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St Paul Christian School

41 Easton Road
Westport, CT 06880

(203) 227-7920


One's Program through state licensed Kindergarten.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

From the Director:

The mission of St. Paul Christian School is to provide a distinctly Christian environment that promotes the spiritual, social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of your child while responding to the needs of their family. St. Paul Christian School is dedicated to developing the whole child. Our staff is committed to nurturing each individual child’s unique abilities and needs. With our knowledge of growth and development, we support your child’s daily experience through extensive planning and creative opportunities for learning.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught Spanish

From the Director:

The specific goals of St. Paul Christian School are to: -teach the children Christian values -develop appropriate social skills -cultivate a healthy self concept -extend cognitive and creative skills -promote physical development -prepare children for their future school success -in becoming life long learners

Day in the Life

General School Mission

St Paul Christian School is a ministry of St. Paul Lutheran Church, providing developmentally appropriate programs for children aged two years through kindergarten. It strives to promote excellence in education and is open to all children regardless of race, color, or ethnic origin.

Excerpted from the preschool's website


Separation is Handled through:

  • Home visits by teachers
  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year