Education begins long before children enter school.
At Ascension, we see our Early Childhood programs as an extension of the development that happens at home. Our nurturing classes for three and four year-olds focus on promoting the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and spiritual growth through play and small group activities, while our Kindergarten classrooms build on early learning to master the skills necessary to excel in the Primary grades.
Ascension offers many preschool options to meet the needs of young families. Our students' days focus on socialization, reading preparation and developing motor skills and independence. All of our classes emphasize play, art and music as part of the daily curriculum, and have access to both outdoor and indoor play spaces. Each classroom has one certified early childhood teacher and a qualified teacher's aide.
Our Kindergarten classrooms are designed specifically to help children prepare and learn during this critical year. Students work on early reading, math and science, while exploring nature, art, music and technology. Our experienced kindergarten teachers and aides work individually and as a full group with students to ensure they have the support they need to enter first grade.
3 Year Old Program
Your three year-old is growing in independence, learning new skills and ready to make friends! Our classes dedicated to three year-olds, who are just beginning their academic experience, are designed with your child in mind. Our half-day classes meet either 2 or 3 days per week, and our full-day program meets 5 days per-week to meet the needs of our students and families!
4 Year Old Program
Our four year-old classrooms focus on building on the skills developed as a three year-old, but with further exposure to readying our academics for kindergarten. Through play, art and music, we foster a love of reading and lay the foundation for your child's academic success. Our four year-olds meet Monday through Friday in either the morning or afternoon, or 5 days per week in our full-day program.