WESTERVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) — More than 15,000 students headed back to class in the Westerville City Schools District Thursday.
New to the district this school year is the addition of an all-day kindergarten program.
Ten all-day classes are now offered throughout the district.
Four of those classes are being housed in Longfellow Elementary, a building that was not being used at all last year.
Tuition for the full day program is $3,000 per student.
Kids who wish to attend all-day kindergarten are selected through a lottery process.
The district still offers it’s tuition free half-day kindergarten program.