Early Childhood Education

Mission:

The mission of Sacred Heart Catholic Preschool is to assist parents as primary educators emphasizing respect, excellence and discipline according to the tradition of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church.

Philosophy of Education

Sacred Heart Catholic Preschool is a faith community of parents, teachers, administrators and students whose purpose is to deepen our faith and prepare students for their future.  Teachers partner with parents to provide a positive influence in a child’s development.  Our preschool offers children an opportunity to grow in faith in a loving and nurturing setting.

We are dedicated to providing a positive environment where children are allowed to develop spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically through a variety of hands-on experiences.

  • Our Curriculum — Three & Four Year Olds:

    • Theme Based
    • “Hands on” math readiness skills
      • Emphasis on social skills, oral language and listening skills
      • Fine and gross motor skills
        • Religion: God’s Love
        • Music and art

     

    • Our Curriculum — Four & Five Year Olds:

    • Theme Based
    • Language Arts
    •  -Letter/sound relationship

    -Story comprehension and sequence

    • Math

    -Object/number relationship

    • Religion: God’s Love

    -Develop a loving relationship with Jesus

    • Supportive curriculum:

    -science, music and art

    • Fine and gross motor skills

 

Our Programs

The preschool is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before care is offered from 6:45 a.m. until 7 a.m. After care is available until 6 p.m. A half-day program is also available.

The 3-year-old program is offered on T&TH. The 4- and 5-year-old program is offered M – F with an optional 3-day program MWF.

All teachers in the preschool classroom have degrees in Early Childhood Education. Classrooms are limited to 20 children with a 10:1 child-to-teacher ratio.

Enrollment Requirements

1. Each child is required to have a physical examination by a licensed physician and be up-to-date on all Missouri’s immunization requirements before they will be admitted.

2. A non-refundable enrollment fee of $50 is required.

3. All children must be potty-trained in order to register.

4. All children must turn 3 or 4 (depending on the program) by July 31. Our Goals: Recognize and develop students’ God-given talents to their greatest potential

  • Promote growth in spiritual life through religious instruction and service by helping others
  • Encourage Christian living through example and instruction
  • Promote courtesy and respect for all persons
  • Encourage responsible behavior through self-discipline, group activities and leadership opportunities
  • Prepare children for kindergarten and future academic success through quality early childhood educational activities