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Pre-Kindergarten

What kind of a Pre-Kindergarten is a Christian Pre-Kindergarten?

It is a special place where the values of Christian parenting and Christian church are continued and supported; a place where the child is known as an important and valuable creation of God as the staff is deeply committed to his/her spiritual development; and finally, a place where the child learns and grows.  We strive to help your child develop in these areas:

SPIRITUAL – Bible content is taught as well as practical application of biblical principles. Showing love, kindness and sharing are integrated with all activities to encourage your child to center their life around God and to build Christian character.

SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL – This area fosters the development of a child’s positive self-image as God’s unique creation, builds feelings of security when away from home, and promotes positive attitudes toward others, family, authority, self, and even toward learning.

COGNITIVELY – An early love of learning and a sound foundation in academic skills are fostered through activities in lessons in all subject areas designed to promote critical thinking through discovery.

CREATIVITY – Discovery play, art, block building, and field trips are provided to expand and give expression to the child’s native creativity and enhance his/her awareness of God’s world.

SENSORY MOTOR – Large motor skills are developed through activities such as running, jumping, and climbing, along with fine motor skills through activities such as doing puzzles, painting, cutting, drawing and stringing beads.  All of these activities promote overall physical development important for proper health and learning.

SELF DISCIPLINE – Discipline is a biblical mandate.  The young child needs to be taught and guided to live in godly ways. The child also needs to be shepherded by his/her parents and caregivers.  Because behavior flows from the thoughts and attitudes of the heart, inappropriate behavior and their underlying motivations will be addressed in the classroom.  We will endeavor to work closely with the home to develop and encourage appropriate, godly character. Corrective discipline will be given in a godly way with the goal of leading the child toward repentance, which is a change of heart and behavior.  Respect and obedience are also basic biblical mandates.  Our emphasis will be on developing these characteristics and encouraging love and kindness in the life of each young student.

NOTE: Students must be fully potty trained as well as 4 years old by September 1st to enter LCA's Pre-K program. 

  Half-Day Pre-K Program                      Full-Day Pre-K Program

Monday through Friday                          Monday through Friday

        8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.                          8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.           

  Check out the LCA Pre-K Handbook 2016-2017 for more details. 

Kindergarten

The Christian Kindergarten is part of a program of Christian development which begins, in most cases, before the child is born. In the LCA Kindergarten, the young child receives education in Truth rather than education which distorts or denies the place of God in our world and our lives. In our Kindergarten program, children are taught all “subjects” through the lens of the Word of God. They are taught Bible knowledge, and they are trained in Christian character.

Children are not just a number, they have a teacher who loves them and prays for them. Because of this love, each child is encouraged to develop their individual gifts and talents. With this in mind, your child must be 5 years old by September 1st to be admitted into LCA's Kindergarten program. 

LCA’s Kindergarten is a place where the child learns and grows spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically.

             Half-Day K Program                                 Full-Day K Program

            Monday through Friday                              Monday through Friday

            8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.                                 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.