Overview of Classes

 

Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool (OCP) accepts children two to four years old.

Children are grouped in classes by age as of September 1. This is the deadline used by the Georgia public school system, as well as most area private schools.

School hours are 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. At OCP, children are offered a regular but flexible schedule for classroom and outdoor time and learn to adapt to daily routines. Activities may include circle time, reading and storytelling, movement, art, singing and dancing, baking, making and playing with natural materials, free indoor and outdoor play, cooperative games, and make-believe play. These routines provide the children with a safe framework in which to bond with their teachers and classmates as they explore and develop their independence.

The Chickadees
 The Chickadees class at Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool is for children between 24 and 29 months of age as of September 1. The student-teacher ratio is 6-to-1, with one parent-teacher. There are six children in each class.  Attendance options include two days a week (TTh) or three days a week (MWF).

The Wrens
 The Wrens class at Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool is for children between 30 and 35 months old as of September 1. The student-teacher ratio is 7-to-1, with one parent-teacher. There are seven children in each class.  Attendance options include two days a week (TTh) or three days a week (MWF).

The Sparrows
 The Sparrows class at Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool (OCP) is for children who are at least three years old as of September 1. The student-teacher ratio is 8-to-1, with one parent-teacher. There are eight children in each class.  Attendance options include two, three, or five days a week.

The Owls
 The Owls class at Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool (OCP) is for children who are at least three years old as of September 1. The student-teacher ratio is 8-to-1, with one parent-teacher. There are eight children in each class.  The Owls class meets three days a week (MWF).

The Larks 
The Larks class at Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool (OCP) is for children who are at least four years old as of September 1. The student-teacher ratio is 14-to-1, with one teaching assistant or parent-teacher.  Attendance options include three, four, or five days a week.