Learn about Stem Prep Academy's preschool options for this summer and fall! Ages 3 to 5 years old (can enroll children as early as 2.7 years old). ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Our mission is to encourage scholars (both boys & girls) to reach their full potential by providing stem focused hands-on interactive learning.
Our vision is to bridge the gap of enrollment in STEM fields. We aim to help teach children how to think, not what to think. To use their natural ability, creativity and energy to build, and create which is all part of STEM learning and STEM-related careers for the future.
Founded by an experienced educator, Stem Prep Academy is a preschool, which aim to equip scholars to learn through stem engagement. This will help them in STEM careers in the future. While bridging the gap in the skill shortage by producing a generation of free thinkers, who are tech savvy and not afraid to go forward and be counted.
Working and stay at home parents will find that our hours suite them both!
Full time hours: 8:30am-3:30pm Monday through Friday (free early drop off 8am)
Part-time hours: 8:30am-3:30pm , 2 or 3 day option (free early drop off 8am)
Half-day Part time hours: 9-11:30 am, 9 -12pm (extended morning: stay for lunch) or 1-3:30pm
Regular Early Drop off: 7:30-8:30am
Late Pick Up: 3:30-6:30pm
Full time Kindergarten: 8:30am - 3:30 pm Monday through Friday (free early drop off 8am)
K regular early drop off: 6:30-8:30 am
K late pick up: 3:30-6:30 pm
We are now 602 & 604 East Girard Avenue, inquire about Kindergarten enrollment, Fall 2022!
Our curriculum is aligned with Pennsylvania Learning Standards for Early Childhood Education. Our curriculum provide opportunities for scholars to be engaged, maximize their full potential in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics while meeting their social and emotional needs.
Math curriculum: McGraw Hill, Everyday Mathematics.
Core curriculum: Science Start, developmentally appropriate but challenging research based curriculum. Which integrates all preschool subjects including language, literacy, mathematics, fine arts, problem solving, and creative play into the day’s investigation. It is purposefully designed to align with children’s desire to learn about the world around them and their preference for active learning.
In one multi-age classroom setting, scholars are grouped by age to ensure they're receiving relevant content and are involved in small group learning daily:
3-year-olds: Explorers( can enroll as early as 2.7 years old)
5 & 6 years old-Kindergarten: Scientists, enrolling for Fall 2022, must be 5 by September 1, 2022
Priority given to current students!
Intimate, boutique style high performing pre-kindergarten. Electronic, hands-free sign-in, parent-teacher and parent-director interaction channels, electronic files, online interaction with other parents of the pre-kindergarten community we service. Parent association with monthly meetings for parents voices to be heard.
Meals consist of two snacks and one meal a day. An additional snack will be served to scholars enrolled in our after school club, and breakfast provided during regular early drop off. Meals are included with full time enrollment, parents can choose to pack their own lunch and snacks.
No student is excluded based on their type or degree of disability. We welcome students with IEPs. Our educators have experience and are certified to teach special education and know the process to accommodate most children.
French is integrated into lessons daily.
All of our teachers are PA certified, degreed and trained in education. We also have a teacher to student ratio of 1:8.
Preschoolers can attend our after school program only 3:30-6:30pm, monthly membership required, please contact us for more details.
On-call certified school counselor.
No need to worry about what to wear everyday.All scholars wear a comfortable school emblem top and grey bottom. Uniform top provided by SPA. Fridays are spirit day!
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Outdoor play area attached to school.
If you have questions about our preschool, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
604 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125, United States
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 6:30pm
We're right off of 95 & Delaware Avenue, and accessible by route 15 bus.
We service families from the Fishtown area, Northern Liberties, Center City, South Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, & South West Philadelphia.