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St. Mark Lutheran School

1515 Hillendahl
Houston, TX 77055

Phone:
(713) 468-2623

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

Our mission is to nurture young children in all areas of development through age-appropriate, tangible activities and experiences.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Our mission is to assist parents in their God-given responsibility to educate their children spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically - as each one discovers his or her life purpose in reponse to God's call to seek, strengthen, and send out disciples of Christ.

A Typical Day

7:45-8:30: Welcome/Free Play/Clean Up
8:30-8:45: Jesus Time
8:45-9:00: Bathroom
9:00-9:30: Gym or Outside Play
9:30-9:50: Bathroom/Snack
9:50-10:20: Circle Time/Music
10:20-11:00: Art/Manipulatives
11:00-11:10: Clean Up/Bathroom
11:10-11:45: Outside Play
11:45-12:00: Wash Up
12:00-12:30: Lunch
12:30-12:50: Clean Up/Bathroom/Books
12:50-2:00: Rest Time
2:00-2:30: Wake Up/Free Play
2:45: Car Pickup

Home-School Connection

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
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school