Half Day Programs

Our half-day programs for three- and four-year-olds include part-time and full-time (five half days) schedules as well as morning or afternoon options.

  • Half-day programs are located at Bates School, 2704 Baker Road.
  • Hours: 8:30am-11:30am 
  • Calendar: Half-day programs follow the Dexter Community Schools annual calendar and are closed whenever the  schools are closed for weather. No drop-in care or switching days. HALF-DAY CALENDAR
  • Enrollment: Enrollment for each fall begins in March. Currently enrolled families' spots are not guaranteed outside of the enrollment period. For the 2020-2021 school year, the enrollment schedule is:
    • Currently Enrolled Families only: March 2-6, 2020
    • Dexter Schools Staff: March 9-13, 2020
    • General Public: March 16 and beyond
  • All openings are filled on a space-available basis within the priority list. 
Preschoolers playing with blocks and toy animals