Schedule & School Closures

School Year Schedule

The school term begins the Monday after Labor Day in September and continues through mid to late June. The Caterpillar Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12pm, and the Butterfly Class meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9am-12pm.

School Closures

PCFFP follows Portland Public Schools for inclement weather ( and holidays, including 2 weeks off for Winter Break each December and 1 week off for Spring Break each March. If a two hour late start is announced, PCFFP will be closed. In the event of an unexpected closure, the Board will notify families as soon as possible. 

Daily Schedule

  • 9:00a-9:30a Arrival/Free Choice
  • 9:30a-10:00a Gym or Outside
  • 10:00a-10:30a Free Choice/Circle Time
  • 10:30a-11:00a Snack Time
  • 11:00a-11:45a Free Choice (art projects & painting are put out at this time as well)
  • 11:45a-12:00p Story Time/Departure