About Our Program

Age Levels and Class Times
Class options are:
  • 3 year old on Tuesday and Thursday mornings
  • 4 year old on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings
  • 4 year old Preschool Plus (4 Day-PM) Monday - Thursday afternoons
  • 4 year old Preschool Plus (5 Day-PM) Monday - Friday afternoons
Our program is open to children who have turned 3 or 4 by September 1st.  Children with a birth date between September 1st thru December 1st will be considered for placement. We offer a 3 hour class that includes specials as music, gym, and computers (for 4’s).  Class times are 8:30 – 11:30 am or 12:30 – 3:30 pm. Our staff is caring and well qualified to work with you and your preschooler. 

St. Michael also has an outstanding Childcare Program to fill in any gaps. They are open from 7 am to 6 pm. We would love to have you be a part of our preschool program! Click here for more information about our childcare.

A Day at Preschool
  • Free Choice (30 min.) Incorporates imaginative play, social interactions, learning, and fine motor skills.
  • Opening group (20 min.): Includes activities such as Question of the day, weather, sharing bags, days of the week, calendar, and a short lesson for the letter of the week or theme.
  • Centers (30 min.) : Students rotate center after 15 minutes. The purpose is to develop skills in each subject and practice concepts learned. They complete two centers per day allowing children to complete all the centers by the end of the week.
        3 yr AM Class: Fine motor, Math/Science, Literacy, and Art
        4 yr AM Class: Writing, Math, Science, Art, Religion, and Literacy
        4 yr PM Class: Writing, Math, Science, Art, Religion, Literacy, Listening and Library
  • Large Group (20 min.): Either a religion, math, handwriting or a science lesson.
  • Activity (25 min.): Develop a skill or give students practice on the concept learned in the large group lesson.
  • Snack (20 min.)
  • Puzzles/Books (15 min.)
  • Recess/Dismissal (20 min.)
    • Note: Gym, Music, or Computers (4’s) are once a week for 30 minutes and are part of the Large Group or Activity categories.