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Delphi Academy of Santa Monica

1229 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Phone:
(310) 526-2700

Website:

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Our Early Kindergarten is designed for those 3-4 year olds who have shown an interest in learning in a more academic environment compared to a strictly play-based setting. Hands-on learning activities, projects, and one-on-one reading instruction are some of the highlights in our Early K program.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

We offer personalized education programs for every child at Delphi Academy from Early Kindergarten through elementary school.
Reading readiness and instruction is taught on a one-on-one basis with the teachers through 1st grade to create a strong reading foundation for each student.

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

Circle Time to start the day
Reading (reading readiness personalized to each child)
Snack
Playground (free play and organized games, physical education)
Math (math games and activities)
Lunch
Art/Music/Dance
Hands-on projects such as gardening, cooking, science
Playground
Snack
Quiet Time (read aloud with teacher, puzzles, drawing, etc.)

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • 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