st. john’s early childhood center

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St. John's Curriculum

At St. John’s Early Childhood Center, we believe that children learn best by “doing”. Therefore, in a safe, loving environment, we provide the young child with a variety of “hands on” learning experiences.

Children enjoy a wide range of developmentally appropriate activities:

  • Experiment with a variety of art media and materials
  • Develop language and literacy skills
  • Number, science and reading readiness activities
  • Technology with computer and touch-screen iPad activities
  • STEM Activities (science, technology, engineering, math)
  • Interact with peers in small and large group settings
  • Music and movement activities; Children's Yoga
  • Gross motor play in indoor and outdoor settings
  • Express ideas and feelings
  • Develop a positive attitude about school
  • Loving, Christian environment

Most important of all, we want children to be excited about learning and going to school. We want them to feel positive about themselves and their abilities, and develop a respect and tolerance for other people and ideas. We want them to know they are capable, caring individuals who can be successful in relationships, in new situations and with new ideas. We want your children to know, understand and participate in learning as a life-long process.

Our Strength

Our strength lies in our qualified and experienced staff – their professional competence, their personal dedication and their Christian commitment. All classroom lead teachers have a degree in education or related field. Our teachers attend workshops and conferences every year to increase their knowledge in the field and are certified in Child CPR and First Aid. All staff are required to complete a physical, TB screening, Hepatitis A series and Child Abuse/Criminal Record check for employment.

St. John’s ECC maintains the high standards set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

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From the Director

"Each and every day is an adventure to be shared. The children at St. John's ECC are provided rich academic and social experiences to help build the foundation for learning and life."

- Karen Gatti


About Our Center

St. John’s Early Childhood Center has been providing a nurturing Christian environment for young children for over 35 years. Our program offers excellence in its programs, a staff of early childhood professionals, and developmentally appropriate curriculum.


St. John’s offers enrollment to students of any race, religion or national origin. To schedule a tour or to inquire about current openings, please contact our school director, Karen Gatti at (636)530-7529.

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