Office Phone: 614-279-9935


Preschool - Saint Mary Magdalene School

St. Mary Magdalene Preschool is a Christ centered, play-based program with a 4-star Step-up to Quality Rating.


Licensing and Curriculum

St. Mary Magdalene Preschool is licensed by the Ohio Department of Education.  Our preschool classrooms provide age appropriate experiences for children, 3 or 4 years of age, who are potty trained. St. Mary Magdalene's Curriculum is aligned to the State of Ohio’s Early Learning Content Standards using the framework of The Creative Curriculum. Experiences are provided based on an understanding of the social, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of the children in the program. The children also have many opportunities to explore the outside environment and community. 


Goals of the Preschool Program

  • To develop a positive self-image and enable growth in self-knowledge.
  • To encourage problem solving and decision-making skills while fostering friendships and cooperation with other children.
  • To develop gross motor skills such as running, jumping, climbing, walking, rolling and balancing.
  • To develop fine motor and pre-writing skills.
  • To encourage the development of pre-literacy and oral receptive skills.
  • To foster developmentally age appropriate mathematics, science and language skills


Enrollment Information

Enrollment begins in February of each year. The first two weeks of registration are open to existing Saint Mary Magdalene Families before opening enrollment to the general public.  There is a non-refundable registration fee of $50 per family. Preschool hours are from 8:30a.m. to 2:30p.m. *Extended hours are available, click here for BASE information.


St. Mary Magdalene Preschool is a Title XX provider through the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. Limited grant funding for 4 year-old students* is available through the Ohio Department of Education and the Early Start Columbus Program.  *Student must be 4 years old on September 30 of the current year.

For more information, please contact Rachel Battocletti at

or the school office at 614.279.9935