Jamestown United Methodist Preschool

Welcome to JUMP

Welcome to Jamestown United Methodist Preschool.  We’ve been a part of Jamestown United Methodist Church since 1958.  JUMP is a quality half-day preschool program with a dedicated and qualified staff who nurture children in a safe and loving Christian environment.  We strive to provide them with a multitude of learning experiences promoting their development at age appropriate levels, helping them grow physically, intellectually, socially, emotionally and spiritually.  

About JUMP


JUMP was started in 1958 and serves as an outreach mission of Jamestown United Methodist Church.  To create a program which honors and respects children as active learners & allows them to learn at developmentally appropriate levels. 

To apply recognized professional standards which support a quality preschool program. 



Toddlers &  2s – 2 days (Tu-Th), 3 days (Mon-Wed-Fri) or 5 days a week

3s –  3 days (Mon-Wed-Fri) or 5 days per week

4s – 4 days (M-Th) or 5 days per week

4/5s – 5 days per week


Tuition Rates for Fall 2023

Tuition is due monthly at the first of the month beginning in September.

Tuition is accepted in a variety of ways:  cash, check, automatic draft from a bank account, automatic payment from
a credit card or debit card* or POS terminal in the preschool office.
* there is a 2% surcharge we pass along to you if you use a credit or debit card.

Tuition may be paid from the 1st until the 15th of the month. On the 16th, it is considered late.

 Toddlers, 2s & 3s

(our 3 year old class is offered 3, 4 or 5 days. Not 2)

2 day a week      $170

3 days a week    $190

4 days a week    $240

5 days a week    $285

4s & 4/5s  

4 days a week    $240

5 days a week    $270


For our Toddler, 2s and 3s - Mon – Fri 9:00 -12:00noon daily.

Lunch Bunch is offered beginning in October from 12:00 – 1:00 Mon- Fri

For our 4s & 4/5s – Mon – Wed 9:00 – 1:00 Thur & Fri 9:00 – 12:00

Lunch Bunch is offered beginning in October from 12:00 – 1:00 on Thur & Fri

JUMP operates their school year beginning the Tuesday after Labor Day and
ends the Friday before Memorial Day. 
Various holidays, inclement weather and workdays are observed in conjunction with
Guilford County Schools.


Enrollment is on a first come first served basis.  We follow  Covid protocols in our classrooms.   Parents have the option to send their children in masks.  We sanitize every classroom daily.  Electrostatic sprayers are used daily for extreme sanitizing.  No child with any Covid symptoms are allowed in to the classroom.  These precautions have kept us all safe to the best of our ability.  We follow and adhere to current CDC Covid guidelines. 

Join us for a tour.  Call Martha Parrish at (336) 454-2755 or (336) 339-6576 (cell) or email her at martha@jumc.org

A non-refundable registration fee of $85 for the first child and $75 for siblings is due at the time of registration each year.  Tuition is charged monthly and due at the first of the month. It is considered late on the 16th of the month.

Your child must be fully vaccinated according to North Carolina Pediatric guidelines in order to be enrolled at JUMP. A completed vaccination form from your pediatrician's office can be emailed or faxed to the director.

For our Toddler class, children must be 1 on or before August 31st, able to walk and drink from a sippy cup to be registered for this class. 

Children in the 2, 3 and 4 year old class must be the age of the class they are registering for on or before August 31st of that school year.

Children in the 4/5 class must be 5 by December 15th and/or meet screening requirements.

Children in the 3, 4 and 4/5 classes must be completely potty trained and able to independently use the restroom and ask for help if needed. 


Click here for our current registration form.

Fun-Filled Days

Your child will explore their world with fun activities like:

Chapel Time                                          Explore Music

Pumpkin Patch                                     Community outreach with non-perishable food collection

Halloween Hoot & Parade                  Special Visitors (i.e. Firefighters & their trucks   

Field Day                                                Christmas Program

Year-end Program                                Family events

Art activities                                           Family Picnic

ABCs & 123s                                          Science Exploration

Handwriting Without Tears                Story Time & Library visits

Fine & gross motor skill                      Outdoor fun

And so much more!

Home and School Connection

JUMP believes that communication between home and school is very important and that by working together, we can provide the best possible experience for you and your child. 

Parents are welcome to become involved and share their talents with us as well as help with numerous events, holiday celebrations, field trips, field day, Scholastic Book Fair and other activities throughout the year.

Call to schedule a tour – (336) 454-2755 or (336) 339-6576 (cell)

We are located at 403 East Main Street in Jamestown

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