Ministries West End UMC Preschool Day School

Day School operates Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. New classes are formed at the beginning of June and August. The Day School is closed for 10 holidays, 9 professional days, and 2 Parent/Teacher Conference days. See the 2014 Preschool Calendar (pdf) for a complete listing. 

  • Children from 20 months through five years are eligible to attend five days per week for up to 9 ½ hours per day.
  • The teacher –child ratio is 1 to 5 for Toddlers, Twos, and Threes in a class of ten children; 1 to 10 for Fours and Pre-K in a class of twenty children.
  • Daily children are served two snacks and a heart healthy lunch prepared on site "from scratch" with fresh ingredients.


A non-refundable registration fee of $100 is required for each child to be placed on the waiting list. Tuition for Toddlers and Twos is $980 per month; $960 for Threes, and $940 for Fours and Pre-K.

Registrations are accepted throughout the year. Available spaces are filled from the waiting list. Members of West End United Methodist Church and families of currently enrolled Day School and Play School participants are given priority. To register, complete the Day School Registration Form (PDF) and return it with your check in the amount of $100 made out to “West End Preschool.”

To schedule a tour or obtain additional information, contact Lynn McClary, Executive Director at or 615.321.8500, #8812 or Sandy Gilbert, Program Director at or 615.321.8500, #8849.