoons or mornings.

Kindergarteners can also come for a 3 day/week Kindergarten Enrichment program. The cost for 3 mornings or afternoons is $2800.00.  

We welcome children from other school districts but are sorry that we can not provide transportation.