St. Maria Goretti Preschool

6261 N. Granite Reef Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250-0852
     Tel: (480)948-3606
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 73 students
The preschool and kindergarten at St. Maria’s allows each child to discover their own unique God-given talents and abilities.
It is a time for individual encouragement and to establish a wholeness through spiritual, emotional, physical, social and cognitive development.
Our preschool/kindergarten curriculum utilizes “hands-on” materials to present language, math, science, art and religion.
This curriculum will aid the child’s ability to observe, to discover, to concentrate and to make individual choices with his/her own thought process.
Research clearly indicates that play can facilitate healthy development and is essential for children to develop various cognitive, social and emotional skills and abilities.
Play may even provide the best context in which children grow and learn.
These activities will serve to enrich and challenge in an environment where each child is respected and loved as an individual.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Not Available (School did not report any membership associatons).
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1992

Student Body

Total Students 73 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Maria Goretti Preschool Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Kindergarten uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Call for pricing
Admissions Director Kathleen Bies

School Notes:

The preschool and kindergarten at St. Maria’s allows each child to discover their own unique God-given talents and abilities. It is a time for individual encouragement and to establish a wholeness through spiritual, emotional, physical, social and cognitive development. Our preschool/kindergarten curriculum utilizes “hands-on” materials to present language, math, science, art and religion. This curriculum will aid the child’s ability to observe, to discover, to concentrate and to make individual choices with his/her own thought process. Research clearly indicates that play can facilitate healthy development and is essential for children to develop various cognitive, social and emotional skills and abilities. Play may even provide the best context in which children grow and learn. These activities will serve to enrich and challenge in an environment where each child is respected and loved as an individual.

Profile last updated: 07/15/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rancho Solano Preparatory School - Middle and Upper School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Beginnings Montessori (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Great Beginnings Montessori (1.2 miles away)
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