Welcome to Small Blessings Preschool

 

The mission of Small Blessings Preschool as a ministry of Hyde Park United Methodist, is to make God’s love real. With much dedication we seek to meet the needs of every child. Our program is developed to foster the growth and development of the students spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically.

Early Learning is fundamental; our school environment seeks to enhance self-esteem in an atmosphere that is both nurturing and challenging.

Small Blessings Preschool has an established, well-respected reputation based on the following principles:

 

  • Small teacher-to-student ratio
  • Qualified, loving staff
  • Modern, well-equipped facility
  • Age-appropriate curriculum
  • Hands-on activities with center play and exploration
  • Early literacy training through circle time, music and story time
  • Assessment of each child’s cognitive, emotional and physical development
  • Special events and enrichment activities
  • Christian education is included in the curriculum

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS

 Small Blessings Preschool admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships, and other school-administered programs.

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Phone: 813.259.9688 | CTA #430356

 Programs

 

 

The Small Blessings school year starts

in August and ends in May.

Our regular school hours are 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Aftercare is offered from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Two Year Olds
  • Tuesday and Thursday – $319/month
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday – $402/month
Three Year Olds
  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – $433/month
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday – $433/month
  • Monday through Friday – $582/month
Four Year Olds—Pre-K
  • Monday through Thursday – $530/month
  • Monday through Friday – $608/month

Curriculum

Our preschool utilizes the Frog Street Curriculum. Teachers develop lessons plans based on the Florida Developmental Standards for young children. We conduct assessments, parent-teacher conferences, and promote therapy support as needed. We want your child to achieve success and milestones while at Small Blessings!

Small Blessings cares about children’s spiritual needs. Our religious curriculum includes weekly chapel, bible story lessons and activities from First Look curriculum by Orange Kids. We also say prayers before meals and sing songs in a daily basis.

Parent Committee

At Small Blessings, we promote the collaboration and engagement of families, educators and our South Tampa community to enrich the learning experiences of the children in our care. Please email the director at ischlabach@hydeparkumc.org if you would like to join the parent committee.

Tour the School

Tours will be conducted during enrollment season, once families are contacted for a New Family Enrollment Meeting, please wait for director to reach out and schedule a tour.

Wait List and Enrollment

All families with interest are wait listed prior to being enrolled. Children from the wait list are enrolled based on available classroom placement and birthday. If placement becomes available, the school will contact families using the information listed on the Wait List Form. Wait List Fees are non-refundable. Placement on the Wait List does not guarantee enrollment.

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Employment

The mission of Small Blessings Preschool as a ministry of Hyde Park United Methodist, is to make God’s love real. Through dedication we seek to meet the needs of every child. Our program is developed to foster the growth and development of the students spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically.
If you would like to work at Small Blessings, please complete the job application and email it back to Isabela Schlabach at ischlabach@hydeparkumc.org.

Contact us today: 813-259-9688

Isabela Schlabach, Director

Annette Bennett, Assistant Director  | Shannon Beale, Administrative Assistant

Small Blessings Preschool, 500 W. Platt Street, Tampa, FL 33606

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