Welcome to Fort Mill Preparatory Cooperative Preschool!

Parent Testimonials


In your own words, the things you like most about FMPS are...

  • I enjoy how the staff all know every child and speak to them and speak to them by name-it's important for children to feel like they matter and are important enough to be noticed and spoken to.  - Caroline Nixon, mother of 2 yr old
  • the education format and constant learning; encouraging potty trainingand self reliat habits for the children. Love it! - Samuel Blackmon, father of 1 yr old and 2 yr old
  • ​Caring, loving, kind, educational, family atmosphere and organized - Kristy Mabe, parent of  3 yr old and 5 yr old
  • ​Cozy, family feel between staf and children - Eric Hunter, parent of 1 yr old and 4 yr old
  • The staff and how they care from the kids. The education my kids receive. I love the animals, the kids garden and creative crafts they do. - Erin Webster, mother of twin 5 yr olds
  • FMPS provides a natural environment for my daughter to learn. -Neetha Sebastina, mother of a 3 yr old


When I walk in the door, I see...

  • When I drop the kids off in the classroom, I see kids engaged in playing/exploring with whatever they want. I also see the teachers greeting each child and parent. -Erin Webster, parent of twin 5 yr olds


When I talk to my child's teacher...​

  • I can tell that she really cares abut my child and his well-being and learning. -Caroline Nixon, mother of 2 yr old
  • They express how much they enjoy teaching my child and are excited at their accomplishments. -Angela Darnell, mother of 1 yr old and 3 yr old
  • They are very engaging and excited to tell me about my child's day. they also send pictures and notes throughout the day, which I love.  -Ellie Kunath, mother of a 3 yr old
  • ​I feel they are informed and involved, especially in the infant room. - Eric Hunter, father of 1 yr old and 4 yr old


I would best describe the room as...

  • Fun, engaging and interactive. -Caroline Nixon mother of 2 yr old
  • A home-like environment where children can use their imagination and creativity. -Kristy Mabe, mother of a 3 yr old and 5 yr old.
  • inviting and educational. They are also filled with a variety of activities. - Erin Webster, part of twin 5 yr olds


The outdoor environment is...

  • Unique, multi-faceted and fun. -Ellie Kunath, mother of a 3 yr old
  • Is spacious with lots to do from feeding animals to playground area to water play. -Kristy Mabe, mother of a 3 yr old and 5 yr old


The things my child has/is learning...

  • diverse, age appropriate things that are exciting for them. -Angela Darnell, mother of a 1 yr old and a 3 yr old
  • My five year old has learned to write her name and read some words. She knows all of her colors, shapes and can count to 100. She has learned a lot about all different types of things from going on field trips and from her teachers. My two year old knows all of her shapes, colors and count. She knows all about animals and is constantly learning about new topics. -Kristy Mabe, mother of a 3 yr old and a 5 yr old. 
  • Love the new reggio self-directed learning. -Michelle Bridges, parent of a 2 yr old and a 4 yr old
  • ​have helped tremendously in being successful in Kindergarten! -Erin Webster, parent of twin 5 yr olds
  • how to be around other kids and to be polite -Neetha Sebastina, mother of a 3 yr old


"I absolutely love this school and both me and my child are excited to be there every day." -Caroline Nixon, parent of a 2 yr old


"Thanks for the structure. thanks for the vision and plan for the school;whether it's the curriculum, non gmo food, activities, etc. I wish my child didn't come home looking like they bathed in a dirt bath at times. Perhaps deter them from dirtying themselves up."

                                                                                                                       -Samuel Blackmon, father of a 1 yr old and a 2 yr old


"FMPS has a warm and loving environment. I have never felt like just a number. The families and teachers are so involved that everyone seems to know or recognize each other. This makes me feel like there are more than one pair of eyes on my children at all times."                                                                                                                    -Angela Darnell, mother of a 1 yr old and a 3 yr old


"This is a wonderful school with caring teachers and staff. Both of my girls attend and love going to school every day. The stay very buys doing fun, educational activities and learning lots of new things. The school has a huge playground and outside area with farm animals and toys which is really cool! The parents are very involved and kept in the know about everything going on in the school. The teachers are professional and educated. I highly recommend to anyone with young children!"

                                                                                                                                   -Kristy Mabe, parent of a 3 yr old and a 5 yr old