Welcome to our Preschool! East Valley Tribune Readers named Love of Christ Preschool a top Preschool in Mesa! The readers decided that our quality staff, curriculum, Christian atmosphere, affordable tuition and flexible scheduling set our Preschool above other Mesa Preschools.
We have been serving this community for more than 20 years. Love of Christ Preschool is a nonprofit organization which admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to students at our school. We invite you to learn more about the quality, affordable, early childhood educational experience we offer.
Love of Christ Preschool provides; within a Christian framework; a safe, loving, nurturing environment which encourages growth, development and learning at the child’s individual pace.The school recognizes Christ as the source of all truth with each learning experience viewed through His Word. With parental responsibility in mind, our program is designed to supplement, rather than replace spiritual training in the home.Our experienced, caring staff design lessons to develop reading, writing and math readiness; motor skills; socialization; and emotional growth. This is accomplished by introducing a wide variety of fun-filled, age appropriate activities which include: Music and rhythm, Arts and crafts using a wide variety of media, story time, games and free play, Religious educations, special events, Inter-generational activities snack time and much more.
Love of Christ Preschool is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services and operated by Love of Christ Lutheran Church. The school is a non-profit organization which admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basic of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its education policies, admission policies, and other school-administered programs.
Throughout the year, we have special events for our preschoolers. We do not do off campus field trips. To add extra excitement to our preschool program, Love of Christ Preschool regularly schedules special events and guest speakers to visit our school such as:
Mesa Police Officers
Phoenix Zoo Mobile
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
Mother’s Day Tea Parties
Our preschool hours are 9-11:30am any day we are open. We follow the Mesa Public Schools’ calendar for holidays closed. Your child will be placed according to age: If your child is 3 yrs. old by the child's first day of class and toilet trained, he/she will be in a Preschool class. If your child is 4 yrs. Old by September 1st of the current school year and will attend Kindergarten the following school year, he/she will be in a Pre-K class. Each classroom has a teacher and a teacher’s aide, and a very desirable student to teacher ratio.
2018/19 Registration form for Half Day
2018/19 Half Day Calendar
Summer Half Day Preschool
Love of Christ Preschool offers a half Day Summer Program. Currently enrolled students or new students attending Love of Christ Preschool in the fall, the summer registration fee is $20 if enrolled by May 1st and $30 if enrolled after May 1st. For students new to Love of Christ Preschool and only attending our summer program, the registration fee is $30.
The summer program offers a variety of theme based curriculum incorporating songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and more.
Our Full day Preschool is an extension of our established half day program. Our staff introduces exciting theme based units designed to further stimulate growth in creativity; language; social and motor skills; and emotional development.
You have the flexibility to choose the days and hours your child attends Love of Christ Full Day Preschool. Each classroom has a teacher and teacher’s aide, and a very desirable student to teacher ratio.
To register your child for preschool, pick up a copy of the short registration form available from the Preschool office or download one. Complete the form and bring back to the Preschool office along with the non-refundable registration fee. Register before May 1st and the registration fee is $75.00. Register after May 1st and the registration fee is $85.00. Please call Preschool Director, Janice Herron, at 981-6199 X33, with questions. M-TH between 8-4:30, Fridays 8-3:30.
The monthly tuition costs vary depending on the number of days and hours per week.
For Love of Christ Half Day Preschool
Tuesday/Thursday tuition is $135.00 per month.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday tuition is $160 per month.
5 days per week tuition is $230.00 per month.
For Love of Christ Full Day Preschool
The monthly tuition depends upon the number of days per week and hours per day required.
7:30 – 9:00 AM
8:00 – 9:00 AM
9:00 – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
The one time registration fee for Love of Christ Full or Half Day Preschool is non-refundable. Register before May 1st, and the registration fee is $75.00.
Register after May 1st, and the registration fee is $85.00.
Families with more than one child registered receive a 10% discount on the monthly tuition of the second child. Active members of Love of Christ Lutheran Church receive a 15% discount on the monthly tuition.