ECDP Classes

Early Childhood
Development Program


Children’s Day Out

Must be 1 by March 1st or 2 by September 1st
Students may attend 1, 2, 3, or 4 days a week

  • 1:5 Teacher:Student ratio
  • Assist in toilet training and self-care skills
  • Daily nap time
  • Center-based learning, daily
  • Daily Music classes
  • Increase student vocabulary through story times and class discussions
Children's Day Out
  • Throughout the year, this class studies colors, shapes, counting, Nursery Rhymes, as well as classroom manners and routines.
  • Nursery Rhyme study culminates in our Mother Goose Olympics at the end of the year

Preschool for 2 ½ Year Olds

Must be 2 by March 1st
Students may attend 1, 2, 3, or 4 days a week

  • 1:8 Teacher:Student ratio
  • Assist in toilet training and self-care skills
  • Daily nap time
  • Center-based learning, daily
  • Daily Music and Library classes
  • Increase student vocabulary through story times and class discussions
  • Throughout the year, this class studies colors, shapes, counting, sorting, patterns, numbers, student names, Nursery Rhymes, as well as classroom manners and routines.
2 1/2 year olds
  • Nursery Rhyme study culminates in our Mother Goose Olympics at the end of the year

Preschool for 3 Year Olds

Must be 3 by September 1st
Classes meet 2, 3, or 4 days a week

  • 1:10 Teacher:Student ratio
  • Daily rest time
  • Center-based learning, daily
  • Attend Music, Library, Physical Education, and Chapel classes
  • Throughout the year, these classes study the alphabet, recognizing numerals, counting, sorting, writing student names, and calendar skills.
  • Weekly cooking activities
  • Themes include: dinosaurs, insects, plants, seasons, and hibernation which culminates in a Teddy Bear picnic in pajamas!
3 year olds

Prekindergarten for 4 Year Olds

Must be 4 by September 1st
Classes meet 2, 3, or 4 days a week

  • 1:12 Teacher:Student ratio
  • Center-based learning, daily
  • Attend Music, Physical Education, Science Lab, Computer Lab, Spanish and Chapel lessons
  • Throughout the year, these classes concentrate on identifying letters and phonemes, writing letters (uppercase and lower case), counting and recognizing and writing numerals to 100, sorting, graphing, and journal writing.
  • Themes include: spiders, pumpkins, the Thanksgiving story and traditions, seasons, and the Medieval Culture which culminates in a Royal Feast for all of the Fours classes together and a Tournament following
4 year olds
  • Students take Scholastics Kindergarten Readiness Test at the end of the year as an objective assessment of student readiness for kindergarten.

Prekindergarten for 5 Year Olds

Must be 5 by December 31st
Classes meet Monday through Thursday

  • 1:12 Teacher:Student ratio
  • Center-based learning, daily
  • Attend Music, Physical Education, Science Lab, Computer Lab, Spanish and Chapel lessons
  • Throughout the year, these classes concentrate on identifying letters and phonemes, writing letters (uppercase and lower case), counting and recognizing and writing numerals to 100, sorting, graphing, and journal writing.
  • This class emphasizes writing skills, from the mechanics of handwriting to the phonemics of inventive spelling. Inventive spelling develops the reading strategy of decoding by giving children experience in sounding out words and knowledge in recognizing phonemic chunks.
5 year olds
  • Themes include: spiders, pumpkins, the Thanksgiving story and traditions, seasons, and the Medieval Culture which culminates in a Royal Feast with the Fours classes and a Tournament following
  • Students take Scholastics Kindergarten Readiness Test at the end of the year as an objective assessment of student readiness for kindergarten.

Kindergarten

Must be 5 by September 1st
Classes meet Monday through Thursday

  • 1:14 Teacher:Student ratio with a Kindergarten Aide in the classroom
  • Center-based learning, daily
  • Attend Music, Physical Education, Science Lab, Computer Lab, Spanish and Chapel lessons
  • Kindergarten meets the objectives outlined in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.
  • Individualized reading instruction utilizing Wright Group levelled readers
  • Students take Scholastic’s School Readiness Test at the end of the year as an objective assessment of student readiness for first grade.
Kindergarten
  • Utilizes the Math Their Way curriculum as well as Writer’s Workshop
  • Themes include author studies, penguins, Africa, and fairy tales which culminates in kindergarten’s own performance of Fairy Tale Plays.
  • Another highlight of kindergarten’s year is their graduation ceremony.