St. Francis Early Learning Academy » Back to School Information 2022

Back to School Information 2022

St. Francis Early Learning Academy 

1223 N. 16th St. 

Lafayette, IN 47904 

(765) 767-4200


WELCOME ST. FRANCIS FAMILIES!


We are looking forward to the 2022-2023 school year and the excitement it will bring! We can’t wait to welcome back our friends from last year and meet our many new friends, too! We are so honored to be able to serve God and our Lafayette Catholic Schools community by loving and teaching your preschool children.


SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST FOR ALL SESSIONS: 

    • Scissors (little Fiskars work best) 
    • Notebook
    • Box of tissues
    • Quart-sized Ziploc baggies - Students with last name starting with A-L
  • Gallon-sized Ziploc baggies - Students with last name starting with M-Z
  • Paper towels - Students with last name starting with A-L
  • Clorox wipes - Students with last name starting with M-Z
  • Elmer’s Glue stick - large 
  • 24 pack Crayola crayons 
  • One change of clothes including: Shirt, pants/shorts, underwear, socks 
  • Set of watercolor paints 
  • Markers - thin and thick 
  • Folder 
  • Backpack- fits folder, no wheels
  • Children will also need a water bottle that goes home daily and sleep stuff (blanket, pillow) that usually goes home weekly.

OPEN HOUSE IS SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 14th FROM 12-2 p.m.


THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17th

Sessions on the first day of school are: 

  • AM Half Day: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
  • School Day: 8 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (We will stagger the pick-up times in 5-minute intervals based off of your child’s teacher so speak with your child’s teacher at the open house).
  • All-Day: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Children registered for the All-Day programs and Early Drop-off may come as early as 7 a.m. Those who are registered for the All-Day programs and After School Care can be picked up as late as 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions in the meantime, the best way to contact me is via email: [email protected]


Joyfully in Christ, 

Betsy Tuholski 

Director, St. Francis Early Learning Academy