About Us


About Us

Bethany Lutheran Church Preschool  has been serving Long Beach and the surrounding community for over 40 years.  Bethany is an extension of your home:  a supportive and safe place for families with young children to come that provides a Christ-centered environment for students to foster self-esteem and to individualize their learning so that they develop spiritually, emotionally, cognitively, socially, and physically.  Bethany:

  • is open to any child regardless of race, creed or nationality
  • is licensed by Community Care Licensing (#191600943)
  • is accredited by the NLSA
  • has been awarded the Long Beach Beachcomber Best Preschool, Best of Long Beach, Readers Poll 2017 for the fifth year in a row
  • enrolls children ages 2-6
  • limits class size to assure quality teacher-child relationships with most classes having a 1x5 or 1x6 teacher to student ratio for the morning classroom time
  • includes a Jr./Transitional Kindergarten
  • does not require students to be potty-trained
  • provides healthy snacks with fresh fruits and vegetables weekly
  • offers an outdoor classroom program
  • uses One in Christ, Handwriting Without Tears, Conscious Discipline and ZooPhonics curriculum
  • provides written assessments 3 times per year
  • offers many family activities throughout the year along with a Parent Library
  • has a refrigerator and microwave in each classroom for warming lunches
  • creates a yearly portfolio for your child that includes photos, art, work samples, and anecdotal records to show your child's developmental growth and we hope will serve as a treasured keepsake for years to come
  • employs a qualified, Christian, loving and nurturing staff
  • uses weekly Bible themes and lesson plans based on a developmentally appropriate curriculum guide that covers spiritual, social/emotional, language arts, mathematics, science, physical education and fine arts development
  • NEW FOR the 2018-19 School Year -Spanish language and culture weekly in each classroom

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