Lakeside Lutheran Preschool believes its mission is to:


Educate the whole child in a loving and supportive environment by knowledgeable caregivers working in tandem with the child's family so that he or she may better realize her or her God-given gifts and potential both now and in the future.


Our conveniently located, secure facility offers a warm, creative, fun-filled environment in our classrooms, and in the three large playground areas. 

Our team of teachers serve as facilitators of learning and provide a wide array of experiences for the children. Given those experiences, children are given the opportunity to:

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* Learn to share, work, play and get along with other chidren

* Experience separation from parents/family

* Learn discipline and self-control

* Learn to follow instructions and to stay with work until finished

* Learn to express ideas and feelings in acceptable ways

* Develop language, pre-reading, pre-writing and pre-math skills.


Lakeside Lutheran Preschool's programs are based on the knowledge that a child's early years are ones of phenomenal development. Our chosen curriculum--Creative Curriculum--focuses on four key areas of development: social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language. Our qualified, loving and dedicated staff strive to create an atmosphere that nurtures growth in all these areas.


We believe children benefit when school and family work together to promote their child's learning and care. The preschool is an integral part of our congregation's ministry to young children and their families.


Lakeside offers one of the best Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) programs in Sarasota County. We proudly graduate many bright young stars and future leaders. Every year, we host a graduation ceremony where children and families may gather to celebrate their rising-to-kindergarten stars!


Plan to stop by for a tour of our facilities and see for yourself! Or call 941-497-5858 to learn more about our enrollment process.



Contact Us


Lakeside Lutheran Preschool     Phone: 941-497-5858
2401 Tamiami Trail S.                 Fax: 941-408-7694

                                               Venice, FL 34293                        Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
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