St. Maria Goretti Preschool

6261 N. Granite Reef Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Tel: (480)948-3606
  • 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 TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Not Available (School did not report any membership associatons).
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students73 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeSt. Maria Goretti Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Kindergarten uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesCall for pricing
Admissions DirectorKathleen 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.
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