Annunciation Catholic School

Annunciation Catholic School’s Discovery Center

Minneapolis Preschool

About Us

Annunciation Catholic School’s LADC, located in the heart of South Minneapolis, was added to serve the growing needs of young families in that area. This school partnership provides a unique opportunity to “buddy” with students in the elementary school and benefit from their wonderful facilities.

Site Director Shannon Buncher joined LADC two years ago after having taught Kindergarten for 7 years in Montgomery, MN. Her knowledge of Kindergarten-readiness skills ensures that students are ready for the transition to Kindergarten.

Shannon Buncher
Shannon Buncher

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525 W 54th St
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Available Classes

Discovery/Kinderstart Preschool Classes

3,4,5 Years Old

A hands on class-room experience for the pre-kindergarten child. Activities are designed to further the students’ Kindergarten readiness skills, highlighting one-on-one time with teachers, and social experiences. Includes weekly experiences in Music, Spanish, Math, Literacy, Science, Large Muscle, Art and more! Included in the weekly curriculum are both Letter of the Week and Unit Theme-based lessons. All lead teachers are 4 year degree/pre-primary certified teachers with MN teaching licenses. All snacks are provided by the program. Children are expected to be toilet-trained. Teacher/Student Ratio 10:1. Families may choose a 2, 3, 4 or 5 day option in the morning, afternoon or full day. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL 3 DAY OPTIONS MUST INCLUDE A MONDAY OR FRIDAY.
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Lunch Bunch Buddies

All Ages

Cold and Hot Lunch options are provided every day for children attending through 12:30pm. Lunches are well-balanced and nutritional, following the guidelines provided by the MN Department of Education. (Excepting Infant Program, whose breast milk/formula is provided by the family. Snacks for older infants/toddlers are provided by LADC.)
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Extended Care

All Ages

Children experience care in a nurturing environment, filled with creative activities, large muscle time and music with LADC teachers. Breakfast and After School Snack is provided by the program. Breakfast is served for children attending before 8:00am; After School Snack is served at 4:00pm.
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Summer W.O.W. Camps

3,4,5 years old

12 weeks of Summer Preschool Camps available at 4 LADC locations! Each camp theme features a Spiritual Theme with Bible-based Stories and Activities, plus Spanish, Literacy, Science, Math, Music, Large-Motor and more! Families can register for the schedule of weeks and days that best fits their summer schedule needs. Siblings enjoy 25% off the weekly tuition. Children bring a bag lunch. All breakfasts and snacks are provided by the program.  All lead teachers are 4 year degree/pre-primary certified teachers with MN teaching license.
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Additional Childcare Days

All Ages

Childcare is offered on days regular school is closed and is included in Inclusive Tuition Rate schedules; included in Weekly Tuition Rate schedules; Monthly Tuition Rate schedules may check for availability to attend for an additional tuition fee. (ie: Winter/Spring Breaks; Teacher Workshop Days)
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