Early Education 

Preschool / Child Care

Program Offerings

We are a diverse community rooted in our Catholic faith that provides a learning environment to prepare the whole child - academically, spiritually, physically, socially, and emotionally - for a lifetime of learning.  

Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) 4-5 years of age Early Education

This class is for students who will be four years old by August 31st but will support and benefit students five years old before December 1st. Students will engage in hands-on learning focusing on Kindergarten readiness skills, including introductions to Holy Cross elementary math and reading programs.  The teacher will use differentiated instruction to utilize varying teaching strategies and styles to meet individual learning needs.  These students get to participate in library and P.E. A short rest period will be offered each afternoon.

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.


Preschool (3s) Early Education

These classes are for students who will be three years old by August 31. Students will engage in hands-on learning activities that focus on pre-reading and pre-math skills.  They will begin socializing, cooperating, and working together with peers their same age.  Students must be toilet trained (see Toilet Trained Policy).

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

Extended Care: 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

If you need additional care for your child, we have extended care for those enrolled in the three-year-old morning class. This will include lunch, nap time, and free play.  Hot lunch can be purchased, or a sack lunch from home can be provided.


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 will prepare them for success in school. 

For more information or to schedule a visit, contact Stefanie Bridges, at 913-381-7408 or preschool@holycrosscatholicschool.com.

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