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Primrose School Of Coppell

275 E. Parkway Boulevard
Coppell, TX 75019

(972) 304-8888


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

From the Director:

"Balanced Learning Curriculum which includes: Thematic Units of Learning, Academic Curriculum, Character Development and Enrichment Programs" -- Excerpted from school literature

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

"At Primrose, our quality,trained professional teachers and a low student/teacher ratio provide your child with individualized teaching and encouragement." -- Excerpted from school literature

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Primrose Schools’ philosophies are based upon the belief that by providing each child with a secure, nurturing and educational child care experience—that fosters self-discovery and a love of learning—we can help to establish a foundation for lifelong success. That is also our mission.

"As your partner in your child’s education, we are pleased to share with you the following exemplary educational philosophies we infuse into our Balanced Learning® curriculum and throughout every Primrose School.

* A child’s limitless potential should be met with boundless inspiration.
* Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
* We believe that every child has something special that can be built upon.
* Great teaching balances telling children how to arrive at the answer with supporting them to find the answer on their own.
* Learning is a treasure that will follow our children everywhere.
* You’re never too young to learn something new.
* Education is not received. It is achieved.
* New technology doesn’t just affect how we teach. It affects how and what they learn.
* Wise beyond one’s years can apply to four-year olds.
* What a gift we give when we respect the child's natural need to explore, to reflect, to communicate, to dream, to celebrate!

"Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum, launched in 2001 and built upon the original school model, blends the two leading philosophies of teaching young children—the child-initiated approach and the teacher-directed approach—and balances this with character development and play. The Primrose character development program teaches children the importance of helping others and being involved in the local community. The academic, character development and play elements are carefully structured into the day, in all Primrose schools, in age-appropriate ways for every grade level."

-- Excerpted from school literature

A Typical Day

"Primrose is guided by the principle of Balanced Learning. Primrose uses the seven principle learning domains to guide our days. The seven domains are: Science/Technology,Social Studies,Mathemeatics,Creative Arts and Expression,Language and Literacy,Social and Emotional and Physical Development and Health."

-- Excerpted from school literature

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

"Each day, our staff will stay in touch with you so you’ll know exactly how your child’s day was spent. For your convenience, we also stay in touch with you on our website. There, you’ll find tips and insights on how to reinforce your child’s Primrose learning at home… as well as the forms we use in our school from time to time." -- Excerpted from school literature

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • 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
  • 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