Posts by Thomas Figura
Is ThistleWaithe a nut-safe school?
Yes, all our classrooms are designated as “nut-safe” to minimize the risk for children with documented allergies to nut products.Read More
What are ThistleWaithe’s drop-off and pick-up procedures?
Curbside drop-off is only available for children in our 3-6-year-old programs. Toddler caregivers should park in the front parking lot and walk their child to the designated door.Read More
How do you keep students and staff safe at school?
Our children deserve the right to a safe and loving environment while at home and in school. Contact ThistleWaithe about security measures and emergency policies and procedures.Read More
What is ThistleWaithe’s commitment to diversity and inclusion?
ThistleWaithe admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate based on race, color, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs,…Read More
Will I receive a credit if I need to withdraw my child(ren) from ThistleWaithe?
Enrollment is for the entire school year, from September through mid-June, per the signed contract. No refunds or adjustments to tuition, whether paid or outstanding, will be made for any reason, including absence, withdrawal, or dismissal, except for the 4-week adjustment period. Within the first four weeks of school, if ThistleWaithe feels that the child…Read More
Will I receive a credit for school closures?
No credit or reduction of tuition payments will be made for school closure days, including, but not limited to, closures due to weather, natural disasters, governmental orders/directives, acts of God, or any pandemic. In the case of closures or delays due to inclement weather, we follow the Katonah-Lewisboro School District (KLSD) guidelines with some modifications.…Read More
What is the tuition payment plan?
Tuition is based on a yearly school rate, broken into five monthly payments from July through November. Learn more about tuition.Read More
Do you offer classes year-round?
ThistleWaithe follows the Katonah-Lewisboro School District’s (KLSD) 10-month school year with some modifications, starting in early September and going through mid-June. We offer summer camp for students entering the Toddler, Primary, and Kindergarten classrooms every June through July. Our school is closed for August.Read More
How does enrollment work?
We offer open spots to families with children currently enrolled at ThistleWaithe first. Next, we offer spots to siblings of enrolled students. We consider applications on a rolling basis for the remaining available spots and maintain a waitlist. Learn more about Enrollment.Read More
Do you offer a wrap-around program?
At this time, we are not offering wrap-around programs.Read More