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This is useful information for Family members. Many international students have their own spouse and kids so they need specific facility information. Please refer to below information.


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Ⅰ. Family Health Insurance

 

A. PUSH

1. The Purdue University Student Health Center (PUSH) should be the first place international students to go when they seek medical care. This medical insurance is mandatory for the international student.


2. Hours

<Summer>

Extended Care Medical Clinic
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday Closed Saturday & Sunday

<Fall and Spring Semester Hours>

Extended Care Medical Clinic
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm Closed Saturday & Sunday

3. How to register?

a. Prepare the Medical History Form

b. Stop by PUSH

c. Pay for charge


4. Costs for 2014-2015 Academic Year

International Student

Annual
(8/6/2014 - 8/5/2015)
Fall
(8/6/2014 - 12/31/2014)
Student Only $1,125 $456
Student & Spouse $4,906 $1,989
Student & Child $2,510 $1,018
Student & All Children $2,905 $1,178
Student, Spouse & Child $6,291 $2,551
Student, Spouse & All Children $6,686 $2,711

※ You are responsible for a $15 co-pay when you have charges that are incurred at PUSH and billed to insurance.


5. How to make an appointment

You have three ways

a. ONLINE APPOINTMENT

b. Call 765-494-1700

c. Walk in to the Check-in Desk on the Main Floor of PUSH.

 

B. Local Insurance in the U.S.


1. First option for your family can use PUSH Health Care Insureance. However, If it’s insurance premium is expensive than you expected, there are ohter options which are U.S insurace companies.

2. You can inquiry about it to PUSH(765-496-3998) and ISS office(765-494-5770) or Peggy(765-494-0773) at Krannert.

3. After you decided to use U.S company, you need to gather much information of several health insurance companies and compare with their coverage and insurance premium. Then, you can find one which is the most suitable your situation.

 

C. Insurance Company in Original country


1. Tokyo NitidoKasai Insurance (JAPAN)

Cost: $2,760 / a person / 2years (basic plan)  

Coverage: $100,000 Accident costs and $100,000  Sickness costs

2. Dong Bu Insurance (South Korea)

3. LIG Insurance (South Korea)

4. The premium depends greately on your age and coverage.    

 


Ⅱ. School for kids

 

A. Preschoo


1.Burgett Learning Center

a. Address

  • 1788 US Highway 52 West, West Lafayette, IN, 47906

b. Registration

  • Since there are no papers to registrate on Web site, at first please call.

  • 765-463-1244

  • We recommend you to visit there

  • You can join the tour inside the building

  • You can get ragistration papers

  • Vaccination history

  • The child’s information

  • To reserve, you have to pay a deposit fee, 1 week price

c. Tuition/Fee (2014Year)

(Full time)

  • Infants : $220.00 /week

  • Toddlers and 2 years olds : $205.00 /week

  • 3 year olds : $ 175.00 /week

  • 4 and 5 years olds (up to pre-K) : $173.00 /week

(Part time)

  • half day : $30.00

  • half day with lunch : $32.50

  • full day : $44.00

d. School bus route and stop

  • Buses take children to Klondike, Burnett Creek and Cumberland Elementary School when school begins in the morning, and pick up children from those schools in the afternoon, only.

f. Tips

  • For international students, it is a good place because there are many international kids there. Also, the office members are very kind for international kids.





 

2. Montessori School of Greater Lafayette


a. Address : 2552 Soldiers Home Rd., West Lafayette, IN 47906


b. Registration (2014/2015) : Online application:

At the time of application, you are required to send a $50 non-refundable deposit to:

Montessori School of Greater Lafayette

PO # 2311

West Lafayette, IN 47996-2311

Children are admitted to this school based on the date a completed application with deposit is received. Enrollment is dependent on space availability.


c. Annual Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

  • Parent-Infant (age 1-2) : $657 /Friday (9:00-10:30am)

  • Toddlers (age 2-3) :

$1764 / 2-mornings (M&T) 8:15-11:15am

$2646 / 3-mornings (WTh&F) 8:15-11:15am

$4410 / 5-mornings (MTWTh&F) 8:15-11:15am

  • Preprimary (age 3-6) :

Morning Options

$2340 / 3-mornings (MW&F, MT&W, or WTh&F) 8:30-11:30am

$3906 / 5-mornings (MTWTh&F) 8:30-11:30

Afternoon Options

$1584 / 2-afternoons (T&Th) 12:00-3:00pm

$2340 / 3-afternoons (MW&F) 12:00-3:00pm

$3906 / 5-afternoons (MTWTh&F) 12:00-3:00pm

$2385 / Spanish Bilingual 3-afternoons (MW&F) 12:00-3:00pm


d. School bus root and stop : No information (probably they don’t have bus service).


e. Tips

According to the parents’ voice, this school values individualities of children.

 

 

3. Faith Christian Preschool & Childcare


a. Address

  • 1920 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906


b. Registration

  • The first step is submitting your application and registration fee of $60.00.

You can get start application from the following web-site http://www.faithlafayette.org/school/admissions/preschool_admissions

  • 765-449-0120

  • Directors review each application and will send a confirmation email typically within 2-3 days. Once you receive the email, there will be a link provided to go back in to the account you created in Parent’s Web at the time of registration. This will allow you to fill out more detailed information, such as Emergency Contacts and Medical Information.

  • Once you have completed the second step of the registration process your application, your child will be fully registered.

  • We recommend you to visit there

  • You can join the tour inside the building


c. Tuition/Fee (2014-2015Year)


Re-enrollment/Application Fees Yearly Monthly
K3 T/TH,
8:00AM - 11:30AM
$35 re-enrollment
$60 application
$115.00 $1,540.00 $171.11
K4 M/W/F,
8:00AM - 11:30AM
$35 re-enrollment
$60 application
$115.00 $2,039.00 $226.56
Early 3s* or Full Time $35 re-enrollmen
$60 application
$115.00 $4,952.00 $550.22

* Early 3s is only available at Faith East, not at Faith West.

 

d. School bus root and stop

  • Not available.

e. Tips

  • This school was established in 2013. Therefore, the facilities are new and tidy.

 

B. Elementary School / Kindergarten


1. Happy Hollow Elementary School (4-6th Grade)

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a. Address

  • 1200 N Salisbury St, West Lafayette, IN, 47906


b. Registration (2014/2015)

  • Date: August 5 and August 6 in 2014, 12:30-6:00 p.m

  • Place: Happy Hollow Elementary School

  • Papers: You can get Enrollment Form on the Website


c. Tuition/Fee

  • 2013-2014 Book Fees

  • 4th Grade $137.00

  • 5th Grade $159.00

  • 6th Grade $120.00


d. School bus root and stop (2012)

http://old.wl.k12.in.us/cumberland/information/busroutes.pdf

http://old.wl.k12.in.us/cumberland/information/school_information.htm


e. Other

  • ESL class

 

2. Cumberland Elementary School (1-3rd Grade / K)


a. Address

  • 600 Cumberland Ave. West Lafayette, IN 47906

  • 765-464-3212


b. Registration

August 5th and 6th – 12:00pm – 6:00 pm – Cumberland Elementary School

· Make sure to bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.

· Registration forms can be found on-line and filled out, printed, and brought to school  

with you in order to save you time during registration.

· You will also need proof that you reside in our district. (rental agreement, 2 utility bills, etc.)


c. Tuition (Book Fees) (2014-2015Year)

· Kindergarten – $99.00

· 1st Grade – $130.00

· 2nd Grade – $129.00

· 3rd Grade – $193.00


d. School bus root and stop

  • Available


e.Tips

  • West Lafayette Schools are among the highest rated in the state for academic performance
    and state testing. however,There’s more than meets the eye. academic performance is just a part of many considerations.


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3. Klondike Elementary School


a.Address: 3311 Klondike Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906-5217


b.Registration:2014-2015

  • Online:July 14 - August 1st

  • Walk-in Registration Dates:

- Noon – 7 pm, Thursday, July 31

- 8 am – 1 pm, Friday, August 1


c. Tuition (Book Fees) (2014-2015Year)

Basic fee $129 .95

Grade one $142.60

Grade two $182.65

Grade three $124.75

Grade four $120.65

Grade five $122.00

 

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d. Tips

  • 1,060 students from 48 countries

(59% White, 20% Hispanic, 10% Asian, 5% Black, 6% Multiracial)

 

4. Montessori School of Greater Lafayette


a. Address : 2552 Soldiers Home Rd., West Lafayette, IN 47906


b. Registration (2014/2015) : Online application:

At the time of application, you are required to send a $50 non-refundable deposit to:

Montessori School of Greater Lafayette

PO # 2311

West Lafayette, IN 47996-2311

Children are admitted to this school based on the date a completed application with deposit is received. Enrollment is dependent on space availability.


c. Annual Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

  • Kindergarten (age 5-6) :

$6246 / Full day (MTWTh&F) 8:30am-3:00pm

$3366 / Half day (MTWTh&F) 12:00-3:00pm

  • Elementary I (age 6-10) :

$6291 / Full day (MTWTh&F) 8:30am-3:00pm


d. School bus root and stop : No information (probably they don’t have bus service).


e. Tips

voice, this school values individualities of children.

 


Ⅲ. Learning Language

 

A. West Lafayette Public Library

 

<Online program>


For whom

Mango languages : For all ages

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Muzzy onlines : For children

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Hours

Always (No limitation)

Tuition Fee

Free

Type of lesson

Online

Location

208 W Columbia St, West Lafayette, IN 47906

(765) 743-2261

 

<Session at site>


For whom

 1. Preschool story time

 2. Lap sit

 3. Reading to the Dog & Cat

Hours

 1. Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00

 2. Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00

 3.  Not constant. 9-10 times a year. Need to check the library.

Tuition Fee

 - Free (Need registration only for 3.)

Type of lesson

 - Session in library.

Location

 - 208 W Columbia St, West Lafayette, IN 47906

 - (765) 743-2261


* The library offers many programs in addition to  the above programs from time to time.
  If you are interested in other programs, please check the library’ website.

 

B. LARA

 

For whom

 - Spouse


Hours

 1.  High school and college preparatory classes

  - Monday through Thursday

  - 8:30 - 11:30 AM / 12:00 - 3:00 PM / 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 2. English as a second language classes

  - Monday through Friday : 8:30 - 11:30 AM

  - Monday through Thursday : 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Tuition Fee

 - Free

Type of lesson

 - Offline

 - Focuse on test and gramatic subject

Location

 - 1100 Elizabeth Street, Suite 3, Lafayette, Indiana 47904

 - (765) 476-2920

Additional Infomation

 - FREE CHILDCARE WHILE ATTENDING ALL CLASSES FOR

   CHILDREN AGES 1+

 


C. International Center

 

For whom

 - For spouse and yourself

  1. Free English Program

  2. English Language Program

   a. Intermidiate Conversation

   b. Advanced conversation,

   c. Pronunciation,

   d. Reading&Response,

   e. Toefl preparation)

  3. Women’s coffe and conversation


Hours

 1. Mon-Thu, 1.5 hours

 2.a. Tue&Thu, 1.5 hours

   b. Mon, 1.5 hours

   c. Mon&Wed, 1.5 hours

   d. Thu, 1.5 hours

   e. Mon& Wed, 2hours

 3. Tue , 2hours

Tuition Fee

 1. Free.

 2.a. 150$

   b. 100$

   c. 200$

   d. 100$

   e. 250$

 3. Free

Type of lesson

 - Lecture

 - Session

Location

 - 523 Russell St West Lafayette IN 47906

 - (765) 743-4353

 


D. ESOL

 

For whom

 - For spouse.

   ESOL offers many programs in each semester.

   You can find programs you are interested in.
    Please check the ESOL site.

   As examples, ESOL offered summer programs as
    below;

    1. Focus on pronunciation

    2. Reading and Discussing for American
       short stories

    3. Using Phrasal Verbs in English

    4. Conversation partners with retired friends

Hours (period)

 1.  Tues and Thurs, two hours (6/3 - 7/10)

 2.  Tues and Thurs, two hours (6/3 - 7/10)

 3.  Mon and Wed, two hours (6/3 - 7/9)

 4.  1.5 hours (6/11, 6/25, 7/9)

Tuition Fee

 1. 45$

 2. 60$

 3. 60$

 4. Free

Type of lesson

 - Lecture at Purdue Village Community Center.

Location

 - Purdue Village Community Center 50 Nimitz
  Drive West Lafayette, IN 47906

 - (765) 494-0500

 


E. TUTOR(Personal class)

 

For whom

 - Spouse & Children

Hours

 - Depend on personal schedule

Tuition Fee

 - $15~$50 per an hour(depned on the tutors)

Type of lesson

 - Offline

 - Focuse on conversation, writing

Information

 - 1100 Elizabeth Street, Suite 3, Lafayette,
    Indiana 47904

 - (765) 476-2920

Link

 - http://www.purdue.edu/oepp/resources/tutors.html

 - http://www.towerofenglish.com/English-Tutors-
  Lessons-Classes-in-West-Lafayette-Indiana.html

 - http://www.wyzant.com/West_Lafayette_IN_tutors.aspx

 - http://www.universitytutor.com/find/English/
  West%20Lafayette,%20IN

Additional Infomation

 - There are so many options, so you can choose
  whatever you want.

 - Serch more web site and ask your people.

 


F. For getting more information connect this site :

 http://www.purdue.edu/oepp/resources/community.html

 




Ⅳ. Family Community

 

A. Krannert Partners Association(KPA)


1. KPA is designed to help the partners of Master’s students attending Krannert by providing a support network, encouraging relationships between partners, entertaining, and helping partners adjust to their new surroundings in West Lafayette.


2. KPA members are spouses, boy/girl friends, and parteners, and KPA’s goal is to providea network for the parteners while their students are spending time at Krannert.


3. Activities include social dinners, book club, play group, movie night, cooking club and
leadership opportunities.


4. To register for KPA, complete the application form drop it off in Krannert Master’s office on the second floor of Rawls Hall.


 

B. International Center


1. The International Center of West Lafayette exists to create cross-cultural connections between the diverse residents of Greater Lafayette through education, the arts, cultural events, cultural information and assistance, and housing.


2. Contact : info@intlctr.org (765) 743-4353 523 Russell St West Lafayette IN 47906


3. All programs are held at the International Center (unless otherwise noted), and all are welcome to participate. Please contact us with any questions or ideas for future programs.


 

C. Church


- A lot of churches are located at West Lafayette / Lafayette area.  Some of these are listed below with addresses.


* University Church

320 North St

West Lafayette, IN 47906


* Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

300 Fowler Ave

West Lafayette, IN 47906


* Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lafayette

333 Meridian St

West Lafayette, IN 47906


* First United Methodist Church

1700 W State St

West Lafayette, IN 47906


* Faith Presbyterian Church

3318 Indiana 26

West Lafayette, IN 47906


* West Lafayette Christian Church

1980 Lindberg Rd

West Lafayette, IN 47906


To find out more churches, please use the link:

 


Ⅴ. Commodity for kids

 

A. Diaper & Groceries for Baby

- On/Off-line store : Walmart, Payless, Marsh

- If you register in the Off-line Store, you can fuel your car on a reduced price


B. Clothes

Name of the Mall

Address

Hours

Brands & etc

TJ Maxx



200 S Creasy Ln #2000s, Lafayette

<Mon~Thu>   

9am-9:30pm

<Fri~Sat>

9am-10pm

<Sun>

11am-8pm

Sells its own Brands with reasonable prices
(refer to the webpage)

Tippecanoe Mall



2415 Sagamore Pkwy S, Lafayette

<Mon~ Sat>

10am-9pm

<Sun>

12pm-6pm

Old Navy

(Gap’s lower-priced sub-brand)

Gymboree

(Kids’ clothes designed with
colorful and detailed touches)

Target

3630 South St, Lafayette

<Mon~Sat>

8am-11pm

<Sun>

8am-10pm

Disney, Cherokee, Circo, French Toast, etc
(refer to the webpage)


* on-line shoppings are available for all stores above

 

C. Toys

- Address : 2324 Sagamore Pkwy S, Lafayette

- Hours : Mon~Thu 10am-9pm / Fri -10pm / Sat 9am-10pm / Sun 10am-8pm

- Information : World-wide chain store regarding Commodities for Kids

- Address : 528 N 18th Street, Lafayette

- Information : Restoration and repair of all toys, models, and automatons sales of restored antique toys, models, lathes and milling machines, tooling, model making, and they sell some vantage toys

  • Others : Mega Blocks (Online Store especially on Blocks) Romney Toy Shop (New, Used Toys, etc), Castle Comics (Shops for Comics & Cards)

* You can get “hand-made toys” by attending around one-hour’s workshops held by Houseware stores for kids
on Saturday (Loew’s : helds kids’ workshop every two weeks / Home Depot : on the first Saturday of every month)

 

D. Car seat & Strollers, and other goods for kids

Name of the Store

Address

Hours

Information

Baby”R”Us

2324 Sagamore Pkwy S, Lafayette

<Mon~Thu>

10am-9pm

<Fri>

10am -10pm

<Sat>

 9am-10pm

<Sun>

10am-8pm

Neighboring Toys”R”Us
(They are under the same cooperation)
and sells commodities targeting for Babies

Bed and Bath & Beyond

3555 Indiana 38, Lafayette

<Mon~Sat>   

 9am-9pm

<Sun>

11am-7pm

Specialized in Bed & Bath stuffs,
plus plenty of Kids’ commodities

Once upon a Child

124C Farabee Drive N, Lafayette

<Mon~Fri>

9:30am-8pm

<Sat>     

9.30am-7pm

<Sun>

12pm-5pm

Walmart

2801 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette

Open 24 hours

Super Target

3630 South Street Lafayette

<Mon-Fri>

8:00 am-11:00pm

<Sat>

8:00 am-11:00pm

<Sun>

8:00am-10:00 pm

Buy Buy Baby

The nearest store is located in the northern
province of Indianapolis

 

E. Indoor and Outdoor Activities (Books & Parks)

1. Books

a. Amazon

* You can get reduced price especially on delivery cost by resistration with your student id.

  • Online Store

  • Sells used and new books


b. Barnes & Nobles Bookseller

  • Address: 5705 Johnston St, Lafayette

  • Hours: Mon-Thu 9am-10pm / Fri-Sat 9am-11pm / Sat 10am-9pm

  • Sells used and new books


2. Parks

* For more information on Parks, you can refer to the Entertainment Section, especially on the Travel

a. West Lafayette has 13 recreational parks.

For further information about parks visit this page

  • Some of them are: Celery Bog Nature Area, Lilly Nature Center,  Happy Hollow Park, Cumberland Park, Tapawingo Park, Riverside Skating Center, Morton Community Center, Kennekuk County park, the Municipal Pool and other.


 

b. Fun activities

  • Jerry E. Clegg Botanic Gardens

  • Buccaneer Bay Indoor Aquatic Center

  • NASCAR Go Cart Track

  • Indiana Beach Amusement Resort

  • Indiana Beach Camp Resort

  • Grissom Air Museum

 

 

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