Preschool

LIC #434412730

Welcome to Legacy Christian Preschool

Our theme-based curriculum offers a variety of learning experiences that fosters growth spiritually, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. Along with an experienced, nurturing staff, our program is designed to meet the needs of each student while encouraging exploration, critical thinking and self care skills.

LCS accepts children who are at least 2 years, 9 months of age through age 5 and fully potty trained. All of our preschool classes include daily academics, in addition to time for playing and exploring.

Building a legacy one child at a time.

Pathways for Preschool

Circle Time

  • Large group activity
  • Singing, moving and listening
  • Language and vocabulary skills
  • Tales in the Barnyard stories

Prereading

  • Letter recognition
  • Auditory recognition
  • Print awareness
  • Color recognition
  • Language expression
  • Rhyming
  • Auditory discrimination

Premath

  • Counting and number recognition
  • Sorting and sequencing
  • Opposites and positional words
  • Shape recognition

Science

  • Science and observation skills
  • Hands-on-learning

Art

  • Creative Expression
  • Hand-eye coordination

Motor Development

  • Prewriting activities
  • Scissor skills
  • Hop, skip, jump
  • Social interaction

Bible

  • Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments
  • Bible verses
  • Character emphasis

Enrichment

  • Chapel assembly
  • iPads – Bible stories
  • Math games

Kindergarten Prep

Our Kinder Prep classes include daily academics, in addition to time for playing and exploring. We equip and fully prepared our students for kindergarten.

In order to qualify for Kinder Prep, your child must be 4 years old by September 1st. Students in our preschool program who turn 4 years old during the school year will remain in their preschool classes until promotion day in August. If your child will not be 4 by September 1st, we recommend you check out our 3 & 4 year old preschool program.

Building a legacy one child at a time.

Circle Time

  • Songs, rhymes, and musical games
  • Additional music to compliment lessons
  • Traditional literature, nursery rhymes, poetry
  • Auditory memory
  • Listening questions to develop comprehension

Prereading

  • Language acquisition and development
  • Recognition of letter
  • Phonemic awareness of alphabet sounds
  • Short vowel sound recognition and final consonants
  • Optional beginning reading for early learners

Handwriting

  • Correct posture, pencil grip, and paper placement
  • Finger tracing and pencil tracking left to right
  • Upper and lowercase alphabet and numbers to 20

Mathematics

  • Number recognition to 20
  • Counting to 100
  • Shape recognition, patterning, sequencing,
  • Calendar, clock, coins measurement
  • Fractions
  • Position words
  • Ordinals

Science

  • Seasonal changes of plants, animals, animal families and homes
  • Hands on experiments, cooking, weather, space, and magnets

Art

  • Craft activities correlated with theme units
  • Creative expression

Motor Development

  • Fine and gross activities: games, action rhymes, and songs

Social Studies

  • Concepts of God’s plan for the child and family
  • Patriotism, patriotic symbols and holidays
  • Community helpers, transportation

Bible

  • Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments
  • Memory verses
  • Character emphasis

Enrichment

  • Chapel assembly
  • iPads – Bible stories
  • Math games
Building a legacy one child at a time.

Summer Camp

We offer summer camp with a full day and extended day schedule. Our themes provide academic enrichment, Bible lessons, sports, music, special events, guests, and plenty of fun!

Preschool Admissions

We welcome children ranging in ages from 2 years 9 months to 5 years. Our warm, caring environment is sensitive to the needs of each child. This may be the first school experience for some children so, with love and encouragement we guide our students through our program inspiring a love for God and learning.

The communication between home and school are a key element in a child’s success in school. Newsletters and emails with important school information will come home on a regular basis and there are many opportunities to get involved here at Legacy with the events we have planned throughout the year.

Building a legacy one child at a time.

Pre-Requisites

3-year-old preschool class: Children must be 2 years 9 months and independent in the bathroom not requiring assistance for basic needs. Pull-ups and diapers are not allowed.

Kindergarten Prep class: Students must be 4 years of age by September.

Class Sizes

3-year-old classes can accommodate 20 students with two adults, 1 fully qualified teacher and I aide.

Kindergarten Prep classes can accommodate 15 students with two adults, 1 fully qualified teacher and I aide.

Enrollment Procedures

for Preschool

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Visit Our Campus

Take a tour of our campus to see all our school has to offer for your family.
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Apply Online

Create an account on Gradelink. Once you’ve registered your email address, follow to steps to complete the new student enrollment.
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Complete the Process

Your application will be processed upon receipt of the non-refundable $100 application fee. Please mail or drop off your one-time $100 application fee to 420 Allegan Circle, San Jose, CA 95123 or pay through our online form. Include your child’s first and last name in the memo.

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Finalization

Additional licensing forms need to be completed and will be provided by our office.

Provide a copy of your child’s immunization record and birth certificate.

Licensing Forms

  Licensing Authority

  LIC613A Personal Rights

  LIC627 Consent for Medical Treatment

  LIC702 Health History

  LIC995 Parent’s Rights

  LIC700 Identification & Emergency Information

  LIC701 Physician’s Report

  PUB269 Child Care Seat Law

  PUB515 Lead Information

  Tuition Payment Agreement 23-24

  Tuition Payment Agreement 24-25

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Acceptance Notice

You will be contacted if an entrance or placement assessment is required. Enrollment fees are due at the time of acceptance. Our office manager will let you know if we need additional information for your child’s file.