Located on the peaceful, historic grounds of the Carmel Mission, the Junipero Serra Preschool is fully certified by the State of California and provides a joyful learning experience for children ages 3 years, 9 months, through 5 years old.
The small learning environment of the JSS preschool allows each student to thrive by receiving the time and attention of both a teacher and a teacher’s aide. The JSS class size usually ranges from 8 to 12 students which provides an intimate setting conducive to optimal social and academic learning.
As our youngest students prepare for reading readiness, the teachers make learning fun and exciting. The joy of learning is a daily occurrence that radiates within our students and reflects God’s love in the smiles and enthusiasm shown by all children.
JSS preschool students receive instruction in art, music, and physical education. These learning opportunities provide for creative expression that enhances and enriches the child’s love of education. Through art and music, students, as children of God, learn that their creativity is an expression of divine praise.
JSS students learn that God is present and active in their lives and in the world. Catholic schools promote self-discipline through clarity of moral vision that is based on the Gospel. Students are challenged to be Christ-like in word and action.