Our pre-kindergarten classrooms support the continued development of essential school-readiness skills and prepare children to enter kindergarten with the language, early literacy, mathematics, social and emotional, physical, cognitive, and executive functioning skills necessary for success.
Each morning you and your pre-kindergartner will receive a warm and loving welcome from our teachers. During this time, you will have an opportunity to connect with your pre-kindergartner’s teacher to create a smooth transition from home to school.
Your pre-kindergartner will engage in meaningful, hands-on, school-readiness activities, along with a variety of and exploration experiences, all carefully planned to encourage the continued development of thinking skills and help your child along their journey of lifelong learning.
A strong appreciation for good eating habits is one of the many skills your pre-kindergartner will learn as they enjoy meals and snacks with their teachers and friends.
Group time and morning meeting provides your pre-kindergartner with an opportunity to come together with friends as a community of learners. Your pre-kindergartner will experience learning opportunities which develop essential kindergarten-readiness skills.
Jumping, running, climbing, and playing group games will be one of the highlights of your pre-kindergartner’s day as they enjoy our state-of-the-art playground.
Your pre-kindergartner will enjoy daily opportunities to sing songs, play with musical instruments, and participate in exercise and fitness activities such as aerobics, dance, sports, and yoga, all designed to build the foundation for a healthy, active lifestyle.
Your pre-kindergartner’s teacher will provide multisensory experiences in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics, all geared to stimulate the development of critical thinking skills and to encourage creativity and self-expression. Learn More
Your pre-kindergartner will engage in meaningful language, literacy, and writing experiences that provide the foundation for reading readiness. Your pre-kindergartner's teacher will support your child's journey on the road to reading and school-readiness.
Teachers create opportunities for the mastery of school-readiness skills.
Our curriculum is designed around the latest early brain research and includes developmentally appropriate and engaging activities to support development in all early learning domains for pre-kindergartners. Learning domains include:
Our state-of-the-art classrooms are carefully planned and equipped with a wide selection of age-appropriate materials designed to encourage learning at each stage of preschool development. Our preschool classrooms offer nine learning centers:
An area for your child to create unique masterpieces.
An area for promoting coordination, problem-solving skills, and cooperative play.
A variety of materials to enhance the development of fine motor skills.
An area for your child to jump, march, skip, and play games with friends.
An area for exploring the wonders of science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
A hands-on area for discovering how things feel, smell, look, and sound.
An area with a variety of materials to develop a love of reading and writing.
A lively place to play instruments, sing, dance, and listen to music.
An area to encourage creativity and imaginative play.
Each day, you will receive updates through a mobile app which allows our teachers to share information as needed, send messages, and delight you with photos via e-mail. You are also welcome to use it to send your child’s teacher a message.
“I was always impressed with the learning my son brought home on a day-to-day basis at New Horizon Academy. Since he has been in kindergarten, I am blown away at his readiness and educational aptitude. And so much of that readiness has to do with the academic rigor at New Horizon Academy.”