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Penasquitos Christian Preschool

14484 Penasquitos Dr
San Diego, CA 92129

Phone:
(858) 672-9353

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

Children will be invited to discover the world through creative experiences in science, literature, music, art, dramatic play, cooking and outdoor activities. The curriculum plans for the 3, 4, and 5 year old programs are based on the State Pre-Kindergarten guidelines. (excerpted from the brochure)

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Penasquitos Christian Preschool is an accredited, state licensed and non-profit preschool sponsored by the Penasquitos Lutheran Church starting in 1985 as an outreach ministry to the families in the community.

The program is designed to provide a quality early childhood education experience where children will grow in their self-esteen and independence while working on their kindergarten readiness skills in a loving and accepting Christian environment.

The Preschool program offers opportunites for teh physical, emotional, social and spiritual growth of the preschool child. Each child is viewed as a unique individual entitled to discover God's world at his/her own developmental level.

Children will be invited to discover the world through creative experiences in science, literature, music, art dramatic play, cooking and outdoor activities. The curriculum plans for the 3, 4,and 5 year old programs are based on the State Pre-Kindergarten guidelines.

(excerpted from brochure)

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Parent involvement is an important part of our Preschool program. All parents are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities available to them during the school year for personal enrichment: conferences, speakers, work parties, special events, parent library, parent worker program, parenting workshops, redirecting children's behavior, developing capable young people, kindergarten readiness.

The Preschool welcomes parents to visit the school to observe their child at any time.

Parents are important to us. As "team partners" the staff looks forward to working together to help your child develop to his or her full potential.

(excerpted from brochure)

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • 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
  • Voice Mail
  • 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:

  • Home visits by teachers