Sundance School

Sundance school creates a safe environment that promotes a sense of security, trust and acceptance, children are able to grow socially, emotionally and academically.
We celebrate childhood at Sundance Pre-School and strive to promote early childhood activities that will foster a true love of learning and prepare our students for success when they enter kindergarten.
The curriculum is a creative one, based on a hands-on approach.
Each child will be encouraged to make choices and become self-directed.
We use a thematic teaching technique, strongly supported by exceptional literature.
The children will take part in writing and illustrating of classroom books that will be shared by all families.
They will engage in many offerings: blocks, dramatic play, art, dance, housekeeping, music, creative movement and the development of pre-reading, writing, math and science skills.
We welcome parent volunteers in our school.  Helping will assist us in making our on-going field trips and special activities successful.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students141 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Sundance School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJanet McNally

School Notes

  • Sundance school creates a safe environment that promotes a sense of security, trust and acceptance, children are able to grow socially, emotionally and academically.
  • We celebrate childhood at Sundance Pre-School and strive to promote early childhood activities that will foster a true love of learning and prepare our students for success when they enter kindergarten.
  • The curriculum is a creative one, based on a hands-on approach.
  • Each child will be encouraged to make choices and become self-directed.
  • We use a thematic teaching technique, strongly supported by exceptional literature.
  • The children will take part in writing and illustrating of classroom books that will be shared by all families.
  • They will engage in many offerings: blocks, dramatic play, art, dance, housekeeping, music, creative movement and the development of pre-reading, writing, math and science skills.
  • We welcome parent volunteers in our school.
  • Helping will assist us in making our on-going field trips and special activities successful.
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