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Little Panthers Preschool serves three to five year old children in a multi-age learning environment. The preschool is based on the High/Scope approach which focuses on active learning, where children learn through direct, hands-on experiences with people,objects,events, and ideas.

To be eligible to attend Little Panthers Preschool, children must be three years of age by September 1, and fully potty trained.

Little Panthers Preschool is a half day program. 

Preschool tuition payments are due the first of every month from September – April. Checks may be made payable to DeWitt Community Ed and may be dropped off at the Community Education office located at the front of the Junior High building.

Please let us know if you are interested in an automatic deduction option using your credit/debit card.

Enrolling preschoolers must be 3 years old and fully potty trained by September 1st. Our preschool selection is based on a lottery system. You do not need to be a DeWitt resident to apply for Little Panthers Preschool.

For more information on the High Scope Curriculum, please see the Preschool Parent Handbook. 


Little Panthers Preschool

Important Dates

March 7- March 31

Little Panthers Open Enrollment

 for 2017-2018

Open Enrollment forms will be available after the Parent Meeting scheduled for March 7 and will also be online the morning of March 8

April 24- May 12

Little Panthers Open Registration Period


Little Panther Preschool

Class Options & Tuition Cost

  • 2 Day AM                                             Tuesday & Thursday, 8-11 a.m.                   $121/month ($1093/year)
  • 3 Day AM                                                           Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8-11 a.m                      $188/ month ($1629/ year)
  • 4 Day PM                                                     Monday - Thursday, 12-3 p.m                    (No K.I.D.S. Childcare)                                 $240/ month ($2045/year)
  • 4 Day AM or PM                                         Monday - Thursday, 8-11 a.m. or 12-3 p.m.      (With K.I.D.S. Childcare)                               $240/month ($2045/year)
  • Enrollment Application Fee- $50.00
  • Registration Fee -$75.00
*Please note the K.I.D.S. Childcare is a separate program from LPPS and has separate fees* 

*Important Contact Information*

Mrs. Lisa Samson, preschool teacher, 517-668-3502

Mrs. TIna Gust, preschool teacher,668-3504 AM & 668-3505 PM


Preschool Documents

Lesson Plans

Little Panthers Preschool at Schavey Road Elementary
For registration call 668-3480

Tax ID#: G38-600-1000
Please retain your monthly receipts. End of year reports will not be provided.

Payment Receipts

 Parents can log into their community education account to print a receipt at: www.dewittschools.net

Click  “Community Education”

Click “Courses”

Click “Online Course Catalog”

Click “Sign In" or "Create  Account"


If staff is requested to provide this information, a fee of $2/page will be charged. This includes making copies, or providing you with overall totals, for the year.

*Tax statements are not provided.