Welcome to Fairview Preschool! We are located directly behind the Library parking lot at Fairview Christian Fellowship, 596 US Hwy 74 in Fairview, NC. 

Mrs. Chris Lance, Director/Teacher

Mrs. Becca Hathaway, Assistant Director/Teacher

Mrs. Anita Lovejoy, Teacher

Mrs. Jenny Zoeller, Office Manager/Teacher

Mrs. Tara Burch, Teacher

Mrs. Courtney Maynard, Teacher


If you are considering a preschool in the Asheville area, we are excited to introduce you to Fairview Preschool. Located just 10 minutes south of East Asheville, 10 minutes north of Gerton, 15 minutes west from Swannanoa, and 20 minutes east of Fletcher, we are convenient to I-40 in the scenic mountain community of Fairview, NC.

We are excited you have chosen to learn more about us online. Please call or email us with questions or schedule a visit 828-338-2073,

FPS provides a developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on learning environment for children ages 2, 3, 4 and 5. Classes meet September through May. Fairview Preschool has both three day and two day options. Please see school hours listed to the right.

Learn more about Fairview Preschool, contact us to speak with director Chris Lance. You can download application and enrollment forms

We encourage classroom visits! We look forward to hearing from you soon!


contact us

(828) 338-2073


596 US Highway 74
Fairview, NC 28730

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2,3 Year Olds
M, W, F (2 or 3 day options) 8:30a–12:15p

3, 4 and 5 Year Olds
M, W, F (2 or 3 day options)   



About Fairview Preschool

Fairview Preschool is a ministry of Fairview Christian Fellowship. The purpose of Fairview Preschool is to provide intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual development of the whole child, within a Christian context. Each day we seek to meet the following objectives:

  • Foster self-esteem

  • Allow children to develop at their own pace

  • Provide opportunities for self-expression

  • Encourage investigation and participation in group activities

  • Increase independence

  • Promote health, physical growth and motor development

  • Prepare children for elementary school

Daily Activities

Our customized curriculum — which incorporates elements from Montessori and Waldorf educational philosophies — creates a structured environment in which children are both encouraged to learn through their own interactions and guided by Biblically based thematic learning units.

  • Independent Quiet Activities

  • Computer Learning

  • Bible Lessons

  • Music

  • Thematic Learning Lessons

  • Group Games

  • Listening Activities

  • Snack / Lunch Time

  • Outdoor Play

  • Fine and Gross Motor Development

  • Large Indoor Play Space

  • Art and Crafts

  • Letter and Number Activities

Learning Centers

Learning centers allow children to choose from a variety of educational options, encouraging exploration and creating a positive, fun attitude toward learning. We also learn and play outdoors as often as weather permits! Our students are offered opportunities to take advantage of additional learning opportunities at school in Spanish, computers, and soccer.

  • Discovery / Science

  • Gardening

  • Art / Crafts

  • Computer / iPad

  • Numbers / Math / Charting

  • Letters / Writing Center

  • Large Dollhouse Community

  • Car / Train / Transportation

  • Clay / Play dough

  • Home Living / Dramatic Play / Dress-Up Clothes

  • Puppet Stage

  • Water Play / Outdoor Exploration

  • Seasonally-based Montessori Learning Bins

  • Woodworking

  • Library / Book Reading Center

  • Fine Motor / Manipulative Activities

Special Events

Special events throughout the school year provide focal points for the children. The anticipation of these special events reinforce our constant theme of learning-as-fun and are tied into our thematic learning curriculum and often correspond to and help celebrate holidays. We encourage parental/extended family involvement in all of our special events.

  • Bike Day

  • Circus / Zoo Week

  • Harvest / Thanksgiving Feast

  • Handbell Performances

  • I love Jesus Celebration / Christmas Program

  • Teddy Bear Day / Groundhog Day / PJ Day

  • International Month

  • Presidentsʼ Week

  • Fire Department Day

  • Water Fun Day

  • Mother and Grandmother Tea

  • Graduation / End of Year Program

  • Valentine’s Day

Field Trips

By taking the children out into the community and surrounding area on a variety of field trips, we enhance and reinforce what they learn in the classroom. We encourage parental and extended family involvement in all of our field trips.

  • NC Arboretum

  • Handbell Performances to Retirement Homes

  • Fairview Library

  • WNC Nature Center

  • Local Farms / Hickory Nut Gap Farm

  • Area Parks

About the Director

Fairview Preschool director Chris Lance has a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education and has been ACSI certified. With 42 years of experience teaching three, four, and five year olds, she has created a developmentally appropriate curriculum integrated with Biblical themes.



We look forward to hearing from you!

Fairview Preschool is located directly behind the Fairview Public Library parking lot at Fairview Christian Fellowship, 596 US Highway 74 in Fairview, only 15 minutes from Asheville. Compare preschools in Asheville. We believe you will be impressed with and excited about the opportunities for your child at Fairview Preschool.

We have openings for enrollment for ages 2-5 for the fall of 2018.

We would love to extend an offer to visit us in person! Contact us at:

 828-338-2073, or

Our Mailing Address is: 
Fairview Preschool
PO Box 456
Fairview, NC 28730


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