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About Us

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”

Proverbs 22:6

Our Educational Philosophy

We believe that a child forms his/her concept of God and Jesus from the people, things, and experiences that construct his/her environment. A love for, and an appreciation of, God, Jesus, and the Bible are communicated through age appropriate activities. Children will learn what the Bible teaches about self, family, others, church, Bible, God, Jesus, and their natural world. 

 

Features

HIS Kids Preschool has been established since 1985, and is licensed by the state of Texas. Some specific school features include:

  • Affiliated with the Texas Baptist Weekday Education Association
  • Teacher/Child ratio is two teachers to 10-13 children
  • All Pre-K 4 & 5 year old teachers hold educational degrees
  • Teachers participate in 24 hours of training annually
  • Loving and nurturing environment with caring teachers
  • Three outdoor play facilities
  • Indoor play facility

 

Our Program

HIS Kids is a fundamental part of the Preschool Ministry of New Hope First Baptist Church. It is a fee-based, structured Christian weekday program for children ages six weeks through 5 years of age with teachers who model Christ-like behavior while implementing age appropriate activities.

We provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional, mental, and spiritual development of young children, allowing them to grow and develop just as Jesus did.

Registration is required for attendance; drop-in care is not available. We follow the Leander ISD calendar year with some exceptions (start and end date and times when church offices are closed).

 

Fall/Spring Semesters

Fall and Spring Semesters are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Parents may select a class schedule that best fits their family's needs.

One Day per week | 3 months-2 yrs. only
Two Days per week (M/W) | 3 months-*5 yrs.
Three Days per week (Mon.-Wed.) | 3 months-*5 yrs.
Four Days per week (Mon.-Thurs.) | 3 months-*5 yrs. 
*Our Pre-K 5 yr. old class is a mandatory 4 days)

 

Summers

HIS Kids offers two Summer sessions to children ages two months through 3rd Grade. Summer sessions are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Summer Session I: end of June through mid-July (for specific dates, see Calendar)
Summer Session II: mid-July through early August (for specific dates, see Calendar)

 

Our Curriculum

Children are taught through classroom-based programs of planned unit work. The WEE Learn curriculum published by the LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention is the primary curriculum. Other developmentally appropriate supplemental materials are also used.

This balanced program offers enriched experiences in:

  • language development
  • music
  • art
  • math
  • science
  • motor development
  • Biblical concepts

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special events

Throughout the school year, HIS Kids provides special events that allow parents and children to spend special time together. Some special events include:

  • Fall Fun Fest
  • Thanksgiving Family Feast (4 & 5 yr. old classes)
  • Christmas Class Parties
  • Christmas Program (3, 4 & 5 yr. old classes)
  • Dessert with Dad
  • Mother's Day Tea (4 & 5 yr. old classes)
  • Family Picnic (3, 4 & 5 yr. old classes)
  • Spring/End of Year Program (3, 4, & 5 yr. old classes)
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