Pre-K Philosophy

At Most Holy Rosary School, we believe in teaching the whole child in a faith-based environment.

We believe that children respond best in nurturing, loving, environments with intentional modeling and respectful interactions between teachers and children.

We believe that children will learn pre-academic concepts through intentional planning and teaching with a balance of teacher directed and child centered play opportunities.

By partnering with families and the community, we will provide each child with the best experience possible to help foster a love for learning.

Pre-K Three

Pre-K 3 is available for morning (8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.) or full day sessions (8 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.) for 2, 3 or 5 days. Children must be 3 years old by September 1 and be potty trained. Please call the school office at (315) 476-6035 for more information.

Pre-K 3 is an introductory preschool program for 3 and younger 4 year olds that emphasizes school readiness.

Play based activities help encourage growth in all areas of academics, social skills, physical development and spirituality. Students begin at their own levels and are encouraged to try a more challenging step. The children immediately feel successful and become confident in trying new things.

Pre-K 3 is a gentle introduction to the routines of school and the excitement of learning. It addresses the whole child and is designed to let each child grow at his or her own pace. It is a happy and secure environment for your child to grow.

  • Emphasis on socialization
  • Highly interactive
  • Early foundation for skills needed in the primary grades
  • Fun spirited environment

Pre-K Four

Our program for four year olds utilizes a multifaceted approach to learning that is also centered on monthly themes. The emphasis of the program is on early literacy. Instruction is focused on activities planned to address the children’s developmental needs in the areas of: gross motor skills; fine motor skills (including tracing and writing the alphabet letters, numbers, pictures and shapes, cutting and coloring, and using manipulatives during playtime and for exploring math concepts); language (including learning the sounds of letters) and vocabulary; music; and introducing math concepts.

In Pre-K the children learn the sign of the cross, simple prayers, the religious significance of holidays like Christmas and Easter, and how to sing religious songs. Each morning begins with prayers, and the children learn to sing the Hail Mary and the Our Father. We pray daily before snack and join the rest of the school in reciting the Grace after Meals following lunch. We often talk about how God made us special and how He loves us.

Pre-K 4 receive instruction from Special Subjects Teachers once per week: Music, Physical Education, Art, Library and Spanish

Age limit: 4 by December 1 of school year

Morning Programs – 8:00-11:15  Full Day Programs – 8:00-2:35

Please call the school office at (315) 476-6035 to schedule a tour.