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Londonderry Private School

1800 Bamberger Road, Harrisburg, PA

Costimate: $163/wk

Londonderry School is a Preschool through Eighth Grade Private Academic School
Full and Part Time Preschool
Full Day Kindergarten
Elementary Grades 1-8
Before/After School Child Care
High Quality Education in Harrisburg s Back Yard

Londonderry's mission is to help each child reach his/her full potential in a diverse. loving, safe, supportive and fun community. Through a dynamic academic program, our children learn at their own pace to think logically, critically, and creatively.

Small class sizes, excellent student-teacher ratios, and highly qualified teachers create a dynamic for in-depth learning

An integrated curriculum blends reading/writing, math, science/technology, social studies and language studies, and the arts into complex, intellectually challenging learning experiences

Teachers and students share the joy of exploring a topic and gaining new understandings together; teachers build on student interests when planning curriculum

Mixed age groupings and individualized curriculum promote learning according to each child s talents, skills, experiences, and approaches to learning

Students of varying ages and abilities work together in teams; older and younger students are paired as big and little friends

Conflict resolution skills, understanding differences, and respect for others are taught from preschool through eighth grade

A strong arts curriculum, with all students exploring visual arts, participating in an annual Arts Festival, writing and performing class plays, and performing in an original annual All School Musical at the Whitaker Center

In-depth science and natural world education from preschool through middle grades using real world experiences on our 14 acre environmental campus

Londonderry s teachers are fully certified and average 15 years of teaching experience and 10 years of teaching at Londonderry; many hold Masters degrees.

All parents are trustees of the school; parents can volunteer in every aspect of school life

Licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education since 1971
NAEYC Accredited since 1992
Keystone Stars 4 since 2007
LEED Certified Green Building and
Environmental Campus since 2004
Eco-Healthy Childcare since 2013

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In 2021 what types of preschool can I find near me in Harrisburg, PA?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Harrisburg, PA. 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 Harrisburg, PA for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Harrisburg, PA?
When you begin looking for preschools in Harrisburg, PA 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 Harrisburg, PA.
How can I find a preschool near me in Harrisburg, PA?
There are currently 95 preschools in Harrisburg, PA on Care.com and you can filter these local results by distance from your zip code. From there, you can compare between preschool programs by traditional facility-based preschools and private, in-home preschools. Be sure to check reviews from other families in Harrisburg, PA who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.