About OLA Preschool

PreSchool & TK:

HISTORY

Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) PreSchool and Transitional-K is located in Carmichael, CA and was founded in 2011 as part of the existing OLA School. Our Director Mrs. Patty Jones was appointed in March of 2011. We have very dedicated and gifted teachers with many years of service in early childhood development.

NUTRITION

We provide nutritious morning and afternoon snacks for our children at no additional charge. Lunch is not provided.

ENVIRONMENT

The preschool offers two large, age appropriate classrooms, dining area, both kids-only and adult-only bathrooms. There is also a large enchanted garden area with natural play structures to foster learning through imaginative play. Ample opportunity for gross motor-skill and mind development is provided to foster the whole child.

Sprouts and Explorer preschool classes begin at 8:15 a.m. and end at 11:45 a.m.
Transitional Kindergarten begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 12:00 p.m.
All classes offer Extended Care until 3:00 p.m.

Parent School K-8:

HISTORY

Our Lady of the Assumption School (K-8) is also located in Carmichael, CA and is in the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento. Our parish was established in 1950 and our school in 1955 by the Sisters of Loretto. Our principal Mr. Robert Love was appointed in July of 2006. We have very dedicated and enthusiastic teachers with many years of service at OLA.

ENVIRONMENT

Kindergarten through fourth grade operate in self-contained classrooms. Grades five through eight are organized departmentally. A resource program is in place to help students with special needs. We have a large library, science lab, fine arts room, computer lab and general meeting room. We also offer an Extended Care program on school days from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

OLA Parish:

Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) Parish was established in Carmichael, California in 1950 to serve a growing post-war population in suburban Sacramento. Under the leadership of the founding pastor, Father Thomas Bannon, a place for Sunday worship was built two years later. The physical plant continued to expand with construction of an elementary school in the mid-1950’s, a convent and chapel for the teaching nuns, planning and construction of the current church in the mid-1960’s, and construction of several additional buildings to support the numerous parish ministries.

Today the parish community consists of more than 1600 families, many of whom participate in various liturgical, spiritual, service and social ministries. The OLA family reaches out to all its members through a dedicated St.Vincent de Paul Society, a vibrant Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, Catholic Faith Formation for public school students, an active Women's Council, and support groups for youth and retired parishioners. The parish community is led by our dedicated Pastor, Fr. Eduino Silveira.

The mission of the parish community at Our Lady of the Assumption Church is to:

  • Proclaim the Word of God more faithfully
  • Serve the people of God especially in our efforts to meet the needs of the poor in our local community and, when able, around the world
  • Build a sense of parish community among our parishioners and, when possible, the wider diocesan community.

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