Preschool

Our Philosophy:

Saint Brigid of Kildare Preschool strives to ensure that each of our students are happy, confident, and engaged learners while attending our program. Our curriculum is Catholic faith-based and play-based to prepare all students to enter kindergarten with a solid
foundation of social and academic skills. Our dedicated and friendly teachers work together with families to cultivate an environment where all students feel safe and have their unique needs met.

2019-20 Preschool Registration

Registration for the 2019-20 preschool year will begin on January 7, 2019. Our Open House will take place on Sunday, January 13 from 3-5 PM. Below is the 2019-2020 preschool schedule and tuition.

 

Which Class is Right For Your Child?

Wondering which class is the best fit for your child? Click here to download a flyer with our preschool schedule, a guide for choosing the best class, and answers to frequently asked preschool questions.

Sign Up for a Preschool Tour

If you would like to sign up for a preschool tour, please fill out our contact form here and our director will be in touch with you soon.

2018-19 Preschool Schedule

Click here to view the 2018-19 preschool schedule. 

Registration

To register for preschool for the 2018-19 school year, view the registration instructions here. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year instructions and links will be found on the same page.

Wolfhound Adventures Registration

To learn more and view our most recent schedule,  click here.


“Since at Saint Brigid Preschool, we have seen our three children grow and develop in kindness, self-esteem, confidence, cognitive skills, and spirituality. The teachers provide a faith-based environment that lays a solid foundation for academic excellence.”
—Chad & Tina White, Preschool Parents

“We love knowing our children are happy, learning, having fun and, most of all, safe with our St. Brigid family.”
—Anthony & Heather Sola, Preschool Parents


Curriculum Goals:

Our curriculum addresses cognitive, social, emotional, spiritual and physical development of the whole child, all in a Catholic environment that will further enhance and facilitate the growth and development of each child. We pride ourselves on:

  • Providing our students with a sense of self-worth as God’s children while enhancing self-confidence and self-esteem in all learners
  • Encouraging students to successfully function in a group of peers through
    cooperation, sharing, friendship and values
  • Offering experiences that support and encourage emerging literacy
  • Providing concrete experiences with learning activities and problem-solving
  • Fostering an environment that nurtures and values the development of children as individuals, and acknowledges and develops the curiosity and enthusiasm inherent in all young children
  • Modeling a cooperative and supportive partnership between children, teachers and parents, and establishing a positive connection between home and school

Unique Features:

  • Visits to the church
  • Family Literacy Night
  • Las Posadas Christmas celebration
  • Computer classes
  • Library visits for story time
  • End of year family picnic
  • Music teacher and special music programs
  • Weekly gym time
  • 4th grade buddies for 4’s and PreK

PreK boys readingStaff:

Teachers at St. Brigid Preschool are qualified in early childhood education with extensive practical experience working with young children. The staff/child ratios at St. Brigid Preschool surpass the Ohio Department of Education Standards (ODE).

All classes have at least a 9:1 child to teacher ratio, with many classes having an even lower child to teacher ratio.

Kindergarten Readiness

The Ohio Department of Education has published on their website a readiness checklist for parents, which you can view by clicking here. This may help give you an idea of what the state considers important milestones for determining kindergarten readiness.

 

Newsletters

Click below to view our most recent email newsletters.

January 2019

 

Questions?

Contact preschool director Hillary Harper at (614) 718-5825 or mrs.harper@stbrigid-school.org