Christian Cooperative Preschool Celebrating 50 Years
Christian Cooperative PreschoolCelebrating 50 Years

Our Programs

Additional days available for all programs when space allows. Contact the Director for more details.
Classroom Age * Class Size Teacher Assistants* Adult to Child Ratio
Infant/Toddler 6 wks-23 mo 7 1 2 1:3
2 YO Room 2 years 9 1 2 1:3
3 YO Room 3 years 14 1 2 1:4.3
4/5 YO Room 4 years 16 1 2 1:5.3
Afternoon Pre-K 4 years 16 1 1-2 * 1:5.3*

* Afternoon Pre-K: This is a pilot program running September to June M-TH, 1:30-4 PM.  Once enrollment is determind, we will know the number of assistants and the adult to child ratio.

CCP Afternoon Pre-K Class Description
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* Age: CCP follows the Reading Public Schools direction regarding enrollment ages for the classrooms.  For example, for a child to be enrolled in the two year old room, they must be two on or before August 31st.  

* Assistants:  This position may be filled by a parent volunteer or an aide which CCP has on staff.


Enrollment forms are distributed in January to currently enrolled families and must be returned on a designated date.  Forms are numbered int he order they are recieved.

  1. First week in January - Children of CCP staff and Old South clergy, currently enrolled children and their siblings.
  2. Second week in January - Old South church members and siblings of CCP alumni may register at this time on a first come, first served basis.
  3. Third week in January - Enrollment is open to the community.

To enroll and reserve your child's spot, you must return the application form along with a $75 non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee (one fee per family).  Scroll down to "Forms" to find the application.

* Sibling School Day is for younger siblings of enrolled children who need caring for during their parent's volunteer work day.  The sibling will enjoy a fun, fully planned out school day taught by the teacher.  The fee is $10.

* Kindergarten Helper:  We know many of our families have older siblings that may only attend school a half day.  If effort to be flexible, they may come with you.  The fee is $5.

* Lunch Bunch is available from (October - May) from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. for all students in the 3-year-old & the morning Pre-K classes. Lunch Bunch sessions will run only if there are 6 or more children signed up for the offered day.  There is a $12 fee. Children bring their own fully prepared lunches, no peanuts/tree nuts allowed.  Please see the parent handbook for more information.

*A three-day program is available for three year olds on Fridays. Space is limited.

For more program specifics, please read Our Philosophy in the "About CCP" tab.

Tuition Rates for 2019/2020 (Sept. - June)

Days per week/


Rate per month
2 days/wk for Infant, Toddler, & 2 year old classes $205/mo - 9.5 months
2 days/wk for 3 year old class $195/mo - 9.5 months
3 days/wk for 3 year old & Pre-K classes $285/mo - 9.5 months
4 days/wk for 3 year old & Pre-K classes  $360/mo - 9.5 months
5 days/wk for 3 year old & Pre-K classes $425/mo - 9.5 months
4 days/wk afternoon Pre-K class $405/mo - 9.5 months

Tuition is paid over a nine and a half month period. Tuition payments are due the first of the month, with the exception of June (half month) tuition which is due July 1st with your child's paperwork.

Tuition is non-refundable once it is due and paid. The full tuition is due for all months including, but not limited to holidays, illness, vacations, inclement weather, partial months, and other planned or unplanned absences.  A 30 day notice is required if you plan to withdraw from CCP.

*An Opt-Out option is avalible for a fee of $420 per school year due July 15th.  The spots are limited and are assigned on a "first come, first served" basis.  For more information, please read our description on the bottom of the "About CCP" tab. Please call Eileen McTaggart, Director, for more information at 781-944-0612.*


Application for the afternoon class:

CCP Afternoon Application Form for 2019-2020
Afternoon class application (1).pdf
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Application for 2019-2020

CCP Application Form for 2019-2020 School Year
CCP Application 2019.pdf
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CORI (1).pdf
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Registration Packet for 2019-2020

Registration Packet for 2019-2020
Registration Packet 2019-2020 (1).pdf
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CCP Calendar of Events for 2019-2020

* All dates and activities subject to change.*


Month Date  
September 5 Parent Orientation 7 PM
  6 Meet the Teacher Day - Time TBA via email
  9 & 10 First Days of School (All parents must view a First Aid video)



Columbus Day - CCP CLOSED

  30 & 31 All School Aiken Drum/Halloween Celebrations
November 5 Election Day - CCP CLOSED
  11 Veteran's Day - CCP CLOSED
  25 & 26   All School Thanksgiving Celebrations
  27 - 29 Thanksgiving Break - CCP CLOSED
December  16 & 17 Christmas Celebrations
  18 - Jan 1 Winter Break - CCP CLOSED
January 2 School Resumes
  20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - CCP CLOSED
February 10 & 11 School Pictures
  12 & 13 Valentine's Day Celebrations
  17 21 February Vacation - CCP CLOSED


Good Friday - CCP CLOSED

  17 Open House/Ice Cream Social - Time TBA
  20 - 24 April Vacation - CCP CLOSED
May 6 & 7 Mother's Day Program with 3 & 4 year-old students
  25 Memorial Day - CCP CLOSED
June  9 & 10 Last days of school
  11 All School Picnic (Rain date: June 12)

CCP has an indoor playroom used everyday by all classes.  The playroom is equipped with the following:

  • a climbing structure w/slide
  • bikes & scooters
  • rocking horses
  • balls & a basketball hoop
  • hopscotch
Children enjoying our climbing structure in the playroom.

Outdoor Play Space

CCP is celebrating 50 years by installing an outdoor playground and play space.  Please click here for more information on how you can help!  Thank you!

CCP is a half day program offering classes from September to June for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Contact Us Today!


6 Salem St
Reading, MA 01867




Hours: M-F 9AM-12PM,

            September - June


Limited director hours July & August


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CCP Staff


Eileen McTaggart


Jessica Aiello

Megan Holton

Cindy Petrucci

Heidi Small

Business Manager:  Jeanne Spignese

Our teachers are certified by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education Care and participate in ongoing professional development. The faculty is certified in First Aid and CPR.  

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