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Good Samaritan Preschool

19624 Homestead Road
Cupertino, CA 95014

Phone:
(408) 996-8290

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Each need is addressed with a specific plan that would be individualized for that child.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Our mission is provide developmentally appropriate Christian learning programs for children from 6 weeks to 6th grade in a safe, loving, Christian environment.

A Typical Day

Each age range would differ, however each classroom offers a variety of activities on a daily basis, that would include but not be limited to:
- Science
- Art
- Dramatic play
- Story time
- Songs
- Large motor activities

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

We promote open communication between parents and teachers.

We have a back to school night that gives parents a chance to meet the entire staff as well as give both parents an opportunity to communicate and ask questions from their child's teachers.

We have monthly newsletters, as well as a website and email that is updated regularly.

We conduct two assessment a year for our 3-5 year olds and meet with parents if we have any concerns.

In addition our infant and toddlers have a daily communication log that let them know specifics for each day.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year

Handling Separation: From the Director

We encourage parents to visit the school several times with their child prior to their actual start date.