Preschool

Preschool

Welcome to Arcadia Preschool!

The Arcadia Preschool is in session Mondays through Thursdays.  We have an AM session (7:35 - 10:35 am) and a PM session (11:45 - 2:45 pm). 
We are a special needs preschool that services children ages 3-5 years old who qualify with significant delays in the areas of speech/language, fine motor and large motor abilities, behavior, cognitive, and/or social/emotional.  We are an inclusive classroom of children with special needs and  typically developing peers who serve as role models. 
 
Our class ratio is 1 adult per 8 students with a maximum of 16 students.  We serve preschoolers with qualifying special needs in the Arcadia School District.
Our preschool is state licensed and follows the preschool standards set forth by the State of Ohio. Our program was awarded a 5 Star Award under the Ohio Department of Education and the Job and Family Services Step Up To Quality. Step Up To Quality is a Five-Star Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System created to recognize and promote early learning and development programs that meet quality standards over and above the health and safety licensing requirements.
 
Our program follows developmentally appropriate practices (DAP), implementing the DLM Early Childhood Express, Incredible Flexible You and Phonemic Awareness Heggerty curricula. 
Mrs. Lynn Vera is the preschool teacher along with paraprofessionals, Ms. Dana Desgranges . Together we make a very fun loving team who loves to teach young children!  We are VERY excited for the school year! 
If you suspect your child (age 3-5) may have developmental delays in one or more of the areas mentioned above, please contact preschool supervisor Donna Losiewicz from the Hancock County Educational Service Center at 419-422-7525 for further information. 
 
Information and forms for the peer model screening and enrollment are available on the Peer Model page.  

Please feel free to email any questions or forms to the email below for a prompt response.

 

2020-21 Preschool Supply List

This year your child will not need a bookbag. Each child will be given a bag for transporting their class folder, papers, and a water bottle.
Please label all supplies with your child's name. Each child will have their own drawer to store their supplies.
  • 1- 12 ounce leak proof water bottle
  • 2-8 pack of washable Markers (any brand)
  • 1 box of 12 count Crayola Colored Pencils (Crayola Brand)
  • 1 pair of children's scissors
  • 8- Elmer's purple glue -glue sticks
  • 4 ounce School Glue (any brand)
  • 1 small package of sidewalk chalk
  • 4 cans Playdough (any brand)
  • Package of 4 Expo whiteboard Markers (pen size)
  • 1 package of baby wipes (no hard plastic boxes)
  • 1 large box of tissues
  • 1 box of Ziplock baggies (girls bring quart size, boys bring gallon size)
  • 1 oversized old long-sleeved T-shirt   (At least 2-3 sizes bigger than your child usually wears)

Thank you for your patience as we finalize plans for the 2020-21 school year.

Stay healthy, 

Mrs. Vera

 

Class Schedules

 Am Preschool
7:35-10:35
Pm Preschool 
11:45-2:45 
 

Peer Model Screening

The screening date of March 20, 2020 for the 2020-21 school year has been postponed until further notice due to the Ohio CoVid-19 Pandemic restrictions.  
If  you have already submitted a Peer Model Information and Screening form for your child we will be contacting you when a new screening date has been established. 
 
Peer Model Information and Screening forms are available on the Peer Model Page. 
 
Families completing a Peer Model Information and Screening form for the 2020-21 school year will be put on a waiting list. 
 f you would like to add your child to the waiting list you may drop off the form to the Elementary Office or send by either of the following options.
 
Mail:                                                                                                Email:    veral@hancockesc.org 
Arcadia Elementary School
c/o Lynn Vera
19033 State Route 12 
Arcadia, Ohio 44804 
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