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02-08-2018
<p><strong>What:</strong>&nbsp;Student art show, pajama story time, refreshments<br /> <strong>When:&nbsp;</strong>February 8, 2018<br /> <strong>Where:&nbsp;</strong>Preston-Royal Barnes &amp; Noble</p>
03-03-2018
<p><strong>What:</strong>&nbsp; Our annual fundraising gala<br /> <strong>When:</strong>&nbsp; March 3, 2018<br /> <strong>Where:&nbsp;</strong> The Clubs of Prestonwood</p>
04-04-2018
<p><strong>What:</strong>&nbsp; Meet the teachers, tour the school, and enjoy coffee and refreshments.&nbsp;Open house for grandparents and special friends.<br /> <strong>When:</strong>&nbsp; April 4, 2018<br /> <strong>Where:</strong>&nbsp; Northaven Co-op</p>
 
Latest News
Jan 15th
<p>Schedule a personal tour and see for yourself what makes the Co-op such a rich, rewarding and nurturing place for your child, and for your family as a whole.</p> <p>The Co-op is unlike any other preschool in Dallas.&nbsp; Our unique combination of stimulating, play-based curriculum, wonderful facilities, experienced and loving teachers along with the opportunity to be an active part of your child&rsquo;s first school experience makes the Co-op a truly special place.</p> <p>We would love to welcome you into our school community for 2018-2019.&nbsp; Come visit us soon, places are limited.</p>
Jan 15th
<p>Enrollment for the 2018-1019 school year will open to the general public in mid-February 2018.</p>
Our Program

Our Program: Being a “Co-op Kid”

The curriculum at Northaven Co-op is built upon principles of child development, with the purpose of helping children enjoy and manage the world around them, while preparing them for the academic life of elementary school. We strive to maintain a balanced awareness between social-emotional and intellectual growth, so that each child may establish a basis for feeling good about himself or herself that supports continued growth in skills and learning.

As a “Co-op Kid,” students at Northaven experience:

  • Parent involvement as an assistant to the child’s teacher on a rotating basis;
  • A rich environment with abundant space and materials for growing toddlers and preschoolers;
  • Individualized attention given to the needs and growth of each child;
  • A language environment that is rich in print, stories, music and movement, art activities, conversation, and social interaction to encourage the skills of speaking and listening, which provide the foundation for meaningful reading and writing;
  • Exposure to the rich and varied literature written for young children;
  • A practical approach to mathematics, using “real” experiences for learning numbers and their meaning and application;
  • Science and social studies as learned from the world around us through classroom experiments, growing things, caring for animals, and many other first-hand experiences, including field trips for older children;
  • Physical growth enhanced by a well-equipped playground, a large muscle room, and materials and activities designed for developing small muscle skills;
  • Creative experiences in music, art, movement, drama, and literature, with each child allowed ample time and space to pursue his or her own particular strengths and interests for individual expression;
  • Emotional growth as children are encouraged to deal with their feelings in open and constructive ways; and
  • Social growth abundantly stimulated by peer interaction and by the variety of parents naturally present in a co-operative school setting, working directly with the children and sharing their own strengths and interests.
Our Mission

To nurture the development of the whole child and provide parents with the opportunity to participate directly in the education of their young children.

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