Grades: K | 315 students
University Christian Church, through the Ministry of Weekday School, promotes a partnership of growth and development for children, parents and staff. Our mission is to help meet the needs of children for individual and social growth amid a nurturing, learning environment. Our educational philosophy is to help young children become lifelong, enthusiastic learners. This philosophy, based on the sound research principles that undergird the premium preschool programs in the nation, is guided by the criteria for developmentally appropriate practice as established by the NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Within a framework of knowledge of developmental stages of children ages 0-5 years, we provide activities in all major areas of learning. (language, literacy, math, social studies, physical development, art, music, and personal/social skills. Lesson plans and activities are based on the importance of the whole child.