The Malvern School® of Horsham Earns Top Recognition Among Early Childhood Education Programs in U.S.

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Jul 15, 2024
Montgomery County preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 8 years earns NAEYC accreditation – an honor received by less than 10 percent of programs in the nation Horsham, PA – April 2, 2019 – The Malvern School of Horsham recently earned top recognition among all early childhood education programs in the U.S., receiving accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The nation’s largest early childhood accrediting organization recognizes less than 10 percent of all child care centers, preschools, and kindergartens in the country. Achieving this recognition has become a widely recognized sign of high-quality early childhood education. “NAEYC Accreditation helps families recognize quality early learning programs and feel comfortable knowing that their children are receiving a high-quality, research-based education that will prepare them for future success,” stated the association. The Malvern School of Horsham received outstanding marks for each of NAEYC’s 10 research-based standards, earning scores of greater than 100 percent in more than half of the categories. NAEYC’s criteria include relationships with children, curriculum, teaching approaches, child assessment, nutrition and health, staff qualifications, relationships with children’s families, community relations, physical environment, and program leadership and management. Additionally, each classroom individually received an average score of 95 percent. [caption id="attachment_6552" align="alignleft" width="305"] Executive Director, Crystal Eickhoff, and Director of Education, Erin Thudhope of The Malvern School of Horsham[/caption] “The Malvern School of Horsham has always offered an exceptionally high-quality program, providing a superior education in a nurturing environment,” stated Crystal Eickhoff, Executive Director of The Malvern School of Horsham. “Achieving NAEYC accreditation is a pinnacle of success for any early childhood education institution and receiving this recognition validates the hard work our entire team invests into our school and our students every single day.” Enrollment for summer camp and fall classes is currently open at The Malvern School of Horsham, conveniently located at the intersection of 152 and Lower State Road. For more information about The Malvern School of Horsham or to schedule a tour, visit   About The Malvern School The Malvern School, founded in 1998, is a year-round private preschool for ages six weeks to eight years. The Malvern School believes in developing the whole child in a nurturing, yet engaging environment and offers an innovative curriculum that has raised the bar in early childhood education. Today, The Malvern School has 26 locations throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and Central and Southern New Jersey and is dedicated to providing curriculum that is designed to meet or exceed the highest standards established by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s largest early childhood accrediting organization.