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Thank you for considering St. Leo Catholic School’s Pre-kindergarten program.  Our program will offer an academically-focused curriculum which is further enhanced with computer/technology introduction, guidance, library, art, Spanish and music.

The Curriculum will include:

  • Touch Math
  • Zoo Phonics
  • Our Sunday Visitor (I am Special)

Mrs. Carolyn DeBruhl is our lead pre-k teacher and she also has two pre-k assistants.  

  • Mrs. DeBruhl has a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Spanish from Clemson University as well as a Master's degree in Social Work from University of South Carolina.
  • Mrs. DeBruhl was the lead preschool teacher at St. Gabriel Catholic school in Charlotte from 2013-2020.
  • Before St. Gabriel, Mrs. DeBruhl was a Direct Assistance Social Worker for the Diocese of Charlotte.

The Pre-K Program is located in the Parish Center.

Day Options:
Understanding that parents are looking for flexibility in addition to a quality education for their children, we are pleased to offer the following program:

A 5-day full or half day program.  The day starts at 8:30 am and ends at 11:30 am for half day students and ends at 2:30 pm for full day students.

Lunch Options:

  • Our Lunch Bunch program will be offered on Mondays through Friday for our half-day students.  The cost is $5 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm per day. Students bring a packed lunch to eat at school. 
  • Full day students will be able to participate in the hot lunch program at St. Leo. 

Extended Day Options:

  • Before School Care starts at 7:15 AM, students are dropped off at the front of the school. Cost is $2 per day per child when used. 
  • After School Care is from dismissal until 6:00 PM. Part Time is until 4:30 PM, Full Time is until 6:00 PM. 
  • Families who have an elementary or middle school student in the school, have the opportunity to drop off their pre-k student at the same time.