Westminster School for Young Children

  • Westminster School for Young Children was founded in 1946 as one of the first Protestant preschools in Nashville and serves young families as a ministry of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Westminster School for Young Children is accredited by the National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC). Preschool education is invaluable for the development of young children and serves as a preparation for elementary school and a life-long love of learning.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1946
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students289 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Westminster School for Young Children was founded in 1946 as one of the first Protestant preschools in Nashville and serves young families as a ministry of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Westminster School for Young Children is accredited by the National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC).  Preschool education is invaluable for the development of young children and serves as a preparation for elementary school and a life-long love of learning.

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