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Ascension Lutheran Preschool Lcms

17910 Prairie Avenue
Torrance, CA 90504

(310) 214-3905


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

"Learning through play" is academic in a developmental way.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Our students learn and grow in a warm, loving, responsive environment with experienced early childhood educators who provide attentive, nurturing, individualized, quality care.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We believe each child is a unique individual and a special child of God. We want each child to grow socially, emotionally, physically, spiritually, and intellectually in an atmosphere of Christian love."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

6:30-8:15am Arrival, Healthcheck, Teacher-directed activities
8:15-9:00am Greeting & Free Play
9:00-9:20am Circle Time
9:20-9:30am Bathroom
9:30-10:15am Snack
10:15-12:00pm Rug-Time and Planned Activity (Cognitive Development)
12:00-12:40pm Lunch
12:40-12:50pm Nap Prep: Story time, music
12:50-2:45pm Nap & Rest
2:45-3:15pm Nap wake-up time, snack
3:15-5:00pm Outdoor Free Play
5:00-6:00pm Small Group Inside Play
6:00pm Center is closed