Pre-K Program in Saratoga Springs NY
The St. Clement’s Pre-K program is for 4-year-old children. The program prepares children for their kindergarten year. Pre-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. A teacher and a teacher associate staff the program. Class size maximum is 20 students.
The half day program meets five, half days per week. The morning session is from 9:00am to 11:30am. The afternoon session is from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. Full day Pre-K begins at 9:00am and ends at 3:00pm. Pre-K Extended Day Program is available for our Pre-K children between the hours of 8:00am and 3:00pm for an hourly rate. After 3:00pm, children may enter the regular Extended Day Program until 5:30pm.
Tuition is billed in ten monthly installments through the FACTS Tuition Management Company. Payments begin in July.
Registration begins in November.
- 4 years of age by December 1
- Proof of immunization
- Nonrefundable registration fee of $300
Mrs. O’Toole came to St. Clement’s in September 2000. She previously taught Pre-Kindergarten for seven years at St. Jude’s in Wynantskill. She received her AA degree in Applied Science from the Hudson Valley Community College. Mrs. O’Toole has attended numerous seminars and workshops sponsored by the Albany Diocese. She and her aide, Mrs. Diane Kircher, provided an exciting learning experience for those who are preparing to enter kindergarten. Just step into her classroom and experience the enthusiasm for learning!
Mrs. Joanne McFadden, B.S., M.S.
Mrs. McFadden earned her B.S. degree at St. Michael’s College in Vermont. She received her Masters of Science in Teaching from Plattsburgh State University in 1998. She is permanently certified in NYS Pre-K through Grade 6. She brings her enthusiasm for learning into the classroom each and every day. She seems the uniqueness of each child. She is proficient in the many forms of technology available in our school and readily brings it into her classroom.