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Celebrating 70 Years 1952 - 2022

Christ Church Preschool

Christ Church Preschool is entering our 70th year serving the families of Glens Falls, New York and the surrounding communities. The preschool welcomes all children to participate in its programs. This would not be possible without the generous gift of our facility, utilities, administrative support, and custodial services from Christ Church United Methodist.

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We are dedicated to the care and education

Our Educational Programs

Our curriculum is setup to engage with your child to help them grow and learn, Our teachers create personalized learning experiences, appropriate to every age group.


Energy. Excitement. Motion. These are the qualities that define a toddler and they are used in this program to power positive learning experiences.

Enrollment: 8

Student: Teacher Ratio: 4:1

Toddlers Toddlers


3 Year Old class is filled with activity to help stimulate the mind and creativity. The day includes art projects, reading, writing, outdoor and indoor play.

Enrollment: 14

Student: Teacher Ratio: 6:1

3 Year Old Class 3 Year Olds


4 year old class is more structured. More instructional learning & daily centers for art and literacy. Students will become more independent thinkers & work together to play & learn.

Enrollment: 14

Student: Teacher Ratio: 7:1

4 Year Old Class 4 Year Olds


This program preps your child with lessons in forming and maintaining a positive attitude towards independent learning, and prepares them for kindergarten

Enrollment: 18

Student: Teacher Ratio: 9:1

Pre-K Pre-K

About Our Programs

Class Room Monthly Themes

As a school, we believe it is important to be outstanding members of our community. During the school year, we will learn about being a good friend, taking turns, saying please and thank you, and helping others. We learn through positive direction from our teachers and other students, as well as by doing acts for others.

Some of these acts of kindness we have participated in are: collecting food for food pantries, collecting and delivering toiletry items to the Waite House, baking breads and making cards for the senior center, making thank you notes for our firefighters, cookies for cops, and having special adults in for a thank you brunch.









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Why Choose Christ Church Preschool

  1. Home-like Environment

    Children are comfortable and confident in their home, feeling safe and secure to explore and learn.

  2. Culture of Honour

    We aim to help all people that come into contact with Christ Church Preschool to feel Significant, Appreciated and Understood.

  3. Orientation Process

    Makes the process of you and your child settling into care with Christ Church Preschool that much smoother.

  4. Quality Educators

    Trusted, highly trained and hand-picked Educators. We believe that educators play a huge role in quality child care.

  5. Indoor Gymnasium

    We have a large indoor gym that allows for year round for gross motor play.

  6. Outdoor Playground

    When the weather is nice, the kids get to enjoy a safe, fenced in playground.

Children need healthy, wholesome foods

Healthy Food for Growing Children

By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.




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CCPS Information


“Our purpose is to provide an enriching educational environment for young children, one that fosters a love of learning, awareness of self and others, and a sense of accomplishment built on a child’s natural curiosity. We strive to create a child-centered environment that encourages children to express themselves in honest and meaningful ways.”


Positive, Safe Environment – We are committed to providing an uplifting and positive atmosphere for our children and staff; a fun learning experience in a secure, safe, and loving environment.

  • Leadership – We are committed to lead; developing, monitoring, and empowering our children and our staff to reach their full potential.

  • Excellence – We are committed to achieve the greatest levels of excellence in childcare, in education and in everything we do; being highly professional, innovative, creative, efficient, and effective.

  • Respect – We are committed to building strong, healthy relationships with each other, our children & their families, along with the community through communication and understanding of the cultures around us.

  • Integrity – We are committed to carry out our mission.

  • Community Outreach - We feel that it is important at an early age to teach the importance of kindness and helping others.


Lead Teacher

Maria has a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education, a Montessori certification for children ages 3-6.


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    Constance Robinson

    “My daughter has attended 3 preschools all which were good but ChildIt excelled them all. Her teacher Maria is excellent my daughter thrives well and continues to learn more every day”.

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    Jeffrey Sweeney

    “During the art chapter in ChildIt my son has been so engaged and excited. He comes home and teaches our family the artists’ names and speaks about what kind of techniques each artist used. It’s been a joy and a learning experience for all of us”.

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    Chris Rutherford

    “During the art chapter in ChildIt my son has been so engaged and excited. He comes home and teaches our family the artists’ names and speaks about what kind of techniques each artist used. It’s been a joy and a learning experience for all of us”.

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    Tabitha Haak

    “Thank you for being such a wonderful teacher to both us and Nathan. We were so fortunate to have been able to send Nathan to The Preschool Place. We will miss you very much”.

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    Chris Rutherford

    “ChildIt is an amazing place and a wonderful fit to our preferred approach of learning balanced with play time. Our daughter really thrives at ChildIt and the teachers do a phenomenal job encouraging her development. We also really like the parents community and how we connect through our children and the various activities the school organises throughout the year”.

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    Richard Hudson

    “I just wanted to thank you for making my daughter’s transition to New Jersey a wonderful, warm experience. She went from being anxious to comfortable, confident, and happy after just two days with you. She comes home singing and smiling telling of her “great” days at school. We feel so blessed to have found you”.

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    Anita White

    “I know I always say this, but Janet and I still talk about what a great experience the ChildIt was….it will be the foundation of their future”.

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    Margaret Clausen

    “It has been a wonderful year for us with all of our boys at The ChildIt and what fun they have had! The boys love their school, their teachers and their friends. Thank you for the professionalism, nurturing and dedication and the warm welcoming environment every day!”.

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    Jeffrey Sweeney

    “During the art chapter in ChildIt my son has been so engaged and excited. He comes home and teaches our family the artists’ names and speaks about what kind of techniques each artist used. It’s been a joy and a learning experience for all of us”.

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    Thomas Gonzales

    “The teachers are wonderful, the facility is clean and well-structured for preschoolers to learn and play, and the curriculum provides a good balance of preschool math, reading, writing, and art. Our 5-year-old, whose birthday is in August, has absolutely thrived in his kindergarten class, and we give a lot of credit to ChildIt for getting him prepared”.

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