FAQ

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How do I enroll or register?


Registration will begin in January. To start the enrollment process we ask that you call to schedule an appointment to tour our school. We suggest that you and your child spend some time visiting his/her prospective classroom before making your final decision to enroll. Waiting lists are kept for each class and utilized as spaces become available. Registration is considered complete when all required paperwork and the non-refundable registration fee is paid.

When is school in session?


School will begin the Monday after Labor Day and will run for 38 consecutive weeks. Merrimack PTA Preschool observes the Merrimack School District Holiday and Vacation schedules.

Does my child need to be Immunized?


Children are to be immunized according to the recommendations of the Department of Health and the NH Child Care Licensing Unit.

Do I have to be a resident of Merrimack or a member of the PTA to send my child to the school?


Merrimack PTA Kindergarten and Preschool  is open to all children regardless of residency or any organizational affiliation.

How can I as a parent get involved?


Parental Involvement is a vital part of our school. Parents may volunteer for the year as a Room Parent, Librarian, or Committee member on our Board. You may also assist with home projects (tracing, cutting), a Project day helper, participating in fundraisers, lunch time visits, and as a driver and or chaperone on local field trips for Kindergarten.

What does the PTA Board do?


Our school is operated by a Committee of six dedicated parents and staffed by a director, three teachers, two assistant teachers and a treasurer. The Committee consists of a chairperson, publicity agent, secretary, tuition treasurer, and fundraising coordinator, and volunteer coordinator. Committee and staff make up the Board who meet monthly. All major decisions regarding the school are made by a majority vote of the Board. Specifically the Board is responsible for hiring staff, maintaining physical plant of school and grounds, managing all financial matters of school, assisting daily operation by opening our door to welcome children in the morning, stocking supplies, hanging the flag & swings.

Where do I send tuition and other correspondence?


All tuition payments and other correspondence should be sent to 10 Depot Merrimack, NH 03054. We also accept payments through PayPal and through our intuit payment method. Please email us for more information on these methods.