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Acacia Preschool

12955 East Colossal Cave Road
Vail, AZ 85641

(520) 879-2268


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Acacia's mission is academic excellence in a safe and nurturing environment. We promote a shared responsibility among the home, child, school, and community which develops caring children committed to lifelong learning. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Parents in classroom early on