About Us

  • Founded in 1993, UCP is a small, non-profit preschool serving children ages two through five. 

  • We are located in Chapel Hill at the intersection of MLK Jr. Blvd. and Homestead Rd., 5 minutes from I-40, 10 minutes from UNC and Carrboro, and 15 minutes from downtown Hillsborough.

  • The school year runs from early September through late May.

  • Our hours are 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday. 

  • UCP offers an optional Lunch Bunch program for 3- and 4-year-olds from 12 to 1 pm.

  • Our large playground and covered porches are adjacent to a beautiful wooded area.

As a ministry of the United Church of Chapel Hill, UCP welcomes all families regardless of race, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ability, or spiritual tradition.    

UCP offers the following classes:


Age: 2 years old by August 31st

Meets: Monday/ Wednesday OR                       Tuesday/ Thursday

Class Size: 10 children and 2 teachers


Age: 3 or 4 years old by August 31st

Meets: Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday OR

             Tuesday/ Thursday/ Friday

Class Size: 13 children and 2 teachers


Age: 4 years old by August 31st

Meets: Monday through Friday

Class Size: 16 children and 2 teachers


For updates related to COVID-19, please contact the Director.                                              .