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St Paul's Preschool

104 S Village Ave
Exton, PA 19341

(610) 594-9393


St. Paul’s Preschool strives to provide a quality education in a nurturing Christian environment which will foster each child’s social, emotional, physical and spiritual growth. Emphasis is placed on active learning through play to enhance cognitive development.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

From the Director:

Our philosophy has always been learning through play. We are continually changing our program to provide new learning opportunities for our students.

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

From the Director:

Our curriculum includes both self-directed and teacher-directed activities designed to: Build self confidence Build understanding of the Christian faith Enhance social interaction Develop vocabulary Improve fine and gross motor skills Encourage recognition of sounds, shapes, colors, letters, numbers, etc. Increase interest in books, crafts, music and people Introduce new ideas Develop pre-reading and math readiness skills (in the 4 and 5 year old programs)

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Our teachers are professionals in the field of early childhood education. Most have advanced degrees and have been on our staff for many years. They take great pride in meeting the needs of each and every child at our school.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Mission Statement
Being Children of God and his faithful servants, we are called by him and empowered to:
A nnounce the good news of Jesus Christ.
C elebrate Christ's gracious gifts.
T each and nurture so all may grow in understanding of the gospel.
S erve and minister to the needs of all people.
Come share in our Vision. St. Paul's VISION is to grow as Christians. Our joy and acceptance of God's grace allows us to be centered on Christ and invite others to do the same."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Newsletters/calendars are sent monthly from your child's teacher and more information is sent from the director frequently.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year