Jacksonville Country Day School, a top private elementary in Jacksonville, FL, offers a Pre-K 4 program for children aged four to five. The Pre-K 4 program at Jacksonville Country Day School focuses on the development of the intellect and character of preschool students. The Pre-K 4 program is held in a safe, healthy, nurturing, and family-involved environment. The program provides a developmentally appropriate learning environment with the goal of developing preschool aged children for future success.

The Pre-K 4 program at Jacksonville Country Day provides many age-appropriate learning opportunities that nurture each preschool student's natural curiosity, motivation, and problem-solving abilities. The school offers daily physical education and a healthy lunch program too.

At Jacksonville Country Day School, Pre-K 4 students are guided to work with others, make friends, and communicate with their peers and adults in respectful, appropriate ways. Character growth and social responsibility are encouraged. Each classroom fosters cognitive and social development by providing an environment that promotes exploration of materials and social engagement that match the children's ages and developmental abilities.

The education and expertise of the Jacksonville Country Day School faculty are unparalleled. All teachers are required to have college degrees and continue to develop professionally in the field of early childhood education.

Jacksonville Country Day School’s Pre-K 4 program runs five days a week — with several options for length of day, including pick up at 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and beyond, through our extended care and optional extracurricular programs, which also includes a summer camp.

All students applying for our Pre-K 4 program must be 4 years old before September 1st of their entry year.

Pre-K 4 Highlights

  • Learning takes place in a safe, engaging, and fun environment
  • Carefully planned activities that enhance higher level thinking skills
  • Concrete hands-on experiences that form the foundation of abstract learning and application
  • Spanish, literacy, math, science, social studies, music, movement, and art are embedded into learning experiences
  • Daily physical education
  • Optional healthy lunch program
  • Differentiation to meet the needs of individual children
For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact Lori Hall in the Admissions Office at lhall@jcds.com or 904-641-6644 ext. 128.
Located In Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Country Day is a Private School for Grades Pre-K - 6. JCDS is dedicated to academic excellence, as well as developing character and healthy lifestyles.