Pre-K Program At Shalom Christian Academy

ALL DAY PRE-K AVAILABLE AT SHALOM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

In addition to the part time preschool programs offered through Growing Tree Preschool at local churches, Shalom Christian Academy now offers all day Pre-K at the Shalom Christian Academy Campus. This is a 5 day a week program.

 

The positive, Christ-centered, stimulating environment for children age 4 and older uses developmentally appropriate practices to meet the physical, cognitive, spiritual, emotional, and social needs of each child.

 

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Shalom Christian Academy
126 Social Island Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202
P: (717) 375-2223
E: shalom@shalomca.com
Director: Principal Jaime Keller

PROGRAMMING

4&5 YEAR OLD CLASSES
Children must turn four by Sept. 1st

CURRICULUM

Students will participate in literacy, math, science, social studies, and health programs.  The Handwriting Without Tears curriculum is used to support letter formation and recognition in a hands on way.  In order to teach the whole child, Shalom Christian Academy offers physical education, music, art, library, and chorus classes on a weekly basis. Biblical teaching will be incorporated throughout the day, which includes the development of Christian character.

 

Developmentally appropriate practices are used to meet the physical, cognitive, spiritual, emotional, and social needs of each individual child. This means that teaching methods are matched with the characteristics of preschool aged children. Active learning experiences using a variety of senses are offered during structured and child-initiated (inside/outside free play) learning activities.

 

Shalom Christian Academy strives to provide a positive, Christ-centered, stimulating environment where your child feels secure and accepted. Development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, school readiness skills, language, and appropriate social skills are cultivated through interactions with materials, peers, and adults.

 

Questions about our program? Call Jaime Keller at (717) 375-2223 , email jkeller@shalomca.com or fill out the following form.

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Please note : Child care programs are regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to meet minimum health and safety standards. These regulations cover areas such as safety, staff requirements, staff to child ratios, classroom and playground equipment, supervision of children, admissions procedures, and compliance with nondiscrimination policies. Shalom Christian Academy is exempt from these regulations because we meet and maintain the guidelines of a private academic school under the authority of the Department of Education however, we strive to maintain both sets of regulations. For more information, please contact Elementary Principal Jaime Keller at jkeller@shalomca.com or by phone at (717) 375-2223.