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Valley Ranch Baptist Church

1501 E. Beltline Road
Coppell, TX 75019

(972) 304-8722


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

"We have a well-planned curriculum that provides a teaching topic for each week. Our curriculum is taken from the WEE Learn Curriculum." -- Excerpted from school literature

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 Chapel

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Mission is to partner with the parents to plant seeds of faith in preschoolers."

-- Excerpted from school literature

A Typical Day

"Activities are organized around the weekly topic and embrace physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual development. Daily schedule also includes both indoor and outdoor activities on the playgound."

-- Excerpted from school literature

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • 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


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions

Handling Separation: From the Director

"Have parents go ahead and go home..[The teachers] nurture child and distract them with other activities."

-- Excerpted from school literature