Preschool Curriculum

Each of our elementary schools offer flexible preschool program options for children ages 3-5.  We accommodate many schedule needs for parents!  Students’ growth is fostered in a creative, faith-filled and nurturing learning environment. All of our teachers are highly qualified in early childhood development.

Preschool Curriculum addresses the following:

  • Faith development
  • Pre-reading readiness skills
  • Fine and gross motor skills
  • Language skill development
  • Art, Technology, and Music Exploration

For any questions regarding our preschool programs contact our Admissions Coordinator at (605) 575-3358 or admissions@sfcss.org

3-4 Year-Olds

3-4 Year-Olds

(Must be 3 and fully potty trained)

Our 3-4 year old preschool program is a wonderful introduction to learning in a classroom environment.  Students are introduced  to Kindergarten readiness skills, as well as language skills and social development. This program typically meets 2 or more mornings per week.  Options are available to increase the number of days attending as well as the length of the school days with Preschool Plus. Before and after school care is also offered to accommodate your schedule.

School Location Principal Number
Christ the King Julie Kolbeck (605) 338-5103
Holy Spirit Regan Manning (605) 371-1481
St. Katharine Drexel Stacy Charron (605) 275-6994
St. Lambert Colleen Davis (605) 338-7042
St. Mary Michelle Shields (605) 334-9881
St. Michael Lisa Huemoeller (605) 361-0021
4-5 Year-Olds

4-5 Year-Olds

Our 4-5 year old Preschool program is a great step along your young students’ academic path.  Students continue working on Kindergarten readiness skills, with more time in the classroom. This program typically meets 3 or more mornings per week.   Options are available to increase the number of days attending as well as the length of the school days with Preschool Plus. Before and after school care is also offered to accommodate your schedule.

School Location Principal Number
Christ the King Julie Kolbeck (605) 338-5103
Holy Spirit Regan Manning (605) 371-1481
St. Katharine Drexel Stacy Charron (605) 275-6994
St. Lambert Colleen Davis (605) 338-7042
St. Mary Michelle Shields (605) 334-9881
St. Michael Lisa Huemoeller (605) 361-0021
5 Year-Olds

5 Year-Olds

SFCS offers a 3rd year of preschool for those children who are already 5 years of age and have chosen to wait to start Kindergarten or for students who will turn 5 shortly after the school year begins and do not meet the state age requirement for Kindergarten enrollment.  In this program, students will hone their skills in preparation for Kindergarten. Students meet 5 half-days per week, Monday through Friday. Options are available to increase the number of days attending as well as the length of the school days with Preschool Plus. Before and after school care is also offered to accommodate your schedule.

School Location Principal Number
Christ the King Julie Kolbeck (605) 338-5103
Holy Spirit Regan Manning (605) 371-1481
St. Katharine Drexel Stacy Charron (605) 275-6994
St. Lambert Colleen Davis (605) 338-7042
St. Mary Michelle Shields (605) 334-9881
St. Michael Lisa Huemoeller (605) 361-0021
Preschool Plus

Preschool Plus is a structured add-on program that is an extension of the preschool curriculum, reinforcing developing skills and concepts.  It is offered in companion with the preschool curriculum time during the normal elementary school day hours. It includes a scheduled lunch and rest time.  This program is great for working parents who don’t have the flexibility to transport children to and from school during their work day.  Priced per additional half-day.

Before and after school care

Before and After School Care  is staffed by SFCS employees, and is an extra benefit to parents of Sioux Falls Catholic Schools. It is offered for preschool through 6th grade students on days school is in session, early dismissal days, and holidays or school breaks. Before school times vary by school while after school care is available at each school until 6:00pm.