Preschool

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All Saints Preschool is a ministry of All Saints Presbyterian Church.

All Saints Preschool provides a loving environment for each child to safely explore the wonder of God's World. We use a play-based curriculum that introduces numbers and letters to children in a developmentally appropriate manner. Our top priority is shepherding each child's heart through healthy play and positive social, cognitive, and physical activities.

2018 - 2019 Calendar

Back to School Day
August 30, 2018
First Day of School
September 4, 2018
Thanksgiving Break
November 19-23, 2018
Christmas Break Begins
December 14, 2018
Classes Resume
January 7, 2019
Spring Break
March 18-22, 2019
Last Day of Classes
May 16, 2019

Registration

Ages

For the 2018-2019 school year, we will be offering classes for children ages 15 months to Pre-K (5 years old), as of 9/1/18.

Days & Times

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • We follow AISD for school delays/closings due to inclement weather. If AISD closes or delays, we will close for the day.
  • Extended-Day option available for 3's and Pre-K classes.

Tuition

$280 per month with a $140 non-refundable registration and supply fee due upon acceptance.

As a ministry of All Saints Presbyterian Church, we want our preschool to be available to all families, regardless of finances. As such, we have a scholarship program available. Please contact the director for details.

Pay Tuition

Tuition payments are due by the 4th of each month. Payments can be submitted via check, made out to "All Saints Presbyterian Church," or by creating an online direct deposit account.

Frequently Asked Questions

What age does preschool begin?

15 months old through 5 years.

When is preschool in session?

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Are there options for my child to stay longer?

We offer Extended Day from 1:00 - 2:00 PM both Tuesdays and Thursdays for our 3s, 4s and 5s students . This is not a drop-in option; parents must sign up for a six-week session.

How much does your preschool cost?

2018-2019 tuition is $280 per month with a non-refundable $140 yearly registration fee. This cost increases by a small percentage each year.

What do you teach the children?

We are a Christian play-based preschool that provides plenty of time for free play, creative and dramatic play, and outdoor time. We believe children learn best through play and imagination. Our curriculum for our 3’s and 4’s classes is Called “My Father’s World” and for our 1’s and 2’s is called “ABC Jesus Loves Me.”

The students alternate weekly between chapel and music classes. Music is taught by a partnership with the Armstrong Community Music School.

What food do you provide? Do you provide snack?

Parents pack their own child’s lunch and snack. We operate this way because children have different food preferences and sensitivities. During Extended Day, however, we do provide a snack.

Does my child need to be potty-trained to attend?

Children in our 3’s and 4’s class must be potty-trained to attend.

When can I register for the next school year?

February 1st is Open Enrollment.

Do you offer preschool tours?

Most Tuesdays at 10:30. To schedule a tour, please contact Kim Levell or Emily Gaertner.

What are the class sizes?

  • 1’s class: up to 8 students
  • 2’s and 3’s classes: up to 10 students
  • 4’s and 5’s: up to 12 students

All classes have two teachers and all teachers have been background-checked.

Are you licensed?

All Saints Preschool is not currently a licensed child-care center through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, as licensing is not offered to two-day programs.

Contact

7808 Rialto Blvd Austin, TX 78735 | 512-953-1665

Emily Gaertner

Emily Gaertner

All Saints Preschool Director

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Emily was born and raised in central Florida, and graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida in 2001. Soon after graduating, she moved to Austin, TX where she married her husband, Ryan. She attended Texas State University as a newlywed and received a M.A. in Elementary Education, specializing in Early Childhood through 4th grade.

From 2004-2007 Emily worked as a classroom teacher at a classical Christian school in Austin. She and Ryan have attended All Saints since fall 2006. They have two daughters, Emma (11) and Mary Claire (9), with whom she has had many wonderful adventures over the last few years! Emily joined the staff of All Saints as Preschool Director in 2016.

“All Saints Preschool is the embodiment of two of my deepest joys - my love for children and my love for God and His word. I consider it a great honor to be a part of the preschool and I look forward to experiencing the magic and wonder of days spent with precious little ones in the year to come.”

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Kim Levell

All Saints Preschool Assistant Director

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Kim was born and raised in Dallas and now lives in Austin with her husband Michael and two children, ages five and seven. She has a bachelor's degree in Child and Family Studies and Psychology from the University of Tennessee, a Masters in Counseling from Amberton University, and is a former Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. She is also a former special education teacher and behavior specialist. Kim's most recent work venture was as the Children's Ministry Director at All Saints - from 2008 until 2010, when she had her son. Kim enjoys cooking, listening to music, reading, and spending time with her family. Kim joined the All Saints Preschool staff in 2017.