Preschool & Parents' Day Out

For registration information, please email preschool@firstwaco.com.

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KIDS KASTLE AND PRESCHOOL

Kids' Kastle (ages 6 months of age through 3-4 years old) - Preschool (ages 3-4 years)
First Methodist Kids' Kastle and Preschool have openings available for children at both our Main Campus (4901 Cobbs Dr.) and Downtown Campus (1300 Austin Ave.) Please contact the preschool office for more information at 254-772-5636.
 

Located on Two Campuses:
Cobbs Campus & Downtown Campus

The award-winning First Methodist Waco Preschool and Kids' Kastle Parents' Day Out has been the go-to Parents' Day Out and Preschool for over three decades - we are now loving on second-generation Kids' Kastle kiddos! 

First Methodist Waco Preschool
Cobbs Campus

Licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, our Preschool boasts a history of more than 35 years and offers two, three and four day a week classes (Tuesday through Friday) for ages three and four years. Our preschool classes are taught by certified teachers and designed to prepare children for kindergarten in a loving, safe Christian environment.

 

Preschool: Tuesday - Friday options, 8:30-11:30am with extended 11:30am-2:30pm enrichments of science, cooking, fine arts, and lunch bunch.

Kids' Kastle - Parents' Day Out
Cobbs Campus and Downtown Campus

Voted by Wacoan magazine for more than ten years in a row as the #1 Parents' Day Out program, Kids' Kastle offers children ages six months through five years a place to play, sing, rest, snack, and learn about Jesus from the most loving, high-quality caregivers.

 

 

Cobbs Campus: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30am to 2:30pm

Downtown Campus: Monday-Friday (select all or some days)  8:30am-2:30pm. 

The safety of your children is of utmost importance to First Methodist Waco. All First Methodist Waco pastors, staff, Kids' Kastle and Preschool staff, and volunteers have successfully completed Ministry Safe training and background checks.

We're Hiring! 

We are actively hiring friendly, hardworking individuals who have a passion for sharing Christ’s love with children; helping them grow spiritually and academically. Our Cobbs campus has a 3-day work week schedule with openings. Our Austin Avenue campus has a 5-day work week schedule with openings.

Interested in learning more?
254.772.5636
preschool@firstwaco.com

Download the Kid's Kastle Calendar

2024-2025 TUITION

Preschool Tuition - Cobbs Campus

For all Preschool classes, there is a registration fee of $100 per child.

Current Rates are:

3 Year Old Preschool Classes Monthly Tuition Annual Supply Fee
2 Half Days (8:15-11:30a)$255$255
3 Half Days (8:15-11:30a)$300$300

3 Year Old Lunch Bunch (11:30 am - 2:30 pm): 

$115 per month for two afternoons a week

$165 per month for three afternoons a week

 

The annual supply fee covers all supplies, all field trip fees, a Preschool bag and a field trip T-shirt.

Preschool tuition is set annually by the Preschool Board. All fees are non-refundable.


 

4 Year Old Preschool Classes Monthly Tuition Annual Supply Fee
3 Half Days (8:15-11:30a)$300$300
3 Days All Day (8:15-2:30p)$490$490

4 Year Old Enrichment (Fine Arts and Science)
Tuesday and Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuition: $175/month and annual $150 supply fee

4 Year Old Lunch Bunch
Friday

11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuition: $65/month

Cobbs Campus Kids' Kastle Parents' Day Out Tuition

There is an annual registration fee of $100 per child.

Babies - Two's

Class Monthly Tuition (10 months) Supply Fee
1 Day Per Week (8:30-2:30p)$150$75
2 Days Per Week (8:30-2:30p)$275$100
3 Days Per Week (8:30-2:30p)$375$125

Three's & Four's

Class Monthly Tuition (10 Months) Supply Fee
1 Day Per Week (8:30-2:30p)$135$75
2 Days Per Week (8:30-2:30p)$250$100
3 Days Per Week (8:30-2:30p)$350$125

Downtown Campus Kids' Kastle Parent's Day Out Tuition

There is an annual registration fee of $100 (non-refundable). The supply fee is due with Fall registration and January (non-refundable). 

Babies - Two's

Class Monthly Tuition (10 months) Supply Fee (twice per year)
Tuesday/Thursday$275$100
Monday/Wednesday/Friday$375$125
Monday-Friday$550$175

Three's & Four's

Class Monthly Tuition (10 Months) Supply Fee (twice per year)
Tuesday/Thursday$250$100
Monday/Wednesday/Friday$350$125
Monday-Friday$500$175

Kids' Kastle rates are set annually by our Weekday Ministries Board of Directors. All fees are non-refundable.

Contact Us

Susan Barnett, Director

Sarah Hamm, Assistant Director

Lindsey Fox, Campus Administrator, Downtown

Ashton Wyatt, Administrative Assistant, Downtown Campus

 

Cobbs Campus: 254.772.5636

Downtown Campus: 254.900.7881