A Note From The Preschool Director

Welcome to Precious Children in the Highlands Preschool (PCH Preschool)!  We are so excited and honored that you are considering us to care for your little one/s and we want to assure you that it is our mission to provide a quality, nurturing environment.

Our Preschool has been open since November of 2007 and serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age along with offering a school-age program during the summer. We are proud that in September, 2011 our preschool was awarded accreditation by the National Accreditation Commission (NAC) for Early Care and Education Programs

As a NAC Accredited center, PCH Preschool is recognized as an early care and education program that exemplifies excellence in the care of young children. PCH Preschool ensures a high quality program for children, that is conducive to their individual growth and development, provides professional training opportunities for staff, and demonstrates that the center exceeds minimum state licensing requirements for child care programs.JulieSignature


About Our Preschool

Our preschool opened in 1993. We are currently the only 5-star rated preschool in Polk County, Florida. We are a faith-based school working alongside Presbyterian Church in the Highlands. We welcome infants to 5-year-olds, and offer an after-school program for elementary age children. Learn more about us!

Click Here to view our Licensing Inspection Reports

Click Here for more info on the Early Learning Coalition Program in Polk County


Application Process

Preschool Information

If you are interested in enrolling in our preschool please call to inquire about our waiting list. Below, you'll find several quick links to downloads of our tuition rates, Parent Handbook, Enrollment Packet, and School Calendar. Please review this information, contact us with any questions, and complete our child application when you are ready to enroll

Room Monthly Weekly Part-Time/ Per Day
Infant/1 (Lambs) $791 $190 n /a
1/2 year olds (Kangaroos) $750 $180 $39
2 year olds (Zebras) $708 $170 $37
2/3 year olds (Monkeys) $667 $160 $36
3/4 year olds (Alligators/Owls) $625 $150 $34
4/5 year olds (Bears/Lions/Tigers) $625 $150 $34
VPK (Bears/Lions/Tigers) No Charge - Funded by the State of Florida
VPK Before & After $20 x # of days in month $100 $22
VPK Lunch Bunch 11:30-2:00 $60 $12
Part Time Program Daily 8:30-11:30 Daily 8:30-2:00
3/4 year olds (Butterflies) $20 $25
2 year-olds (Caterpillars) $25 $30
After School Care Daily Weekly Holidays
K - 5th grade $15 $60 $25
Summer Camp Daily Weekly
Completed 5 - 5th Grade $25 $120

There is an $120.00 non-refundable registration fee - this includes a nap mat.

The registration fee and the first week or months tuition are due at the time of registration.

Sign Up For Our Waiting List!

We have a waiting list for all our classes and programs. Please fill out this form to be added to our waiting list. When placements become available, we will contact you!

Parent Handbook

Download a copy of our Parent Handbook and learn all there is to know about having your children enrolled at Precious Children in the Highlands Preschool.

Enrollment Packet

You've decided to enroll! Just download our Enrollment Packet to get started. Once you're finished, send us your paperwork or drop it off at the preschool.

Lunch Menu

Looking for information about the day to day happenings at our preschool? Download our school calendar to see holidays, special events, school closings, and even the lunch menu!

After School Camp Information

Our After School Camp offers a small-group setting, devotions, homework help, crafts, and open activity centers. Pick-up is available for grades Pre-K/VPK through 5th grade at the following schools:

  • South McKeel
  • Valley View
  • Scott Lake
  • Highlands Grove

After School Camp is open until 6:00 PM. The cost is $60/week or $15/day. There is a $100 one-time registration fee.

During School Holidays and Summer the cost is $25/day or $110/Week.

After School Camp Calendar

After School Camp Enrollment Packet



Precious Children in the Highlands Preschool

1.863.646.9333 Mon - Fri (6am - 6pm)
1010 Lake Miriam Drive Lakeland, FL 33813

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