CLASSES

 Classroom Hours for the 2018 -2019 School Year:
TODDLER Is
Age as of Sept. 1st: 15-17 months & walking
Adult-to-Child Ratio: ≤ 1:3
Number of classes: 1
Attendance: Fridays
Class Meets: 9:00am – 1:00pm

TODDLER IIs
Age as of Sept. 1st: 18-25 months
Adult-to-Child Ratio: ≤ 1:4
Number of classes: 2
Attendance: 2 days/week
Class Meets: 9:00 – 1:00

TWOS
Age as of Sept. 1st: 2 years old
Adult-to-Child Ratio: ≤ 1:5
Number of classes: 2
Attendance: 2 days/week
Class Meets: 9:00 – 1:00

THREES
Age as of Sept. 1st: 3 years old
Adult-to-Child Ratio: ≤ 1:6
Number of classes: 2
Attendance: 3 days/week
Class Meets: 9:00 – 1:00 MWF
Optional Wed Extended Day 1:00 – 1:55 Sept. – May

PRE-K
Age as of Sept. 1st: 4 years old
Adult-to-Child Ratio: ≤ 1:8
Number of classes: 2
Attendance: 4 days/week, TWTHF
Class Meets: 9:00 – 1:55 TWTH
9:00 – 1:00 Fri

SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAMS

  • MUSIC – The Twos, Threes and Pre-K classes attend weekly music class. The children learn songs and rhythms and incorporate movement into this fun time.
  • EXTENDED DAY – An optional program offered to children in the Threes class 1:00 to 1:55 on Wednesdays starting in September.  Extended Day includes such activities as music, stories, Spanish, cooking, sewing, crafts, creative movement, and outside play.
  • CHURCH TIME – The Toddler IIs, Twos, Threes, and Pre-K classes attend a monthly Church Time in the Westminster Presbyterian Church sanctuary. Westminster Presbyterian Church Pastors and selected parishioners are the presenters. The program offers a child-oriented time to sing, pray, and hear Christian stories. Students learn a new bible verse each month.
  • ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS – Westminster invites outside programs to the school to help the children develop an awareness of their surroundings and sharpen observation skills, build vocabularies through concrete experience, and observe the way people live and work and how the community functions. Visitors to our school include firefighters, storytellers, puppeteers, dancers, gymnasts, nutritionists, professional chef, musicians, a veterinarian, dentist, and the Austin Nature Center.

WESTMINSTER SCHOOL CALENDAR:

WPDS 2018-2019 SCHOOL CALENDAR