Little Panthers Preschool

Mrs. Lisa Samson


Mrs. Tina Gust


Located at Fuerstenau Early Childhood Center


staff selfie in costume
super and panther handing out candy
candy handing out by Goofy and panther

LPPS Outdoor Halloween Parade

Thursday is the day! LPPS is having their annual Halloween parade, pictures to come! This year will include guest appreances by "The Panther", Dr. SPickard(super), Mr. Gibson (transportation), Mr. Spagnuolo(finance), and Mrs. Iciek(Comm. Ed.), Ms. Wymore(finance).

staff as a bumblebee and studnets walking in Halloween parade
Picture of the FECC building with an OUR STAFF IS DYNOMITE yard sign

Thank you DeWitt PTA for our amazing yard sign! It certainly brightens up any Monday morning!

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.

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 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 FECC.

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

2021-2022 Class Options & Tuition Cost

2 Day AM

Tuesday & Thursday8-11 a.m.$127/month ($1141/year)

3 Day AM

Monday, Wednesday & Friday8-11 a.m$196/ month ($1693/ year)

4 Day AM

Monday - Thursday12-3$250/ month ($2125/year)

4 Day PM -2 sessions

Monday - Thursday8-11 or 12-3$250/month ($2125/year)

Online Enrollments for the lottery drawing will be in the form of a Google Form this year and available via a link posted here on March 8th for new incoming families

Enrollment is lottery based

Registration (happens after you are chosen in the lottery from enrollment forms) Fee -$125.00 (waived if enrollment is paid in full)

Please note the K.I.D.S. Childcare is a separate program from LPPS and has separate fees* but is in the same building.

Payment receipts can be downloaded and printed using Activenet class registration portal.

Tax ID#: G38-600-1000

Please retain your monthly receipts. End of year reports will not be provided.