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 focuses on nurturing student's natural curiosity and the development of social-emotional, academic, and physical foundational skills needed for future success.

Students learn through a multi-sensory, guided instructional approach within an engaging environment that promotes exploration, creativity, and social interaction.

Each classroom is led by highly qualified lead and associate teachers, enabling differentiated instruction to meet the needs of each student, and a student-teacher ratio of 9:1. Jacksonville Country Day School promotes a home/school partnership, and teachers provide many opportunities for parents and guardians to volunteer in student-related activities and events.

The Pre-K 4 program runs five days a week — with several options for length of day, including pick up at 1:30 p.m., 3:05 p.m., and beyond through our Extended Care and optional Enrichment programs.

All students applying for the Pre-K 4 program are required to be 4 years old before September 1st of their entry year.

Pre-K 4 Highlights

  • Nurturing learning environment that fosters academic, social-emotional, and physical growth
  • Interdisciplinary, project-based learning
  • Daily physical education classes and recess
  • Differentiation of learning to meet individual needs and goals
  • Access to a healthy lunch program
  • Opportunities for family involvement in school and classroom activities
  • Pre-K 4 spring performance
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.