Alsea Pups Preschool

Our Preschool

Alsea Pups Preschool is a certified childcare center for children ages 3 to 5 who are completely potty trained and up-to-date with immunizations. Our mission is to provide affordable education and high-quality care for children who will soon transition into kindergarten and elementary school. We work together with parents to help children learn, develop and promote early literacy while cultivating their social-emotional awareness.

Our preschool is a collaboration between Strengthening Rural Families (SRF), the Alsea School and Alsea Pups Preschool families. 

The Pups families support the preschool via tuition fees, involvement, volunteer time and fundraising efforts.

The preschool needs active involvement and financial support from the preschool parents and families to keep things running and to keep the tuition affordable for all families. If the Alsea Pups Preschool was strictly fee for service, without the shared funding, tuition would exceed $8,000 per year, per student. The parent fundraising commitment for 2020-21 is $6,000.

The Kindergarten Readiness program is for children ages 4 and up who will be going into kindergarten and who are teacher recommended and approved.

Please enroll your child prior to the first day of school by filling out a packet in-person at the Alsea Pups Preschool, the Alsea School office or the Strengthening Rural Families office. You will need a copy of your child’s birth certificate, and current immunization records for our records, so please be prepared. (We can take a copy of the birth certificate here.) If you do not have your child’s birth certificate, please order one now.

As a member of our preschool, your child:

  • will be encouraged to be safe and respectful to others and to the classroom learning environment
  • will be encouraged to create habits of listening, sharing, concentration and pride in their achievements
  • has the chance to establish a foundation of reading, writing, mathematics and science through well-chosen stories, songs, rhymes and games
  • will leave better prepared for kindergarten and elementary school
  • is in a preschool that views you as a partner in helping your child and the classroom succeed

Contact Us:


Mirium Ulm, Preschool Director, Lead Teacher & Alsea Community Coordinator, ph. (541) 231-3602

Primary Phone: (541) 487-3106

Alsea School: (541) 487-4305

Preschool Address: 178 S. 3rd St., Alsea, OR 97324