Early Education 

Preschool / Child Care

Program Offerings

A diverse early education program, for children 3-5 years of age, to prepare the whole child; academically, spiritually, socially, physically, and emotionally - for a lifetime of learning.  

Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Early Education

This class is for students who will be five years old before December 1, 2022, and have had one year in either a Pre-K class or a three-year-old preschool class.  TK is designed for older 4s  and younger 5's who would benefit from an additional year of social, emotional, and/or developmental support before enrolling in Kindergarten.  These students will wear a modified version of the Holy Cross School uniform.  They will participate in Library, P.E., and Music on a regular basis and attend Mass once a month with the elementary school students.

Class options:  Monday - Friday - Full Day (8:00am - 3:30pm), or 1/2 Day (8:00am - 11:00) first semester transitioning to Full Day second semester.


Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) Early Education

These classes are for students who will be four years old by August 31, 2022.  They will participate in Library, P.E., and Music on a regular basis.

Class options: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 11:00am) or Mon/Wed/Fri (12:30pm - 3:30pm)


Preschool (3s) Early Education

These classes are for students who will be three years old by August 31, 2022. They must be toilet trained prior to the start of school (see Toilet Trained Policy).

Class options: Mon/Wed/Fri (8:00am - 11:00am) or Monday - Friday (8:00am -11:00am)


Childcare services for preschoolers are available daily from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Curriculum Features

  • Engage children with language development through pre-reading and literacy skills
  • Develop math and problem-solving skills through hands-on activities and manipulatives
  • Promote opportunities for children to develop important social skills such as taking turns and following directions that build a formation for success in school. 
  • Create spiritual formation with Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a Montessori approach rooted in scripture and the liturgy of the church.

For more information or to schedule a visit, contact our Director, Stefanie Bridges, at 913-381-7151 or preschool@holycrosscatholicschool.com.

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