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early education for the whole child

Calvary Baptist School offers preschool through the ministry of Calvary Baptist Church. Our school teaches in accordance with the Word of God under the authority of the church. Children from all denominations are welcome here. 

School office phone: 412-461-6211

School email:


  • Explorers: 3 & 4 years old
  • 1/2 day Pre-K: 4 & 5 years old
  • Stay all Day Pre-K: 4 & 5 years old
Support the School by participating
in these Fundraisers

  • Sarris candy bars: milk chocolate, chocolate filled with peanut butter, chocolate with crisp rice or chocolate with almond. All bars are only $1.00 each. This sale is ongoing. Great stocking stuffers!

Calvary Baptist School’s Health &
Safety Reopening Plan for 2020-2021
  • Parents and staff will be provided with information regarding COVID-19 related symptoms, protection measures, management of illness at home, and quarantine guidelines if exposed.

  • Signs regarding everyday protective measures will be posted in the lobby, and handwashing signs will be posted in the bathrooms.

  • Parents should keep children home if they are sick. Symptoms or exposure to COVID-19 should be reported to the school so illness trends can be monitored/reported by the School District’s nurse.

  • Staff will self-screen daily at home and stay home if sick. Symptoms or exposure to COVID-19 should be reported to the school so illness trends can be monitored/reported by the school district’s nurse.

  • Staff will be instructed on health and safety protocols related to COVID-19.

  • Children will be received and dismissed at the front door; no congregating in the lobby will be permitted. Social distancing while waiting outside is advised.

  • Temperature screening of students will be done upon arrival to school & when sick during school hours. Adults entering the building will also be screened.

  • An isolation area will be provided, with adult supervision, until a sick child is picked up by the parent/guardian. Prompt pick up is necessary.

  • Adults entering the building and school staff will be required to wear a face mask or face shield.

  • Children will need to wear a face mask or face shield if they become symptomatic during school hours or when social distancing is difficult.

  • Class size and seating at tables will be adjusted to promote social distancing.

  • Group size will be reduced during playground use and when riding bikes.

  • Drinking fountains will be closed; water will be provided.

  • Sharing of supplies and equipment will be minimized; students will have their own storage container for their crayons, pencils, paint brushes, playdoh, playdoh utensils, etc.

  • Students’ personal belongings (i.e. coat, book bag) will be kept separate from others.

  • Proper handwashing technique will be taught and reinforced to the students, along with sneeze and cough etiquette.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available in the classroom for use by the staff and by the students, with supervision.

  • Frequent handwashing/sanitizing of student and staff hands throughout the day, especially after using tissues, touching their face, before & after eating, after using the restroom, etc.

  • Staff will be trained on proper cleaning and disinfection practices and use of cleaning products.

  • Table/desk tops will be disinfected prior to eating snacks; snacks sent in must be store bought items with individually packaged servings.

  • Regular cleaning/disinfecting of tables, chairs, toys, high touch surfaces, bathrooms, and floors.

  • Shared materials, such as toys, will be disinfected after each use.

  • Visitors will be restricted; scheduled volunteers will be isolated to one room with no student contact. A mask or a face shield is required.

  • School parties/celebrations will be revised to follow the state guidelines at the time of the event. Information will be provided to the parents.

  • Revisions to this plan, including the possibility of a school closure, will be made according to the CDC and PA Department of Education guidelines whenever the COVID-19 situation changes in the community or state. Information regarding any changes will be provided to parents and staff.

Our goals

  • Spiritual development
  • Social and Emotional development
  • Physical Growth development
  • Language development
  • Reading readiness
  • Math readiness
  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Music and art

Our beliefs

Calvary Baptist Church School believes that our role is to educate the whole child. We offer developmentally and academically appropriate activities that will prepare your child for kindergarten.

Each child is a unique work of God, made in His image, and should be loved, encouraged, praised and educated by caring Christian teachers.