Merrimack Valley Christian Day

1195 Varnum Avenue,
Lowell, MA, 01854-0185
Tel: (978)452-2462
Merrimack Valley Christian Day is a state licensed, non-profit corporation which has functioned as a ministry of the Lowell First Church of the Nazarene for over 25 years.
Our purpose is to educate and provide childcare for children 18months to 8years old. Our philosophy is that every child is a unique individual at a very important period in his or her life.
These early years are important for a child's development of positive attitudes toward learning and Christian values.
We provide a safe, loving, nurturing environment conducive to enabling each child to reach his or her fullest potential.
Our curriculum is based on five areas of development; spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and social.
It is a hands on approach designed to educate and enhance the total development of each child, allowing them to develop at their own pace.
We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and meet their standards for developmentally appropriate practices.
Our curriculum is drawn from the Massachusetts DOE Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences, and the Scholastic Early Childhood Program Building Language for Literacy.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 2

Student Body

Total Students 30 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • Merrimack Valley Christian Day is a state licensed, non-profit corporation which has functioned as a ministry of the Lowell First Church of the Nazarene for over 25 years. Our purpose is to educate and provide childcare for children 2 yrs. Our philosophy is that every child is a unique individual at a very important period in his or her life. These early years are important for a child's development of positive attitudes toward learning and Christian values. We provide a safe, loving, nurturing environment conducive to enabling each child to reach his or her fullest potential. Our curriculum is based on five areas of development; spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and social. It is a hands on approach designed to educate and enhance the total development of each child, allowing them to develop at their own pace. We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and meet their standards for developmentally appropriate practices. Our curriculum is drawn from the Massachusetts DOE Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences, and the Scholastic Early Childhood Program Building Language for Literacy.
  • Profile last updated: 03/15/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lighthouse School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lighthouse School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is C.t.i.childrens Corner D C C (1.9 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended March 15, 2013 - Great preschool! Such a warm atmosphere. Teachers are so loving with the children. Small class sizes and great curriculum - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 27, 2012 - This is truly an amazing preschool. I sent my 3 daughters here and they loved it and learned so much. The teachers are loving and caring. The school is very warm and inviting. I immediately felt comfortable leaving my children in the care of the dedicated teachers.! I highly recommend this school for anyone looking for a high quality childcare program! - Posted by Parent

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