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Elachee Nature Academy

2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville, GA

Costimate: $115/wk

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Elachee Nature Academy is a SACS/AdvancED-accredited school licensed through the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning s Bright from the Start offering Preschool and Kindergarten-1st Grade programs, managed and operated by Elachee Nature Science Center in south Hall County, Gainesville, GA. Children have the potential opportunity to attend Elachee Nature Academy for five years.

Elachee Nature Academy students spend at least 50 percent of their instructional day outdoors in creative discovery and experiential learning. Children naturally wonder about the world around them. A nature-based educational experience combines the very best in learning opportunities. It is hand-on, facilitates a sense of curiosity, encourages problem-solving and builds social skills including teamwork. And it instills a lifelong understanding, appreciation and value of our natural world.

Elachee Nature Academy uses a child-directed, discovery-based curriculum to instruct young students in developmentally appropriate and meaningful ways. This gives children the chance to find their place in the real world, at their own pace.

Enrollment Overview: Elachee Nature Academy s school year is August to May, for our Nature Preschool and K-1 classrooms (aligning with the Hall County Schools calendar). We require a commitment for the entire academic year. Classes are 6.5 hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Call the Director of Schools at 770-535-1976 to schedule a tour and discuss available options for your child.

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In 2021 what types of preschool can I find near me in Gainesville, GA?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Gainesville, GA. The first is a full-time preschool program that usually works well for parents working full-time shifts. The second is a part-time preschool program where you can enroll your child for 2-3 days per week and typically choose between a morning or afternoon shift. A part-time preschool can be a great option if you want to ease the transition of this new learning experience for your child. You can also check your options in Gainesville, GA for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
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When you begin looking for preschools in Gainesville, GA ask about the ratio of learning time to supervised play time so you can get a good sense of whether you believe your child's needs will be met. From there, ask about what a typical day consists of, what the safety protocols are and how discipline will be handled. Also, make sure to check directly with the preschool for information about their local licensing and credentials in Gainesville, GA.
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