Queen of Peace Preschool

Great things grow from small beginnings!

Our goal is to provide a nurturing environment in which the child's social, emotional, spiritual, physical and cognitive development is affirmed, enhanced, and challenged according to the child's age and individual ability.

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Class #Days Days Times Tuition & Fees*
3 - 4 years 2 / week Thursday - Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM $1400 / year
4 - 5 years 3 / week Monday - Wednesday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM $1700 / year
4 - 5 years 5 / week Monday - Friday 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM $2250 / year

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For questions about enrollment or to schedule a tour, contact the school office at 574-255-9674.

Curriculum

  • a balance between self-directed learning activities and teacher planned activities
  • activities that are sensory and concrete in nature
  • activities which lead the child from the familiar & comfortable to the acquistition of new skills
  • taking into consideration that "play" is the "work" of the child
  • routine activities, while allowing for flexibility and spontaneity
  • guidelines for acceptable behavior with consistency in enforcing guidelines
  • good role models in the persons of teachers and school support staff
  • Catechesis of the Good Shepherd every week
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is additional care available for working parents?

Yes! We offer extended care as part of our preschool program to allow students to attend a full academic day, plus additional after school care if needed. More information...

What are the age requirements?

Students must meet the age requirement of the class by August 1st of that year.

Does my child need to be toilet trained?

Yes. It is expected that your child will be toilet trained. We understand that accidents happen and recommend parents leave a clean change of clothes with the school.

How do you help my child transition from home to school?

Our experienced staff helps children and their families transition to the new routines and opportunities that preschool provides. The Preschool Director and her staff partner with the parents to help make the transition to preschool a success.

What are your arrival and dismissal procedures?

Queen of Peace staff greet families at their car each morning in the drop off line and escort your child inside the school building. Preschoolers assemble with the preschool aide until all students have arrived and proceed to the classroom by the scheduled start time. Children are brought out to parents in the pickup line at the end of the day.

Can I observe a class in session?

Parents are always encouraged to observe a class or come in to meet with our staff. Tours are readily available upon request. Please contact the school office at 574-255-9674 to arrange.

How do you assess my child's progress?

There are no specific tests given to enter preschool. Preschool students receive progress reports on skills. In addition, an annual parent conference is scheduled to discuss student progress and engagement. Readiness assessments are given to students in the spring prior to kindergarten.

What is the teacher to student ratio?

The two morning sessions accommodate 15 students, and the 4/5 pm maximum class size is 18. The class is directed by a full time preschool teacher and a preschool teacher aide.

Is the school accredited?

Queen of Peace Catholic School is accredited by AdvancED.

What are the discipline policies?

Social and behavioral issues are first addressed by the preschool teacher using guidelines published in our student handbook. Additional concerns are addressed by the school principal.

Is tuition assistance available?

Tuition assistance is available for eligible families to help offset K – 8th grade tuition. Tuition assistance is not currently available for preschool. Flexible payment options are available for all tuition plans.