WDSWelcome to St. John’s Baptist Church Weekday School!

We provide a safe and loving learning opportunity for families with children 6 months to 5 years of age. Caring, qualified adults convey God’s love to each child. Our environment stimulates social, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth through fun, educational and creative classroom experiences and play with other children.

Come by and visit the “best kept secret” for preschool children, convenient to uptown and surrounding neighborhoods.

We offer a unique program for families:

  • Classes for infants through TK,
  • Licensed since 2014,
  • Two program sessions available: M-F 8:30am-1:00pm or 8:00am-2:15pm.

Our Staff:

  • Highly qualified and experienced, many hold degrees, and many have been here 5 or more years,
  • Child and Infant CPR, AED and First Aide Certified,
  • Meet or exceed recommended NC State student/teacher ratios.


Contact Information:  email or call for information or to schedule a tour.


Our Facility:

  • Large, bright classrooms accessible to enclosed outside playground
  • Indoor gymnasium
  • Library/reading room
  • Curbside drop-off and pick-up


Hours of Operations: 

  • Two program sessions available: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday
  • Holidays: We follow the CMS calendar with the exception of Veterans Day. We do not follow all of CMS Teacher Workdays, and we are closed only on the Presidential Election voting day in November. We follow CMS closed day(s) due to inclement weather.

Fees & General Information:

  • New families must call to schedule a tour prior to registration.
  • Registration Fee: $100.00 for one child; $75.00 for each additional child
  • Activity Fee: $15 toddler & 2’s; $65 3’s-TK. Fee covers age appropriate activities such as field trips and school events.
  • Registration fee is due at time of enrollment to reserve your child’s space and is non-refundable.
  • Monthly tuition due 15th of each month.
  • 5% discount for siblings
  • Child must be class age on/before August 31st
  • TK Child must be 5 on/before December 31st

Class Information:

Click here to view more information about our 2017-2018 Class Information and Tuition Rates


Infants 6 to 18 mos./Toddlers 18-24 mos., and Twos & Threes:

  • 2 days M&W or T&TH
  • 3 days M-W-F or T-W-Th
  • 4 days M-Th
  • 5 days M-F



  • 4 days M-Th
  • 5 days M-F


Traditional Kindergarten:

  • 5 days M-F


Drop In Programs:

  • “Drop In” M-Th
  • “Fun Friday”
  • Availability for the Drop in Programs is based on space and teacher/child ratio.
  • Program is open to children who are not enrolled in our school
  • Registration and fee is required to attend Drop In programs


Field trip and extra-curricular activities:

  • Parents/guardians pay for field trips and extracurricular activities
  • Riverbend Farm- October Field Trip for our Toddlers-TK teachers, children, and families
  • Discovery Place Science Reach Program
  • Nature Preserve Programs
  • Community School of the Arts
  • Children’s Theatre and Imaginon
  • Bible Story Hour
  • Daisy Dance


Summer Session:  Two program sessions available: 8:30 a.m – 1:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

  • 7 (non-consecutive) week session June-August.
  • 5 weeks minimum enrollment required
  • 50% payment required at time of enrollment to reserve your child’s space. Payment is non-refundable.
  • $50 Registration Fee is due at time of enrollment for families who are not enrolled in our current or new school year program.
  • Click here to view more information about our 2017 Summer Session Program