Our Mission

To make a quality Christian Montessori Preschool education available to as many children as possible, regardless of their socioeconomic level.

Our Guiding Principles

Christ-centered | We believe that it is important for children to have a solid faith-based education to help shape them in the classroom. While students will learn about other countries, cultures, and religions, we are a Christian preschool that will teach kids about the love and grace of God, made evident in Jesus Christ.

Holistic | Students are more than their minds. We seek to create an environment that teaches and nurtures their spiritual, physical, social and cognitive development.

Real-world experiences | Students need practical life lessons and will go on fieldtrips to farms, the beach and other locations to see how the world works. They will also learn how to garden, wash dishes, and take care of the environment. These are lessons they will use for the rest of their lives.

Interactive | Students learn best when they can use their senses of taste, touch, sight, sound and smell to interact with the material that they are learning. This helps them move from understanding concrete to abstract principles.

Social development | Students are not encouraged to compete but to cooperate, to learn together, help each other, and develop friendships that will aid in their social and moral development.

Taking ownership | Students have to be active participants in the learning process and take ownership of their ability to learn and focus their gifts in the classroom. A curiosity and love of learning begins with the willingness of the child to engage in the educational environment and we encourage all children to be self-directed learners. We also ask parents to help nurture this natural curiosity and independence in their children.

Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire.
– William Butler Yeats

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