Madison South Preschool

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Welcome to Madison South Preschool!!! As the start to a child's educational journey our goal is to provide an exceptionally caring environment that fosters support and dedication to meeting your child's needs. We hope that your child quickly feels the warm welcome and support that the staff and students create each day as we learn and play together. We hope that your child's experience is full of fun, growth and accomplishments.

2023-2024 Madison South Preschool Enrollment

***Please note that you must be a resident of the Madison 

Local School District to attend Madison South Preschool.

The District requires proof of residency for all students 

who enroll.***

***2024-2025 Enrollment opens Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2024***
 Application Process Steps:
1) Visit Under the Students/Parents drop down menu select Final Forms. Create an account and fill out ALL forms in their entirety. All form tabs will initially appear red, but turn green when completed. All tabs should be green to fulfill this requirement.

- Complete Online Registration at

- Playbook New Enrollment
- Parent Playbook- How to add a student to a current account

2) Additional forms that need completed and turned in:
- Birth Certificate
- Proof of Residency (MUST be a current utility bill or lease agreement)
- Child Medical Statement - This MUST be completed and signed by your child's pediatrician. It will not be accepted otherwise.
- Shot Record
- Dental Form - This MUST be completed and signed by your child's dentist only. This form is not required to enroll, but highly encouraged.
3) The Preschool Coordinator will contact you via email in early June after the first enrollment window closes (May 31, 2024) with your child's screening appointment date/time.

***For students enrolling in the current year (2023-2024)
Preschool application:

Filling out the preschool application gives us the information we need for classroom placement. Please make sure you click submit at the end of the form.  You should receive an email with a copy of your application. This application will take approximately 15-20 minutes to fill out and will need to be filled out in one sitting, as it does not save your progress if you stop and restart. 

Enrollment Window #1 - April 3, 2023 - May 31, 2023
Enrollment Window #2 - June 1, 2023 - August 4, 2023

Application Process Steps: 

1. Parents complete the application (Madison South Preschool Application 2023-2024) online, or may come into the Madison South office to use the computer during school hours. 


- Complete Online Registration at

- Playbook New Enrollment
- Parent Playbook- How to add a student to a current account

3. Additional forms that will need completed and turned in at the time of enrollment include:

- Birth Certificate
- Proof of Residency (you must be a Madison resident for your child to attend Madison South Preschool)
- Current Child Medical Statement (signed by licensed physician or nurse practitioner)
- Current shot record
- Dental form (highly encouraged, but not required)
- Federal Poverty Form
- Communicable Disease & Illness form
- Step Up To Quality Interview form 
- Media Consent form
- Class Roster form

4. After the first enrollment window closes the preschool coordinator will reach out to you via email (early to mid June) to inform you of your child's scheduled screening appointment, which will take place the week of August 14, 2023. 

5. The $20 non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of enrollment. Please bring this along with your child's completed forms to the main office at Madison South Elementary.
6. A $90 non-refundable snack fee (for the year) is due at the time of enrollment. Please bring this along with your child's completed forms to the main office at Madison South Elementary.

Typically Developing Peer Models:

1. The child will be added to the roster, or wait list depending on availability. Preference is given to those students who are eldest.

2. If the child is placed on the roster, a start date and classroom teacher will be assigned. 

3. If the child is placed on the wait list, the family will be called as soon as there is a spot available for the child. 

Children with Possible Special Needs:

1. After the application form and Final Forms are filled out the Preschool Coordinator will get in contact with you to schedule a screening appointment. All screenings are held on the second Friday of each month.

2. After the screening is held, a Play Based Assessment may be scheduled to evaluate the child further to determine if Special Education services are needed. 

3. Upon completion of the play-based assessment (PBA) a meeting to discuss evaluation results will be scheduled. If the child qualifies for services he/she will be put on an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and placed on the roster to begin services immediately. 

Preschool Supply Lists
***Please note: Students will not know who their teacher is until closer to the start of school.

Mrs. Argo's Class
Full size backpack with name inside
Full change of clothing in a labeled Ziploc bag
1 pkg. Crayola Classic Broadline Washable markers
1 pkg. Crayola 24 ct. crayons
1 package of baby wipes
2 - 4 oz. cans Play-Doh
1 set of watercolor paints (8 colors)
1 container of disinfecting wipes
1 roll of paper towels

Wishlist (items helpful to have, but not mandatory to bring): 
Adhesive Velcro dots

Mrs. Camillo's Class
1 can of Clorox disinfecting wipes
2 packs of baby wipes
1 paper towel
10 large Elmer's glue sticks (disappearing purple)
2 cans of playdoh
2 plastic folders with pockets
Large ziplocks- Boys
Small ziplocks- Girls
2 Black dry erase markers (wider tip)
1 full size backpack
1 water bottle labeled with child's name; (filled for preschool each day)
1 set of a full change of clothes: pants, socks, undies and shirt (send these in a large ziplock bag labeled with your child's first and last name)

Wish List: 
Roll of clear contact paper
Aleene's Tacky Glue
Rubber stamps
Fun Bandaids

Mrs. Dwyer's Class
1 Clorox Wipe Container
1 Pack of Large Styrofoam Plates
2 Play Doh Containers
1 Kleenex Box
1 Pack of Sticky Velcro
1 Box of Gallon Bags
2 Folders
1 Pack of Baby Wipes
1 Change of Clothes
1 Large Back Pack   

Madison South Preschool Information

Phone: 419-522-4319 x 65414
Fax: 419-526-2911

Preschool Coordinator
Jennifer Eckenwiler
Email | Extension 65414

Preschool Tuition

All incoming students (typical or special needs) are required to pay an annual $20 registration fee.

All incoming students (typical or special needs) are required to pay an annual $90 snack fee at the time of registration.

These can be paid by cash or check and brought into the main office at Madison South.

Preschool tuition is $100 per month and must be paid by the 5th of each month.

The first month's payment is due by the first day of school.

Students whose tuition is two months behind will be withdrawn from the preschool program.

Our Awesome Preschoolers Learning!

Step Up To Quality 5-Star Program

Step Up To Quality 5-Star Program
The State of Ohio has awarded Madison South Preschool a 5 -Star Rating for meeting the quality standards established by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Education. Step Up To Quality is a FiveStar Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System created to recognize and promote early learning and development programs that meet quality standards over and above the health and safety licensing requirements.

2023-2024 Preschool Calendar

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