The Session of Fremont Presbyterian Church voted in 1968 to establish Fremont Nursery School as a mission and outreach of the Christian Education program of the church. For over 40 years, the Nursery School has offered its services in accordance with the church’s desire to meet the needs of the church and the community.
The Nursery School is a function of the total program offered by Fremont Presbyterian Church. A leadership team made up of school staff, church staff and members oversees the school. This team reports to the Children’s Ministry team of the Board of Elders (Session). In addition, the
Nursery School is covered by church insurance and is supported by the administration of the church.
A Parent Advisory Board is constituted each year to assist in fundraising, staff support and school enhancement.
Although we are licensed for children who are 2 years, 9 months old, our program is designed for children who are ages 3 years through 5 years old. To be considered for enrollment a child must be 3 years old by September 1st and toilet trained as we are not equipped with diaper changing facilities. The facility and the children’s records are subject to review by the Licensing Department of the Department of Social Services.
Three types of classes are available at Fremont Nursery School: (1) Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 9:00-12:00 (2) Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:00-12:00 (3) Transitional Kindergarten Monday - Friday from 9:00-12:00 for children who are chronologically ready for kindergarten but for whom another year of pre-kindergarten experience would be beneficial for their growth and development. There are 16 children in each self contained classroom and 2