Class Offerings

Community Preschool offers half-day programs in the morning and afternoon starting in September and concluding in May. Our curriculum follows the guidelines set forth and mandated by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). In addition, we also practice the Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum which equips students with early phonemic awareness skills.

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Parent - Toddler Class


This is a great class to get your child ready to start preschool while providing a positive first-school experience. It provides a support group that allows parents to discuss the common challenges and joys of parenting. Your child will explore and socialize through PLAY! Watch them grow through circle time, art, reading stories, and much more. Lastly, have fun with your child! 

Class meets Friday mornings for one hour from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. It is recommended that the child be at least 2 years old and must be accompanied by parent/guardian. 

3-Year-Old Program

The 3-year-old program allows the child to explore various activities to support their development in different areas. 

  • Self-regulation  
  • Recognize and spell their names
  • Learning about shapes, sizes, colors, and counting
  • Participate in circle time activities like the calendar, date collecting, and story time
  • Both structures and creative art through various art materials. 
  • Building of large and fine motor skills through play
  • Growing from individual play to cooperative play 

We offer both morning and afternoon classes. The morning classes meet on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., and the afternoon classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12:00 to 2:30 PM. The child must be potty trained and 3 years old by September 1st.

4-Year-Old Program

The 4-year-old program exposes the child to many activities that help with different areas of development. The major focus of the 4-year-old program is the curriculum guidelines set forth and mandated by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE), but also include:

  • Socialization by encouraging sharing of individual thoughts in a group setting 
  • Heggerty phonemic awareness program
  • Pre-math skills such as sorting, patterning, sequencing, and simple addition
  • Building of fine motors through art, drawing, and play
  • Building gross motors through play, dancing, and exercise

We offer two-morning classes that meet three days a week.  One meets for 3 hours per day and the other meets for 4 hours per day. In addition, we offer an afternoon class that meets 2.5 hours per day for 4 days a week. 

5-Year-Old Program

The 5-year-old class follows curriculum guidelines that combine 4-year-old and kindergarten skills with a focus on pre-reading and literacy skills through the increased knowledge of identifying sight words and other phonics skills. This class is for students who turn five by December 31 or families who seek an additional year of preschool to build the social and emotional skills to better prepare the child for the academic demands of a kindergarten program. This class meets from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. four days a week.



Students benefit from special visitors throughout the year including the Geauga West Librarian, Dina School through Catholic Charities, a Wildlife Specialist through the Geauga Park District, and Lake Farm Park.


How to Register Your Child at Community Preschool

Thank you for your interest in Community Preschool.  You can enroll your child in any of our class offerings in three steps.

Call for more info!

(440) 729-3522

Questions? Email us!

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Please download and complete our Registration Form.

Download the registration form


Simply mail it back to us at P.O. Box 495, Chesterland, Ohio 44026 along with your $50.00 registration fee to secure a place for your child.


You will receive a welcome letter to confirm your child’s enrollment in Community Preschool.