St. Patrick Preschool is set up to give your child the opportunity for growth and success so he/she will have a positive sense of self and the skills needed to progress to the next level of schooling.
To learn responsibility and respect for themselves and others
To develop language, pre-reading, writing, and math skills
To develop gross and fine motor skills
To foster the spiritual growth and teach children, with the cooperation of parents, a Catholic way of life.
Take a peek into our Preschool
Centers are a fun and effective way to reinforce basic skills. Center areas include building and construction, role playing, games and puzzles, reading and phonics, exploration, coloring and writing.
This time teaches responsibility and respect for themselves, others and the classroom.
Instruction during this time will inclue: Prayers (Sign of the Cross, Hail Mary, Our Father, Glory Be), Pledge, Calendar, Weather, Colors/Shapes/Alphabet, Sign Language, Spanish, Songs and thematic movement activities.
This curriculum includes name/letter identification, writing, sounds, rhyming, letter of the week, and much, much more.
Students will learn: prayers, Bible stories, the life, miracles and teachings of Jesus, have prayer partners, attend Mass on First Fridays, Holy Days, and other "special" Masses (Pre K 4 only attend Mass).
Children will learn to verbally count and visually identify numbers 0-20, as well as match, pattern, identify and draw basic shapes. They will also be working on reciting personal contact information including phone numbers, addresses and birthdays. Pre K 4 will have an introduction to Eureka Math curriculum.
Students will learn and explore basic concepts that relate to themselves and the world in which they live.
Art will be used as a tool of extension/reinforcement to learning.
Physical development and socialization will be our focus on the playground and other large motor activities. We will stress sharing, taking turns, and activities such as running, jumping, galloping, hopping and skipping.
Each day will inclue a story. Most stories will be used as an extension/reinforcement to concept(s), theme and/or skill being taught/learned.
Preschool Hours & Schedule
Pre K 3 School Hours
Monday & Wednesday 8:15 am to 11:00 am
Tuesday & Thursday 8:15 am to 11:00 am
Pre K 3 Sample Schedule
8:15 am Circle Time
8:30 am Center Time
9:00 am Bathroom/Snack
9:15 am Small Group
9:30 am Story Time
9:45 am Large Group
10:15 am Large Motor Skills/Recess
11:00 am Dismissal
Pre K 4 School Hours
Monday-Thursday Morning 8:15am to 11:00 am
Monday-Thursday Afternoon 12:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Friday (Combined Optional) 8:15am to 11:00 am*
*This is an optional class that is available to the Morning and Afternoon Pre K 4 class. For this class, both the Morning and Afternoon PK 4 will attend in the morning. There is no additional charge to attend this class.
Pre K 4 Sample Schedule
8:15am/12:15pm Table Games/Books
8:35am/12:35pm Circle Time
9:15am/1:15pm Story Time
9:30am/1:30pm Large Group
10:30am/2:30pm Restroom/Snack Time
10:45am/2:45pm Large Motor Skills/Recess
Pre K 4 Friday Mass Sample Schedule
8:15am Mass (with 8th grade prayer partner)
9:15am Restroom/Snack Time
9:30am Circle Time/Story Time
10:00am Center Time
10:30am Story Time
10:40am Gross Motor/Recess