About Playschool

The First Presbyterian Playschool is a Jackson tradition since 1971. Playschool operates as a licensed partial-day program for two through five-year-olds. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for preschool children to participate in a structured educational program with the companionship of their peers in a faith-based environment scaled to their needs under trained supervision.

There are six teachers, who use their collective 100 years of early childhood experience, to create a developmentally appropriate environment where your child becomes confident in his/her own abilities and has acquired the cognitive, social and emotional skills to be successful in Kindergarten. In addition, teachers attend eighteen to twenty-one hours of workshops yearly. All teachers are certified in CPR, AED and First Aid. The children participate in child-directed play and activities. The curriculum includes PEP (Primary Educational Program), Process Phonics, Handwriting without Tears, Mr. P Mooney and Spanish Vocabulary.  

Playschool serves children ages 2-5 years old (September through May.)

5 DAY (Pre-Kindergarten only) 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MWF 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
TTH 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Optional Sack Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

5 DAY $258/Month
MWF $150/Month
T-TH $113/Month
Optional Sack Lunch $8 per day

Parent Handbook
Classes & Fees


Monthly Calendars
2 Year Olds
TH Pre-K

For more information contact:

Jennifer Geraghty,
Playschool Director

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