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Belleville Mennonite School's Pre-Kindergarten programs provide an environment in which each child finds an opportunity to develop personally, socially, academically and spiritually.  Our Pre-K teacher, Mrs. Becca Peachey has a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and 6 years of experience teaching preschoolers.  Mrs. Rosie Peachey leads our Pre-K Counts program with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education and more than 10 years of experience teaching early learners. All of our teachers love teaching and love our Lord!

Our Preschool Program has expanded!


Pre-Kindergarten options  Call the school office (717-935-2184) to check availability of the following classes:

  • 3-day Pre-K (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) 8:00-11:00 am (4-year-olds)
  • 3-day Pre-K (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) 12:00-3:00 pm (4-year-olds)
  • 2-day Pre-K (Tuesday, Thursday) 8:00-11:00 am (3 and 4-year-olds)
  • Half Day Pre-K Counts (Monday-Friday) 8:00 am - 11:30 pm (3 and 4-year-olds); FREE to eligible families; Lunch is provided
  • Full Day Pre-K Counts (Monday-Friday) 8:00 am - 1:45 pm (3 and 4-year-olds); FREE to eligible families; Lunch is provided


Eligibility Requirements
Children must reach the age of 3 or 4 prior to September 1st. Children must also be independent in toilet and bathroom habits.  Please note we are licensed to take three-year olds in addition to taking four-year olds. 

A Typical Day at BMS Pre-Kindergarten includes:
  • Guided activity time
  • Story time
  • Circle time
  • Bible time (stories, Bible verses)
  • Prayer time
  • Clean up
  • Restroom breaks
  • Snack
  • Lunch for the Pre-K Counts class
  • Choice time
Children learn basic skills, such as:
  • Listen when others talk
  • Share resources
  • Work in groups
  • Share ideas and thoughts
  • Take turns
  • Raise hands to speak during class discussions
  • Form a line
  • Complete assigned activities
  • Respect authority
  • Nurture independence
Children learn concepts, such as:
  • Seasons
  • Weather
  • Numbers and counting
  • Letters and sounds
  • Community helpers
  • Animals
  • Self and family
  • Nursery rhymes
  • Colors
  • Shapes
  • Senses
  • Holidays
  • Personal safety
  • Transportation
  • Nature
  • Farm study
  • Emotions/feelings
  • Bible stories
  • Multi-cultural awareness
If your family income falls under these guidelines, your child qualifies for our FREE PreK Counts program.
To apply for the FREE Pre-K Counts program, click here
To apply for the 3-day or 2-day preschool class, click here

Mrs. Becca Peachey
Pre-K Teacher
Mrs. Rosie Peachey
Pre-K Counts Teacher