St James Preschool Program

Where Little Things Make a Big Difference!

What makes our preschool program so special?

We offer two different preschool programs to meet the needs of children 3 to 5 years of age. Our programs incorporate “The Creative Curriculum,” “Zoo Phonics,” and also include (but are not limited to) the following academics:

Pre-3 Program
Tuesday and Thursday, 12:00-2:30 (students MUST be 3 years old before Sept.1 and potty trained)
*Color/ Shape recognition *Number recognition 1-5 *Introduce letters, upper case *Counting to 10 or more *Introduce letter sounds *Sorting/ categorizing similar objects

Kindergarten Preparatory Program
Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m. -11:00a.m. (students MUST be 4 years old before Sept. 1 and potty trained)
*Develop letter and sound recognition *Practice with proper letter formation, upper and lower case *Follow the “Zoo Phonics” Preschool Reading & Writing Curriculum *Simple words/ Sight words *Take home books/ pre-reading skills *Daily Religion lessons from the “I Am Special” curriculum *Counting to 30 or more *Writing numbers 1-20 *Simple addition and subtraction *Introduce Science/ Social Studies experiences

Both of our programs are theme-based and are designed to build upon each other while preparing your child for the next step. We believe that each child is unique, learns in different ways and at different rates.

For more information, please call the office at 630-469-8060 or e-mail our Preschool teacher, Mrs. Friend, at:

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490 South Park Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois