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All about Cornerstone School

 

 A Ministry of Cornerstone Church
a United Methodist Congregation

1st Place Winner,  Governor’s Award for Excellence in Child-Care
Delaware Stars for Early Success - Star Level 4
Our program serves children 6 weeks through Kindergarten and
SAC (before- & after-care) serving Olive B. Loss Elementary, Alfred G. Waters & Cedar Lane Early Childhood Center
Proud Participant:
Our Mission
Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered learning and nurturing experience for children and their families.

Features
  • Staffing Ratio over State-Mandated Guidelines
  • Qualified Preschool and Elementary Staff
  • Three Age-Appropriate Playgrounds
  • Nutritious Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks (commercial grade kitchen with experienced staff)
  • Security Entrance
  • Bright, Clean, Secure Environment
  • Biblically-based Curriculum (A Beka & Group)
Curriculum
Cornerstone was designed with faith and academics in mind. Our school program educates students ages 6 weeks through 1st grade using the Christian-based A Beka curriculum and other supplemental materials. Children take part in daily Bible lessons, multicultural experiences, science, math, art, music, and computer. They also participate in many fun activities including arts and crafts and field trips.

Infant/Toddlers
(6 weeks- 20 months)
Social/emotional, physical, cognitive and language development through story time, movement, music/songs and art.

LITTLE LAMBS, LITTLE ANGELS & LITTLE SAINTS
(2 year olds)
Language development, story time, monthly themes, music and movement, finger play, hands-on art, colors, shapes, counting, fine and gross motor development. Potty training for the 2-1/2 year old.

PRE-SCHOOL 
(3 year olds)
Language development, story time, monthly theme, music and movement, finger play, hands-on art, fine and gross motor development, colors, and shapes, letter and number recognition, counting activities, tracing and pre-writing skills, science, and computer skills.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN 
(4 and 5 year olds)
Language development, story time, monthly themes, music and movement, finger play, hands-on art, fine and gross motor development, colors, and shapes, phonics, letter and number recognition, counting activities, tracing and pre-writing skills, journal writing, science, social studies and computer skills.

KINDERGARTEN 
(must be 5 by August 31)
Language development, story time, letter & number recognition / identification, letter sounds, reading/phonics skills, reading comprehension, writing / journal skills, math concepts / skills, science, computer, monthly themes, hands on art, fine & gross motor skills.

BEFORE & AFTER CARE

SUMMER CAMP

This full day, full week program is for Children going into First through Sixth Grade that runs 10 weeks from June through August. Our daily activities include outside play, organized games, rest/reading time, Bible, arts and crafts. Each week we will go on an off-site field trip, have water play, and help our community. Breakfast, lunch and snack are provided daily.

SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT
Children learn about God’s word. Together we explore all that the Bible offers to us. We discover the seven days of creation, and the many parts of His marvelous world, such as bears, birds, animal babies, and the four seasons. We discover that we are uniquely created and God loves each of us and made us with a special purpose in mind. We learn that the Bible is a special book because it is God’s word. We also learn that we can talk to God in prayer.


Hours of Operation & Tours of Center
The Center is open Monday through Friday, 6:30am until 6:00pm
Tours Hosted Mon-Thu between 9:00 am and 10:30 am by appointment
 
Tuition Rates
  • Infant (6 wks-12 mos), $200/wk
  • Toddlers (1 yr - 2 yrs), $180/wk
  • Two Year Olds, $165/wk
  • Preschool & Pre-K, $160/wk
  • SAC (School Age Care), $50/wk  
          Before or After Care Non-Cornerstone Students
  • SAC (School Age Care), $90/wk 
          Before & After Care Non-Cornerstone Students
Curriculum and Material Fee is due upon registration and then annually on or before March 1.

TUITION IS DUE THE FRIDAY before services are rendered.
  • Cornerstone offers full-time care only. 
  • A one-time, non-refundable $50.00* registration fee is due at registration.
  • On the date of enrollment, the first and last week’s tuition is due.
* Kindergarten registration fee is $100.00.


You can designate your gift to: Cornerstone Childcare and Youth Center
The organization number is: 9287
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About our Kindergarten

 
About our Pre-Kindergarten

About our Pre-School

About our Before & After Care

Brochure

Calendar

School Forms

Staff

Contact Cornerstone School

Director of Education
Kellie Stave
302-836-2862, ext. 22

Curriculum Coordinator
Katie Davis
302-836-6445, ext. 36

Administrative Director
Ralynn Norris
302-836-6445, ext. 38

Business Manager
Jim Sapp
302-836-2862

Pastor
Paul Owens
302-836-2862

Fax: (302) 836-0140

Mission Statement
To provide a Christ-centered education in an environment where all students strive for spiritual, academic, social, and moral excellence to enrich God’s kingdom and glorify God through a personal relationship with God’s Son, Jesus Christ.