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Sacred Heart Day Care & Preschool

1200 Dayton Street Southwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(616) 459-0948


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"It is the Mission of Sacred Heart of Jesus School to provide a Catholic, Christ-centered education which nurtures spiritual, academic, emotional, social, cultural and physical growth. It is our goal to assist each child in developing his/her unique gifts, and to encourage the sharing of these gifts for the benefit of the larger global community.
We believe each child is a gift from God with talents and strengths to share. (emotional)
We believe a Christ-centered education is essential to our students' successful growth in all areas of their lives. (academic/social)
We believe in providing a challenging academic environment for every child. (academic)
We believe in preparing each child to live and share his or her Catholic faith through prayer, the gospels, and the sacraments. (spiritual)
We believe in nurturing each child's love for God and to show their love through their daily actions and words towards others. (social/emotional)
We believe learning to live in the image of God includes compassion towards all members of our community. (social)
We believe families and educators working together can help each child achieve his or her highest potential. (academic/emotional)
We believe in cultivating in each child a desire for life-long learning and in developing skills to achieve such learning. (academic/social)"
Excerpted from the preschool's website