The Ark is open to children from 12 months through 12 years of age. We operate on a non-discriminatory basis, according to equal treatment and access without regard to race, sex, nationality or religion. The Ark is fully licensed by the state.
The Ark’s operating hours are from 6:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Ark is licensed through the Washington state’s Department of Early Learning. All staff must register in MERIT (Managed Education and Registry Information Tool) and go through a background check. All lead preschool teachers and several staff have received their AA degrees in Early Childhood Education from WWCC.
Registration fee: $50.00
Rates (Toddler Care):
Half Day (under 5 hours): $40.00
Full day (5-10 hours): $50.00
Half day (under 5 hours): $32.00
Full day (5 hours and over): $42.00
Before & After School rates:
School Day $18.00
Over 5 hours: $42.00
Early Dismissal $32.00
**There is a 2-day minimum required.
To start the enrollment process, call 529-4000.
Children may not attend without proof of immunizations. If for some reason a parent chooses not to have a child immunized, the parent must sign the exempt portion of the certificate of immunization status form.