A group of preschoolers is clustered around a SMART Table learning about habitat. They are dragging virtual animals on the table's touch-screen top to their correct environments, clicking to make the animals howl or cluck. The students love it. They are having such a ball on the preschool's SMART Tables and Osmo systems, they don't even realize how much they are learning or that they are mastering cutting-edge technology at the age of three and four.

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That's what the three and four-year-old preschool programs are about at Mount Paran Christian School: presenting and learning through creativity and play, challenging young minds, and molding spirits while having fun. From the two-story play village inside the Sewell Cottage Preschool common area to the Connections Room filled with SMART Tables, hands-on STEAM curriculum, Osmo gaming systems and iPads, learning means active exploration — always developmentally on-target, always engaging, always Christ-centered.

Preschool Play Village


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Teacher Certifications

All preschool teachers, including Connections teachers, are degreed, Georgia-certified teachers. Some also have earned advanced degrees, gifted certifications, and/or are Orton-Gillingham trained. 

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Covenant Relationship

Every teacher is dedicated to the Christian faith and committed to integrating biblical Truth into all aspects of school life. 

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Small Student-Teacher Ratio

A very small (average 7:1) student-to-teacher ratio guarantees individualized attention, with both a certified teacher and full-time paraprofessional in each classroom.

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Diverse Instructional Approach

Teaching methods include whole-class instruction, small-group centers, purposeful play, music and movement, in-house field trips and speakers, hands-on activities, and technology / STEAM exploration.

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Centers and Small Groups

The center-based curriculum engages students through a structured, small group rotational format with high levels of teacher-student interaction. Children love exploring in these centers and learn valuable social and sharing skills.

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Pre-K3 and pre-k4

The preschool program centers around advanced levels of the Wee Learn curriculum. Students are taught through targeted curricula such as The Wright Skills for Literacy and Math Their Way. The program covers mathematics, language arts, science, fine arts, foreign language, and physical education—exceeding all Georgia Early Learning Standards. Daily Bible instruction and weekly chapels integrate God’s Truth across the curriculum. Enrichment classes include music, Spanish, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math), cooking, media center, and physical education.


TRANSITIONAL KIndeRgarten offered in lower school

As a part of our lower school, MPCS offers a Transitional Kindergarten program available in Kindergarten in unison with our Homeschool Hybrid program (depending on demand). After completion of PK4, this program provides an extra year of learning for young five-year-olds or children that may need additional time for developmental or academic growth. This small class creates the opportunity for developmentally appropriate instruction with a focus on phonics and social skills. These students then move into Kindergarten or first grade the following year with a solid foundation needed for their academic career.

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Full-day preschool students participate in the multi-sensory Kaleidoscope experiences, including movement, cooking, science discovery, and art exploration.


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Community Service

Preschool students contribute to Can-a-Thons and service projects throughout the year. They also participate in the MPCS annual Community Service Day by "adopting" grandparents through partnerships with local retirement communities.


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Connections Room

In this multi-sensory room, students utilize iPads, Osmo learning system, SMART Tables, Epson Solo Interactive Board, science experiments, thematic unit exploration, and cooking stations. Connections classes broaden student minds by introducing unique, skill-driven experiences across a variety of disciplines.


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Play Spaces

In addition to the preschool playground, the two-story indoor play village encourages imaginary play, social skills, and gross motor skill development. Chapel is held in the main commons area, and the Connections Room offers exploratory learning. Students walk to the Adair Gymnasium for P.E. and utilize the Myrick Media Center for Critical Thinking centers.


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High School Role Models

Preschool students have the unique opportunity to interact with the upper grades at MPCS through school activities, service days, and athletic events. High school students help out in preschool classrooms. Their world comes with built-in role models.


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Junior Eagles

Our preschoolers enjoy the benefits of being a part of a larger school. They are Eagle fans from the start, attending football game tailgate parties, spirit events, and large school assemblies. Children feel a part of the "big" school and love interacting with older students. 


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Eagle Adventure Zone

Our after-school program for grades PK3-fifth is offered every day until 6:00 p.m. Active play and focused, hands-on learning are always taking place in EAZ! There is an additional fee for this service. 

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"The PreK program has given my daughter the gift of time: time to mature, time to grow, time to lead. The teachers love to learn and are making sure our children do the same. They have the time and space to work on academic principles partnered with biblical truth. The concepts presented are advanced but fun and exciting and are thoroughly preparing her for the jump to kindergarten at the big scchool. The PK program is the best decision we have ever made for our child."

-A. Pugmire, Parent

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