Gethsemane Christian Academy

701 East Pinhook Street
Lafayette, LA 70501

Phone: 337-233-2750
Fax: 337-267-9257

gethsemaneschool@aol.com

Hours of Operation
8:00am - 3:00pm

Ages Serve
4 year olds

Center Capacity
60

Fees
Registration: $130, Tuition: $350

Network Mission Statement
The Lafayette Parish Early Childhood Network in collaboration with stakeholders are committed to reaching all at-risk children from infant to age five, ensuring a high-quality, inclusive educational setting.

Network Goal
All children enter Kindergarten ready to learn.

Center Mission Statement
Our mission, as an extension of the Christian home, is to educate in truth, train in righteousness and fully develop each child in body, mind and spirit.

Center Vision
Our vision is to partner with Christian families to educate and inspire their children in the desire to love, serve, and honor God as mature Christian leaders to reach the world for Christ.

Eligibility/Enrollment
4 year olds by September 30th of the school year, NSECD program - Free according to income

Documentation Needed
Birth Certificate; Social Security Card; Shot Record; Proof of Residency; Proof of Income

Services for Children with Special Needs
Behavior Modifications

Staff Credentials
Certified Teachers, CDA or Associates Degree Teacher Assistants, Staff participates yearly in various professional development trainings to further their education.

Curriculum
The curriculum is based on the Louisiana Department of Education's Birth to Five Learning and Development Standards; Creative Curriculum

Assessment
CTB McGraw Hill, Developing Skills Checklist (DSC), Phelps Kindergarten Readiness Scale; Teaching Strategies GOLD; CLASS Observation

Other
Vision, hearing, dental screenings provided

Lafayette Parish Early Childhood Community Network

In order to improve Early Childhood care and education throughout the parish, the school system, NSECD, Type III Early Learning Centers (Childcare), Head Start and Early Head Start have joined together to raise the level of expectations and birth-to-five standards to promote kindergarten readiness.