Weekday School

Lakeview Presbyterian
Weekday School

5915 Louis XIV, New Orleans, LA  70124


Director Carolyn Gatti- email: lpws@lpcno.org

lpwslogoLakeview Presbyterian Weekday School’s
Christian Education Purpose

“That all persons may respond in faith to the God in Jesus Christ and be nurtured in the life of fellowship with Him; that they may face all of life’s relationships and responsibilities as children of God.”

Educational Philosophy

Early childhood is that magical time when both fact and fantasy can live joyously in the heart of a child, and so it is a time to be enjoyed and preserved.  Yet it is a pivotal time, for what the child hears, sees and does today will greatly influence his tomorrow.

It is the time when seeds of positive self-image, self-mastery, and self-discovery may be planted so that they may ripen in the child’s future life.

Our school’s program is centered on each child’s lively and free participation in activities and experiences that rouse curiosity and channel his energies, his talents, his mind and his great capacity for living.  It is the “drawing out” and not the “drilling in” for we recognize and respect the richness of the inner resources and creative potential of each young child.  We endeavor to  provide for each child a relaxed, warm and loving environment in which his physical, social, mental, emotional and spiritual development is nurtured to its fullest and best expression.

General Information

Hours: The basic program is from 8:45 am until 12:00 pm.  Before school care begins at 7:45 am.  After school care is available until 4:00 pm.

LPWS accepts students from 14 months to 5 years of age. The school has very small student to teacher ratios to provide individual care.

Each classroom has a different theme each week (or biweekly in the younger classes).  Everything in the room will be set up to relate to the week’s topic.  Children are provided different options for hands-on experiences.  In this way the children can learn about their world through their own observations and experiences.

Each classroom is set up in learning centers.  Some examples are:

  • Block center
  • Home living center
  • (Housekeeping)
  • Art center
  • Educational Toy center
  • Manipulatives
  • Quiet center
  • Books and Listening
  • Science center

In this learning environment are basic science projects, experiences with music, group activities with discussions, stories, finger plays, audio-visuals and cooking.

Outdoor activities on a well-equipped play yard helps to develop large muscle coordination.

Books, puzzles, pictures, recordings, songs and toys are coordinated with the weekly emphasis.

Explorations that children make in such a child-oriented world are the foundations for academic learning.



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Lakeview Presbyterian Weekday School is licensed by the Louisiana Department Education. The school has a Type I license.

For information regarding licenses, the Department’s address is Department of Education, Division of Education, Post Office Box 4249, Baton Rouge LA 70821.

The website is www.louisianabelieves.com

The telephone number is (225) 342-9905.

Our license is #488.