Welcome To The Pumpkin Patch Preschool

A Parent Co-Op Established in 1973

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A Community Committed

Managed by a voluntary board and staffed by experienced teachers, the school is a community committed to creating a nurturing environment that supports each child’s development.

School Values

The school values cultural and family diversity while embracing individual differences. Its teachers and parents strive to build confidence and love of learning at this early stage in the school experience.

Pumpkin Patch Preschool

Pumpkin Patch was organized, incorporated and licensed in 1973 by a group of parents in the Stoughton area who felt the need for a qualified preschool in the community. More than forty years later, that tradition is still being upheld. Pumpkin Patch is a fully licensed and accredited preschool. Our staff consists of a School Administrator, two 4K Lead Teachers each with a degree in early childhood education with a license from the Department of Public Instruction, one 3 year-old Lead Teacher as well as three state certified teacher assistants.

Pumpkin Patch Preschool is a parent cooperative preschool. It is a non-profit and self supporting. It is solely run by a board of volunteer parents. Parental involvement is the most important key to the success of the school and to the success of your child’s preschool experience.

As a 3 year-old Pumpkin Patch Preschool family, you will be required to serve on a committee to help contribute to the success of the school. As a 4k family, your participation on a committee would be very welcome, but this is not a requirement. Committees range from very involved to a one-time helping out role. The parents are the school, and without them, we couldn’t exist. This is your chance to be directly involved in your child’s preschool education.

  • Cultivate a stimulating environment for emotional, social, and academic growth
  • Encourage self confidence, independence, and responsibility
  • Develop understanding of others and their feelings
  • Promote self-expression and discovery in learning
  • Teach problem solving skills
  • Build a positive attitude toward learning, creating a foundation for future education
  • Parents are surrounded by a community of like-minded parents who highly value their children’s education.
  • School becomes special when a parent is there to share it.
  • Communication between parents and teachers is more frequent and effective.
  • Children see the value their parents place on education.
  • Parents have an opportunity to contribute their talents and perhaps discover new ones.
  • Children develop a more positive attitude toward school.
  • Parents have opportunity for involvement in all aspects of their child’s education and a voice in school decisions and policy.

A chance for your 2-3 year olds to experience the fun of preschool!

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We are selling Bucky Books right now to fundraise for Smart Boards. $35 and Pumpkin Patch makes $15 off each sale! If you don't know a current PPP family you can just stop into our office to pick up your Bucky Book! Great coupons this year!! Thank you for supporting our school! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to all of the parents who came to the meeting last night.
Preschool and wrap for preschoolers starts on Tuesday the1st. 4K classes and wrap for 4K starts on Friday the 4th.
We are looking forward to a great school year!
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Thank you to everyone who came to the ice cream social last night! Just a reminder the mandatory parent meeting is next Wednesday the 26th from 6:30-8:30. Please bring your child's school supplies that night. The list is on our website www.mypumpkinpatch.org ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday August 18th 530-730 we are having a Preschool Open House if you know anyone with a 3 year old child please invite them. Also, it is our beginning of the year Ice Cream Social and we will officially unveil our new playground! Looking forward to seeing everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

You can see that our amazing parents, staff and the volunteers from Cummins demolished the pile of bark this morning. The sun and heat held off for most of our 2hr project! Thank you to everyone that brought tools for us to use, snacks and drinks and to all of the folks that provided manual labor. We caught a couple pics of them in action and at the end. Missing many that helped. ... See MoreSee Less

Any past or present Pumpkin Patch families or staff available tomorrow morning Fri 8/14/15 at 8 am we will begin spreading the new playground surfacing please stop by with shovels, pitchforks and wheelbarrows! Many hands make light work;) This is the final step of our new playground install!! ... See MoreSee Less

Playground install day!! Everything is coming together! Thank goodness for the volunteer support from Cummins and the parents that spent the day getting everything put together. Last step is next week when the surfacing goes in!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Pumpkin Patch Preschool Programs

4 K

Registration for this program is through the Stoughton Area School District. For more information visit: Stoughton Area School District 4K page.

3 Year Old

All 3 year old families are required to be on a Committee. Tuition is due the 1st of each month.

Wrap Around Care

Wrap-around child care is available from 6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday through Friday and follows the Stoughton Area School District (SASD) schedule.