We are always happy to welcome new families to our school!
Over the past 50 years, Christ & Holy Trinity Preschool has been an integral part of Westport’s community and has enjoyed a long tradition as a leading preschool. We invite you and your family to visit with us and tour the school grounds.
The formal admissions process begins a year in advance of a child’s attendance, however we invite you contact us at any time to inquire about openings in the current or upcoming school year.
We are currently full for the 2023-2024 school year. If you would like to be placed on our waitlist, please contact Kate Nelson at email@example.com or by calling the Preschool office at 203-226-4616.
For the 2024-25 school year, enrollment materials will be available beginning October 18, 2023 and tours will begin on October 23, 2023. Families with children already enrolled in the program, or who are parishioners of the Church, are given priority enrollment for the upcoming school year. We will begin accepting applications for new families on November 1, 2023 at 9:30am and applications will be considered in the order received.
For those families facing financial challenges, we offer partial Financial Aid Assistance on the basis of need. All financial aid applications will go through FAST (link below) and all information received will be kept strictly confidential.
If you are new to the CHT Preschool community and would like to apply to our program, enrollment will begins on Monday, 11/14 9:30 a.m.
Please note: We are full for the 2023-2024 school year.
We are now full in Twos and Threes. We currently have one space in our Fours and one space in our Fives for the 2023-2024 school year.
Christ & Holy Trinity Preschool is now utilizing the Independent School Management Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST) Program to process applications for Financial Assistance. The deadline to submit your Financial Aid Application is December 15, 2022. To apply, please click the application below.
If the application is not complete, it cannot be considered. All information received will be kept strictly confidential.
If your family qualifies for Financial Assistance, you will be notified in writing and the related materials will be mailed from the Director’s Office by December 31, 2022.
To register your child for the 2023 - 2024 school year, the signed contract and first tuition payment are due by January 17, 2023..
WHAT ARE THE RELEVANT DATES FOR THE APPLICATION PROCESS?
For the 2023-2024 School Year, the relevant dates are listed below:
For those submitting Applications before January 7, 2023:
• November 18, 2022 Preschool Applications and fees ($250) due for current families.
• November 13, 2002 Preschool Applications and fees accepted for new families. Acceptance Letters sent on a rolling basis.
• December 15, 2022 All Financial Aid Applications due
• January 13, 2023 Deadline to accept/deny financial aid grant
• January 17, 2023 Contracts & 1st tuition payment due
For those submitting Applications after January 7, 2023
• Applications and registration fees ($250) may be submitted for any remaining spots in the program
• Financial Aid application may be submitted with your Enrollment Application to apply for any remaining funds available
WHAT IS THE ORDER OF ADMISSIONS?
During the 2023-2024 school year, the Preschool will operate programs for Twos, Threes, Fours and Fives. An effort is made to create gender-balanced classrooms, although this is not always possible. To ensure the quality of the program and to comply with safety and space regulations set by the State of Connecticut, enrollment in the Preschool is limited.
Priority enrollment at CHT Preschool is offered to:
• Children or siblings of children currently enrolled in the Preschool.
• Children or siblings of children previously enrolled in the program
• Children of CHT Church parishioners or members.
WHEN ARE TUITION PAYMENTS MADE?
It is the parent’s responsibility pay their child's full annual tuition rate prior to their child's first day of school unless an alternate payment schedule has been arranged with the Director. Families are expected to pay their tuition in 6 monthly payments beginning in January 2023. Tuition invoices will be issued through our school portal, Brightwheel, where payments can be made using ACH ($0.90 fee) or credit card. If paying by credit card an additional 2.9% will be added to cover credit card fees incurred. Families may also pay by check made payable to: Christ & Holy Trinity Preschool. Tuition payments may be delivered directly to the preschool office at 45 Church Lane, Westport, CT 06880 or may be mailed to: Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Attn: Preschool Assistant Director, 55 Myrtle Avenue, Westport, CT 06880.