The Andrew Price Play School is an extension of Andrew Price
Memorial United Methodist Church’s ministry and outreach
program to young children and their parents in the local community.
The program functions under the direction of the Andrew Price
Memorial UMC Play School Board with the supervision of a full-time
Andrew Price Play School program is a church sponsored
outreach program. It provides activity-oriented care to walking
toddlers ages 1 and 2 years old, and preschool for children
ages 2, 3 and 4 years old. The 4 year old preschool class
provides a readiness program for 5 year old kindergarten.
school is approved and licensed by the State of Tennessee.
Children are placed in specific classes according to the date
mandated by the state. The state’s guidelines for child/
teacher ratios are met. Classes are taught by well-qualified
teachers with either educational or practical experiences
in the early childhood education.
Child care began at Andrew Price Church in the early 1950’s
with a Kindergarten and Mother’s Day Out program. The
Play School began in the 1960’s.
Play School operates 5 days a week from 9:00 am until 2:30
pm and offers classes for ages 12 months and walking thru