Learning

Early Childhood

In pre-K and kindergarten caring, experienced teachers nurture St. Andrew’s youngest students, ensuring that every child receives the best possible start to his or her school years.

Experience Early Childhood at St. Andrew's

Curriculum

In our Early Childhood program, which is situated in a state-of-the-art Early Childhood Center, children experience a whole child, multi-sensory approach that lays the foundation for a lifelong love of learning. Caring teachers experienced in early childhood education nurture St. Andrew’s youngest students and help them develop essential foundations in literacy and numeracy and strong social-emotional skills.  

View our Early Childhood Curriculum


Responsive Classroom Methodology

A spirited, family-like atmosphere balances the academic, artistic, and social aspects of education, resulting in happy, self-confident students.
  • Developing awareness and practice of emotional regulation.
  • Becoming responsible for personal belongings and contributing to classroom community through daily jobs.
  • Respecting personal boundaries and safely interacting with peers throughout the day.
  • Developing an understanding of compromise and conflict resolution.


Faculty

St. Andrew’s recruits early childhood experts who skillfully maintain a comfortable classroom atmosphere with an active, hands-on approach that makes learning exciting, fun, and contagious.

Student Support

The Student Support Services Department uses a holistic approach to meet the varied academic, physical, social/emotional, and spiritual needs of our diverse Lower School student body.

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Spiritual Growth

In addition to weekly Big Chapel services, our students participate in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd curriculum. Students understand the connection between our Episcopal tradition and serving our community.

South Campus | PK-3 to Grade 4

4120 Old Canton Road | Jackson, Mississippi 39216
Tel 601.987.9300 | Fax 601.987.9324

North Campus | Grades 5 to 12

370 Old Agency Road | Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157
Tel 601.853.6000 | Fax 601.853.6001