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Cyprus Classical Preschool, Kindergarten and Childcare

13560 County Rd 5
Burnsville, MN 55337

(952) 200-5321


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

We work with each child at thier own level. 100% of our kindergarten and 1st grade students are reading ABOVE grade level. Many preschoolers are reading at age 3, and most of our preschoolers are reading by age 4. Many of our students work way above grade level.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our mission is to provide a solid educational foundation for children ages 2 1/2 ? 6 using the Classical Model of Education combined with the Montessori Method for a powerful early learning program with a dedicated staff of teachers and assistants in partnership with parents"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"7:00 Open for extended day

8:45 Preschool and Kindergarten begin

Pledge of Allegiance
Patriotic songs with sign language
Calendar: date, days of week & months of year
Weather Discovery
Phonics A to Z
Fun facts about History, Science, Art or Geography

9:15 Snack

9:30 Individual Montessori activities

10:30 Music/Spanish/Science/Art/Show & Tell

11:15 Literature ? Story time

11:45 Dismissal for preschoolers
Group activity for kindergarteners and extended day preschoolers

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Recess

1:00 Afternoon Kindergarten / Nap for extended day preschoolers
Special Projects
Individual or group activities

3:00 Dismissal for Kindergarteners

3:15 Snack

3:30 Extended day activities

5:30 Dismissal for extended day
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

We have weekly newsletters, conferences twice each year, and, family nights and report cards. We communicate with parents on a daily basis.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year