Services

An Early Education and Care Program

Enrollment age:  2.9 years through Grade 6

FULL DAY PRESCHOOL OPERATES YEAR - ROUND

ServicesOur FULL DAY PRESCHOOL is available from 7:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M and is a year round program.  The program centers on the whole child.  It is filled with fun, sharing, and learing opportunites that are age appropriate and developmentally appropriate in all areas of competency.  Our full day program allows for your child to grow socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually.

Our PART TIME PRESCHOOL PROGRAM OPERATES SEPTEMBER - JUNE. Preschool will be closed on the same holidays, vacation days, snow days and in- service early release days as Public Schools in Gardner.

 

THE CARING PLACE has a preschool program that centers on the whole child.  It is filled with fun, sharing, and learning presented in an age appropriate and developmentally appropriate approach.  Our program facilitates growth in all areas of a child's development: social, intellectual, physical, and emotional.

  • We offer a two day a week (Session I) for children who are two years nine months to three years old. This class meets from 8:30 until 11:15 on Tuesday and Thursday.
  • We offer a three day a week (Session II) for children who are four to five years old. This class meets from 8:30 until 11:15 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • We offer a five day a week multi-aged (Session III) from 8:30 until 11:15 Monday - Friday.
  • We offer a four day a week (Session IV) for children who are four to five years old and will be attending kindergarten the following school year. The class meets from 11:30 until 3:30 Monday through Thursday.
  • We offer a three day a week multi-aged (Session V) from 8:30 until 3:00 Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
  • We offer a four day a week multi-aged (Session VI) from 8:30 until 3:00.

STAFF to child ratios are no more than 8/10 children to one teacher. 

BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL CARE

The Caring Place offers before school and after school care, and summer and school holiday care for children in first through sixth grades.