The SBCS Preschool serves 3- and 4-year-olds.  Jeanette Hein, preschool teacher, brings a wealth of experience to her classroom with early literacy and number sense activities, cooperative play experiences, and age-appropriate prayers and understanding of Jesus.  Her instructional aide, Marla Harris, has more than a dozen years experience in the early childhood setting at SBCS. 

Is your child preschool ready?   

  • 3-year-old preschool students must be age 3 by September 1. 
  • 4-year-old preschool students must be age 4 by September 1.

The school calendar has preschool beginning the last week of August, ending the 2nd week in May.  (See calendar on this website.)

  • 3-year-olds - Tuesday and Thursday   8:00 - 11:00
  • 4-year-olds - Monday, Wednesday, Friday   8:00 - 11:00  (afternoon session may be available, pending enrollment)

Tuition and Fees (2018-2019)

  •     3-year-old  $800 per year  (Ten payments September - June)
  •     4-year-old  $900 per year  (Ten payments September - June)
  •     All preschool:  $50 enrollment fee (upon registration), $100 registration fee and $43 Smart Tuition Fee (July),  $40 Milk fee (August)

Wondering if your child is preschool ready or has speech, learning, physical, or fine motor needs?  Contact USD409 - Atchison Public Schools at 913-367-4384 to find out when the next monthly "Count Your Kid In" screening.   St. Benedict Catholic School receives services as needed from USD409 for all identified students, preschool through 8th grade.  

More questions?  Just call us - 913-367-3503!  We look forward to visiting with you!

Preschool and Kindergarten - Open Enrollment

Call 913-367-3503 for information and an enrollment packet!

Consider scheduling a tour to see our early learners in action at SBCS!


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