St. Andrew Lutheran Church
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Jesus Calls Us…Come and See! Come and Grow! Come and Serve!

5607 Gher Road
Vancouver, WA 98662
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Certified Nature Explore Classroom
 

Southwest Washington's

Nature Preschool!

 

We have expanded our nationally-certified Nature Explore outdoor classroom and are currently facilitating fully outdoor preschool classes! We are following all COVID-19 recommendations to keep children and families as safe as possible while still proving high-quality early childhood education

Email is the best way to reach us for information about enrolling in one of our outdoor preschool classes. Registration is now open!

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We would love to tell you about the school!
Email director Kimbree
 
 
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Why choose St. Andrew Preschool?

We plant the seeds for life-long learning by building a safe and supportive community following the example of Jesus. Children are capable, full of knowledge, and curious about their world. Our curriculum is nature-based, emergent, and child-centered to encourage a sense of wonder as we honor development of the whole child.
 
 
 
St. Andrew Preschool has earned national certification as a Nature Explore Classroom. Our students spend a 45-minute block outside every day, rain or shine. Click here to explore our outdoor classroom.
 
We are recognized by Evergreen Public Schools as an Evergreen Early Learning Partner.  Our students go on to attend elementary schools in Battle Ground, Camas, Evergreen, Hockinson, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver and Washougal school districts, as well as private schools or home school.  We are blessed to have a location that is so convenient for families in Clark County.
 
      

Click here to read what our current families are saying

  • "I just want to lend my support to you and the teachers for the children to play outside.  I spent 32 years in public education in Washington State with 19 of those years as an elementary principal.  Playing outside is critical for child development and I am so glad that St. Andrew's Preschool recognizes that.  It is especially appreciated by us because our granddaughter lives in an apartment with no play area.  Blessings to all of you!!"

  • "St. Andrews provides the perfect start to school.  As a teacher, I appreciate the developmentally appropriate approach to early learning.  As a parent, I love the nurturing, caring, child-friendly environment.  St. Andrew's is a fabulous preschool!"

  • "St. Andrew has gone the extra mile to accommodate the needs of all the children making their experience a positive and successful one.  Thank you so much for all your guidance - it has made such a difference!"

  • "I love St. Andrews because I feel it is a wonderful balance between academic and creative progression for each age.  I highly recommend St. Andrews.  It really prepared my kids both socially and academically."

  • "Everyone makes our family feel welcome.  This is a very family friendly, child-centered preschool and we are happy to be a part of it!"

  •  "We are grateful to have found St. Andrew Preschool this year. Our son has enjoyed every single day he's been at school, happily exploring the outdoor classroom and learning new things, rain or shine! As parents who are new to the school, we have found the teachers and staff to be enormously helpful and communicative. We feel safe and confident in the work they are doing to keep kids healthy, active and learning. Thank you to everyone at St. Andrew!"

  • "We are so delighted to have been able to enroll our daughter in the St. Andrew Christian Preschool. She has been craving social interaction and loves spending time outdoors. This school seemed to be the perfect fit for her. Every day after pick up, she loves to talk about how much fun she had at school. It makes our hearts happy to be able to send her to a school where we have confidence she is well taken care of, she has a blast, and learns new things. Spending time outdoors is important to our family and we are so happy that our daughter is able to have open-ended play time and acquire important life and decision making skills all while having fun. We couldn’t be more grateful for the St. Andrew Lutheran and their faculty for providing a safe and happy environment for our little girl and for all their help along the way. Thank you to teachers Jillian and Kimbree for spending your time with our sweet girl. I can’t wait to be able to enroll our son when he is old enough!"

Purpose

Our program was started in 1984 by a group of professionals wanting to create a Preschool of Excellence. A preschool committed to the spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth of young children. We have gone on to earn a reputation for being one of the best in Clark County.
 
Our preschool is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian organization with a staff of warm and experienced professionals dedicated to Early Childhood Education.
  

Objectives

As part of the St. Andrew Preschool family, your child will have the opportunity to participate in engaging activities designed to strengthen your child:
  • Spiritually: Learn about God's love and learn to share that love with one another.
  • Physically: Develop large and small muscle coordination.
  • Intellectually: Learn to explore and enjoy books, cooking, science, music, art, dramatic play, math and much more!
  • Emotionally: Develop self-esteem and self-reliance.
  • Socially: Learn to be part of a group, sharing and taking turns.

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Visit our Facebook page or click on "Preschool Features" in the right sidebar.  Class schedule is on the "Registration" form.
 
 

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Mon - Thur 8:00-3:00
Closed Fridays
 

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