Little Cardinals Preschool Program
About Little Cardinals Preschool
Manhattan Catholic Schools offers a Preschool program for 3 - 5 year olds. The program is designed to provide a safe, professional and quality accredited educational program. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum within the MCS Christian environment includes all areas of growth: religious, cognitive, language, physical, emotional and creativity.
3- 4 year olds: 2-day (Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu) 7:40 am - 10:10 am -child must be 3 prior to the first day they begin school
4-5 year olds: 5-day Mon-Fri 11:45 am-2:45 pm
Full Day programs are year round programs and provide care through Manhattan Catholic Schools breaks and professional development days.
Our core curriculum is Creative Curriculum. The Religion curriculum we utilize is God Made Everything by Loyola Press. Preschool attends Mass on the second Tuesday of the month. Preschool also has the opportunity to attend age and developmentally appropriate school assemblies and programs throughout the year. Our STREAM coordinator creates age-appropriate lessons for our preschoolers on a weekly basis in our STREAM lab.
If you are interested in Preschool for the next school year (20201-2022) and would like a tour of the facilities and more information, please contact the school.
Part Day Program Tuition
For families without the need for additional childcare.
2-Day (3-4 year-olds) $160/month
Monday /Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday 7:40 - 10:10 am
5-Day (4-5 year-olds) $250/month
Monday - Friday
Afternoon 11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Full Day Program Tuition
3-5 year olds
Monday - Friday
drop off begins at 7:15 am
2:45 Pick-up 5:30 pm Pick-up
*Includes snacks & lunch.
Our full day classrooms are licensed for 20 children. We have two full day classrooms for ages 3-4 and 4-5.
Our operating hours are 7:15 am -5:30 pm.
full-time preschool includes lunch, snacks. Our staff to child ratio is 1:12.
We are part of Raising Riley for families needing financial assistance. Access them through here Raising Riley.
Tuition can vary depending on needs, please contact the program director, Rhianna Nelson, to discuss pricing for your schedule!
Proof of immunizations. Either a shot record or completed Kansas Certificate of Immunization (KCI green form) is necessary. Requirements can be found at http://www.kdheks.gov/immunize/schoolInfo.htm
Exceptions to these requirements can be permitted for documented medical reasons only. As of school-year 2016-17, the Salina Diocese no longer accepts waivers for religious beliefs.
A physical examination performed within the 12 months prior to entering completes the required medical procedures for newly entering students. Parents may also choose to include hearing and vision screenings.
A state issued Birth Certificate
Preschool/Pre-K students must be toilet trained. Contact Director, Rhianna Nelson, for a tour and enrollment information. (785) 565-5060