Frequently Asked Questions
What are the requirements for children entering preschool?
Children must be three years to begin preschool and potty trained.
Are there scheduling options for Preschool? Yes, preschool full-time is Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm. Half-day and other combinations are offered to parents according to availability.
What is the class size? There is one preschool class. The room will admit up to 24 students and two full-time teachers.
What if we can’t afford tuition? In order to make St. Nicholas Preschool accessible to as many families as possible, families with financial need may qualify for assistance through publicly funded child care.
What commitment does the school have to diversity? We welcome students of all races, ethnicities, religions, genders and social economic status. To promote awareness of diversity issues we have developed admission policies and curriculum objectives to reflect these issues.
Do students wear uniforms? Preschool students do not wear uniforms but must follow a dress code.
What about sports? Preschool students participate in physical education classes daily. There are no competition sports included in the curriculum however, extra-curricular activities are offered to all students and development of specific skills is an option through these programs.
How is the faith integrated into the preschool curriculum? The students attend morning prayers and a closing prayer at the end of each day. Included in the daily schedule is time for bible stories.
In what ways does the preschool develop Christian values? Preschool students participate in community projects designed to demonstrate our love and care for others. For example, the students collected monies for the Katrina victims as well as assembled health care kits for victims of the tsunami.