Learning is a joyful experience for 4-year-old and young 5-year-old children* at Saint Cecilia. Our Pre-Kindergarten program provides the perfect balance of structure, caring, discipline and nurturing as students embark on their first experiences with what will become the foundations for math, science, social studies, art, language, music movement and dramatic play.

*Entering students must meet the age requirement by August 31.

Curriculum Highlights


Our older students serve as role models for Pre-Kindergarten children. Pre-Kindergarten students are joined by older students who come to the Pre-Kindergarten classroom as “reading buddies.” All students visit the public library regularly.

Pre-Kindergarten students work on

  • Making friends and collaborating with others
  • Expressing themselves and listening attentively
  • Writing, reading and numbers
  • Developing fine motor and gross motor skills

To learn more please download the Pre-Kindergarten curriculum PDF.

Class Photos


Tuition & Documents


Tuition (M-W-F)In-ParishOut-of-Parish
One Student$4,440$4,675

Application Fee (one-time fee for new families) $50
Registration Fee (per family): $100
Family maximum tuition rates may apply. Tuition assistance is available.
Tuition rates are for the 2018-2019 school year.



Ms. Kerry Carson

Explorers / Pre-K Instructor


Ms. Kerry Carson teaches the Explorers and Pre K  classes.   Ms. Carson has earned a Masters in Science in Elementary Education with an emphasis in early Childhood Education.  She has worked as our director of Crusader Care, at Peacock Child Care Center on Bainbridge Island, and most recently, as a ParaEducator at the Island School on Bainbridge Island.  Ms. Carson is a member of Saint Cecilia parish and has three children attending SCCS.

Carson, Kerry


  • B.A. Education
  • M.S. Elementary Education, emphasis Early Child Education
  • “See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.”  Matthew 18:10

    Over 20 Years of Developing Minds, Hearts and Character.

    - A Catholic school on Bainbridge Island for young men and women, Pre-K through 8th grade. -