Welcome to Child Priority Preschool!

Child Priority Preschool has become well-known as one of the top Early Childhood programs in Colorado.  Founded by its director, Vanda Klimpke, in 1985, Child Priority continues to emphasize high quality and standards that always makes the child a first priority.

“The single most important thing in human cultural behavior is literally and specifically the way we bring up children.” – Author, Labarre

Child Priority’s Curriculum

Child Priority Preschool Front Sign

Child Priority’s curriculum offers children the opportunity to use all their senses to explore and engage with materials.  Children will experience painting, collage, block building, water-bubbles-sand, cooking, weaving, sewing, bookmaking, woodworking, estimating and math concepts, dinosaurs, volcanoes, researching bugs, spiders, and rain forest animals and hatching butterflies. Combine these activities with the academics of colors, shapes, writing letters, numbers, beginning spelling, rhyming and story-telling and we have created a learning experience they will never forget.

As children progress through the Junior class, and then the Preschool class, and finally the Pre-K class, curriculum becomes increasingly more challenging, sparking the curiosity and thinking skills of each child. Nurturing well-rounded children also includes an emphasis on intellectual development such as, building strong communication skills, developing thinking skills and reinforcing problem-solving tools for social success.

Kindergarten teachers in Jefferson County remark:

“….they always can recognize the kids from Child Priority.  They are the most prepared socially, academically, and cognitively for their kindergarten class.”

It is our goal to help children use all their capabilities to learn and understand, not simply memorize.

Child Priority is located on the south side of 38th Avenue, 5 blocks east of Youngfield Street.  Directly across from Kullerstrand Elementary in the Glory of God Lutheran Church.  Child Priority Preschool has no religious affiliation.

If you would like to visit the school, please call to make an appointment……. Scheduled tours begin at 9:15am and last about 25 minutes. See all the classrooms in action!

We are a Peanut-free and Tree-Nut Free environment. 


Vanda Klimpke (Director)
12200 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
PHONE: 303-424-0336

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