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 director.

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.

The 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 5 years.