Kindergarten at Dunwoody UMC Preschool

The Kindergarten program at DUMC Preschool prepares children to continue to 1st grade in area private and public schools, or to full day Kindergarten based on the child’s developmental needs and readiness.

  • Meets all Georgia Kindergarten Standards of Excellence
  • Fully accredited by Cognia
  • Provides a small class-size
  • Two teachers in each class; 8:1 student/teacher ratio
  • Lead teachers are certified educators
  • Extends the DUMCP experience in a loving, Christian environment

Kindergarten Curriculum Highlights

Children engage in creative hands-on activities, music, science, social studies, math, language arts and handwriting. These experiences build concepts, develop problem solving skills, and encourage positive self-concept.

  • Heggerty Bridge to Reading
  • Phonemic Awareness in Young Children
  • My Math (McGraw Hill)
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Science and Social Studies

The school day also provides opportunities to expand play skills and cognition through participation in many activities provided in learning centers. A flexible schedule ensures a balanced day that provides energetic physical movement as well as periods of quiet activity.

Quick Facts

  • Offered to children age five by Sep. 1, 2024 for the 2024-2025 school year
  • School day is 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Weekly Chapel led by Dunwoody UMC Kids Ministry
  • Extended Day program available until 2:30 p.m. (Monday – Thursday) and 1:45 p.m. (Friday)

2024-2025 Application

The application for the 2024-2025 school year is open! The initial deadline for 2024-2025 community registration was January 12, 2024. After that time spaces are filled as available.  Click here for the 2024-2025 application.

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