The St. Theresa School Preschool program is designed to expand and stimulate children's minds and provide them with an unparalleled first academic experience. Children emerge as happy, productive, and successful learners who progress to Kindergarten with the tools and confidence to succeed at every stage of their education.
STS offers a variety of multi-aged preschool programs ranging from 2, 3 or 5 days per week:
- Mornings: 8:00 AM- 11:00 AM
- All-Day: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Thematic-based learning, focusing on pre-reading, pre-writing, and Jesus as our friend
- Enhanced curriculum including; Handwriting without Tears, computer, music, library, and Physical Education
- Opportunities to interact with children of different ages
- Outdoor recess, emphasizing gross motor skill development and socialization
- Special Wednesday lunches offered if ordered
- Snack time and nap time (all day program)
- Parent participation opportunities
- Maximum class size of 20
- Reading Buddies - opportunity to interact with students in intermediate grades
- Extended Childcare available through STEP- 6:30 AM- 6:00 PM- Discounted weekly fees available
In addition to helping your child grow into a confident learner, we also practice getting along and respecting others as we learn to live our lives as a reflection of God.
Your child must be. . .
- 3 or 4 years old, for the appropriate program, on, or before, September 1st.
- Toilet trained with no pull-ups
- Immunized per Illinois law