About Us – Education, Faith & Love Ursuline Preschool & Kindergarten was founded, and has been directed by, the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown since 1963. Our school is fully licensed by the Ohio Department of Education. We offer eight bright, fun classrooms, several with private observation areas. We have a large, colorful play center with a stage, a library, a school clinic, and a computer lab. We give great attention to security measures, such as cameras and locked doors.Ursuline Preschool and Kindergarten...Is a faith based Catholic school; however, all faiths are welcome.Is licensed by the Ohio Depart of Education with curriculum based on Early Learning Standards for Preschool and Common Core for Kindergarten/Transitional Kindergarten.Uses ACCESS curriculum in our Preschool, which aligns to the Early Learning Standards. ACCESS stands for: Assessment supported, Child Centered, Emergent/negotiated, Science emphasis and Standards integrated.Provides learning opportunities for children 2 years old through Kindergarten.Transitional Kindergarten (half-day kindergarten) and Kindergarten are chartered by the Ohio Department of Education. Children need to be 5 years of age by Sept. 30th (local public schools children need to be 5 years by Aug. 1st). Our Kindergarten children are able to attend 1st grade in public school after successfully completing our Kindergarten program.Provides Time for Two classes for children 2 years old who attend an hour session with one adult.Ensures all staff are certified under the Ohio Depart of Education.Offers on-site speech and hearing services.Provides a school counselor and private counseling if needed.Offers before school care daily, 7:30 – 8:35 a.m.Offers physical education program for all students.Offers technology classes to all students in our technology lab.Offers a Preschool Enrichment Program from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.Offers a Transitional Kindergarten enrichment program with the opportunity to extend the Transitional Kindergarten day and curriculum from 12:30-2:30 p.m., five days a week.Offers a Spanish teacher for Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Preschool Enrichment.Involves children in plays, prayer services, and celebrations throughout the year.Provides a large indoor play center and secured outdoor play area with play equipment.Provides presence of the Ursuline Sisters with one-on-one tutoring and enrichment.Encourages and offers many opportunities for parent involvement.Provides Kindergarten children visits to the Ursuline Sister’s Health Care and the chapel (on premises) on a regular basis.The Ursuline Preschool & Kindergarten welcomes students of every race, color, gender or ethnic origin. The school will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, or ethnic origin in hiring of personnel and the administration of its educational programs, policies, and extra-curricular activities.