“JEA Preschool Savannah is more than a school. It is a family and a community where everyone is included, and the teachers are engaged in providing enriching educational experiences for each child. We couldn’t imagine our children going to any other preschool in Savannah.” – Parent Testimonial

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Does your school provide snacks or lunch?

Healthy snacks are provided in the morning and afternoons along with milk and water. Kosher sensitive and nut free lunches are provided by families. Kosher sensitive includes vegetarian, dairy and fruit options. No meat, shellfish or pork. Click here for lunch ideas.

 

What is the teacher to child ratio for each classroom?

1 year old class - Yonim - Doves = 1:5

2 year old class - G’daim - Lambs = 1:6

3 year old class - Ayalim - Rams = 1:8

4 year old class - Doobim - Bears = 1:10

 

Will my child move to another classroom once they celebrate their birthday?

Our preschool functions under a school-based model. Unless otherwise addressed by the Director, each child will remain in their same classroom for the whole school year.

 

Is your preschool licensed or accredited? If so, by whom?

We are currently a three-star Quality Rated program earned through the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. The PreK program is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission.

 

Do you have to be Jewish or a member of the JEA to attend?

We embrace diversity and welcome children of all faiths. JEA membership is required to become a part of the preschool community. 

 

Are there any other important details I need to know?

For the health and safety of our children and JEA members, a current 3231 Georgia immunization record is required to attend the preschool program. No exceptions will be considered. 

 

Can I visit the preschool?

Tours are always welcome! Click here to schedule your tour.

 

What makes JEA Preschool Savannah special?

Enrichment classes, low teacher-child ratios, emphasis on social and emotional skills, part of a community center, 

 

How does the preschool communicate with families?

Kaymbu platform is used to send communications through email and texts. Pictures and daily notes are also sent through this platform.