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Christian Preschool Near Me DefianceDefiance, Ohio is a quaint place for young families to set down roots and grow. With a relatively low cost of living and excellent educational institutions of all kinds, Defiance offers a high quality of living. In fact, according to Wallet Hub, it’s one of the top 25 places to raise a family in Ohio. If you are researching this part of the region or already live here with young children, St. John Lutheran School offers the premier preschool in Defiance. 

Defiance, OH Preschool

The preschool program at St. John Lutheran School is designed for your child to have excellent care, while equipping them with the knowledge of the Lord at an early age. We strive to make sure our school provides a smooth transition for your child into their next phase of education after preschool. 

St. John Lutheran School teaches core Christian values while providing lots of love and care for each child. Our classrooms are small so that each child is afforded lots of attention; children are divided by age, with classes for 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds. Our teachers assist each student with developmentally appropriate skills and provide a safe learning environment. 

St. John Lutheran School’s Vision

Our vision is for each child to grow in his or her faith with Jesus. Our students encounter social experiences that will build their social competence and collaboration skills. They will play and learn in an inviting and secure Christian environment, nurturing the whole child, spiritually, socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically.

We believe: 

  • Jesus is at the center of our program and that the Holy Scriptures are our guide in educating God’s children.
  • Children are to be encouraged to learn and grow by foundation of developmentally                appropriate experiences in a safe, Christian, and nurturing environment.
  • Each child is a unique individual created by God and that they all can learn in their own way.
  • Children learn best through meaningful play that encourages curiosity, discovery and problem  solving.
  • Education should reflect the integration of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional,                     language, self-help, and spiritual areas for the total development of the child.
  • Parents are the child’s first teachers and that children learn best when parents are involved in the educational program.
  • The primary bridge between home and school is the involvement of the congregation and            community in training and equipping the child as the Bible reveals. “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it”.  Proverbs 22:6

Christian Preschool Near Me

The mission of St. John Lutheran School & Tiger’s Den is to follow Christ’s example, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, prepare children for a life of discipleship by helping them grow in faith, knowledge, and character.

St. John Lutheran School has been providing high-quality education for children of all ages in Defiance for over 150 years. If you would like to know more information or tour St. John Lutheran Preschool & Tiger’s Den, please contact us. We will be happy to answer any questions you have and introduce you to your child’s teachers!