About Preschool

Developing a Lasting Love for Learning

Providence Preschool is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing premier Christian education for children ages 2 -5 years. Our preschool develops in young children a lifelong love of learning by honoring each child’s natural talents and abilities in partnership with parents. We forge an indelible path towards the cultivation of confident, independent, young minds.

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All About Preschool

Providence Preschool is first and foremost, a Christian preschool. We are part of Providence School and share their mission statement, statement of faith, and educational philosophy. Choosing the right preschool for your child is a very important decision. Providence Preschool looks forward to partnering with you in your child’s education.

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Create Lifelong Learners

Providence Preschool, provides a Christ-centered, quality preschool education that creates lifelong learners. Our teachers provide a nurturing environment for K-2, K-3, K-4 and Jr. Kindergarten students to promote academic, spiritual, emotional, and social growth. Through positive reinforcement, we strive to instill the value and joy of learning within each child.

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Biblical Foundation

We believe all our students are a gift from God, created in His image and loved by Him. Our curriculum is taught from a Biblical perspective that allows children to experience God’s love for them and lays a foundation for their future spiritual development. By integrating God’s Word throughout the day, your child will gain an understanding of who the Creator is and how He intervenes in the world around them.

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Hands-On Learning

Our curriculum is engaging and fosters a love of learning in your child. We believe preschoolers are active learners; therefore, developmentally appropriate learning centers, activities, and hands on opportunities to explore are readily available. 

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Partnering With Parents

Our goal at Providence Preschool is to partner with you as the parent in preparing your child to fulfill God’s purpose for his or her life. We consider this partnership a great privilege that allows us to work together to cultivate hearts, challenge minds, and impact future generations. As our faculty of Christian teachers interacts with the children on a daily basis, they strive to instill in each one the knowledge of Jesus Christ.

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Maintaining Top Accreditations

Providence Preschool program is accredited through FCIS and ACSI and voluntarily complies with licensing requirements for the state of Florida. All preschool staff are trained annually in CPR, First Aid, and Early Education professional development. 

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Top Bee Character Development

An extension of our character development curriculum is our Top Bee Program. Each week a child from every class is selected as a Top Bee. This is based on demonstrating the Fruits of the Spirit and following The Golden Rule. The Top Bee is announced at the beginning of every chapel.  Top Bee’s join our Director on the stage and are recognized for their amazing choices. The Top Bee’s picture is then placed in the school beehive for all to see! 

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Galatians 5:22

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Jr. Kindergarten

Our Junior Kindergarten program provides a bridge between preschool and kindergarten for young 5-year-olds who may need a little more time to develop a strong beginning foundation. It is designed to ensure that all students have the skills and confidence they need to achieve their full potential the following year in kindergarten.

Our god is a great god, especially for preschoolers.

Weekly Chapel

One of the greatest privileges of being a preschool student at Providence is the opportunity to gather for weekly chapel. There are also special chapel services throughout the year featuring the Providence High School chapel team and New Life’s children’s ministry team. 


We open at 7:00 AM and close at 6:00 PM.

Yes! We are an approved provider of Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK). We offer three-hour morning and/or afternoon programs. In addition, we offer VPK wrap-around programs that provide extended hours. A VPK certificate needs to be submitted upon enrollment. To obtain a VPK certificate, please go to www.elcduval.org.

We offer half-day, extended-day and full-day five day a week programs for all age groups. In addition, we offer a three day a week half-day, extended-day or full-day program for our K-2 students.

We value your family’s confidence in choosing a Christian education at Providence Preschool and strive to provide the best value, competitive rates, and most unique opportunities for our students. For more tuition information, please visit the Admissions Process page.

All meals and snacks are included in the cost of tuition. Providence School partners with SAGE Dining Services, a premier provider of dining services and gourmet catering to private schools and colleges across the United States, to prepare nutritious lunches for students. Visit the Dining page for more information. 

Yes, we offer a 10% sibling discount for our students enrolled in our Full Day program.

Yes. We require all students to submit the DH680 Immunization form and be current with all required immunizations.

Yes. Summer camp is offered in four two-week themed sessions beginning in June. Sign up for all four or select the sessions that fit your summer plans. Themes from prior years include: Wild, Wild West, Let’s Get “Royal”, Ahoy Matey!, and Under The Stars. Information for summer camp registration will be available in the spring.

Background Checks
Providence Preschool conducts a comprehensive background check on all prospective employees and frequent visitors.

Secure Campus
Providence Preschool operates under a secure campus protocol with all exterior doors locked at all times.

CPR/First Aid
All Providence Preschool staff members are trained in CPR. First Aid is taught as required by state licensing agency/regulations so that you can feel confident that your child is safe and receiving the best care possible at our preschool.

Classrooms have 14-16 children depending on the program and age of the child. Every classroom has two teachers – a lead teacher and an assistant teacher.

Our classes fill up quickly and once filled, a wait pool for each program and/or age group is established. In order to be added to the wait pool, families need to have toured our facility, submit an application and pay the application fee. You can find out more by visiting the Admission Process page.

Our Academic Calendar lists all the days and holidays we are closed. We are open year round, including summer, except for the week of July 4th and between Christmas and New Years. Visit the Calendar page for more information.

I love my teachers and friends!
Jesus loves me!

Claudia G., Preschool student