Preschool Information

Austin Elementary
300 High Street
Vermillion, SD 57069

 2021-22 Tanager Preschool

  • Preschool Transportation is available, $35/month (current rate)
  • Registration for 2021-22 classes opens the first day of second semester (January 6, 2021)
  • Preschool Registration Form 2021-2022

Tanager Preschool FAQ’s

  • How old must my child be to attend preschool?
    • Children who are 3 or 4 years of age on or before September 1 of the upcoming school year may register for preschool.
  • What are the hours of preschool?
    • Morning Session: 8:15 am -11:00 am
      Afternoon Session: 12:15 pm -3:05 pm
  • How much does preschool cost?
    • 5 Days/Week (M-F): $245 per month (2018-19 Fee)
    • Tuition is due on the 1st of every month for September-May.
  • Is there a registration fee?
    • There is a non-refundable $75 registration/materials fee to be paid at the time of registration. This is in addition to regular tuition fees.
  • How many students are in each class?
    • Each section will cap at 12 students.
  • Does my child need to have immunizations?
    • Immunizations for preschoolers should be up to date.
  • Does my child need to be toilet trained?
    • All preschool children must be toilet trained prior to beginning preschool at Austin.
  • Is there preschool bus transportation?
    • We now have a Tanager Preschool mini bus. Also, preschoolers may ride the school bus at dismissal with special arrangements (Ex: ride with an older sibling) and purchase of district bus pass. If a preschool student needs to utilize both forms of transportation (Tanager Preschool bus one way, district school bus one way), purchase of the preschool bus pass will cover both.
  • Is there before or after school care provided on-site?
    • Currently, there is no before or after school care at Austin Elementary for Preschool students

Still have questions about the Vermillion Public Preschool?


Mrs. Johnson, Principal

Mrs. Sorensen, Preschool Teacher