Address: 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Phone: 518-584-7350

Jr K Program in Saratoga Springs, NY

The St. Clement’s Jr K program is for students who will be 5 years old by December 1st of the year they enter school. The program prepares children for their kindergarten year. Jr K is a literature and phonics based program that emphasizes kindergarten readiness skills. Curriculum integration of mathematics, science social studies and religion forms the core program. Children attend Art, Music, Spanish, Physical Education, Technology, and Library classes. Various field trips enhance the curriculum. A teacher and a IMG_0612teacher aide staff the program. The maximum class size is 20 children.

Full day Jr K begins at 7:50am and ends at 2:00pm five days a week. Pre-K Extended Day Program is available for our Jr K children between the hours of 2:00pm and 3:00pm for an hourly rate. Children may then join the Extended Day Program until 5:30pm for an hourly rate.

Our JrK students wear a modified uniform consisting of:

– Navy dress pants

– Navy skort or shorts (girls may wear the K-2 plaid jumper, if desired)

– Navy sweatpants

– Short Sleeve or long sleeve White Polo Shirt w/ logo

– Navy sweater or sweatshirt with logo

Each student is also provided with a gym t-shirt.  This is worn on gym days with blue sweat pants.

Tuition is billed in ten monthly installments through the FACTS Tuition Management Company. Payments begin in July. A nonrefundable registration fee of $50 is required upon application.

Registration begins in November.

JrK Tuition for 2017-2018:  $6,600


Entrance Requirements

  • 5 years of age by December 1
  • Proof of immunization
  • Nonrefundable registration fee of $50 plus one month’s tuition

Jr K Staff

Mrs. Jennifer Dalto, MS

Mrs. Jennifer Dalto came to St. Clement’s as a Jr. K teacher in September 2011.  She received her BS degree from Springfield College, Springfield, MA.  She earned her MS from Wheelock College in Boston, MA.  Mrs. Dalto has permanent certification in NYS in Pre-K-6 and Special Education N-9.  She has team taught in an integrated first grade classroom as well in kindergarten.  She provides a hands-on approach to learning.  She involves parents in her classroom activities.  Children who have spent the year with Mrs. Dalto in JrK are very well-prepared for their kindergarten experience.  Mrs. Dalto and her aide, Mrs. Darcy, provide a warm, nurturing environment where children are encouraged to develop their skills and talents.  Mrs. Dalto presents an integrated curriculum which stimulates her students’ curiosity.