Full Day Program
What Does The Curriculum Consist Of?
Pre-K places its focus on the healthy development of the whole child by providing a safe, happy, nurturing environment where children are intellectually, socially and physically stimulated while participating in fun activities. The curriculum is based on learning centers and a theme-based approach to learning. Each classroom is equipped with Listening, Block, Math Centers, Science Centers, Reading, Computer, Dramatic Play, Art Centers.
Who Can Participate?
Shepherd’s Gate offers a Private Pre-Kindergarten program for children who are at least
4 years old December 1st. Children must be fully toilet trained.
What will your child experience in the Pre-K Program?
Shepherd’s Gate provides an exciting classroom environment that will allow children to explore and discover, instilling a love for learning that will follow them throughout their educational lives. Our lessons and activities are developed and
implemented such to meet the varying needs of each child.
Other Areas Of Enrichment
Children will also participate in weekly activities including:
Music: Singing, Dance, Musical Instruments like Ukulele and Drums
Gym Class: Physical Activities That Are Developed To Reinforce What Is Learned In The Classroom Based On The Curriculum
Spanish Class: Children Will Participate In Weekly Spanish Lessons
UPK Program Hours
•Full Day UPK: 9:45 am – 3:45 pm or 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Extended Hours Available
Registration Fee: $75
Before School- $250 per month (7am-9:45 am)
After school- $300 per month (3:45 pm- 6pm)
Before & After School- $385 per month
1199, DSS, or other tuition assistance programs are accepted
How Do I Enroll?
An enrollment packet must be completed and returned along with the registration fee. Students with completed packets will be accepted on a first come-first serve basis. All students must have a complete and current physical including immunization records prior to starting the program. Please contact our office if you have any questions. Our office hours are Monday – Friday, from 10am - 5pm
Children Who Attend UPK Will Be:
Better prepared for kindergarten, especially in the areas of pre-reading, pre-math, and social skills;
More less likely to need special education services or be held back a grade
More likely to graduate from high school
Most likely to go to college.