Wait List

We are open Monday through Thursday from 8:15 am to 3:45 pm. 

Consistency is key in the life of young children.  We encourage continuity of care. Offering a Toddler/Preschool program at the Farmschool and a Pre-K/K-Ready program at the Kinder Cottage. On a similar note, it is very confusing for children to attend two programs simultaneously. Each school has a very specific philosophy, expectations and rules.  Often the children are not sure which school they are going to daily and what is expected of them. They like the sense of belonging/embracing one school.   It is not safe when we are out and about ~ as we often cross paths with the other schools and the children are not sure whom to go with.  Lastly, it doubly exposes the children to many common childhood illnesses and in turn they return to their respective preschool doubling the exposer for all.  While our Kinder Cottage children are bigger and tend to breeze thru many common childhood illness ~ the younger Farmschool children tend to have a harder time with the increased exposure. Many children also have younger siblings that illnesses can take a toll on.

The good news is that there are many amazing preschool options for your children.  You cannot make a poor choice and you will know the best fit for your family.

NJS follows the Roaring Fork School District Holiday/Spring Break Calendar. Please refer to the Calendar Section - Closed Days on this website for exact dates. We are not closed for teacher in service days, conference days or work days.  No tuition will be charged for scheduled closed days.

Families currently enrolled (in good standing) have first enrollment priority. Parents returning their completed anticipated Enrollment form will be given the next priority.  Anticipated Enrollment forms are sent out in early January annually. Children enrolled in NJS Farmschool have a guaranteed spot at NJS Kinder Cottage (once they are old enough to attend). Children currently enrolled (in good standing) have first priority with choice of days, alumni families and/or siblings of children have 2nd priority and then we go to the wait list.  New parents, there will be a $350.00 deposit taken to hold your child’s spot. There is a one time $50.00 enrollment fee also.

Please check in once every six months to let us know if you are still interested.

It is imperative for parents to stay in contact if interested in a spot for their child.  

If you are interested in placing your child on the wait list; please fill out the downloadable NJS Hobby Farm Wait List form  and mail completed wait list application to:

NJS Hobby Farm LLC

258 Basalt Avenue

Basalt, CO  81621


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