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  • Preschool Programs 
    For ages 3-5 years and not yet in Kindergarten
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    Age-appropriate activities designed to help children reach their full potential cognitively, emotionally, physically, and socially. 
    Preschool (back to top)
    • NEW Location for 2019-20: Cielo (Chandler)
    • Locations at Colina (Ahwatukee), Lomas (Ahwatukee), Manitas (Tempe), Milenio (Ahwatukee), Mirada (Chandler), Monte Vista (Ahwatukee), and Sierra (Ahwatukee)
    • Hands-on approach
    • Child-centered
    • Encourages learning at each child's own pace
    • Learning through guided play
    • Multi-age classrooms
    • Prepares students for Kindergarten in Kyrene
    Arts Integrated Preschool  (back to top)
    • Location: Paloma Elementary (Chandler)
    • A multi-aged approach to early education that allows children to learn naturally through their distinctive learning styles.
    • Hands-on program design meets the individual developmental needs of all children through creativity, imagination, exploration and active participation. 
    • Early learning standards are seamlessly taught by nurturing individual creative expression through music, movement, literature, fine arts, and drama. 
    • Children reach their full potential across developmental domains (cognitive, physical, adaptive, and social-emotional) and meet important milestones using best practice early childhood techniques.  
    Bienvenidos Dual Language Preschool (back to top)
    • A Spanish language exploration program at Kyrene de los Lagos (Ahwatukee) and Kyrene del Norte (Tempe)
    • Using instruction in both English & Spanish, this unique Dual Language Early Learning Program provides age appropriate activities where children reach their full potential cognitively, emotionally, physically, linguistically and socially.
    • Uses the Dual Language Academy 50/50 model where instruction is split half the day in English and half the day in Spanish.
    • Provides age appropriate activities where students can apply language in its natural environment.
    • Fosters an environment where students build an appreciation for cultural diversity.
    Early Learning Academy Preschool (back to top)
    • Location: Kyrene Traditional Academy (Chandler)
    • Approach combines both child-initiated and teacher-directed approach.
    • Teachers deliver a personalized approach meeting the individual needs of each student. 
    • Students will participate in school-wide events and adhere to the school uniform policy. 
    • Student progress will be followed with portfolios and developmental assessments.  
     Leader in Me Preschool (back to top)
    • Location: Cerritos Elementary (Ahwatukee)
    • Stories from Sean Covey’s The 7 Habits of Happy Kids will be read to introduce students to leadership skills.
    • The 7 Habits of Happy Kids will be reinforced through daily activities, songs and classroom conversations.
    • Students will hold leadership roles in the classroom and keep Leader notebooks with data, goals and work samples.
    • The Maker Space will allow for design thinking challenges that will encourage students to take risks and explore their ideas.
    Project-based Preschool (back to top)
    • Location: Waggoner Elementary (Tempe)
    • Through project-based learning, the concepts of problem solving, creativity and investigation will be introduced and reinforced to our early learners.
    • Activities support developing early critical thinking skills and global mindedness. 
    Reggio Emilia Preschool (back to top)
    • Location: Estrella Elementary (Ahwatukee)
    • Emphasizes guided learning and child-led collaboration.
    • Languages celebrated with daily exposure to Spanish for preparation for a dual language academy.
    • Teachers guide a progressive, child- centered approach where a child is free to discover. 
    • Classroom will be extended into a signature outdoor learning environment.
    • Children explore, express, and create with different materials in the atelier (studio).
    Note: Children in our three to five year-old programs must have self-sufficient toileting skills (i.e., must be able to use the toilet consistently without frequent “accidents” in the child’s clothes or the use of diapers or pull-ups).
  • All programs licensed by:
    Arizona Department
    of Health Services
    150 N.18th Ave., 4th Floor, 
    Phoenix 85007 | 602-364-2539
    DHS inspection reports are  
    available at the program site.
     All Preschool programs strive to
    maintain national quality standards!
Last Modified on July 24, 2019