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Glendale American Preschool Community Education

8530 North 55th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302

(623) 237-4008


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Glendale American School Preschool Program offers developmentally appropriate practices designed to enhance the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and creative development of the individual child. These programs utilize the High/Scope Methodology based on the following goals:
Develop each child's ability to make choices and decisions using materials based on his/her interests.
Develop each child's self-discipline and ability to identify, complete self chosen goals and tasks with originality and responsibility.
Develop each child's ability to work with other children and adults in group planning, cooperative efforts, and shared leadership.
each child's knowledge of the world around them.
Develop each child's ability to comprehend others verbal and non-verbal communications.
Develop each child's ability to express thoughts, ideas and feelings.
Develop each child's ability to apply his/her reasoning to a wide range of situations using a variety of materials.
each child's creativity, initiative, and self-confidence through meaningful experiences to encourage life-long learning.
Excerpted from the preschool's website