The Cole Academy provides Hawaii's finest nationally accredited early childhood education and care for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years
Our specialized academic and social curriculum prepares your child for success and kindergarten readiness, including early reading, math, even foreign language and infant-toddler sign language. Family-owned and operated -- The Cole Academy shares your priorities for quality, nurturing care.
STORM UPDATE as of 10/15/14: Whether the schools will be safe to open on Monday 10/20 will be determined in the coming days. We will post updates here, via alerts on our IRIS Dispatch emergency communication service, and through television/radio/internet news outlets, depending on how or if Tropical Storm Ana (potentially a hurricane by later today) is forecast to affects Oahu and our campuses the weekend of 10/18-19 and into Monday 10/20/14. Please stay tuned for more updates.
-----------------------------------Starting August 2014, your child must be 5 on or before July 31, 2014 to enter public school kindergarten. Apply now for Cole Academy junior kindergarten openings for 4-year-olds whose 5th birthdays are after July 31.
Need help paying for preschool? From State DHS: "Open enrollment for Pre-School Open
Doors begins in OctoberThroughout the month
of October, the Department of Human Services (DHS) will be accepting
applications for its second 2014-2015 Preschool Open Doors (POD) program.
Applications received between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31, 2014 will be considered
for POD participation from Jan. 1 through June 30, 2015. POD is a DHS
statewide child care program that provides subsidies to eligible low- and
moderate-income families to pay tuition."
Second POD semester begins
Jan. 1, 2015
may request an application beginning Oct. 1, 2014 from the PATCH. On Oahu call 791-2130. Applications may be downloaded from the PATCH website http://www.patchHawaii.org Applications must be received on or
before Oct. 31, 2014 to be considered for the Jan. 1 through June 30, 2015 POD
program. Please mail completed POD applications to:
PATCH - POD
560 North Nimitz
Highway, Suite 218
Honolulu, HI 96817"