Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What is VASD Pre-K?

A Verona Area School District coordinated four-year-old Pre-K program that is play-based and follows the Wisconsin Early Learning Standards 

2. Who is eligible for VASD Pre-K?

Any four-year-old living in the Verona Area School District (4 years old by September 1)

3. When and where is registration?

Parents need to fill out a short survey to verify their information in the district database.
Step 1 – Your family needs to provide the final paperwork to complete the registration process.  (Child’s birth certificate and 3 proofs of residency) 
Step 2 – Your family will receive a Snapcode with directions in the mail.                        
Step 3 – Once step 1 and 2 are completed your child will be placed at a Pre-K site.  Your family will receive a letter in the mail in May giving you the information about your child’s Pre-k site and session.

4. What does it cost?

Tuition Free! (Centers may charge supply/snack/field trip fees). Centers will have their own fees for wrap around services.

5. Who are the teachers?

A state licensed pre-K teacher.  A co-teacher is assigned to classrooms of more than 12 students.

6. What if I don’t have transportation?

  • Transportation will be provided if the child lives or is cared for at least ¼ mile or more from the Pre-k site.                                                                                     
  •  Families participating in the Spanish Bilingual Program will be bussed to Pooh Bear Child Care and Preschool.                                                                             
  • Your attendance area school will be determined by where your child is picked up and dropped off.                                                                                                          
  • Families needing bussing services anytime during the year will be limited to picking a Pre-k site within your attendance area school.                                              
  • Pick up and drop off will be as close to the residence but busses will not go down cul-de-sacs and dead end roads.                                                                       
  • Attendance area school codes for bussing:  Sugar Creek (SC), Country View (CV), Glacier Edge (GE), and Stoner Prairie (SP)

Sugar Creek Attendance Area                           

  • The Caring Center  
  •  Verona Montessori
  •  La Petite Academy – Verona
  •  St. James Preschool
  •  Fitchburg Head Start

Country View Attendance Area                              

  • La Petite Academy – Verona 
  • Little Blessings
  • The Caring Center 
  • Verona Montessori
  • Fitchburg Head Start

Glacier Edge Attendance Area                                            

  • Once Upon A Time Child Care
  • Resurrection Lutheran Preschool  
  • St. James Preschool   
  • Fitchburg Head Start

Stoner Prairie Attendance Area                             

  • La Petite Academy – Fitchburg 
  • Pooh Bear Child Care and Preschool 
  • Resurrection Lutheran Preschool 
  • YMCA – Stoner Prairie
  • Fitchburg Head Start
  • Little Pilgrims
   

7. Where are the classes?

* Indicates bilingual site

8. When are the classes?

Days and Times: Tuesdays through Fridays for 3 hours and 10 minutes (7:50-11:00 AM or 11:50-3:00 PM) *Times are approximate.

Please call Jennifer Skibba, Early Learning Coordinator, at the Verona Area School District Pre-K Office, 608-845-4813 for more information.