Academics

Program Information

Full Day Programs

Infant Program is designed for children who are 6 weeks to 15 months of age and walking.  This program is available 5 days a week (Monday-Friday), 2 days per week (Tuesday/Thursday) or 3 days per week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Class size is limited to 9 infants with a ratio of 1:3. 

Toddler Program is designed for children who are 15 months and walking to approx. 24 months of age.  This program is available 5 days a week (Monday-Friday), 2 days per week (Tuesday/Thursday) or 3 days per week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Class size is limited to 12 toddlers with a ratio of 1:4. 

Younger Full Day Preschool is designed for children who are at least 2 years of age.  Class size is limited to 15 children with a ratio of 1:5.  This program is available 5 days a week, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  This program is available 5 days a week (Monday-Friday), 2 days per week (Tuesday/Thursday) or 3 days per week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Full Day Preschool is for children who are at 3 years of age by September 1 of the current school year and potty-trained.  Class size is limited to 20 children with a ratio of 1:7.  This program is available 5 days a week, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  This program is available 5 days a week (Monday-Friday), 2 days per week (Tuesday/Thursday) or 3 days per week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Breakfast, Lunch and an afternoon snack are provided in all full time programs, excluding special diets. Children are encouraged to nap in all full time programs.

Enrollment in full time programs occurs each school year from existing wait lists. Full Time program spaces may be held for the summer months for those who wish to re-enter the full time program. The cost for holding a space during the summer months of June, July and August is equivalent to four weeks of tuition.


Part Day Programs

2 Day Preschool is available for children who are 3 years old by September 1 and potty trained.
Tuesday/Thursday
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

3 Day Preschool is available for children who are 3 years old by September 1 and potty trained.
Monday/Wednesday/Friday
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

4 Day Preschool is available for children who 3 years old by September 1 and potty trained.
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thusday/Friday
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

5 Day Preschool is available for children who are 3 years old by September 1 and potty trained.
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Kindergarten is available for children who are 5 years old by September 1.
September through May
8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Half Day
8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Full Day
Before and after school care: 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

CU After School is available for children in Kindergarten-2nd grade.
September - May
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)
2:00 p.m. - 6 p.m. (Wed only)
Open 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on days public school is closed

Contacts

ECEC Main Office: (708) 209-3099

FAX:
(708) 488-4304

Doris Knuth, Director: (708) 209-3538