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Newman Catholic Early Childhood Center-St. Therese

Newman Catholic Early Childhood Center-St. Therese is a coeducational public school for students in grades 4 through 5.

Institution Type: Public

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Overview

Overview

Newman Catholic Early Childhood Center-St. Therese says

Newman Catholic Early Childhood Center-St. Therese is located in Schofield. We have been providing licensed child care for children ages six weeks to thirteen years, with before- and after-school programs, and summer camp for 22 years. In the last 3 years, we have begun a collaborative partnership with the DC Everest District to provide 4K to our community. The Center operates year round, Monday through Friday, from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. NCECC-St. Therese also partners with YoungStar and is currently ranked a 4 star.

Curriculum

Newman Catholic Early Childhood Center - St. Therese follows the Creative Play Curriculum Model with a developmental interaction approach to learning and development. This is a play-based curriculum that recognizes the importance of the development of creative individuals and the inter-relatedness of developmental areas. The curriculum focuses on encouraging and supporting children's play to promote development in the following areas: communication skills, physical development, social interaction, a positive self-image, creative expression, intellectual growth, and awareness of cultural and ethnic diversity.

Mission Statement

Newman Catholic Schools Mission: Our mission is to provide excellence in education in a Catholic environment and to enhance the personal and spiritual growth of our students to meet life's challenges is at the heart of everything we do.

NCS Early Childhood Centers Mission: Newman Catholic Schools offer a quality, nurturing, early childhood program that meets each child's individual needs and strives to be a place where teachers and parents work together.

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 70
Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1

Extracurriculars

Field trips are an important part of the child's growing knowledge of the surrounding community. Field trips are designed to support specific learning objectives.

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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