Building Blocks Preschool

  • Building Blocks Preschool in Highland, MI. Nature Based School. We offer a Natural and Holistic learning opportunity for young children. We have Full-Day and Half-Day Preschool Programs along with a small Infant and Toddler Nursery. The Full-Day program runs year around and the Half-Day Pre-K/Preschool Programs follow the Huron Valley Schools Calendar.
  • Children learn best when they find answers for themselves and in their own way.
  • We document your child’s learning and send you a learning story daily.
  • This gives you an opportunity to scaffold the learning process so you know what is happening in our classrooms.
  • This is a great tool to extend the learning process at home.
  • Our preschool curriculum provides a foundation for life-long learning and simulates their natural desire to learn. Your child’s creativity, learning style, and individual needs will be attended to by our highly qualified staff of teachers.
  • Our Full-Day and Half-Day Preschool Programs are multi-age preschool grouping of children 2 ½ to 5 year old children.This is intended to increase the heterogeneity of the group to capitalize on the differences in the experience, knowledge, and abilities of the children.
  • By combining a multi-age group of children, team teaching, the Reggio Emilia approach, Emergent Curriculum, and the Project Approach we have truly created a child-centered environment.Contact Info@BuildingBlocksSchool.com or call (248) 889-2727for more information.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2004
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010, 2011, 2012

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Play clothes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • The fundamental values are based on an image of children as curious, competent, and capable of co-constructing knowledge. From the moment of birth, children are engaged in a search for the meaning of life, seeking to understand the world that surrounds them and the relationships that they form and develop with others in their world. If we were talking to you on your first day here we would say, “Welcome to planet Earth. There is nothing that you cannot be or do or have. And your work here—your lifetime career—is to seek joy.”
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