PRESCHOOL K3 + K4
Preschool is your child’s first “school” experience … their first step in their educational journey. Preschool at NCCS is a magical, engaging experience that not only equips our students for kindergarten, but also taps into their natural curiosity. Our preschoolers gain an invaluable and lasting excitement for learning.
A hands-on, centers-based curriculum ensures a developmentally appropriate approach for our youngest learners. Inspired by today’s best practices in early childhood education, the NCCS preschool program teaches reading, math, STEAM, practical life skills, the arts, and more. Lessons are taught with a cross-curricular, biblical emphasis and undergird fine and gross motor skills. And the best part? Our students LOVE school!
NCCS PRESCHOOL DISTINCTIVES
Creating lifelong learners.
North Cobb Christian School, a private school in Kennesaw, Georgia, provides a Christ-centered, quality preschool education that creates lifelong learners. Our teachers provide a nurturing environment for K3 and K4 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.
Establishing Biblical worldview
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 worldview, which allows children to see God’s Hand in all areas of study and lays a foundation for their future spiritual growth. By integrating God’s Word in all studies, your student gains a clearer understanding of who the Creator is and how He intervenes in the world around them.
Utilizing a hands-on curriculum.
Our private school curriculum is engaging and fosters a love of learning in your child. The three-year-old curriculum prepares students by setting a solid foundation for pre-reading, math, and social skills. The four-year-old curriculum focuses on phonics, hands-on math activities, handwriting, and Bible lessons. Social studies and science lessons are also incorporated into the subject matter. Like our Creator, we value creativity and exploration; therefore, we give your child time each day to play, be creative, and practice skills in a way that is developmentally appropriate.
Partnering with parents.
Our goal at North Cobb Christian School 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 culture.
Maintaining top accreditations.
The North Cobb Christian School preschool program is accredited through AdvancEd and voluntarily complies with licensing requirements for the state of Georgia. All preschool staff are trained annually in CPR, First Aid, and Early Education professional development.
Junior Kindergarten at NCCS 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. Our Junior Kindergarten program is designed to ensure that all students have the skills and confidence they need to achieve their full potential the following year in kindergarten.
One of the greatest privileges of being a student at NCCS is the opportunity to gather as a school for Chapel each week. Lower School students meet in the gym on Tuesday mornings for a time of worship, teaching, skits, videos, and other elements designed to help our students grow in Christ. Speakers include special guests, teachers and members of our school leadership. Parents and guests are always invited to join us for chapel.
Lower School Chapel is on Tuesday mornings in the gym:
1st – 4th | 8:10 – 8:45
K3 – K5 | 8:50 – 9:20
NCCS JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN
Which learners benefit from Junior Kindergarten?
- A young 5 (especially those with late spring & summer birthdays)
- NEW students who need transition time due to limited school experience
- Our current students who need one extra year before kindergarten
- Students who come with different exposure levels to school and life experiences
What advantages does NCCS Junior Kindergarten provide?
- A strong foundation that focuses on the whole child
- Biblical integration that firmly establishes a child’s identity in Christ
- Listening and speaking skills
- Fine and gross motor skills
- Executive functioning skills
- Critical thinking skills
- Emotional regulation/maturity
- Confidence while enhancing self-esteem
- Advanced skills in pre-academic areas
- Focus on strong number sense and early literacy
- Time to become accustomed to a classroom
- Guidance on learning how to play with others
- Exposure to a full day, academic program
- Lessons that blend play and academic structure
What gains do students experience as a result?
JK5 students at NCCS are given the gift of time to gain confidence while experiencing increasing structure in an educational atmosphere. They glean consistent opportunities to dig deeper, following set stepping stones into the world of academics. Our JK5 program balances individual, small group and whole group teaching methods that help grow our young learners’ mental and physical stamina, resulting in students who are bright, confident and ready for kindergarten