Pre-Kindergarten

Sacred Heart School’s Pre-Kindergarten program is academic in focus with the intention of preparing the students for a successful kindergarten experience.

The class is limited to 18 students with a teacher-student ratio of 1:9 (professional pre-school teacher and an aide).

All students applying to Sacred Heart Pre-K must be 4 by August 31st.

Pre-Kindergarten Team

Mrs. Julie Thoensen

Mrs. Julie Thoensen

Pre-K Teacher
Mrs. Paula McLeod

Mrs. Paula McLeod

Pre-K Aide
Ms. Jessika Blower

Ms. Jessika Blower

Pre-K Aide (Afternoon)

Pre-Kindergarten Schedule Options

Our Pre-Kindergarten meets five days/week, Monday - Friday. We offer three different schedule options for our Pre-Kindergarten students. Families may switch between schedule options at any time during the school year. 

Option A - Half Day Program Five Days/Week

  • 8:30 - 11:30 am, Monday - Friday
  • Lunch Bunch Optional Daily - Students dismiss at 12:00 after lunch

Option B - Full Day Program Five Days/Week

  • 8:30 - 3:10 pm, Monday - Friday

Option C - Partial Full Day Program (Two Half Days and Three Full Days/Week)

  • 8:30 - 11:30 am Mondays and Fridays
  • 8:30 - 3:10 pm Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • Lunch Bunch Optional on Mondays and Fridays - Students dismiss at 12:00 after lunch


At the completion of the Pre-Kindergarten year, students wishing to enter Sacred Heart School’s kindergarten program will be required to participate in a readiness assessment, along with all other kindergarten applicants.

Please contact Laura Leach, Admissions Director, with any questions at lleach@sacredheart.org or 425-451-1773 ext. 1603.