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The West Allegheny High School Preschool is a preschool program consisting of an AM & PM four year old class and an AM three year old class run through the Family and Consumer Sciences department. High school students, under the supervision of Mrs. Sara Ferko & Mrs. Kristin Persing, plan and lead activities for preschool children who live in the West Allegheny School District. Our focus is on providing a fun environment that prepares children for kindergarten, while placing the emphasis on play and socialization. The program runs from approximately the first week of November through the first week of May on Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays. The AM sessions run from 8:30 to 10:30 and the PM session runs from 11:35 to 1:35.  Total cost for the program is $75 for the three year old class and $125 for the four year old class.
Enrollment Requirements:
  • Families must reside in the West Allegheny School District.
  • Children must be three by September 1st (for the 3’s class & four by September 1st for the 4’s class).
  • Children must be daytime potty trained.
  • Daily attendance is expected.
  • Families must provide their own transportation.
2023-2024 School Year 
The preschool classes are full.
2024-2025 School Year
*4 openings remain in the PM 4 year-old class.  To reserve a spot, email Sara Ferko at [email protected].
The AM 3 & 4 year-old preschool classes are full; however, names are still being accepted for waitlists.  Email Sara Ferko at [email protected] for the 4’s classes or Kristin Persing at [email protected] for the 3’s class.
Enrolling a Child for the 2025-2026 School Year
If you would like to place your child on the waiting list for an upcoming school year, please email a letter of interest to Sara Ferko ([email protected]) or Kristin Persing ([email protected]). In the email, include the following information: child's name, parent(s) names, child's birth date, home address, phone number(s) and preference for morning or afternoon session (no preference places you on both lists).  Please contact early, as enrollment fills up quickly.  Your child will be placed on the appropriate waiting list based on their birthdate.

*Please note that children enrolled in the three year old class are given first preference for a spot in a four year old class.  Additionally, siblings of currently enrolled children will be given preference for a spot in the program.

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