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TP Kiddie Academy

about TPKA

Turning Point Kiddie Academy is a Paths to Quality Level 3 and On My Way Pre-K Provider. We serve children ages 3 to 5, fully potty trained, preschool students. Our mission is to build a solid foundation for our children to achieve academic, social, and emotional success. We are serious about educating and providing quality childcare for our students in a Christian environment. TPKA implements a perfect blend of the ABEKA curriculum and developmentally appropriate activities/fieldtrips which allows children to have fun while learning. 

TPKA Requirements 

POTTY TRAINED:

All of our preschool students must be fully potty trained before enrollment of our programs. 

 

UNIFORMS

Our students are required to wear uniforms daily. 

 

FIELD TRIPS

TPKA field trips are an important part of our student’s continual learning experience. Parents are encouraged to participate as chaperones and are requested to follow the dress code guideline of TP Schools.

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN PRESCHOOL?

Every student is placed in a preschool class according to their age.  Students begin learning the fundamentals to prepare them for kindergarten.

Schedule

  • Students must arrive by 7:50 a.m. The day will proceed into morning announcements, chapel, group learning time and morning snack. Students will then began learning different concepts based on their classroom lessons

  • All preschool students will learn spanish, have daily reflections, and have a set time for rest.

  • Afternoon snack is given to each student before dismissal.

Math Olympics

Every class prepares for the Math Olympics each year. Each class will compete using number recognition and concept skillis including addition and substraction. This prepares our students for what is expect next year.

Small Class Sizes

Our classroom sizes allows for a more personal assistance and better learning experience for each student. Our student to teacher ratio is lower than the state required ratios for each age group.

Kindergarten Readiness

Our teachers begin preparing our students for their next learning adventure. Preschool students will begin reading and writing before entering into kindergarten. Students will also be baseline tested three times a year to ensure that they are prepared academically, socially, and emotionally. 

Morning Chapel

 

Every classroom will have morning chapel before starting the day. There is a all school assembly chapel every Friday and parents are encouraged to join. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do we accept On My Way Pre-K or CCDF ? 

Yes, we accept both On My Way Pre-K and CCDF. For more information, please visit our tuition & financial assistance page.

   2. Are students required to stay all day?

TPKA is a school and not a childcare, we provide your child with the best education as we prepare them for kindergarten. We encourage our parents to understand that their child is learning all day long whether through group learning time or recess. School hours are 7:50 a.m. - 3:40 p.m. Childcare hours are 6:30 a.m. - 7:45 p.m. , 3:40 p.m.- 6:00 p.m

   3. What are the different centers in each class? 

For our 3 year old students we have a 10 student to 1 teacher ratio, our 4 to 5 years old students has a 12 student to 1 teacher ratio.

   4. What is the student to teacher ratio?  

For our 3 year old students we have a 10 student to 1 teacher ratio, our 4 to 5 years old students has a 12 student to 1 teacher ratio.

   5. What are the qualifications of the teachers?  

All preschool teachers: 

  • Are CPR certified

  • Have a minimum of 20 hours of training per school year

  • At least 5 years of experience

  • Have CDA credentials or actively pursuing credentials