Early Childhood

About Early Childhood

Cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of the whole child for three and four-year olds.
In our Early Childhood Program, Park City Day School’s youngest learners explore their world and discover the wonder of learning through conversation, group activities, books, music, science and technology, art, and outdoor play. Designed to encourage and preserve the natural curiosity and wonderment with which our youngest learners come to us, these fundamental learning experiences allow students to develop skills, learn new concepts, make connections, and deepen prior knowledge. Teachers establish a close partnership with parents in order to maintain a strong school-to-home connection.

Early Childhood Fast Facts

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  • PCDS Early Childhood By The Numbers

    • One Preschool classroom of two teachers welcomes three year-olds turning four during the academic year. 
    • Preschool meets 8:15am-12:30pm for morning program 3-5 days a week; 8:15-3:30pm for full-day program 3-5 days a week. 
    • One Jr.Kindergarten classroom of two teachers welcomes four year-olds turning five during the academic year.
    • Jr.Kindergarten meets 8:15am-12:30pm for morning program 5 days a week; 8:15-3:30pm for full-day program 5 days a week.
    • Extended-day care is availble until 5:30pm M-F
    • Flexible schedules allow for parents and teachers to determine the best enrollment schedule for each student individiually within the parameters of our program goals. 
  • PCDS Early Childhood students engage in:

    • A community of learners with older PCDS students through cross-age student buddy pairings and all-school assemblies.  
    • A rich learning & nurturing environment with high expectations.
    • A supportive classroom setting that can meet individual needs.
    • Specialist enrichment in areas such as Visual Arts, Music, Science and technology, Spanish, and Physical Education.
  • PCDS Early Childhood parents can expect:

    • A safe community in which each child is known and cared for.
    • A commitment to meeting each child's needs.
    • A committment to nuturing and preserving wonderment, creativity, and curiosity
    • Detailed narrative assessments and regular school/home communications.
    • Constructive partnership with the team of EC and specialist teachers.

A Joy for Learning

In our vibrant Preschool classroom, there’s lots of learning through play—and laughter. Here, children enjoy a supportive environment that fosters their creativity and builds their independence. Meet our early childhood faculty.

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