The St. John’s Christian Preschool, located at 700 S. Defiance Street, Archbold, Ohio, was founded in 1989 as an outgrowth of the mission and community service ministries of St. John’s Christian Church of Archbold, Ohio. The Preschool offers a traditional pre-kindergarten curriculum focusing on experiential learning, socialization skills, letter sounds and numbers, and creative play (including music, field trips and computers). All of this and more is done while making faith connections with children in everyday preschool events. The St. John’s Christian Preschool and its administrator are fully licensed by the State of Ohio with inspections conducted on a periodic basic to maintain accreditation.
Staff - Sue MacDonald - Administrator & Teacher Joan Wyse - Assistant Teacher
Programs - Class 1 - Mon, Wed, Fri - 8:30-11:30am - Ages 4 & 5 years old Class 2 - Mon, Wed, Fri - 12:30-3:30pm - Ages 4 & 5 years old Class 3 - Tues, Thurs - 8:30-11:30am - Ages 3 & 4 years old Class 4 - Tues, Thurs - 12:30-3:30pm - Ages 3 & 4 years old
Enrollment Process - Enrollment is open to current students for the following year from Jan. 2-15 and packets will be sent home with students before Christmas Break. Enrollment is open to new students for the following school year on Jan. 16th. Enrollment for the current year is always open, dependent upon availability. Printed Registration Form here or call the office (419-446-2545).
Click Here for 2017/18 School Year Online Registration (Begins January 16th, 2017 at 8AM EST)
Registration is not complete until Activity/Registration Fee is received - (Cash or check payable to St. John's Christian Preschool, 700 S. Defiance St., Archbold)
Cost - Activity/Registration Fee due when registering student - $35 Monday, Wednesday, Friday Classes are $80 / month Tuesday, Thursday Classes are $60 / month
History - The Preschool is administered by an advisory Board comprised of members of St. John’s Christian Church, which sets policy and offers support to the Preschool staff. It was set-up as and continues to be focused on being a Christian, non-profit, interracial, interdenominational, and non-political institution. The purpose of the Preschool is to provide children ages three, four, and five with a preschool program that will enrich and extend their physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and creative growth and development. Each child is viewed as an individual; the Preschool’s specific goals and objectives are unique to each child. Basic Christian values are stressed and Christian holidays are observed.