Preschool
Issaquah Campus

 

St. Joseph School is devoted to providing a quality early childhood education program within a warm and caring Catholic community and the community at large. The environment is rich in materials that promote the spiritual, physical, creative, social, emotional, and intellectual growth of young children. We foster a love of learning while developing Kindergarten readiness skills. We value the uniqueness of each child and seek to teach an awareness of being loved by God


Daily Schedule

 

PRE-3 CLASS
Tues & Thurs
9:00 - 11:45 AM

YOUNG 4 CLASS
Mon, Wed & Fri
9:00 - 11:45 AM

Lunch Bunch (limit 8)
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

 

Curriculum: St. Joseph Preschool offers planned thematic curriculum activities appropriate for the children’s age and development that include pre-reading, math readiness, science, social studies, art activities, music, nature, movement, and dramatic play. The themes are designed to develop kindergarten readiness skills. Examples of themes include: holidays, seasons, All About Me, Friendship, Health and Safety, Space, Shapes and Colors, Seasons, Transportation, and Insects. Religious activities are incorporated into the various themes each day.

Daily Prayer Time: The children pray at meals and each day ends with a closing prayer. There is time for religious songs and stories, spontaneous prayer, and mini prayer services.

Family Celebrations:We plan several social gatherings each year. These are wonderful opportunities to get together as a community. They include: Halloween Celebration, Thanksgiving Feast, Christmas Social, Young 4’s Easter Egg Hunt, and the end of the year picnic.

Field Trips: The Young 4 class goes to the Fire Station yearly with their friends. It is exciting for the children to get out into the world with their friends. Parents transport students in carpools to these events.

Snacks: The parents sign up to bring the daily snack


Afternoon Enrichment

 

PRE-3 CLASS
Tues & Thurs
11:45 AM - 3:20 PM

YOUNG 4 CLASS
Mon, Wed & Fri
12:30 - 3:20 PM

 

For an additional cost, Pre-3 and Young 4 students may attend afternoon enrichment on the days in which they are already attending. Enrichment will include subjects such as science, social studies, arts and crafts, music, and more. Students will attend with current Pre-Kindergarten students.