Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is open with some classes filling fast!

Please contact the school for more information–763-489-9228.

Introducing…FAITHFUL BEGINNINGS at St. Francis Xavier School!  A Faithful Beginnings preschool program provides a high-quality preschool education in a faith-filled environment.  Catholic parishes throughout the Archdiocese have united at Faithful Beginnings school to help ensure that each program provides top-quality care and education for all families.

Mission Statement
St. Francis Xavier Child Development Center serves the preschool-aged children from St. Francis Xavier Church and community. As a Christ-centered faith community, we foster spiritual growth, academic excellence and a commitment to justice in the name of Jesus as we educate our students.

Philosophy
St. Francis Xavier Child Development Center is a Christian-oriented program that strives to provide a variety of experiences to stimulate the spiritual, intellectual, physical and social growth of each child.

*We believe all children are unique creations of God.

*We will foster an environment that focuses on growth in God’s love.

*We are blessed with the opportunity to engage in all school activities.

*We will engage in Project Based Learning to enrich each child’s learning experience.

*We always encourage expression of the Arts.

*We are committed to healthy and playful environments.

*We integrate technology into our classrooms as a tool for exploration and learning.

*We utilize our school specialists (music, physical education, technology) to expand learning opportunities.

Our goal is to allow children to develop socialization and readiness skills in a relaxed environment which encourages, play, discovery and creativity.

Additional Information

ELIGIBILITY

  • Children must be 3 years old by September 1.
  • Children must have independent bathroom skills and be out of training pants.
  • The St. Francis Xavier Child Development Center admits students, ages 3-5, of any race, color, creed and national or ethnic origin.

SESSIONS

Explorers(3 & 4 year olds)
Tuesday, Thursday
9:00-11:30 AM
Explorers*(3 & 4 year olds)
Tuesday, Thursday
12:30-3:00* PM
Pathfinders(4 & 5 year olds)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00-11:30 AM
Pathfinders*(4 & 5 year olds)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
12:30-3:00* PM
Trailblazers (4 & 5 year olds)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00AM-3:00 PM

*minimum enrollment must be reached

The St. Francis Xavier Child Development Center operates in conjunction with the school calendar and will not be available when school is not in session.

There is a maximum of ten children per session with one teacher or twenty children per session with two teachers.

TUITION AND REGISTRATION

A non-refundable annual registration fee of $50 is required to secure a place for your child.
Tuition for 2017-2018 school year:

  • Explorers $110/month
  • Pathfinders $140/month
  • Trailblazers $300/month

 Students also pay a $30 snack fee at the beginning of the school year.

Please mail or drop off a completed registration form to the St. Francis Xavier School Office.

Click here to download the registration form.

CONTACT

For additional information about our preschool program or to schedule a visit please contact:
Alisa Louwagie
Principal
St. Francis Xavier School
763-489-9227
alisa.louwagie@stfxb.org

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