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.


Our preschool opened in 2007. We are awarded an accreditation from the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs. 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

  • Address: 1010 Lake Miriam Drive Lakeland, FL 33813
  • Email: preschool@pchighlands.com
  • Fax: 1.863.648.9051
  • Phone: 1.863.646.9333
  • Hours: Mon - Fri (6:30am - 6:00pm)


Preschool Information

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

                                                                                                                                        Tuition Rates for 2022-2023


Full Time Classrooms Monthly Weekly
Infants (Starfish & Whales) $1041 $250
1 & 2s (Sea Turtles & Caterpillars) $1000 $240
2 & 3s (Jellyfish & Rainbow Fish) $916 $220
3 & 4s (Clownfish & Dolphins) $833 $200
4 & 5s (Non VPK) $729 $175
VPK Full Day Extended (6:30a.m.-6:00p.m.) $562 $135
VPK – Half Day Extended (8:30a.m.-2:00p.m.) $375 $90
School Age After Care – Includes Full Days on School Holidays $375 $90
Summer School Age $625 $150
Part Time Program
5 Days
Monthly M/W/F Monthly T/Th
3 & 4s 8:30a.m. – 11:30p.m. (Butterflies) $562 $351 $234
3 & 4s 8:30a.m. – 2:00p.m. (Butterflies) $665 $416 $277
Monthly – $75


Monthly 3 days


Monthly 2 Days




Registration Fees – Non Refundable – Includes Nap Mat
New Enrollment New Sibling Annual Annual Sibling School-Age
$200 $150 $150 $100 $100

Registration fee and Monthly/Weekly Tuition is due on the day your child starts.

Annual/Semester Rates are available. Please call for more information.



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.


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.


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
  • Valleyview
  • Scott Lake
  • Highlands Grove

After School Camp is open until 6:00 PM. We also offer school holiday camp and summer camp.

Your child’s enrollment in PCH preschool provides financial support for worship and other ministries in our church. These financial contributions allow us to remain active in the community through local missions and outreach. We are grateful to you and your family. Thank you!

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