The Preschool program is for children ages 3 & 4 years old. You may enroll for 2, 3 or 5 days a week. Children must be potty trained, but may need reminders/help. 


The children will:

  • Identify themselves a important people who are loved and who have an impact on their relationships and surroundings. 

  • Arrive at a realistic concept of their personal strengths and limitations.

  • Make thoughtful choices based on respect for self and others.

  • Recognize that all choices have consequences. 

  • Find pleasure in being with others. 

  • Further a sense of self-discipline

  • Further develop a sense of humor, to find humor and to make humor.

  • Continue to develop social and academic kindergarten readiness skills. 


The teacher will:

  • Promote a sense of self-worth in each child

  • Encourage self-reliance. 

  • Provide a variety of materials that children are interested in, and that they can succeed with and master. 
  • Be sensitive and patient with the needs of each child. 
  • Encourage children to continue to express themselves verbally through a variety of media. 
  • Demonstrate problem solving and coach children to solve problems appropriately and independently. 

The Toddler program is for children ages 1  & 2 years old. You may enroll for 2, 3, or 5 days a week.


The children will:

  • Use play as a foundation for exploring, learning about others and the world, and finding delight.
  • Enjoy people, both adults and children; be sensitive to others and a develop the capacity to interact effectively.
  • Develop a curiosity about the world.
  • Develop a sense of oneself as an important person who is cared about and who has an effect on the world.
  • Comprehend language and events, and begin to express oneself in an understandable way.
  • Gain self-help skills that instill qualities of independence.


The teacher will:

  • Nurture each child in response to the child’s emotional needs.

  • Encourage children to explore materials and the environment through demonstration.

  • Help children develop the capacity to trust people, to feel secure when away from home and with people other than family members.

  • Enrich children’s language development through books and songs, and by providing appropriate words ​​

The things children learn between birth and the time they start kindergarten is critical, for it lays the foundation for their learning and development for years to come. At Little Scholars Academy of Lake Norman, we offer four programs to serve children ages 1 - 5 years

The 2019 - 2020  school year runs from September 4 - May 22.​ All of our programs are half-day, 9am - 1pm. 

At LSA, we believe our philosophy and our school is the perfect learning environment for every child. However, our philosophy and our school  is not perfect for every parent.

  • Unique philosophy


  • Personalized curriculum


  • Calming environment


  • Small classes


  • Involved families


  • Breastfeeding friendly

Tuition is paid in 9 monthly installments throughout the school year. The monthly amount remains unchanged regardless of the number of classes in the month, including holidays and any other unforeseen closures (weather, etc.) No refunds or make-up days are issued for missed classes. If a family needs to withdraw from our program, a two-month written notice is required to be released from any further financial obligations. 


The following tuition prices are good for the 2018-2019 school year. 


Toddler and Early Preschool Tuition 


Days per Week

Tuition per Month

Tue/Thu

$235

Mon/Wed/Fri

$325

Mon - Fri

$450



Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten Tuition


Days per Week

Tuition Per Month

Tue/Thu

$215

Mon/Wed/Fri

$305

Mon - Fri

$430


A reggio inspired PreschooL

where we learn and grow together

Early Preschool Program

Toddler Program  

Tuition

2019 - 2020 School Year

Pre-Kindergarten Program

Preschool Program

School Year

Why LSA?

OF LAKE NORMAN 

The Pre-Kindergarten program is for children ages 4 & 5 years old.  You may enroll for 2, 3, or 5 days a week. Children must be potty trained and independent.  The group size and layout of the classroom allow the children to develop more independence, self-confidence, and develop a broader community in preparation for kindergarten.  ​​


​The Children will:

  • Identify themselves a important people who are loved and who have an impact on their relationships and surroundings. 

  • Arrive at a realistic concept of their personal strengths and limitations.

  • Make thoughtful choices based on respect for self and others.

  • Recognize that all choices have consequences. 

  • Find pleasure in being with others. 

  • Further a sense of self-discipline

  • Further develop a sense of humor, to find humor and to make humor. 

  • Continue to develop social and academic kindergarten readiness skills. 


The Teacher will:

  • Promote a sense of self-worth in each child

  • Encourage self-reliance. 

  • Provide a variety of materials that children are interested in, and that they can succeed with and master. 

  • Be sensitive and patient with the needs of each child. 

  • Encourage children to continue to express themselves verbally through a variety of media. 

  • Demonstrate problem solving and coach children to solve problems appropriately and independently.

The Early Preschool program is for children ages 2 & 3 years old. You may enroll for 2, 3, or 5 days a week. Children do not have to be potty trained. 


The children will:

  • Develop more complex and complete sentences.

  • Learn to express wishes and feelings with words to others. 
  • Continue to enjoy imitating others
  • Enjoy simple, short, concrete stories and events about their life.
  • Enjoy simple learning such as nursery rhymes, dancing movements, singing. 
  • Be free to imitate own activities and not forced to join a group. 
  • Experiment with being demanding and persistent; temper tantrums may be frequent!
  • Learn that choices have consequences. 
  • Make appropriate decisions. 
  • Develop a sense of respect for themselves and other. 
  • Be an active participant in their learning. 
  • Role play with one or more friends. 
  • Follow 2, 3, or more directions at a time. 
  • Continue working on self-help skills such as washing hands, independent eating, getting shoes on and off, and changing clothes.


The teacher will:

  • Promote a sense of self-worth in each child. 

  • Encourage children to freely explore materials and provide hands-on materials.

  • Are sensitive and patient with the unique needs of each child. 

  • Encourage children to express themselves through language. 

  • Demonstrate and encourage appropriate problem-solving techniques.