Cottontail Time


Program Description

Cottontail Time preschool program for 3-year-olds offered by Wabasso ISD #640 Community Education. The goal of the program is to provide young children with the opportunity to learn, discover, and interact with other children and a licensed early childhood teacher in a developmentally appropriate classroom setting, while building their self-esteem, confidence in their abilities, and comfort level in a school setting.

Eligibility and Enrollment

Children who are three-years-old by September 1st are eligible for Cottontail Time. Typical class size is limited to 12 and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Registration is considered complete when the registration form and $10.00 non-refundable registration fee are received by the school. Additional registrations will be put on a waiting list with additional class times being offered if there are enough registrants or additional students added to the class if staffing can be secured.

Class Days and Times

Cottontail Time has two sections and meets on Monday/Wednesday & Tuesday/Thursday from 8:00-10:15am throughout the school year. If Wabasso Public School does not hold school on a Tuesday or Thursday due to in-service, holiday vacations, weather, etc., Cottontail Time will not be held.


In addition to the $20.00 registration fee, there is a $70.00 per month tuition fee for Cottontail Time. Payments are due the first school day of each month. Parents will emailed tuition statements each month. Refunds are not given for days of school missed due to illness, vacation, weather, etc. Checks can be made payable to Cottontail Time. Please contact the Early Childhood Office (507-342-5114) if you would like to make alternative payment arrangements (e.g. bi-monthly, yearly, etc.). If you have a late payment, a $15 late fee will be added to that month. Each additional month that the payment is late will also result is a $15 late fee.