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Why Choose Us?

Flexible faith-centered childcare options

OSS is an NLSA Accredited childcare center and school offering flexible 3-5 day scheduling for children from 6 weeks through Kindergarten. Our goal is to provide students a solid foundation of faith and academic excellence while respectfully collaborating with parents to raise Christian children who will thrive throughout life.

Extended Care with convenient busing

Before/after school care with busing for Excelsior and Minnewashta Elementary students. Learn more.

A Christ-centered supportive community

Commitment to technology

  • Follow & build upon the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
  • Education.com: Students have an account for Math & Reading.
  • Smartboards in Kindergarten & Whale rooms.
  • Web-based resources.
  • Internet safety.
  • Chromebook integration in Kindergarten

Well rounded & developmentally appropriate curriculum

  • One in Christ early childhood curriculum builds readiness in:
    • Math
    • Science
    • Families & Community
    • Reading/Phonics
    • Language Skills
    • Technology
  • Early childhood focus areas:
    • Social & Emotional Development
    • Creative Expression
    • Fine Motor Development
    • Physical & Large Motor Development
  • Additional programming for: