Stratford Preschool

Stratford Preschool's philosophy is to view each child as an individual and to help each child reach his/her full potential as a caring, giving and loving citizen of the world.
The school's purpose is to promote development of the young child, ages two and a half to six years, mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally, through co-operative efforts of teachers, family members and others who are positioned to nurture, stimulate and encourage the child.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 131 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1969

Student Body

Total Students
131 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Stratford Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
33:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from 6000-7800
Admissions Director
Linda Huff
Admissions Associate
Laura Mack, Asst. Director

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

School Notes

  • Curriculum
  • Spread throughout the year, each class studies various age appropriate themes: seasons of the year, weather, plants, insects, birds, animals, family, transportation, etc. The teachers incorporate art, music and educational materials into each thematic unit. For example the three-year-olds studying the farm, learn the names and habits of farm animals and common activities of farm life, learn that flour comes from wheat and is used in the bread we bake. They churn milk to make butter, then spread it on crackers and eat. American and European farm sets and farm related puzzles and puppets are available for free play during this period. Parents may help with in-school activities and reinforce learning at home by reviewing new vocabulary. In addition, the children are introduced to classical children`s literature. They paint at easels, use stencils, water colors, tempera, chalk and even shoe polish to create beautiful masterpieces. The director works with classroom teachers and with the children, individually, to ensure that each child`s developmental needs are met. Parents are encouraged to discuss their concerns with a teacher, or with the director, so that small matters, whether educational or administrative, may yield to minor adjustments, not grow into major problems. Success of the program-yours and ours-depends upon the faculty of well-educated, warm and loving teachers, who in cooperation with the parents are committed to giving each child the joy of learning and the foundational skills for a lifetime of achievement. Students enjoy Spanish, French, German and Chinese classes each week and music classes twice a week.
  • Computers, dance, taikwondo, pottery, yoga and soccer shots are also available classes for students .
  • Before school, (starting at 8am) and after school (ending at 6 pm) are also available.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Stratford Preschool cost?
Stratford Preschool's tuition is approximately $6,000 for private students.
What sports does Stratford Preschool offer?
Stratford Preschool offers 3 interscholastic sports: Dance, Martial Arts and Soccer.
When is the application deadline for Stratford Preschool?
The application deadline for Stratford Preschool is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Stratford Preschool located?
Stratford Preschool is located in the Northwest neighborhood of Virginia Beach, VA. There are 12 other private schools located in Northwest.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 131 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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