Mission

Goals

  • To provide a distinctly Christian environment

  • To promote the spiritual, social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of young children

  • To provide developmentally appropriate programs for children age two years to Kindergarten

  • To respond to the needs of their families

  • To promote excellence in education, a ministry of St. Paul Lutheran Church

  • Open to all children regardless of race, color, or national and ethnic origin

  • Teach children Christian values

  • Develop appropriate social skills

  • Help each child build a healthy self-concept

  • Develop cognitive and creative skills which prepare the children for future school success

  • Promote physical development

Spiritual

  • Provide opportunities for learning the concepts of the Christian faith

  • Encourage prayer to express needs (acceptance, forgiveness, protection); feelings (love, joy, peace, trust); and thankfulness

  • Celebrate the principal festivals of the church year

  • Promote Christian living with peers, family members and others

Social

  • Teach respect for self and others

  • Promote independence

  • Encourage positive interaction and friendship

Emotional

  • Accept each child as an individual

  • Encourage pride in self and self accomplishments

  • Celebrate individual achievement

Cognitive

  • Development oral and written communication skills

  • Express individual creativity and develop an appreciation for the creativity of others

  • Develop logical and mathematical thinking and problem solving skills

Physical

  • Develop fine and gross motor skills

  • Provide recreational and physical fitness activities

  • Encourage good personal hygiene

Communication

  • Communicate program objectives to parents

  • Provide on-going opportunities for parent/teacher communication

  • Inform school, church, and community members about St. Paul Christian School's activities and accomplishments

  • Provide forums for parent education

Curriculum Objectives

St. Paul Christian School

A ministry of St. Paul Lutheran Church 

Westport, CT 06880

(203) 227-7920