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Registration & Enrollment

Registration is open to children from age six weeks through twelve years. Classes are scheduled Monday through Friday with parents choosing 2, 3, 4, or 5 days. Children will generally be separated into classes by the director based on their age as of September 30, and in group sizes in accordance with Virginia Division of Licensing Standards.

APPLE Academy will maintain a waiting list of those children of families wishing to be a part of APPLE. The director has discretion in filling places within APPLE from that waiting list.  Priority will be given to families with other children currently enrolled in APPLE, to Central Presbyterian Church members, to APPLE staff members, and then to any emergency situation that may arise. The teacher to student ration will be maintained in accordance with the Virginia Division of Licensing Standards.

The following ratios of staff to children are required:

  • Children age six weeks through sixteen months: one staff per four children
  • Children age sixteen months through two years: one staff per five children
  • Children age two years: one staff per eight children
  • Children age three years to the age of eligibility to attend public school, five years by September 30: one staff per ten children
  • Children from age of eligibility to attend public school through eight years: one staff per eighteen children
  • Children age nine years through twelve years: one staff per twenty children