4 Year Olds

4 Year Olds

Sacred Heart Pre K exists to educate children in a parish community. Catholic values and teachings are integrated into the daily curriculum, which promotes academic excellence. Our goal is to provide for a quality educational experience and prepare students for continued community and church involvement.

4/5 yr. Old Learner Outcomes

Our curriculum focuses on the following areas:


Each area has Performance Indicators to chart each child’s growth.


Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum – Happily Ever After by Zaner-Bloser

Program Components
Story Structure and Appreciation
Print & Book Awareness
Letter Recognition
Fine Motor Skills
Auditory Descriptors
Phonological Awareness
10 Colors, 8 Shapes
Listening & Following Directions
Vocabulary & Concept Awareness
Oral Language Development
Emergent Reading Skills

Sacred Heart Catholic School Pre K program has been awarded NAEYC Accreditation by the
National Association for Education of the Young Child organization.


 Sacred Heart Catholic School receives a 4-star rating from Parent Aware

By voluntarily seeking a Parent Aware Rating, we’re showing that we care enough about early learning to use the practices that best prepare your children for Kindergarten.  That’s an assurance that most other MN child care and early education programs can’t give you.


Need help paying for Pre-K?

Pathways I offers scholarships to qualifying families to help support payment.  Click on the link provided to access the applications and instructions from the Think Small website:

Applications are also available in our school office.

Congratulations to our Sacred Heart Pre-K/daycare on being awarded the 2018 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Childcare by the Sun Post readers in Crystal, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale.

Sacred Heart Pre K offers two options for 4/5 year olds.

Option 1. We have a Pre-Kindergarten program for 3, 4,or 5 day-all day and half day options for 4/5 year olds.   Our program is begins at 8:00 a.m. with optional center time between 7:20-7:55 a.m.  Our day ends at 2:10 pm.   Extended day options available until 5:45 pm at our Kids Club.  This program is  specifically for those 4/5 years olds that are ready for a structured setting focusing on academics and creative play in preparation for Kindergarten.

Click here for contract:      18-19 all day pre k reg form

Option 2. Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m.(new time).   This program focuses on Kindergarten readiness skills.  If your child attends our  childcare house, preschool fees are pro-rated based on how many days you attend childcare.

Click here for contract: 18-19 Half-Day PreK Contract

NOTE:  Children must be 4 years old by September 1st to attend.

Preschool Screening Required

Minnesota law requires that all children complete screening before entering kindergarten. If your child is between 3 and 5 years of age, call Early Childhood Screening for an appointment. There is no charge for this service.

New Hope Learning Center
8301 47th Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55428

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday and Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday  8:00-11:00 a.m.

The screening office is open during the school year only. Call 763.504.4180 for an appointment.

Important Documents