Our full-time preschool program at Hillside Academy offers preschool with before and after care. The hours available for our Full-Time Preschool programs are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with our academic focus time beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Our preschool classes are themed based programs, using the Exceed Preschool Curriculum which provides interest for your student while incorporating science, culture and art.
Full Time 3 year olds:
This class is taught by Miss Carla. The students in our Puppies class will:
- socialize with his/her peers
- be exposed to letter recognition
- practice phonics and numbers
Their preschool routine consists of circle time, stations, group projects, Spanish, music and tumbling, snacks, recess and story time.
Full Time 4 year olds:
The student in our Kittens class will begin to prepare socially and academically for Kindergarten. This class is taught by Miss Stephanie. Here are some of the things they will learn:
- write all upper and lower case letters of the alphabet using ‘Handwriting Without Tears’
- count objects up to 20 and rote count up to 100
- begin adding skills
- count by 5 & 10 to 100
- practice patterns
- practice sight words and word families
Their preschool routine consists of circle time, stations, group projects, Spanish, music, and tumbling, snacks, recess and story time.
If you’re interested in learning more, please fill out a New Student Inquiry and schedule a tour with the School Registrar. Once you have completed a tour (we encourage you to bring your child with you to the tour) you may begin the enrollment process.
Full Time Toddlers:
In the 2016/17 school year we added a full time, licensed child care room for toddlers. This class is for children 18 months through 36 months old. Please inquire with the registrar for more information on this vital new class.