Classes

Messiah Lutheran Preschool is dedicated to partnering with families in teaching each student God’s love, in creating a foundation for a lifetime of learning and developing caring, confident children.

Find out more information about all of the class offerings at Messiah below.

Tots »

Beginners »

Pre-K »

Extended Day Pre-K »

Tots

2 years

The 2-year-old Tots class is a great beginning place for youngest of learners. It is a class of Guided Discovery.

Messiah Preschool offers these 2-day options:

Tuesday/Wednesday class  9:15-11:15am
Thursday/Friday class  9:15-11:15am

  • The Tots classrooms offer a stimulating environment where the children learn how to get along with others while they become enthusiastic learners.
  • Class structure is such that children become independent, self-confident, and curious learners who can work well with others.
  • The Tots class is the only class Messiah Preschool offers that the child does not need to be potty-trained.
  • Requires one adult from each household to volunteer approximately once per month. 
  • Class ratio is one teacher, one teacher assistant and one parent volunteer per ten children.

Registration Fee:

$100 non-refundable registration fee per student, per year.
One-time $15 fee per student for a 72-hour Emergency Kit.
 

Tuition

(9 monthly payments)

  • 2 day mornings (T-W)-9:15–11:15a-$190​
  • 2 day mornings (Th-F) -9:15–11:15a-$190​

The Preschool year runs from mid-September through May.

Beginners

3 years

A great program for children just starting out in school

  • Curriculum designed to introduce and expose children to uppercase letter recognition and sounds, numbers, colors, and shapes.
  • Activities to develop and strengthen fine motor development including coloring, cutting, clay/play dough and early writing skills.
  • Socialization skills development to learn how to interact with others, use words to communicate feelings, be kind and considerate and be comfortable speaking to others in a small group setting.
  • Creative opportunities through exploratory center play and art.
  • Student must be potty-trained and independent in bathroom use.
  • Class ratio is 2 adults and 12 children per classroom.

Registration Fee:

$100 non-refundable registration fee per student, per year.
One-time $15 fee per student for a 72-hour Emergency Kit.
 

Tuition

(9 monthly payments)

  • 2 day mornings (Th-F) 8:45–11:30a $235
  • 3 day mornings(M-T-W) 8:45–11:30a $325
  • 3 day afternoons (M-T-W) 12:30–3:15 $325

The Preschool year runs from mid-September through May.

Pre-Kindergarten

4-5 Years

Thematic curriculum builds on the lessons of the Beginner program. The class is also excellent for students starting school for the first time.

  • Uppercase and lowercase letter recognition, sounds, numbers and counting, colors and shapes.
  • Name recognition and writing skills continue throughout the year. Numbers and counting leading to simple math concepts are practiced in both group and center time.
  • Fine motor development activities including cutting, coloring, early writing, and some math skills. Zaner-Bloser penmanship is practiced throughout the class.
  • Socialization skills development to learn how to interact with others, use words to communicate feelings, be kind and considerate, and be comfortable speaking to others in a small group setting.
  • Creative opportunities through exploratory center play and art.
  • Field Trips and cooking are also a part of the class experience.
  • Class ratio is 2 adults and 14 children per classroom.

Registration Fee:

$100 non-refundable registration fee per student, per year.
One-time $15 fee per student for a 72-hour Emergency Kit.
 

Tuition

(9 monthly payments)

  • 3 day mornings(M-T-W) 8:45–11:30a $325
  • 3 day afternoons (M-T-W) 12:30–3:15 $325
  • 4 day mornings (M-T-W-Th) 8:45–11:30 $380
  • 4 day afternoons (M-T-W-Th) 12:39–3:15 $380

The Preschool year runs from mid-September through May.

Extended Day Pre-K

4-5 years

Monday-Thursday, 8:45am-12:45pm

Messiah Preschool’s Extended-Day Pre-Kindergarten Class is an innovative option for students preparing for full-day kindergarten. The class provides four hours of school time—and includes a lunch period with the teachers. This unique classroom experience serves as an excellent transitional option. It also provides an additional option for parents having to decide where to place their “young” 5-year-old students.

Thematic curriculum builds on the lessons of the Beginner program. However it is a great program for any student just starting school, too.

  • Uppercase and lowercase letter recognition, sounds, numbers and counting, colors and shapes.
  • Name recognition and writing skills continue throughout the year. Numbers and counting leading to simple math concepts are practiced in both group and center time.
  • Fine motor development involves cutting, coloring and early writing and some math skills. Zaner-Bloser penmanship is practiced throughout the class.
  • Socialization skills development to learn how to interact with others, use words to communicate feelings, be kind and considerate, and be comfortable speaking to others in a small group setting.
  • Creative opportunities through exploratory center play and art.
  • Field Trips and cooking are also a part of the class experience.
  • Class ratio is 2 adults and 14 children per classroom.
  • Family must provide a nut-free lunch daily for the Extended-Day Pre-K class.

Registration Fee:

$100 non-refundable registration fee per student, per year.
One-time $15 fee per student for a 72-hour Emergency Kit.
 

Tuition

(9 monthly payments)

  • 4 day (M-T-W-Th) 8:45a-12:45p $550

The Preschool year runs from mid-September through May.