St. James Preschool is a warm and caring learning place for your young child, featuring:

  • Over Forty Years Serving the Downingtown Community
  • Caring and Nurturing Environment
  • Traditional Preschool Program for children 2 1/2 to 5 years
  • “Mommy and Me” Programs for children 18-36 months
  •  Student-use computers in each Pre-K Classroom
  • Pre-K Plus Academic Enrichment Program
  • Certified Teachers
  • Low Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 5-Day, 3-Day, and 2-Day AM Sessions
  • 3-Day PM Sessions
  • Active Parent-Teacher Organization
  • Family Fun Events
  • Class Field Trips
  • Outdoor Playground


In accordance with our Governor's mandate we will be closed for the remainder of our academic year, through May 25, 2020.
 All previously scheduled events incluing the Outgrown Sale are postponed at this time.  We hope all of our families stay safe and healthy.

We are accepting registration forms for our 2020/21 school year via mail and can schedule parent phone calls to give detailed answers to your questions and give the best virtual audio tour that we can!  Please leave a message at 610-269-0525 for more information and to receive a call back from a director.

Just a reminder that the April 1st tuition payment for September, 2020 to hold your child's spot for the 2020/21 school year is due.

Please mail your check to the preschool at: St. James Preschool, 409 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, PA 19335. There will be a 15 day grace period until April 15, 2020.

If you are experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 and need an extension for this payment, please call the office at 610-269-0525 and leave a message with your student's name and a phone number or notify us by writing to the address above.

Looking forward to a time when we can all be together again! Be safe friends!


St. James Preschool
409 E. Lancaster Ave.
Downingtown PA 19335
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