The Childrens Ark

The Children's Ark of Mountain Top, PA offers preschool programs for children from ages 2 through pre-kindergarten ages.
Our programs run from September to May each year. our teachers focus on personalized, individual attention.
Our staff promotes your child's exploration and discovery by encouraging use of the five senses.
Our preschool programs consist of thematic units designed to stimulate the children's curiosity about themselves and the world around them.
Our program is based on the development of each child as an individual.
By providing developmentally appropriate activities that are meaningful to the children, we hope to promote positive self-esteem.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students56 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Childrens Ark Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to The Childrens Ark is Wilkes-barre Mennonite School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Jude School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mountain Top
     St. Jude School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    2.4 miles
    422 S Mountain Blvd
    Mountain Top, PA 18707
    (570) 474-5803
    2.4 PK-8
  • Mountain Top
    Grades: 1-8 | 8 students
    3.1 miles
    476 3rd St
    Mountain Top, PA 18707
    (570) 868-5958
    3.1 1-8
  • Wilkes Barre
    Main Street KinderCare
    Main Street KinderCare Photo - Toddler
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 10 students
    4.4 miles
    1810 S Main St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
    (570) 823-4424
    4.4 NS-PK
  • Wilkes Barre
    Grades: K-11 | 11 students
    5.2 miles
    221 Blackman St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 235-6998
    5.2 K-11
  • Wilkes Barre
    Grades: NS | 152 students
    5.9 miles
    280 Hanover Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 824-4141
    5.9 NS

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