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October 27, 2020 |

Holding on to our Cherished Holidays

October 13, 2020 |

I am sure your family has been talking about Halloween and how your traditional celebration will be altered by COVID-19. We share your desire to hold on to the ways we can all celebrate safely. So far this fall, so many things have seen changes. For example, the first day of school and after-school activities…

Reflections from Joyce – A little feedback, please …

October 6, 2020 |

Welcome To Shady Oak Christian School

Shady Oak Christian School is a child-centered program established in 1987, with Preschool, Bridge and Kindergarten classes.  Shady Oak accepts children who turn 3 before December 31 through kindergarten age.  We have a school year program that starts the Tuesday after Labor Day and concludes before Memorial Day.  There are also  a variety of summer programs that are described in detail elsewhere on this site.

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Our Mission

Shady Oak Christian School exists to preserve childhood in the lives of boys and girls through developmentally appropriate education designed to meet their social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and spiritual needs.

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Our Philosophy

At Shady Oak Christian School, we believe that the development of children is a continuous, predictable process that is influenced by all of the events they experience, at school, at home, and in their neighborhoods, and that learning of all kinds results from an interaction between the child and his/her environment.

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National Recognitions

Shady Oak is known locally, throughout Texas, and the U.S. for it's natural "playscape" playground. In 2003, Rusty Keeler, nationally-known playground consultant, worked with us to create a wonder-ful outdoor space that attracts adults as well as children.

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"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."

Walt Disney

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Shady Oak Christian School

503 Main
Richmond, TX 77469