Saint Matthew Cathedral School’s Preschool and Pre-K programs are designed to provide a safe, nurturing, structured learning environment to help prepare young students for Kindergarten. By integrating the HighScope curriculum into the program, children have direct hands-on experiences with materials.  This comprehensive child development program complies with Indiana standards. School readiness is promoted in the readiness content areas: Approaches to Learning; Language, Literacy, and Communication; Social and Emotional Development; Physical Development, Health, and Well-Being; and Arts and Sciences.

Saint Matthew Cathedral School prides itself on providing a solid foundation in the Catholic faith. Our Preschool participates in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Religion Program, opening up young minds to the wonder, beauty, and truth of God’s presence in their lives and in the world!

NEW Schedule Options for 2017-18

The Pre-K at Saint Matthew Cathedral School offers a variety of schedule possibilities to meet your family and child’s needs for the 2017-18 school year:

  • Monday-Friday: 4 yr. old Full Day
  • Monday-Friday: 4 yr. old Half-day
    • Monday/Wednesday/Friday choose a.m. or p.m.
    • Tuesday & Thursday can be p.m. only
  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 4 yr. old Half-day or Full-day
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 3 yr. old Half day a.m. ONLY

Half Days for 3 yr. old Preschool – 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.;  no lunch or naps in the schedule; this classroom is in a separate room from the full day students in order to optimize educational experiences for all.  Tuesdays and Thursdays a.m. ONLY.

Half Days for 4 yr. old Pre-K – M,W,F you can choose the a.m. program from 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. or the p.m. program from 12:00-2:30 p.m.;  Tuesdays and Thursdays you can only be in the afternoon from 12:00-2:30 due to our new 3 yr. old a.m. program;  No lunch or naps in the schedule; this classroom is in a separate room from the 5 days full day students in order to optimize educational experiences for all.

Monday-Friday: 4 yr. old Full Day

5 days a week – Full Days – 8:00am – 2:30pm;  lunch and quiet time in the schedule; this classroom is in a separate room from the half-day students in order to optimize educational experiences for all.

Start your child’s education off right, with an education that promotes spiritual, intellectual, moral, social and physical development.  We focus on preparing our students for Kindergarten.

Educational choices are among the most important decisions we can make for our children.

Call 574-289-4535 and make arrangements to visit and learn about Saint Matthew Cathedral School’s Preschool Program.

 

Cost of our program for the 2017-18 school year

TUITION –  same rates for parishioners & non-parishioners

Monday-Friday   Full-day = $4,000

Monday-Friday   Half-day = $1,575

Mon/Wed/Fri    Half-days = $945

Mon/Wed/Fri    Full-days = $2,400

Tues/Thur    Half-days = $630

This cost breakdown is approx. $3.50/ hour