Welcome to Our Kindergarten Program
Our kindergarten program is academically challenging but leaves room for one-on-one attention and differentiated-learning practices. This exceptional program provides students with the following: a state-of-the-art reading program, various educational classes, weekly chapel program, gym, computers, music and art, musical and drama performances, literature week, math week, science and social studies fairs, student services and tutoring, and extended care opportunities. During your child’s time in our kindergarten program, we will identify their academic and behavioral needs and implement plans for active change and assistance where possible, all while supporting our students’ parents by serving as educational advocates for their children.
An Overview of our Program
- Students age 5 by December 31st may test into our program
- 6-1 student/teacher ratio
- Half and Full Day schedules
- Biblical focus
- Emphasis on academic foundation
- Strong character development
A Typical Day at Our Kindergarten Program
Interactive Free Play
During this time, children play with several different toys and participate in several different activities, all chosen by their teacher to progress specific skills.
Circle Time & Handwriting
This designated time will include a pledge to the flag, opening prayer accompanied by memory verse and group devotions, the practice of the calendar and counting charts, and an introduction to the day's theme.
Bible Time & Prayer Requests
Snack & Reading Time
Students will learn phonics, rhyming, cause and effect, sequencing of stories, story comprehension, and how to follow directions. Students will also learn letter recognition, capital and lower-case letters, letter sounds, picture match with letter sounds, sound recognition of letters, the formation of letters, poems and songs, and the alphabet train for sound sequence.
Center Work Time
With various Exploring Centers, our students will get to choose what subject they work on daily. Our options include math, language, journal writing, activities, and handwriting.
During this time of the day, we use math manipulatives to teach the following concepts: shapes, patterning, number recognition, number of sequencing, the concept of numbers, place value, graphing, sorting, problem-solving, measuring, time, money, addition, and subtraction.
Rest & Reading Time
Apply for Our Kindergarten Program Today!
The kindergarten program at Mount Hope Christian School is dedicated to serving students and their parents’ needs. Our kindergarten teachers believe in creating a healthy and nurturing community and see it as an essential aspect of creating a positive environment for all students. To learn more about our kindergarten program, or to learn more about our school and staff, call or visit us today!