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La Escuelita Bilingual Preschool

2500 NE 49th Street Suite A
Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 523-2437

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Mission Statement:
La Escuelita provides an environment and a dual language bilingual bicultural curriculum that fosters the holistic development of each child within the context of each child's home culture and language. We have adapted the goals of the "Soy Bilingue" and "The Creative Curriculum" to accomplish our mission:

1. To promote the development of each child's appreciation of himself/herself as individuals competent in all the learning domains (physical, cognitive, social emotional and creative).
2. Assist children to recognize and respect the many ways children are the same and different from each other.
3. Incorporate the child's interest and the events that make up their lives in the daily activities in order to foster children's learning and how to successfully solve problems.
4. Assist children to develop the skills and attitudes to successfully deal with school.
5. Promote the development of English and Spanish using a Dual Language Model.
6. Validate and develop respect for all the languages and cultures represented in the program.
7. Assist children to develop the skills necessary in resisting bias, rejecting negative cultural messages and developing a positive sense of cultural self.

(from Parent Handbook)

A Typical Day

Typical Daily Schedule:

6:30-8:00 am Arrival and Health Check
8:00-8:30 am Snack
8:30-9:00 am Toileting
9:00 am-12:00 pm Developmental Activities
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:30 pm Nap
2:30-3:00 pm Snack
3:00-5:30 pm Developmental Activities

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

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school