Sea Island Presbyterian Day School is a half-day preschool program operating for nine months, August – May. Each school day begins in the at 8:50 a.m. and concludes at 12:10 p.m. or 1:10 p.m. depending on the day.
Our Half-Day Preschool Classes
Children must be 16 months by September 1st of the school year. The class meets two or three days per week (Tuesday/Thursday) or (Monday/Wednesday/Friday). Young Two year-old classes have a 9:2 student-teacher ratio.
Children who will be two by September 1st may register for the two, three or five morning two-year-old class. Classes have a 12:2 student-teacher ratio.
Children who will be three by September 1st may register for two, three or five morning classes. The classes have a 12:2 student-teacher ratio. Three-year-olds need to be potty-trained or working towards it.
Children who will be four by September 1st may register for the five morning Pre-K class. The classes have a 16:2 student-teacher ratio. Pre-K students must be potty-trained.
The staff at Sea Island Presbyterian Day School have experience and/or degrees in early childhood education. A Lead teacher and an Assistant teacher is assigned to each room. Teachers participate in a variety of workshops, conferences, and seminars as professional development throughout the year. Teachers are available to discuss a child’s progress with parents on an as needed basis. A phone conference will take place within the first three weeks of school beginning. Specific discussions take place during Parent/Teacher conferences which are scheduled in January each year.
In creating class groupings, consideration is given to boy/girl ratio and age range is considered for two year-old classroom placement. Sea Island Presbyterian Day School does not honor teacher requests. The Day School will place twins or triplets in the same class unless the Director is notified of the parent’s desire to separate them.