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Palm Valley Lutheran Cooperative Preschool

2500 E. Palm Valley Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78665

(512) 388-5054


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Co-op

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Palm Valley Lutheran Cooperative Preschool is nonsectarian,
valuing variety and difference in background among its families
as well as deep commitment to growth and education of children.


Educational goals of PVLCP are to offer opportunities for children to:

*Grow spiritually through their awareness of God's world
*Learn to use their muscles and senses with increasing control
*Become aware of their own feelings and emotions as natural and acceptable and to learn to express them in constructive ways
*Enjoy the company of other children, see themselves as individuals and grow in independence, self-confidence, and self-control
*To explore books, dramatic play, art, music/movement and a variety of hands-on activities in order to sharpen their ability to observe, listen, follow directions and communicate while keeping a sense of wonder

We strive to maintain a balanced awareness of the relationships between social, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual growth.

A Typical Day

The typical daily preschool schedule will include the following activities:

Chapel (1 day per week)
Circle Time
Story Time
Outside Play
Center Time
Music & Movement Class
Art Class (1 day per week)
Block Center (1 day per week)
Rest Time

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

*Cooperative preschool fosters open communication
*New Parent Orientation before the start of school
*Individualized Parent/Child classroom visit before the start of school
*Parent/Teacher conferences throughout the year upon request
*"What We Did Today" reports are sent home daily
*Annual and monthly calendars distributed
*Monthly school-wide newsletter
*Email Communication

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


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on