St. Francis Creche Preschool Classes -
9:30 am - 1:30 pmapril blue art

  • 2 or 3-day 2 1/2-year-old class - M/TU/TH or TU/TH
  • 3-day 3-year-old classes - M/W/F or M/TU/TH
  • 5-day 3-year-old class
  • 3-day young 4-year-old class - M/W/F
  • 4-day 4-year-old class - TU - F
  • 5-day 4 1/2-5-year-old class

Classes are taught by two teachers working together as a team. Students are divided into smaller groups to work with one teacher on certain activities appropriate to their developmental level. Student/teacher ratio is maintained at a maximum of 8:1.


  • Theme-based integrated curriculum using literature, art and music to foster communications, creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Creative art projects where we focus on the process not the product
  • Weekly chapel services
  • School-wide Christmas program and party and end-of-year picnic
  • Outdoor Classroom - natural learning environment for exploration and fostering critical thinking
  • Special weekly music and P.E./movement classes
  • Active Crèche Parent Organization
  • Handwriting without Tears curriculum for introducing writing to young students
  • Phonological awareness literacy screening for early literacy fundamentals (kindergarten-bound students only)
  • HighScope Curriculum and Conscious Discipline

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