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Early Learning Center

Your child has 1,892 days from the day they are born until they enter Kindergarten.

What happens on this journey lays the foundation for success in both school and life. 90% of brain development occurs by the time your child is 6 years old. At Discovery School, we are proud to offer the highest quality educational and social programming option for your 3-5 year old children.

For 3 year olds*, we offer a choice between the following programs:

  • 5-day Preschool- Meets M-F (8:30am-11:30am)
  • 3-day Preschool- Meets M/W/F
    (choose between 8:30-11:30am or 12:30-3:30pm)
  • 2-day Preschool- Meets T/Th (8:30am-11:30am)
*all preschool students must be potty trained

For 4-5 year olds, we offer a choice between the following programs:

  • Pre-K AM- Meets M-F (8:30am-11:30am)
  • Pre-K Full Day- Meets M-F (8:30am-3:30pm)

Fred Rogers

Play is the work of childhood.
Play is extremely important for brain development in young children. Research indicates that play shapes the structural design of the brain, and provides active exploration that helps in building and strengthening brain pathways. Play is good for the brain, increasing “flexibility and improved potential for learning later in life”, and allowing children to explore, identify, negotiate, take risks and create meaning. Furthermore, children who frequently engage in quality play experiences are likely to develop memory skills, language development and can effectively regulate their behavior.

At Discovery School’s Early Learning Center, our centers-based classrooms offer choice to your child about how they want to engage in play. A variety of sensory experiences as well as fine motor and gross motor activities are offered. Pretend Centers change frequently throughout the school year to allow for a variety of imaginary play situations. Outdoor play, both structured and unstructured, are offered on a daily basis. We even have a magical woodland playground and an outdoor mud kitchen!! How neat is that??
Our Early Learning Center takes pride in our high standards. These include: 
  • Has lower staff to child ratios. Our teachers have more time to support your child’s individual development and learning.

  • The administrator and teachers have higher education qualifications. Our administrator has at least a Master’s degree and most of our teachers have Bachelor’s degrees as well as many years of experience in working with young children.

  • The teachers develop lesson plans that support each child’s growth. Intentional and purposeful activities and experiences are planned to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of each child and support them in where they are in their individual development.

  • The program completes assessments to evaluate and improve the learning experience. Regular assessments are done with your child to keep track of their growth over time. This lets our teachers adjust how they offer experiences to your child daily and communicate their growth to you as parents.

  • The program values its families and community. Our program consistently works with you, our families, as well as the community to provide more opportunities for the children.