Socio-Emotional Development

Studies show that social-emotional skills—such as problem-solving, self-regulation, impulse control, and empathy—help improve academics, reduce negative social behaviors like bullying, and create positive classroom climates. Social-emotional skills also help kids successfully manage everyday life. Supporting the development of important life skills is key goal at St. Benedict,

Individual Assessments

St. Benedict Center uses the Ages & Stages Questionnaires to conduct quarterly assessments of each child’s social-emotional development.

Parent Feedback

Our teachers collaborate with families to provide assessment feedback and coordinated development plans focused on ensuring the child progresses toward pre-kindergarten readiness.

Child Screening

Staff ensure children have required immunizations and coordinate with parents for onsite health and dental exams.

Emotional Health

We support each child’s developing capacity to express and regulate emotions and to form trusting relationships


Staff prepare meals on site with focus on helping creating healthy and nutritious eating habits.