Class Overview

Maximum Class Size is 12 Students, assuring individualized instruction for each child. PA Certified Early Childhood Teacher. Hands-on learning, experiments, games and activities are included in a CURRICULUM developed and updated to meet or exceed Pennsylvania Standards for First Grade. Language and Literacy are integrated throughout all areas of the First Grade curriculum.

  • Evaluations, Report Cards, and Parent Conferences are given twice a year.
  • Field Trips and/or Special in-house Programs are held monthly.
  • A Pizza Lunch is given once a month, daily lunches should be brought from home.
  • Monthly Newsletters are created and distributed.
  • Parent participation is encouraged at all times. Bring in a craft or story to share in your child’s class.

The Details

We offer Full-Day Primary Grade licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Before and After School Programs for First Grade Students are now available. 8:30 am drop off and pick up by 5;30 pm. We offer 1,2,3,4, or 5 days. Register for a month at a time or for the whole year. No Drop-In Option available.

Age Group
6 Years by Sept 30
Class Size
12 Children

Before and After School Program for Primary Grade Students.

8:30 am drop off and pick up by 5:00 pm.

Register for a month at a time or for the whole year. No Drop-In Option available.

Math

We use McGraw-Hill “My Math Book” series and supplement with facts, hands-on activities and real world experiences.

Reading

Our primary classed will be using Houghton-Mifflin curriculum supplemented by phonics, phonemic awareness and comprehensive skills.

Phys Ed

Given daily, practice gross motor skills while fostering good sportsmanship and team building skills.

Language

Children are given various activities for extending vocabulary including weekly spelling tests and work on basic grammar skills.

Science

Our curriculum includes monthly science items, hands-on science experiments supplemented with National Geographic Science Units.

Music

Different methods and genres of music will be discussed. Dancing, theater and producing music will be learned.

Writing

Students will be practicing writing skills through writing assignments, holiday projects and journaling.

Social Studies

Monthly and seasonal theory learned through games and activities. Topics include: holidays, economics, geography and civics.

Art

Different methods of art will be learned while correlating to curriculum in other subjects, also artists from different time periods and countries.

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