Pre K (4’s) - Our Pre K is a continuation of our Little Rays program. The following is a sample of goals in Religion, Language Arts and Math.

Religion: Use the Sign of the Cross and Grace before and after meals, recite Our Father/Hail Mary, display common courtesies (such as please and thank you) to fellow classmates, learn about creation.

Language Arts: Identify upper/lower case letters, recognizes and differentiate beginning sounds, writes first and last name, repeats and recites material such as prayers, pledge, days of the week, months of the year, seasons, songs & simple versus. Communicates with courtesy, answers questions, retells stories and draw conclusions, identify sight words from the Dolch Pre-Primer sight word list.

Math: Count by rote to 20, compare equal, greater than, and less than, identify numbers 1-20, recognize sequence of objects, simple addition.

General Information:

We offer a 5 day, morning or full day program:

  • Morning 7:45am – 11:45am/ Full day 7:45 am – 2:45 pm
  • Students attend Mass on Wednesday (beginning in October)
  • All students wear the school uniform (see handbook for details)
  • Parents provide a snack each day-students can bring a lunch from home or purchase for an additional cost
  • Before and after school care is available, please contact business manager for more information

Early Childhood Pages


Little Rays Pre K program in Virginia Beach
Information on our Kindergarten program at St. John the Apostle Catholic School
Little Rays at St. John the Apostle Catholic School
Information on our Pre K (4's) program at St. John the Apostle Catholic School
Information on Art, Music and Physical Education for Pre K through Kindergarten at St. John the Apostle Catholic School.
Information on Kindergarten and before
Academics at St. John the Apostle Catholic School for Grades 1-5
Music, Spanish, Art, Physical Education and Technology information
Information on Middle School Core subjects.
Physical Education, Music, Art, Technology
Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

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