We strive to create a community in which children, ideas and learning are treasured, nurtured and celebrated.

Our Philosophy:

Saint Brigid of Kildare Preschool provides optimal early childhood educational  experiences that reflect the importance of integrating our Catholic faith into daily life. Opportunities that foster self-discipline, self-reliance and self-respect are provided in a comfortable and stimulating environment.


“Since at Saint Brigid Preschool, we have seen our three children grow and develop in kindness, self-esteem, confidence, cognitive skills, and spirituality. The teachers provide a faith-based environment that lays a solid foundation for academic excellence.”

—Chad & Tina White, Preschool Parents


“St. Brigid Preschool has provided a safe and loving environment for our children to learn and grow. I can’t think of a better way to start my children’s education...in the openness and presence of Christ!”

—John & Susan Doll, Preschool Parents

"We love knowing our children are happy, learning, having fun and, most of all, safe with our St. Brigid family."

—Anthony & Heather Sola, Preschool Parents


Curriculum Goals:

Our curriculum addresses cognitive, social, emotional, spiritual and physical development of the whole child, all in a Catholic environment that will further enhance and facilitate the growth and development of each child. We pride ourselves on:

  • Providing our students with a sense of self-worth as God’s children while enhancing self-confidence and self-esteem in all learners
  • Encouraging students to successfully function in a group of peers through
    cooperation, sharing, friendship and values
  • Offering experiences that support and encourage emerging literacy
  • Providing concrete experiences with learning activities and problem-solving
  • Fostering an environment that nurtures and values the development of children as individuals, and acknowledges and develops the curiosity and enthusiasm
    inherent in all young children
  • Modeling a cooperative and supportive partnership between children, teachers and parents, and establishing a positive connection between home and school

Unique Features:

  • Visits to the church
  • Family Literacy Night
  • Las Posadas Christmas celebration
  • Computer classes
  • Library visits for story time
  • End of year family picnic
  • Music teacher and special music programs
  • Weekly gym time
  • 4th grade buddies for 4’s and PreK

Staff:

Teachers at St. Brigid Preschool are qualified in early childhood education with
extensive practical experience working with young children. The staff/child ratios at St. Brigid Preschool surpass the Ohio Department of Education Standards (ODE).

Age Group                                          St. Brigid                                           ODE
3 year-old classes                                  1:7                                                1:10
4 year-old classes                                  1:8                                                1:12
PreK                                                           1:8                                                1:12

Current 2014-2015 Class Schedule:
 

AgeClass DaysClass Times
3 Year Old ProgramTues, Thurs8:20 - 10:50 a.m.
4 Year Old 3-Day ProgramMon, Wed, Fri8:20 - 10:50 a.m.
4 Year Old 5-Day ProgramMon - Fri12:00 -2:30 p.m.
PreK ProgramMon - Fri8:20 - 10:50 a.m. and
12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

2015-2016 Class Schedule:
 

Age
Class DaysClass Times
3 Year Old Program

Tues, Thurs

8:20 - 10:50 a.m. and
12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
4 Year Old 3-Day ProgramMon, Wed, Fri8:20 - 10:50 a.m. and
12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
4 Year Old 5-Day ProgramMon - Fri8:20 - 10:50 a.m.
PreK ProgramMon - Fri12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

 


Kindergarten Readiness

The Ohio Department of Education has published on their website a readiness checklist for parents, which you can view by clicking here. This may help give you an idea of what the state considers important milestones for determining kindergarten readiness.