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Mark Of Excellence Preschool

4100 Hunt Rd
Fairfax, VA 22032-1461

(703) 323-0165


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our mission: to equip children academically, spiritually, and socially to serve and worship God with excellence.
Our program exists to share the love of God with children and to prepare young ones to pursue excellence in academics, character, and service to others."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Arrival Time
Free Play
Choice Time
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Preparation for the Day
Clean - Up
Bathroom Break
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Preschool Program

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Building on the Bible Time
Praise and Worship
Bible Story
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Circle Time
9:10 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Language Development
Bathroom Break
9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Lesson Phonics/Numbers
Table Top Work
9:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Clean - Up and Read - Aloud
10:00 a.m. Morning Snack
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Clean - Up and Bathroom Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Enrichment and Exploration
(Housekeeping, nature walks, music, painting, creative movement, crafts, building activities, and foreign language) Teachers must include at least three of the suggested activities. Teachers will alternate type of activities daily.
11:30 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Skills Development Activities
11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Bathroom Break and Preparation for Lunch

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch/Clean Up/ Bathroom Break
12:45 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. Nap Time
2:45 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Quiet Activity/Wake up/Bathroom Break
3:00 p.m. Afternoon Snack
3:15 p.m. Story Time
3:30 p.m. Bathroom Break and Preparation for Outside Time
3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Outside Play
4:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Class Activities
*Housekeeping *Painting *Drawing *Crafts * Cooperative Games
*Bible Memory Verses *Puzzles *Centers *Free play and choice
*Dress up *Puppet show
(Teacher will choose a variety of balanced activities to alternate throughout the week)"
Excerpted from the preschool's website