About Our Program
downtown Worthington, Ohio
. The center’s program is based on a belief
in the uniqueness of every human being and the goal is to establish a good self-image. We
strive to provide quality, loving care for children Three, Four and Five years of age in a trusting
St. John's Early Education Center was established in 1964 a a ministry for St. John’s
Episcopal Church in
We believe that reaching out to each child where they are at the very moment of entering the
program is very important. Children are encouraged to learn and explore at their own speed in
areas that interest them. Teachers recognize that children come from different backgrounds and
experiences; they do not learn the same things at the same time in the same way!
Each of the classrooms provide children many opportunities for mental, physical and emotional
growth through a variety of creative experiences. Recognizing that young children learn as
they play with materials and share experiences, free play is considered an essential part of the
school day as well as routines and planned activities. Our teachers recognize the importance
of balanced growth. The schedule is flexible with provisions made to meet the needs of the
We also offer a young 3’s class beginning in January. It has become quite popular as we are the
only school in the area to have a classroom for children who turn 3 by the end of January. It is
so much fun to see such little ones coming into their first school experience, so apprehensive
and tentative, and watch them blossom and grow. Our teachers are particularly perceptive to the
needs of that age group. They provide a trusting environment where children are comfortable
and welcome. Spots are limited to a small number of students which allows each child more
individualized attention from the teachers. Registration for this class begins in late October.
3 Star Step Up to Quality rating
Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) offer a voluntary rigorous inspection
service and grants centers either a one, two or three stars based on their findings. This program,
called Step Up To Quality distinguishes one center from another as going above and beyond
regulations to create an exceptional preschool program. Our teachers are all well qualified and
continue annually to keep their teaching skills and credentials current.
St. John’s Early Education Program is licensed by the State of Ohio. In addition, we are also
one of the first preschools in Central Ohio to attain a
We have been awarded 3 stars for several years. Our preschool has a limited number of
spaces available each year and so parents are encouraged to visit the school, please call for an
appointment 614-885-2315 (M-F 9a-noon).
St. John's Episcopal Church
We are a ministry of St. John's Episcopal Church. If you would like to learn more about our church family, please complete our contact form
or call the Church Office at 614-846-5180.
Snow Day Policy
If Worthington Schools
are closed, we are also closed. Please watch the local TV channels (4, 6, 10) for cancellations in the morning. If Worthington schools are on a delay, we will be in session at the regular time. If you are in doubt please use your best judgment. Err on the side of safety.
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Call the Office
The office is open M-F, 9 am - noon
Our Director is Cathy Wahoff
Send us an Email
We are at EarlyEd@stjohnsworthington.org
, or click here
to use our simple contact form.
We are located in heart of Worthington, Ohio just off the village green.St. John's Early Education Center
700 High Street
Worthington, OH 43085View Map