Our history, philosophy, and commitment to education:

Founded in 1976, Bethany U.M. Nursery School (Preschool) was created to meet the needs of young children in our community. Since that time, Bethany Preschool has evolved to keep up with the educational, social, and other developmental considerations that prepare the children for beginning kindergarten. Three year old classes focus on social skills, listening and speaking skills, gross motor skills, and introduction to academics, such as colors, letters, numbers, and shapes. Four year old classes build upon skills learned as a three year old and emphasize pre-reading, math, and writing skills. Lessons are supplemented with music, stories, finger plays and poems. Other subjects, such as science and social studies, are integrated into these lessons. Christian values are reinforced as the students are encouraged to practice kindness, love, patience, and caring for one another. The annual Trike-a-thon for St. Jude’s helps the children develop a sense of giving and compassion for others.


We offer classes for 3 year olds Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9am to Noon from September to May.  If there is enough interest, a second class is added on Mondays & Wednesdays.

Our 4 year old classes are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 am until 3 pm.

Where can I get more information?

Call us (814) 266-9588, or stop by the office anytime.  We will be happy to give you an information packet.  You may also visit our website at Curious about what our preschool is up to? Check out our Facebook page!

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