Welcome to Crestview Cougar Cubs Preschool! Where Little Minds Blossom!

At Crestview, we believe in nurturing young minds and creating a joyful foundation for lifelong learning. Our preschool program is designed to provide a safe, engaging, and supportive environment for your child to explore, discover, and grow.

Crestviewโ€™s preschool program has earned a five-star rating from the State of Ohio -- the highest-possible rating!

Our Mission:

๐Ÿš€ Foster a love for learning.
๐ŸŒฑ Develop essential social and emotional skills.
๐ŸŽจ Encourage creativity and imagination.
๐Ÿ“š Introduce basic academic concepts through play-based activities.

What Sets Us Apart:

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ Experienced and caring educators.
๐Ÿก A warm and inviting learning space.
๐ŸŒˆ Thoughtfully crafted curriculum that balances play and learning.
๐Ÿค Strong emphasis on building positive relationships with peers and teachers.


The preschool is in session Monday through Thursday, with an AM and a PM session. The AM session runs from 7:45 to 11:00 a.m., and the PM session runs from 11:30 to 2:45 p.m


Bussing is provided based on where a family resides in the district.  Families will receive more information regarding bussing at the scheduled screening for their student.  


Tuition is charged on a sliding fee schedule with a maximum payment of $100.00 per month.  Families must provide evidence of income in order to have a reduction in tuition.  Tuition will be calculated after the proof of income is provided.  Students with an Individualized Education Plan will not be charged tuition.


The enrollment application is available on the district website and may be completed on the website.  [Link: Preschool Registration] Students will be admitted on a first come first serve basis.  At this time, the district is not accepting out of district students.  In order to apply, students must be age 3 prior to August 1. All students must be potty trained before starting preschool unless the student is identified with special needs through the multifactored evaluation process.  Four-year-olds will be prioritized.  Families will need to provide a copy of their child's birth certificate, immunization record, proof of residency, and custody papers, if applicable.  Students must provide documentation of a medical exam no later than 30 days following the beginning of preschool. Dental exams are also strongly recommended.


Following the application process, families will be contacted with a date to bring their student to the elementary school for a developmentally appropriate screening.  

Child Find

If at any time, a family suspects a student may have a disability, the family may contact Becky Hartsel, Preschool Program Director,, at 419.895.1700, ext. 17501 to schedule a screening for the student. Students do not have to be potty trained to be screened.