The Union Hill Church Preschool

Our school is a special place where children are nurtured and supported both emotionally and academically in a caring environment.

UHCP is a place where children can learn, develop lifelong friendships and enjoy their most impressionable years.

Mission

The mission of the Union Hill Church Preschool is to provide the community with an affordable high quality early childhood preschool program; one that will support and nurture the young child. We seek to develop the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive abilities of each individual child.

Union Hill Church Preschool is a not for profit organization sponsored by the Union Hill Presbyterian Church. The Union Hill Church Preschool is non denominational and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, nation or ethnic origin.

Philosophy

Our philosophy is based on the idea of a child-centered curriculum that respects the uniqueness of young children. We seek to offer many varied opportunities for learning through active play and social interaction in a safe and loving environment. We provide a variety of developmentally appropriate materials, activities, and experiences that encourage a balance of academic and social growth. Our goal is to foster a strong sense of self-worth that will help lay the foundation for future years of learning.

We offer an outstanding early childhood program. We provide children with experiences and opportunities that encourage them to reach their full potential. Our small classes furnish many opportunities for one-on-one attention while providing the perfect atmosphere for group activities. We are committed to providing a supportive, nurturing environment where children can learn and grow.

Union Hill Church Preschool offers classes for children between the ages of 2½ and 6 years. Most classes are three hours in length. We offer a choice of one or two day classes for our twos. Three year olds may attend two or three day classes. Pre-K fours may choose from three or four days. Enrichment classes are available to choose from on a weekly basis.

Fully qualified teachers and classroom aides staff our classes. They are committed to the use of positive reinforcement, redirection, and communication to maintain a safe and child-centered environment. The staff is dedicated to a hands-on approach to learning which allows children to discover and explore the world around them.

It is our belief that discipline should be based on respect for children. It is our intention to help children learns self-discipline and to foster self-esteem.We do not use time out in our program. We use the opportunity to develop conflict resolution skills through communication.

Tuition is based on an annual fee and may be paid in 10 equal installments. Through the Union Hill Presbyterian Church the preschool is able to offer a limited number of scholarships.

The Union Hill Church Preschool is a partner school of Preschool Advantage. Preschool Advantage offers scholarships to qualifying families providing opportunities to change a child's life. For more information please visit www.preschooladvantage.org.

Programs

Choose a three hour class 8:45-11:45 or a four hour class 8:45-12:45. Extended day clubs and activities available for all AM classes until 2:30. See our Class Schedules for all programs being offered 2018-2019.

If you have scheduling needs that are different then the options posted please do not hesitate to speak with the Director. We are happy to do what we can to work with our families.

Card image cap

Jr. Preschool

Child must be 2½ to begin attending school. It is not necessary to be potty trained. The Jr. Preschool class is a wonderful introduction to school. Using age appropriate materials children have fun learning through discovery.

Our experienced loving staff provide a balance of social, physical and educational experiences to ensure a strong foundation and a love for learning.

Card image cap

Preschool

Children must be three years old by October 1st to begin in this class.

As social and educational expectations grow our dedicated staff provide an environment that is safe, fun and stimulating. A balance of small group teacher directed activities and social group activities create the perfect atmosphere to develop a strong sense of self worth and confidence while developing language, math, writing and early literacy skills.

Card image cap

Pre-K

Children must be four years old by October 1st to begin class. Our Pre-k staff focus on skills necessary for kindergarten success. Committed to providing a supportive environment, we reach out to local school districts and government agencies to meet the needs of our students and empower them with tools for success. In a kind and loving environment our small class sizes allow ample opportunities for one-on-one attention along with continued social development.