MISSION/PHILOSOPHY

Grace Presbyterian Day School is a ministry of Grace Presbyterian Church. We feel that the spiritual, intellectual, physical and social development of the child is best achieved when the school, church and home work toward common goals. Our programs provide well-trained, caring teachers, fun educational stimulation and a loving environment within the framework of Christian values to allow for each child’s individual growth and development.
 
VISION
To be recognized in our local area as a facility providing high quality care and education to preschool children.
 
VALUES

We recognize the potential in children as unique creations of God.

We value the partnership with parents and families.

We ensure quality provision through our school, facility, and staff.

We believe in play, as learning is fun and creative.

We have a passion for treating children with love, kindness, and respect.

CURRICULUM

Our teacher designed curriculum is unit-oriented and based on NAEYC standards for Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP.) The curriculum provides for the child’s development in the following areas: Cognitive (Math, Literacy, Social Studies, and Science) Language, Gross and Fine motor skills, and Creative (Arts and Music.) Our learning strategies include: circle time stories, games, and songs, manipulative play centers, art activities, music class, technology, and outdoor play.

Children learn best through experience and play. Our programs provide well-trained caring teachers, fun and educational stimulation, and a loving environment within the framework of Christian values to allow for each child’s individual growth and development.

FAITH TEACHING

Our curriculum is enhanced with a faith curriculum which includes: Bible stories, Christian values, songs, and activities. Chapel is held weekly at 9:30AM every Wednesday and Thursday. Parents are welcome to attend.

STAFF

Our experienced staff is composed of highly dedicated and qualified people.   More than half of our staff have been working at Grace Christian Day School for more than ten years. All of our staff have years of early childhood experience. Each staff member must complete 24 hours of continuing education in early childhood related fields each year. Our teachers provide an atmosphere of professionalism, as well as love and support for students and their families.

HISTORY

Grace Presbyterian Church Day School started operations in 1982, and continues on strong today with word-of-mouth recommendations from current and past parents as a big part of our success.