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Respecting the blessing and potential of all children, Trojan Tots Preschool is committed to laying a foundation for the children we serve that is rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ and supported by inquiry learning through a flexible, project-based curriculum.

This growth and development nurtured in each individual child contributes to the spirit of the Bishop Chatard community while preparing the children to begin their journey to become well-rounded in faith and inspired life-long learners.

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Trojan Tots Preschool was created in 2008 to provide affordable, high-quality Early Childhood Education services and preschool for children, ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, of employees of Bishop Chatard High School as well as employees and parishioners of North Deanery Parishes.

We are dedicated to fulfilling the mission of Trojan Tots Preschool by creating a safe, loving and exciting learning environment for these children.

Trojan Tots Preschool is located in the St. Benedict Center on the campus of Bishop Chatard High School. The Director of Early Childhood Education at the preschool is Jackie White, BCHS Class of 2001.

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The teachers of Trojan Tots Preschool implement a flexible, child-led curriculum based on the Reggio Emilia Approach and the Project Approach to learning. Children participate in developmentally appropriate activities planned by the teachers through careful observations of the children’s own interests.

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Our Faith Focus curriculum is a school-wide, monthly curriculum centered around a faith-based topic. Our Faith Focus studies in years past have included Saints, Virtues, Bible Stories, and the Fruits of the Holy Spirit.

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Children are divided into four classrooms based on their age on August 1st of the current school year. Children remain in the same class for the entire school year (August-May). Classrooms are: Freshman: 6 weeks – 12 months, Sophomores: 12-24 months, Juniors: 2-3 years and Seniors: 3-5 years.

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We are open Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:30 pm through the school year. We follow the Bishop Chatard High School and North Deanery school calendars.

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For more information regarding tuition, fees, wait lists, etc. or to schedule a tour, please contact: Jackie White, Director of Early Childhood Education, at or (317)254-5437

Trojan Tots Preschool Staff

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Jackie White

Jackie White

Trojan Tots Preschool Director
317-251-1451, 2272


Kathryn Grose Kathryn Grose
Freshman Teacher
Maureen Murphy Maureen Murphy
Freshman Teacher
Debbie Nicholas Debbie Nicholas
Freshman Teacher
Stephanie Cain Stephanie Cain
Sophomore Teacher
Kim Delehanty Kim Delehanty
Sophomore Teacher
Megan Green Megan Green
Junior Teacher
Linda Confer Linda Confer
Junior Teacher
Maura Leppert Maura Leppert
Senior Teacher
Amy Katra Amy Katra
Senior Teacher
Gracie Carson Gracie Carson
Support Staff
Alma Grissmer Alma Grissmer
Support Staff
Not Pictured: Carri Kirby

Attention @BishopChatardHS Classes of 2019 and 2021 parents. RSVP for upcoming Chatard-A-Bration gift-gathering parties! Enjoy a fab Fall evening with fellow BCHS parents. Senior Class party is Oct. 13; Sophomore party is Oct. 20. Visit… for more info.

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