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White Rock Hills Christian Preschool and Kindergarten Prep

2312 Dorrington Drive
Dallas, TX 75228

(214) 327-1255

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

From the Director:

Our school believes in the hands on approach. Our classes have teacher led lessons and units. Children then have an opportunity to experience and learn what they've been taught through science, art, math, phonics and manipulative centers.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
Other subjects taught Art appreciation, PE

From the Director:

Our base curriculum is ABeka. Our teachers supplement the curriculum with learning centers and weekly and monthly units. We use a thematic stlye of teaching.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Parents are kept up to date about school activities through a weekly newsletter. Classroom teachers have open communication through email with parents. Upper grades have parent-teacher conferences twice a year. Teachers are available by appointment before and afterschool to discuss child's developement. Our school has open-house twice a year, with a big art show in the spring.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • 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
  • 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