About The Weekday Preschool & Kindergarten

The James River Church Weekday Preschool has four locations in Springfield, MO, Ozark, MO, and Joplin, MO. Our focus is centered on teaching children who God is and how much He loves them – all while they explore physical education, art, music, and science. Kids ministry at James River Church is a core value, so you can be sure that each child that enters our doors will be loved and cared for in a special way. Please note: The Kindergarten program is offered at our South Campus location only.

James River Weekday Preschool

The James River Weekday Preschool program offers children ages 2 – Pre-K the opportunity to learn academics and experience God’s love in a safe, caring environment. Enrollment for the 2021-2022 preschool year will open on March 15th at the South Campus in Ozark, MO, the West & North Campuses in Springfield, MO and the Joplin Campus in Joplin, MO. To learn more about the application process and to conveniently apply online, click the button below.

James River Church Preschool

Enrollment for the 2017-2018 preschool year is now open!
Enrollment options are available for children 2 – Pre-K. Enroll your child in the 2, 3, 4 or 5-day weekday preschool program by downloading the application below and sending it to weekdaypreschool@jamesriver.org. You can also turn your application in at the weekday preschool office at either our South, West or North Campus locations. Advanced enrollment and payment is required. There is an annual non-refundable enrollment fee per child. For more questions, please call the weekday preschool office at 417-581-8617.

To complete the enrollment process, please download the Medical Examination Report and Immunization Requirements and return the completed forms to the weekday preschool office prior to the first day school.

James River Church Kindergarten

The James River Kindergarten program is Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the South Campus. Students will learn from certified teachers in small class sizes to ensure individualized attention. Students will also participate in weekly physical education, music, art and science classes. Before and after care programs are available, along with an optional lunch program. Your child must be five years old before August 1, 2021, to enroll. For more questions, please call the kindergarten office at 417-581-8617. View 2020-2021 calendar.

Preschool Academy

Preschool Academy

The Preschool Academy is a free two-year program for low-income families in Springfield, Missouri. It is more than just a preschool; the Preschool Academy encompasses the whole family with a Christ-centered and family-focused partnership. Click below if you would like more information on how to apply, or if you would like to sponsor or give to the Preschool Academy.

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