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Year Founded: 1999

Ages Served: Twos, Threes, Fours, Fives (Transitional Kindergarten)

Hours Available:
Half day preschool is from 9:00-1:00
Before school care is available between the hours of 7:30-9:00
Stay and Play is available with pick up times at 3:30, 4:30 or 5:00

Enrollment: 150 students

Class Size:
Two year olds: maximum of 12 students
Three year olds: maximum of 15 students
Four year olds: maximum of 15 students
Five year olds: maximum of 15 students


Student to Teacher Ratio:
Two year olds: 6:1
Three year olds: 8:1
Four year olds: 8:1 
Five year olds: 8:1

Teachers and Staff: 25 teachers; 2 administrative staff

Accreditation:
We are licensed by the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Rated License Assessment Project

Curriculum:

  • The Creative Curriculum is taught in all classrooms. The Creative Curriculum implements a comprehensive approach to teaching young learners based on the vital role of “play” in children’s learning. The classrooms are organized into interest areas and our teachers use a variety of approaches and take an active role in children’s learning. Academic content is integrated into everyday experiences.
  • We also follow the guidelines of Foundations which is the Early Learning Standards for NC Preschoolers and Strategies for Guiding Their Success.
  • The Handwriting Without Tears curriculum is used in all of our four and five year old classrooms. It teaches proper letter formation based on the typical child’s fine motor development.
  • Curriculum enhancements of Spanish and KidzArt are offered as additional classes based on parent interest.

Calendar: Our preschool year runs from the end of August through the beginning of June following the Wake County Schools traditional calendar. We also provide summer camps during the months of June, July and August.

Location: Triangle Academy Preschool is located in southern Wake County in the city limits of Cary convenient to Apex, Holly Springs and Fuquay Varina.

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