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About Our Preschool & Kindergarten


Oak Grove Preschool and Kindergarten is a ministry of Oak Grove United Methodist Church. We believe that each child is a precious gift from God, who will be loved, nurtured, taught and respected by the staff. We believe that this philosophy will provide a strong foundation for our students. We build relationships with the entire family, as we journey together and experience God’s bountiful love.

Our school year runs from the Wednesday following Labor Day until the     Friday of Memorial Day weekend. We serve children from age 2 through kindergarten. Be sure to read our FAQ page  for common concerns. 



Ages 2 to PreK:   9 a.m-Noon

Lunch Bunch:     Noon-1 p.m.   

Kindergarten:     9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Children playing at Oak Grove Preschool & Kindergarten in Chesapeake, VA 23320

Our Program

At Oak Grove Preschool and Kindergarten, all classes have a teacher and a full-time teaching assistant, which fulfills our goal of small teacher/student ratios. The number of children in each classroom ranges from 8 children in the 2-year-olds to 16 in the 4-year-olds and Kindergarten programs. 


Creative learning methods are used to enhance the curriculum both individually and in groups. 


Preschool fun may include:

·  Strong emphasis on hands-on learning

·  Outdoor play and discovery

·  Meaningful teacher-child interactions

·  Sequencing, patterning, sorting number sense

·  Literacy and language activities

·  Daily snack and social time

·  Learning activities based on the Virginia's Foundation Blocks for Early Learning

·  Social and emotional growth

·  Lots of games, art, and age-appropriate activities

·  Music and movement

·  Prayer and praise




Ask about our affordable tuition rates!
Discount for additional children!

The teachers are all professional, kind, and are 100% committed to every single child learning and growing.  If you are an Oak Grove parent, you already know how fantastic this school is.  If you are brand new to this school, the families here are absolutely amazing.  The parents, teachers and Ms. Heather are willing to help and answer any questions, you may have.  You will not be disappointed. The communication, at Oak Grove Preschool and Kindergarten, is wonderful.  Mrs. Horner and Mrs. Jones, the Kindergarten teachers, will blow you away with how phenomenal your child will be, when they enter the 1st grade.  To this day, my kids speak about their Oak Grove teachers, on a daily basis.  They loved learning, and had so much fun doing so.  My kids loved growing inside of the Oak Grove family. 

      ~ The Barham Family



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