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Bethel Baptist Preschool

855 Brotherton Rd.
Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 745-4823


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Just of the I-15 at Felicita/Citracado exit

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

We offer learning centers in each classroom that encourage and stimulate children in the Areas of Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Academic, and Physical Development with Age Appropriate Activities.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

In addition to Large Group Activities, we also offer Small Group Activities, and some One on One Times too.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Bethel Baptist Preschool is a Christian Learning Center designed to encourage and stimulate young children, ages 2 through 5 years old, in their growth and development. Established to provide Quality Educational Experiences for young children in a loving, safe, and Christian Environment.

Our goal is to provide a warm, loving, and safe Christian environment that encourages each child to grow and develop in the Areas of Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Academic and Physical Development through Age Appropriate Activities.

A Typical Day

Your child will be introduced to a variety of activities that include:

* Small Group (Circle) Activities...Bible Stories, Teaching Sessions, Singing Games, Sharing, etc.
* Large Group Activities... Chapel Time, Free Flow Days, All-School Planned Activities, etc.
* Outdoor Activities... Scheduled outside time for play on our enclosed playground, under constant adult supervision.
* Indoor Activities... Planned Curriculum Activities designed for each specific age group. Each classroom has Learning Centers set-up with a variety of stimulating activities; art, blocks, home living, puzzles, science, books, music, etc.
* Field Trips... Are planned throughout the year for the children to interesting places. Parents are encouraged to attend and help with transportation and supervision.
* Lunch and Snack... Parents are asked to provide a lunchbox with a drink each day for your child. The school provides a daily nutritious snack.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

We have Parent Teacher Conferences twice a year in addition to the staff being available to talk with parents as needed. Monthly Newsletters are sent home and emails are mailed.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • 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 is Handled through:

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

Handling Separation: From the Director

LOTS of reassurance that "mommy will be back after lunch" with hugs, special attention and comfort are given to the child as needed.