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St. Joan of Arc Preschool

Well-rounded growth in a fun environment is key to preschool at SJA.  Each child experiences hands-on, developmentally appropriate learning while growing both academically and socially. Spiritual growth is part of the program too; hence our slogan: "These little feet will follow Jesus!"

Program Options

Based on your child's age, different program options are available.  We offer a full day or half day program.  Younger students are encouraged to attend M/W?/F or T/TH.  Preschool students are encouraged to attend 4 or 5 days a week.

Weekly Activities

-Religion education
-Physical education
-Music education
-Art education
-Focus on fine motor skill development
-Letters of the week
-Weekly themes
- ​​​​​​Before and after school extended day program

School Resources

-School Clinic
-SJA Library visits
-Integration of technology, utilizing our Clevertouch boards and iPads
-Extended Day program available 7:00am-7:45am and 2:50pm-6:00pm


Daily Schedule

*Half day preschool begins at 8:30 am and dismisses at 11:30 am.
*Full day preschool begins at 8:30 am and dismisses at 2:40 pm.

8:15-8:45     Arrival/Free Choice
8:45-9:05     Circle Time
9:05-9:30     Large Group Instruction
9:30-10:00   Snack and Bathroom Break
10:00-10:30 Indoor Outdoor Play
10:30-11:15 Small Groups/Centers
11:15-11:30 Pack up: Half day students
11:30            Dismissal:  Half students
11:30-12:00 Lunch: Full day students
12:00-1:00   Rest Time
1:00-1:15     Bathroom Break
1:15-1:35     Indoor/Outdoor Play
1:35-2:20     Small Group Instruction
2:20-2:40     Pack Up: Full day students
2:40              Dismissal: Full day students



"My twins are in their second year of preschool at SJA. We love the warm, friendly staff who have been very supportive as we navigate the social nuances and emotional ups and downs of being preschool aged. We could not ask for better teachers who have truly sparked our kids' interest in learning and developing a strong faith-life. We are very excited to be a part of this wonderful community of educators for many years to come and would highly recommend that if you are looking for a Catholic education for your child in the Toledo area that you make an effort to tour our wonderful school to see for yourself."
-SJA Parent, February 8th, 2019