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NHP New Hope Preschool

4739 W. Powell Road
Powell, OH 43065

(614) 766-2446


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Given our low ratios in every classroom the teachers are able to work with children individually if needed.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

New Hope Preschool focuses on the Ohio Early Learning OCntent Standards. We use an approved curriculum tool called Creative Curriculum. NHP strives to meet each child's individual needs and interestes through on going assessments.

A Typical Day

Group Time
Art Activity / Project
Large Motor (inside/outside)
Story Time

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

We conduct Parent teacher conferences and send home monthly newsletters and calendars from the classroom and the schoool office. E-mails are also sent out with important reminders.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

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


Separation is Handled through:

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

Handling Separation: From the Director

The teachers and staff are here to help children adjust to the school setting. We will help parents and children to find the best technique that works for their individual needs.