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Roots & Wings.

At Jean Lyle Children’s Center, we provide a safe and nurturing school environment for children three to six years old – to make friends and choices, to take joy in learning to be both independent and cooperative and to learn through play.

 
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Our Philosophy

Jean Lyle, former early childhood chair at Macalester College, created a philosophy for early childhood education that still guides us, today. Jean believed that a good preschool will strengthen and extend the experience and training that you provide at home — all in a safe and loving environment.

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Our Classes

 

3-Year-Old Classes

Whether your child is brand new to school or getting ready for the next big adventure, we’ve got fun-filled, play-based morning and afternoon options to best meet the needs for your 3-year-old child.


Kindergarten / Pre-K

Give your child the gift of time. In our half-day kindergarten, our program provides a nurturing, confidence building, academically appropriate environment for students to prepare for first grade. It can also serve as a pre-k readiness program for students with summer or fall birthdays, who then go on to attend an all day kindergarten class the following year.

4-Year-Old Classes

We have morning and afternoon options to help your 4-year-old child continue her school adventure in a setting of love and patience. Our programs use best practices and value play and cooperation.


Extended Day Options

In addition to our primary classes, we have early drop-off, lunch bunch, dual enrollment options available for enrolled children.

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Parent Aware Rated

Parent Aware gives parents the tools and information to find the best quality child care and early education for your child.

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Jean Lyle is proud to be accredited by NAEYC, The National Association for the Education of Young Children

 
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