Encino Presbyterian Childrens Center

4963 Balboa Blvd
Encino, CA 91316-0913
     Tel: (818)788-9442
Grades: NS - K | 119 students
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At Encino Presbyterian Children's Center, we believe each child is a unique individual.
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We strive to provide a loving, nurturing, and creative environment for all children.
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Our philosophy is based upon the principle that play is a significant mode of learning.
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In our curriculum planning we strive to provide developmentally appropriate experiences that encourage growth cognitively, emotionally, socially, creatively, physically and spiritually leading to a strong sense of self-esteem within each child.
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We believe in providing a physical environment that is safe, clean, healthy and child-friendly.
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Classrooms are arranged to offer challenging play and learning choices at a range of developmental levels.
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EPCC’s learning centers allow children the opportunity to explore, to experience, and most importantly...
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to succeed.
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Various centers include areas for creative expression through art, music and crafts; role playing, dramatic play and socialization; storytelling; story writing; language skills; and the development of pre-reading and pre-math skills.
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The strength of the EPCC program is the experience, expertise and dedication of our staff.
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Throughout the U.S., the average annual turnover rate at child care centers is 40%.
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At EPCC our turnover rate has been less than 12% over the past 15 years! We support our teachers with ongoing training and resources.
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Our teachers create a caring and nurturing atmosphere and are truly dedicated.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 119 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 53%
State avg.: 43%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Cathleen Trapani
Admissions Associate Anie Kederian

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Learning Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Learning Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Manhattan Academy I (1 miles away)
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  • EncinoThe Learning Center
    Special Education School
    16944 Ventura Blvd Ste 8 C
    EncinoCA 91316
    Special Education School
    0.1 mi | 13 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • EncinoLos Encinos School
    17100 Ventura Blvd
    EncinoCA 91316
    0.2 mi | 162 students | Gr. K-6                      
  • EncinoWestmark School
    5461 Louise Ave
    EncinoCA 91316
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 3-12                      
  • EncinoOur Lady Of Grace School
      (Roman Catholic)
    17720 Ventura Blvd
    EncinoCA 91316
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 256 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • EncinoManhattan Academy I
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    17719 Palora Street
    EncinoCA 91316
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    1 mi | 73 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
We love EPCC!!! The teachers are so caring- our daughter loves going to school and learning! We are so happy we made the decision to attend EPCC... we wish we could keep our daughter here for elementary!
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
We LOVE EPCC!! My son runs into class excited every morning and never wants to leave at pick up time. The teachers are all so friendly and caring. I can''t say enough good things about EPCC I just wish it went all the way through High School!
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