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Welcome to Paradise Valley United Methodist Church Preschool, where we nourish the development of the whole child through a balanced, hands-on curriculum. We are a nationally accredited, faith-based school located in Paradise Valley, Arizona. PVUMC Preschool has preschool classes with multiple day options and times. 


Our Director

Mary Cooper

Dear Families,

I am delighted to welcome you to our website and invite you to make yourself at home here. Whether you are a current or prospective preschool family, I encourage you to use our website and get to know us better. You can learn about our terrific teachers, browse our events pages, read up on our excellent programs, find answers to frequently asked questions, and much more.

At PVUMC Preschool, we provide the best in early childhood education by using a play-based, emergent curriculum and offering a variety of excellent program options. We also have the support of an amazing community of teachers, board members, and parents.

For those families considering enrollment with us, I feel confident in recommending our preschool as an outstanding choice to begin your child’s love of learning, discovery through play, and well-rounded growth.

Warmest regards,
Mary Cooper
PVUMC Preschool Director

Learn, play, grow!

At PVUMC Preschool, our students learn, play and grow! Our beautiful Paradise Valley campus includes wonderful educational spaces indoors and out, including several playgrounds, vegetable and cactus gardens, and warm inviting classrooms. 


Our Programs

Our program offerings are extensive, ranging from parent-toddler classes to extended-day preschool. You will find there is something to meet every family’s needs.

Please don’t forget to check out our list of wonderful after-school options that range from active, movement-oriented activities to cooking and art classes.


Preschool Offerings


Toddler Offerings


After School Programs

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