Bakerstown United Methodist Day School

We have suspended our 2 year old program for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Our purpose, at Bakerstown UMC Day School, is to partner with parents in providing education and nurture for their children that is high quality, distinctive, and developmentally appropriate; in a way that reflects the love of God and respects the educational and social needs of each child.


Our day school has aligned our curriculum with the local school districts for a smooth transition from preschool to Kindergarten.  Our curriculum is specifically designed for pre-K students, that is comprehensive in addressing the child’s developmental needs (self-esteem, cognitive, creative, social, physical) within the context of Christian faith and values.  

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We are currently registering for in-house families only; children currently enrolled.  Spaces are very limited, first come first served.  We are excited to offer summer camp for children who have completed Kindergarten and are entering First Grade.  Please see the details about this and the Preschool and Kindergarten bound friends camp in the attached document.  We will have Friday Water Fun Day with sprinklers etc. but will NOT have the wading pool due to Covid.  Masks will be required everyday although we will have plenty of mask breaks.


To register, please print, complete and send the completed bottom portion of the form back in your child’s take home folder along with the payment.  Keep the top half with all the details.  Once received, I will send an email confirmation.  Emailed copies will not be accepted.  Payment must accompany the bottom half of the registration form.

Session 1:  “Bugs and Butterflies” - June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Session 2:  “Ocean Commotion” - June 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

Session 3:  “Animal Adventures” – July 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Session 4:  “Camping Capers” - July 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Two Year Old Class

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 – 11: 30 a.m. or Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00-11:30 a.m.  This class is available to children who have reached the age of 2 by September 1st and attend without a parent or caregiver. 

Maximum 10 children-- SUSPENDED FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Three Year old Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. or Monday, Wednesday, Friday Afternoons from 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   This program is available to children who have reached the age of three before September 1st and are potty-trained.    While the primary focus of the program will be on fostering the child’s social and emotional development, our activities and games will include the mastery of basic, developmentally-appropriate cognitive skills. Maximum 12 children   SUSPENDED FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR-Returning in 2021-2022

3 Day Pre-K Class

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

This program is available to children who have reached the age of four before September 1st. There will be a much more defined emphasis on cognitive development, including developmentally-appropriate literacy and mathematical skills, with the ultimate goal of kindergarten readiness.  Activities will continue to address the child’s social and emotional development as well. Maximum 12 children  SUSPENDED FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR-Returning in 2021-2022

4 Day Pre-K Class

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

This program is available to children who have reached the age of four before September 1st.  The focus of this class is kindergarten readiness.  Journal writing, reading and math readiness, Pre-K sight word recognition as well as social and emotional development will all be covered daily.  Maximum 12 children 

Full Day Kindergarten

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

A Christian based Kindergarten program that will offer students unique experiences every day that foster creativity, discovery, academic, social and emotional growth and a genuine love for learning. The warm, Christ- centered environment and closeness between day school families and staff will provide a quality, nurturing program that allows every child to be happy and successful.  Children will participate in several service projects throughout the year impacting our local community and the world. Maximum 12 children with 2 certified teachers

What Makes Us Unique

 Our list of Goals are skills we are working on all year long in our preschool classes.  These goals are pulled right from the Pennsylvania State Standards for Early Childhood Education.  As the Standards are updated, we also update our curriculum. Our curriculum follows the Pennsylvania State Standards for Early Childhood Programs.  We work directly with the local school districts ensuring a smooth transition into Kindergarten.  Our highly qualified teachers send home weekly newsletters outlining their lessons for the week.  Our Children’s Minister shares dynamic, weekly faith based lessons with each class.  Our class sizes are small allowing more individualized attention.  We have a Library/Story Play Room:  Inspired by new story each month, the library is decorated from floor to ceiling to become the story for the children to “play the story”. 


Contact Kelly Campbell the day school director  at 724-272-6032 or with any questions.


2021-2022 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!!!!  We will be  offering the 3 year old classes, 3 Day Pre-K, 4 Day Pre-K classes and Full Day Kindergarten classes.   We plan to start out just as we are this year, reduced classes offered, reduced class sizes and children’s desks spaced 6 feet apart and masks worn.  If the restrictions change, we will make the necessary adjustments to be in compliance.  We are hoping and praying that we will soon return to normal.   


Below is the registration form for you to complete and return with one month’s payment along with the $40.00 registration fee and the $25.00 registration fee.  Once received, I will send an email confirmation.  If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Campbell, director at, or 724-272-6032.  We miss you all so very much.  If your little one is moving onto public school Kindergarten or First Grade, please feel free to share with friends and neighbors looking for a Pre-K program or a Full Day Kindergarten.