Our Mission

 To create an environment where children are equipped to grow in self-esteem; establish healthy relationships with others; gain an understanding for spiritual and cultural heritage; demonstrate value as individuals; develop life skills needed to be independent and capable adults.

INDY WEST CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE has over 40 years of experience! We have experienced, well trained teachers that use a thematic approach to Early Education (Lesson plans are posted in each classroom for parents to review.) We serve 2 snacks and lunch, which are included in the weekly tuition. We are licensed by the state of Indiana for 180 children, and are Paths To Quality Level 3.

 

WE PROVIDE:

  • Indoor gym for large muscle activities 
  • Large outdoor play space 

DAYS/HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday – Friday

7AM – 5:30PM

 

SMALL CLASS SIZES:

Infant Classroom – 4 to 1 child to teacher ratio

Toddler Classroom – 5 to 1 child to teacher ratio

2 year old – 5 to 1 child to teacher ratio

3 year old – 10 to 1 child to teacher ratio

4 year old – 12 to 1 child to teacher ratio

 

Class sizes are based upon the state’s staff to child ratio requirements for licensed centers.

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ORGANIZATION

Our preschool and childcare center is sponsored by Indianapolis Christian School System. The director plus an assistant director give overall immediate supervision. Teachers, plus aides staff the daily operation. The preschool is set up to meet all state and local requirements and is licensed by the State of Indiana Division of Family and Children. The premises, equipment and facilities of the preschool, conform to all applicable safety and sanitary requirements made by the State of Indiana.

 

PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY

Our philosophy is to equip children to grow in self-esteem; establish healthy relationships with others; gain an understanding for spiritual and cultural heritage; demonstrate value as individuals; develop life skills needed to be independent and capable adults.

 

CIVIL RIGHTS STATEMENT

Indy West Christian Childcare does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

DELAY/CLOSURE POLICY

In the event of a delayed start or closure due to weather conditions, information will be posted here. You will also receive an email and/or text.

 

You may also visit our Facebook page. (You can LIKE us at “Indy West Christian Preschool”.) 

Tifani Harmon

Tifani Harmon

Director

Tifani has a B.S. in Biblical Studies from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Masters of Divinity from Wesley Seminary. She is married to Rob and they have 3 children, Jacob, Bailey and Samuel. Tifani came to Westside in August 2014. In her free time she enjoys reading. 

Ann Stamps

Ann Stamps

Administrative Director

Ann has been with Westside since May of 2012. She lives on the west side with her husband Greg, and has two grown sons that live in the Indianapolis area.  She loves camping and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

 

Ruth Weber

Ruth Weber

Office Assistant

Mauricio Estrada-Solis

Mauricio Estrada-Solis

Cook

Kelsey Sexauer

Kelsey Sexauer

Little Caterpillars

Rachel McDonald

Rachel McDonald

Infant Aftercare

Shari Spry

Shari Spry

Busy Bees

Gina Atwood

Gina Atwood

Busy Bees Assistant

Dawn Valadez

Dawn Valadez

Little Rainbows

Monique Aguirre

Monique Aguirre

Little Butterflies

Shania Reed

Shania Reed

Little Butterflies Assistant

Beth Martin

Beth Martin

Little Frogs

Kiara Black

Kiara Black

Sharks

Kathy Hurst

Kathy Hurst

Little Sunshines

Erica McCleary

Erica McCleary

Little Lions

Aislinn Stephens

Aislinn Stephens

Brilliant Bears

Tina Quassy

Tina Quassy

Little Caterpillars Assistant

Nicole Hardesty

Nicole Hardesty

Fireflies

Kara Weber

Kara Weber

Adventurous Owls

Brenda Bates

Brenda Bates

Aide

Brittany Vanderbrink

Brittany Vanderbrink

Aide

Flora Tolley

Flora Tolley

Aide

Em Sylvester

Em Sylvester

Aide

Jacob Harmon

Jacob Harmon

Aide

Bailey Harmon

Bailey Harmon

Aide

8610 W. 10th St. Indianapolis, IN 46234

Email tharmon@indychristianschool.org

Call 317.273.1072

Fax 317.273.1071

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