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Red Door Pre-School

1375 3rd Avenue
Hellertown, PA 18055

(610) 838-2267


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Students are assessed at the beginning of the year and goals set for their progress. Mid-year assessments are the basis for 2nd semester goal setting.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Please visit www/ for our goals and educational philosophy.

A Typical Day

Please visit for a sample of our daily schedule.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Please go to for more details about our parent group, F.O.R.D. (Friends of Red Door.)

We do hold Open House, parent meetings, conferences and communicate via weekly newsletters, e-mail web site, flyers.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • 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
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • 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
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year

Handling Separation: From the Director

This is handled lovingly on a case by case basis in partnership with the child's parents.