Frequently Asked Questions
When can we apply?
We have rolling admission throughout the year. We do maintain an active waitlist, so if you're interested in future openings contact us.
How does your school year run?
We follow SAU 35's school year calendar.
What days are you open?
We're open Monday-Friday for the 2019-2020 school year.
The school day runs 8:00am to 1:00pm. If you're interested in after-care, please email with interest.
What are the ages of your students?
Students range from 3 to 5 years.
What are your expectations for parent involvement?
As a cooperative preschool, parents are an integral part of our learning environment. Parents are expected to volunteer in the classroom as a parent helper on a regular basis (1 day every four weeks) and to help clean the school as needed. Parents are required to participate in fundraising activities, attending Spring membership meetings, and participate on a committee to help with the ongoing operations of the preschool. We understand that sometimes life happens and are happy to work with your family to meet both your needs and those of the school.
Where are you located?
We are located at Ski Hearth Farm at 392 Streeter Pond Road in Sugar Hill. This charming, active farmstead offers children endless opportunities to develop their senses as they explore an exciting natural environment.
Near I-93, Routes 18, 116 and 302, GRCP is convenient to families from Bethlehem, Easton, Franconia, Lisbon, Littleton and Sugar Hill.
What's your mailing address?
Gale River Cooperative Preschool
PO Box 261
Franconia, NH 03580