Marlton Christian Academy Preschool is a
private state licensed facility reaching students
2 years old through Transitional Kindergarten.
Marlton Christian Academy Preschool is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).We specialize in small class size, advanced curriculum, and a nurturing Christian environment.
Our mission is to provide a loving and safe environment wherein each child’s academic, emotional, spiritual, and physical needs can be met with excellence. Each child is a gift from God and is treated with kindness and respect.
We at Marlton Christian Academy have purposed to provide an atmosphere that will promote positive socialization, confidence, and a strong academic foundation. We are committed to the enrichment of each child by providing a loving Christian environment. Our hope is to build a strong bond between the child, the parents, and the school.
The Academic Program at Marlton Christian Academy presents a wide variety of teacher-directed and informal learning activities in individual, small, and large group situations to foster growth and development in all the areas of your child’s life.
WHAT MAKES US SPECIAL
Our Christian curriculum which is taught daily, is Biblically based and focuses
on developing the Christian character of the child.
Our learning centers and academic curriculum are hands-on, art based,
and focuses on all areas of Preschool development.
Our student/teacher ratios are low with an emphasis n individualized attention.
Age-appropriate classroom instruction
Structured play (indoor and outdoor)
Story time and drama
Thematic approach to curriculum
Letters A-Z in capital and lower cases: Children will learn the phonetic sound of the letter, to recognize and identify each letter, and write each letter. Letters are taught once a week in a thematic approach.
Numbers 1-20: Children will learn to count from 1 to 20. They will learn to recognize, identify and write numbers 1 through 10. They will learn comparison of numbers, patterning and quantity sets.
Colors: Children will be exposed to 12 or more colors. They will learn to recognize and identify their colors. They will learn to mix primary colors to make new colors.
Shapes: Children will learn to recognize and identify 5 primary shapes and to create various objects from these shapes.
Phonetic language approach: Children will learn the phonetic sounds of all the letters of the alphabet. They will learn how to recognize these sounds at the beginning of words. Our Transitional Kindergarten will advance to learning how to blend letters and form words.
Whole language approach: Children will be exposed to the Big Book Language Series through the year.
Science is included weekly as part of the weekly theme.
Daily children are exposed to songs, finger plays, and singing games as vehicles to assist them in learning Christian and academic skills. At times we sing songs just because they are fun.
Twice a week we have Music and Movement which includes songs, finger plays, rhythm band, musical games, acting out favorite stories, free movement to music, and many other musically based curriculum where imagination and expression are encouraged.
Gross Motor Skills:
Weekly gross motor skills are a part of our curriculum. We also have a gymnasium, outside play areas, and a new state of the art 40,000sq ft indoor turf field/basketball court.
Small Muscle Skills:
Cutting, pasting and many other skills are developed in our daily art projects.
Uses the A Beka curriculum. It is a Christian curriculum which covers Bible, language and math skills, writing, science, history, community helpers, character traits and music. It is a phonetic approach to language development.
Bible Based Curriculum
Our Christian curriculum is Biblically based and focuses on developing the Christian character of the child, taught daily and throughout the day.
Marlton Christian Academy Preschool is widely known for our outstanding Musical Programs that give our children an opportunity to share their gifts and talents. The children have opportunity to perform beautiful songs, poems, memorized scriptures and dramas in our all school Thanksgiving, Christmas and Graduation Programs.
The spiritual foundation that our children receive serves as a strong base for their future.
HOURS & REGISTRATION
PROGRAMS & HOURS
September (the Tuesday after Labor Day),
through the middle of June.
(Summer Camp is available July-August)
9:00 AM 12:00 Noon
Half-Day Lunch Preschool:
8:00 or 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM or 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
MCA Preschool will be closed
on the following holidays
Thanksgiving and Day after Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday)
Christmas Eve*, Christmas Day, Day after Christmas
New Year’s Eve*, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day*
March or April:
*Holiday Care is provided for full-day students upon request
Persons wishing to attend Marlton Christian Academy must meet the following entrance requirements:
Children must be between 2 and 5 years old.
The necessary application/enrollment forms must be completed.
A non-refundable registration fee must be paid at the time of application. Available spots are given on a first come basis upon the acceptance of an application/registration. Waiting Lists are kept current as needed.