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Lighthouse Christian Preschool

510 S. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 942-8500


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Mission Statement
At the Lighthouse Christian Preschool, our goal is to meet the spiritual, academic, emotional, physical and social needs of the children through a Biblically integrated curriculum. We work to provide a safe and loving environment where each child is encouraged to know and experience God's love personally. LCP's staff is committed to develop, nurture and equip children to positively impact their world for Jesus Christ."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"7:30 -- 8:30 Free choice of centers.
8:30 -- 9:00 Outside fun.
9:00 -- 9:30 Wash up, potty and have our morning snack.
9:30 --10:00 Welcome, Good Morning Song, Bible verse,
Calendar, Concept of the Day, and Bible.
10:00--10:30 Younger students have inside learning while
older group has outside time.
10:30--11:00 Younger have outdoor activities. The older group will have art, Math, dramatic play, manipulatives, and computers.
11:00--11:30 Clean up, potty time, music together and a story.
11:30--noon Lunch Bunch. Time to brush our teeth, make our beds, and of course, go potty.
12:00-12:30 Outdoors fun.
12:30--2:30 Bedtime story, prayers and the Nap Attack.
2:30--3:00 Rise and shine, Circle Time
3:00--3:15 Snack.
3:15--Closing P.M projects"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

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


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation