Registration for 2022-2023 is open

Please click on the "Registration Packet" link to see the full details of registration

Pre-K Class - FULL - register to be included on the waitlist - do not make the registration fee payment at this time.  You will be notified if/when a space becomes available and fee will be due at that time 

All other classes have openings at this time.


2022-2023 Tuition Payments - Below is the payment schedule for the 2022-2023 school year:  The first payment is due by June 1

1st Payment - due June 1                               6th Payment - due January 1

2nd Payment - due September 1                    7th Payment - due February 1

3rd Payment - due October 1                          8th Payment - due March 1

4th Payment - due November 1                      9th Payment - due April 1

5th Payment - due December 1

In order to make the first payment on (or by) June 1st you will have several options:

  • Cash Payment – bring to the school now-May 27 or on June 1, 9:00-1:00
  • Check made payable to HGUMP – bring to the school now through May 27 or on June 1, 9:00-1:00 OR mail to:  HGUMC Preschool, 6401 Hickory Grove Road, Charlotte NC 28215 -  must be postmarked by June 1!
  • PayPal - you must let me know to send the invoice by 9:00a.m. June 1


Payments that are not received by June 1 will indicate that your child will not be attending for 2022-2023 and parents for the next child on the waitlist will be contacted.


Below are the tuition rates for 2022-2023:

Ones Class     3 days/week     $265

                     5 days/week     $310

Twos-Pre/K     3 days/week     $235

                     5 days/week     $280


To Pay by PayPal, click here: 


Pay Preschool Monthly Tuition Online v2

Tuition (includes donation to cover fees associated with using this service)


Welcome to the home page for Hickory Grove United Methodist Preschool!  Since you are here, you must be looking for a preschool program that will be a good fit for you and your child. From a article in the Parent to Parent section in the Charlotte Observer newspaper, I quote, “If your son is assigned nurturing teachers and the school’s philosophy is “children learn through play,” you are off to a good start.”  The article goes on to say, “Preschoolers…need time for imaginative and interactive play so they learn how to share and handle frustrations.”  If you wish to read this article in its entirety, it can be found by clicking here.



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Here at Hickory Grove United Methodist Preschool, our school mission statement embodies the principals of learning through play.

Our Mission is to provide a loving Christian environment where children feel secure, grow in self-esteem and gain a love of learning. Our program concentrates on developing self-help skills, learning through active hands on play and developing socialization skills. Teachers develop a curriculum that incorporates music, art, children’s literature, developmental skills and fun!

Take a look at all the fun we have at preschool by visiting our Facebook page - Hickory Grove United Methodist Preschool.

The Preschool is just one of the vital children’s ministries sponsored by Hickory Grove United Methodist Church. Please visit the other links on this site to learn more about other programs available for children as well as for the entire family.

Before and After School Options (this program is for children in the Twos, Threes, and Pre-K class)

Registration for these options will be made available after registering for school with the first payment due in June with tuition.

Before School - 1/2 hour beginning at 8:25 - $45/month in addition to tuition.  After School - 1 hour (1:00-2:00) - $85/month in addition to tuition. Your child can attend both Before and After School for $120. 

Preschool Hours and Info

Age Requirements:
Children 12 months until Kindergarten  

School hours:
9 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. daily

Preschool Director: 
Sharon Freeze

704-537-4658   Email Us!

Link Your VIC Card!

HGUMC members and parents, it is a New School Year and time to link your Harris Teeter VIC Card to support Hickory Grove UMC’s Preschool!

Visit the Harris Teeter app to link your card or ask the cashier to link it in the store!

You must link your card each year. The code for our preschool is 6274.

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