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Preschool

Welcome to Preschool!

We are so excited for your family to experience a Saint Agnes Education. Our Preschool ranges from PreK3-PreK5 with the option of Half Day, Half Day Extended, and Full Day. Through the Preschool Program, we want to provide your child with the necessary building blocks to be successful in their future education, help them build lasting friendships, and instill in them a love for God and for neighbor.

Tuition

Half Day $3,815
Half Day Extended $4,460
Full Day $5,865
Preschool student eating popsicle
Program Goals

Instill in our students a desire to know, love, and serve God
Develop good character, self-respect, and self-discipline together with a study of the Virtues
Develop respect for others and the environment
Develop problem-solving skills
Develop the ability to resolve conflicts respectfully
Kindergarten Readiness

The Preschool Instruction Time

Preschoolers are always learning. Every interaction and experience provides them information, increases knowledge, increases understanding, and provides them with foundational skills they will use for the rest of their lives.
This schedule provides preschoolers with an excellent balance of teacher-led instruction and student-led creative free play that will help them successfully transition to Kindergarten:

  • Whole Class Instruction: 35 minutes half day, 65 minutes for full day (this will increase)
  • Small Group/Individual Instruction: 30 minutes for half day, 55 minutes for full day.
  • Total Instruction Time: 65 minutes half day, 2 hours for full day.
Program Highlights

Responsive Classroom Philosophy and culture
Catechesis of the Good Shepard
Education in Virtue
Liturgical Living
Bible Stories
Handwriting Curriculum ABC 123 You and Me
My Story Journals
Let’s Find Out readers
Letter of the Week and Theme-Based Curriculum
Sign Language Alphabet
Science Experiments
Number Concepts, patterns, measurement, and geometry
Practical Life Skills
Library
Daily Gym
Simple Cooking
Music and Movement
Recess

Home to School Connections – Parents as Primary Educators

Throughout the week, students will be bringing home supplemental materials that reinforce what we are learning in the classroom. These may include handwriting practice, alphabet Bible sheets, and a family reading log. These are all optional items that can be used to further enhance learning and make connections between home and school.

 

Areas of Developmental Focus
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Language and Literacy Development
  • Creativity and the Arts
  • Cognitive Development
  • Physical Motor Development
  • Religion, Virtue, and Catechesis of the Good Shepard
Communication with Families
  • Monthly Calendar
  • Class Dojo App – photos and descriptions of what’s happening each week
  • School’s Weekly Newsletter (email)
  • Personal emails and phone calls

Monthly Themes