To foster positive self-concept

To develop social skills

To encourage language development

To enhance physical development and skills

To encourage and demonstrate sound health, safety and nutrition

To further self-help skills

To encourage creative expression and appreciation for arts

To enrich children with literacy and print

To respect cultural diversity

2019-2020 School Year


September 3rd, 2019 to May 29th, 2020


We follow the West Springfield School Calendar for the school year, with a few exceptions.

  •   September 3rd & 4th     Visiting Days

  •   September 4th               Pancake Meet and Greet

  •   September 5th               First full day of school-lunch bunch begins

  •   October 1st                    Curbside drop off begins

  •   October 24th                 Back to School Night

  •   November 28th - 29th   Thanksgiving Break - No School

  •   December 23rd-31st      Holiday Break - No School

  •   January 1st                     New Year's Day- No School

  •   January 15th                  Winter Ball 

  •   February 11th                 Open House/Registration for Fall

  •   February 17th - 21st      Winter Break - No School

  •   March 27th                     Professional Development Day - No School

  •   April 20th - 24th            Spring Break - No School

  •   May 29th                         Last Day of School (If no snow days)


The primary purpose of Mittineague Methodist Community Preschool is to serve the children and families of the community by providing a safe and supportive environment for young children between the ages of 2.9 and 5. The activities and materials offered are specifically selected to promote all aspects of preschooler's growth;emotional, social, physical and intellectual.


Our approach is positive and our hope is to give each child the clear message "I am lovable and capable".

Mittineague Methodist Community Preschool          800 Amostown Rd  West Springfield, MA 01089             413-736-2770         director@mmpskids.com