About Rancho Christian Preschool

Mission Statement

To build Christ-centered leaders who are University Ready - Life Ready.

Philosophy of Education

Preschool children learn and grow best when they are exploring, touching and interacting with real things and have caring people around them. Recognizing the importance of balanced growth, our program is designed to engage children in active learning opportunities that enhance a child’s emotional, social, spiritual, physical and cognitive development.

Luke 2:52 “and Jesus grew in wisdom and stature and in favor with god and men.”

God is central to our educational approach and all teaching is Christ-centered.

Proverbs 9:10 “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”

Our daily schedules are set so that children spend time in both active learning of their own choosing and learning specific skills and information in small group settings with teacher assistance. The children will participate in active learning through free choice play, exploring objects, ideas and nature, acting out roles, singing songs, reading books, using art materials, playing outdoors, and learning academic skills in structured small group settings.

Proverbs 19:20 “Listen to advise and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.”

Annual School Activities

  • Dad’s Night

  • Mom’s Night

  • Grandparent’s Day

  • Christmas Program

  • End-of-the-Year Promotion Program

  • Weekly Chapels

  • Learning units are thematically based with fun themes such as dinosaurs, outer space, etc.

Child to Teacher Ratio

Our classrooms are designed to have 18 children with a Lead Teacher and a Classroom Assistant. If enrollment in an individual classroom does not reach 18 children, then the child to teacher ratio will be 1 teacher to 12 children, with the exception of the Little Tots classroom (Ages 2-3) where the ratio will be 1 teacher to 9 children.

Classroom Placement

Children are placed in a classroom based on their chronological age. They will remain in that classroom from the start of the school year until the end of the school year.

Lunch

Children may bring their own lunch to school. In an effort to provide the best possible nutrition and physical activity environment for the children in our facility, we have adopted policies that support good health habits for our children. We are also certified through NapSACC (Nutrition And Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care).

School Verse

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 NIV