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The St. Thomas More Preschool is a church-sponsored, self-supporting, non-profit organization licensed with the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care.  The program is open to children of St. Thomas More parishioners and the surrounding community. The program does not discriminate due to race, creed or handicap. Children with special needs will be considered and evaluated on an individual basis and the program's capacity to meet the child's needs.

 

Program Goals

The goal of the program is to assist the parent by providing a Catholic environment with developmentally, age-appropriate curriculum encompassing physical, cognitive, and language skills, as well as self-expression in the social, emotional, academic and spiritual domains

 

Curriculum

The curriculum at St. Thomas More Catholic Preschool includes the Catholic faith, as well as areas of art, math, literacy/language arts, dramatic play (social studies), large muscle equipment, manipulative toys (fine motor), musical equipment, science material and yoga instruction.

Our program uses theme-based units to teach the goals and objectives of the Early Childhood Curriculum Guidelines.

The focus of our preschool is the further devleopment of social skills and the introduction to basic math and literacy concepts, as well as music, science, art, and of course, the Catholic faith.

These concepts are introduced through relevant themes and involve play, teacher-directed learning, group time, individual expression and multi-sensory activities.  Children will attend Mass or visit the Church on a regular basis.

2017 - 2018 Program Day/Hour Options

NEW Preschool Offerings - 3 Year Old

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm $375/month or $3,375/year
OPTIONAL ENRICHMENT    
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 1:00 pm  - 3:00 pm $150/month or $1,350/year

NEW Preschool Offerings - 4 Year Old

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm $375/month or $3,375/year
OPTIONAL ENRICHMENT    
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 1:00 pm  - 3:00 pm $150/month or $1,350/year

Tuition payments are based on the selection made on the tuition contract.

Registration fees are paid annually in the amount of $100.

Home & School fee of $25.00 requested upon registration.

Late Payment Fee $25 

 

Tuition Payment Options

Monthly           Payment due August 1 and the first of the month September—April.  Please note a $10.00 /month processing fee applies to this option.

Semester         Payment due August 1 and January 1.

Yearly              Payment due August 1.

 

Registration

Current Family Registration for 2017-18 begins January 19th. 

The non-refundable registration fee is due along with the St. Thomas More Catholic Preschool registration form.  Final registration forms will be sent out at the beginning of May.  Required forms are due August 1 and must be completed before participating in the program.

Calendar

St. Thomas More Catholic Preschool operates on the traditional school calendar, from September (Labor Day) through May (Memorial Day.)  St. Thomas More Catholic Preschool follows the STM Catholic calendar for Christmas and Spring Breaks, as well as for snow closures.

St. Thomas More Catholic Preschool is open Monday through Thursday.

 

For more information on St. Thomas More Catholic Preschool, please contact Stacey Dodge, Director, at staceyd@stthomasmore.org or 303.770.0441.

STM Catholic School - 7071 East Otero Avenue - Centennial, Colorado 80112 - 303-770-0441 (FAX 303-267-1899) - Contact us