Kesher Israel Preschool & Kindergarten

1000 Pottstown Pike,
West Chester, PA, 19380-0193
Tel: (610)696-4457
Grades: NS - K | 197 students
The Kesher Israel Preschool, started in 1990, has grown from two small classes to a full-service preschool and full day kindergarten, educating children from ages 12 months to 5 years.
The philosophy of the Preschool centers on the development of a positive self-concept for the child.
This is achieved through providing age appropriate experiences that strengthen socialization skills and self- confidence.
All activities are guided by the PA State Standards and carefully planned to provide a warm, nurturing environment in which to learn, play and grow.
Classes are taught by qualified teachers and aides.
Enrollment is limited to provide each child with the individualized attention he or she requires.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 197 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes tuition varies with days and ages
Admissions Director Gail DeMarco

School Notes:

  • The Kesher Israel Preschool, started in 1990, has grown from two small classes to a full-service preschool and full day kindergarten, educating children from ages 15 months to 5 years. The philosophy of the Preschool centers on the development of a positive self-concept for the child. This is achieved through providing age appropriate experiences that strengthen socialization skills and self- confidence. All activities are carefully planned to provide a warm, nurturing environment in which to learn, play and grow. Classes are taught by qualified teachers and aides. Enrollment is limited to provide each child with the individualized attention he or she requires.
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Old Paths Baptist Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Chester Friends School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • West Chester West Chester Friends School
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    West Chester , PA , 19380
    (610)696-2937
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    1.1  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  NS-5
  • West Chester
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    West Chester , PA , 19381
    (610)430-7799
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    1.3  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  K-12
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    St. Agnes Catholic School
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    West Chester , PA , 19380
    (610)696-1260
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    West Chester , PA , 19382
    (610)692-7272
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    1.7  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • West Chester
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    1190 McDermott Drive
    West Chester , PA , 19380
    (610)719-0240
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