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Faith Christian Academy

115A Industrial Boulevard
McKinney, TX 75069

Phone:
(972) 562-5323

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Creating an environment of love and of the Fruit of the Holy Spirit by the work of our Christian staff, the modeling of genuine Christian character and faith by all those who interract with our students, and the exercise of biblical principles in all disciplines.
Developing critical thinking skills with the intent of making students skilled in obtaining wisdom, understanding and knowledge with a foundation based upon the truth of God's word.
Partnering with Christian families as they carry out their primary role in the nuture and education of their children.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"2 Year Olds (PK2) - Tuesday & Thursday ONLY
Time
T/Th Activities
9:00
Free Play
9:15
Music and Movement
9:30
Restroom/Diaper Change
9:45
Snack/A beka Phonics/Language Development
10:00
Numbers/Colors
10:15
Spanish/Sign Language
10:30
Craft
10:45
Outside Recess
11:20
Restroom/Diaper Change
11:35
Lunch
12:00
Rest Mat/Bible/Prayer/Story Time
12:15
Nap
2:00
Centers Play/Multi-Sensory Play
3:00
Dismiss

3 Year Olds (PK3)
Time
M/W/F Activitie
Time
T/Th Activities
8:50
Arrival
8:50
Arrival
9:00
Bible/Calendar/Snack
9:00
Bible/Calendar/Snack
9:20
Bathroom/Wash Hands
9:20
Bathroom/Wash Hands
9:30
M: Poetry/Finger Plays/Rhymes
W: Story Time/Drama
F: Skills Development/Free Art
9:30
T: Skills Development/Free Art
TH: Story Time/Drama/Finger Plays
9:45
Phonics/Letter Recognition
9:45
Language Development
10:00
Phonics Small Groups
Phonics Centers
10:00
Letter-based
Arts and Crafts
10:30
Recess
(Outdoor/Indoor Play)
10:30
PE (10:30 - 11:00)
Recess (11:00 - 11:20)
11:20
Bathroom/Wash Hands
11:20
Bathroom/Wash Hands
11:30
Lunch
11:30
Lunch
12:00
Quiet Centers/Puzzles/Books
12:00
Quiet Centers/Puzzles/Books
12:15
Music/Movement
12:15
Music/Movement
12:30
Numbers
Math Instruction
12:30
T: Sensory
TH: Science
12:40
Numbers/Math Small Groups
Numbers/Math Centers
12:40
T: Sensory
TH: Science
1:00
Bathroom/Wash Hands
1:00
Bathroom/Wash Hands
1:10
Story Time
1:10
Story Time
1:20
Rest/Nap Time
(At 2:00, non-sleepers will be allowed to get up and given extra art, centers or story time)
1:20
Rest/Nap Time
(At 2:00, non-sleepers will be allowed to get up and given extra art, centers or story time)
2:50
Prepare to Depart
2:50
Prepare To Depart
3:00
Dismissal
3:00
Dismiss
Transitional Kindergarten (K/4)
Time
M/W/F Activities
Time
T/Th Activities
9:00
Skills (Quiet seat work, bathroom, snack)
9:00
Skills (Quiet seat work, bathroom, snack)
9:30
Opening Activities (prayer, Bible Verses, pledge, calendar)
9:30
Bible
10:00
Spanish
10:00
Phonics
10:30
Drama
10:45
Handwriting
11:00
P.E.
11:30
Lunch
11:30
Lunch
12:00
Recess
12:00
Recess
12:30
Bathroom/Wash Hands
12:30
Arts/Crafts
12:45
Numbers
1:00
Centers/Key
1:15
Language Development
1:30
Numbers Review
2:10
Rest/Reading Time
2:00
Rest/Reading
2:30
Story/Show and Tell
2:00
Story /Show and Tell
3:00
Dismiss
3:00
Dismiss

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Excerpted from the preschool's website

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
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school