Richmond Community Schools is committed to offering high quality childcare and educational programs for young children through a variety of Early Childhood Offerings. We are excited to announce even more choices for our parents along with the creation of an Early Childhood Wing in Lee Elementary. Our Early Childhood Department is here to provide a caring environment for your child and to provide an atmosphere where children will develop an enthusiasm for learning, exploring, and creativity through the use of constructive play activities in the areas of art, music, drama, literature, and cooking.
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The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is an early childhood curriculum that focuses on project-based investigations as a means for children to apply skills and addresses four areas of development: social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language. The curriculum is designed to foster development of the whole child through teacher-led, small and large group activities centered around 11 interest areas:
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Comparing Child Outcomes
The Richmond School District Early Childhood Special Education Program is an early intervention service designed to provide children and families with early learning experiences in a nurturing environment to promote successful educational experiences. A preschool program is available five half days per week for children three through five years of age. Our program is staffed with highly qualified Early Childhood teachers, professional support staff and experienced paraprofessionals. Children must meet eligibility criteria to receive services and/or attend the preschool classroom.
Contact Information: Shirley Matuszewski, 586-727-2509 Ext. 1403
Child Care Center
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Our child care center is located within Will L. Lee Elementary school. The child care center is offered for school age children (3 year old preschool through 6th grade). *Children must be toilet trained
Child Care Center hours and rates:
6:30 AM - 7:50 AM -$5 flat fee
2:50 PM - 6:00 PM -$7 flat fee
7:50 AM - 2:50 PM -$4.50 an hour