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Wichita Friends School

14700 West USHighway 54
Wichita, KS 67235

Phone:
(316) 729-0303

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Wichita Friends School is licensed and fully accredited Preschool through 5th grade program.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

Wichita Friends School is licensed and fully accredited. We are committed to nurturing and challenging the intellectual curiosity and creativity of your child through a progressive curriculum and faith based values.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

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

From the Director:

Project-based learning to promote 21st Century Skills.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Our teachers are passionate and student-centered.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Our school host many family activities. A personal newsletter is sent out by each teacher on Friday afternoons.

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
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Parents in classroom early on