We believe that children learn through experience and discovery. Our goal is to prepare children to enter kindergarten with a healthy self-concept and a positive attitude toward school and learning. This is accomplished by offering age appropriate curriculum designed to develop social, emotional, physical and cognitive abilities in our students. Since every child is unique, our preschools are designed to allow children to initiate activities that grow from personal interest and intentions. Through exploration our preschool students interact with materials, people, ideas and events. Our preschool teachers encourage active learning by providing resources, planning experiences and creating an inviting environment in which all children can learn.
Our is aligned to the Arizona Early Learning Standards, which were developed preschool curriculum for all children 3-5 years of age. These standards serve as a guide in providing a quality program that is developmentally appropriate for each child.
Community Preschool is tuition-based program taught by a certified teacher and staffed with an assistant. Class size is limited to 20 students with a 10:1 student/teacher ratio. Classes are offered as a two, three, or five day weekly program, which provides a variety of options for families. Preschool classes are 2.5 hours long, and are offered in the morning or afternoon. Our preschool programs are available to
This program may not be available at Shumway during the 2015-2016 school year, but is offered at other locations throughout the Chandler Unified School District.