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Bethany Lutheran Preschool

3701 West Slaughter Lane
Austin, TX 78749

(512) 292-8778


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

The program offers theme-based age appropriate curriculum for children ages 18 months to 4 years old.

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

Day in the Life

General School Mission

This program offters theme-based age appropriate curriculum for children ages 18 months through four years old. An important part of the Bethany Lutheran Preschool curriculum is weekly Chapel. Chapel is led by Bethany's pastors every Wednesday at 9:15am and Thursday at 9:30am.

A Typical Day

Children are grouped in classes by ages. Each week a different theme is followed in the classroom for example; Tools & Machines, Dinosaurs/Reptiles, Insects/Spiders, or Zoo Animals maybe the theme for the week. Chapel themes are also followed each week. We post the different themes on our web site:

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

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