A Child's Place Day School

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A Child's Place Day School Photo #1 - Pre-k thru 5th grade students integrate technology skills into their daily curriculum in our high tech technology lab.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #2 - Toddlers creativity and artistic expression is encouraged to practice fine motor skills and socialization skills.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #3 - Small groups are used in all lessons to cater learning to students individual strengths and weaknesses. Work is modified to meet the needs of each student in each subject.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #4 - Small class sizes of less than 20 students gives teachers the opportunity to work one-to-one with students on a daily basis.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #5 - Learning is presented in many different ways to help students understand curriculum content in their individual learning styles. Children also work individually, with partners and in small groups to complete assignments.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #6 - Our "Bring Your Own Device" program encourages students to bring their tablets from home as a supplemental resource for their classroom work. Students use the internet to research information in class, view learning videos and read books.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #7 - Football legend Mr. Tony Dungy joined us during our Annual Read-A-Thon, along with his wife Lauren Dungy, to share their best-selling book.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #8 - Former US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, visited our school and took a picture with the owners and some of our students.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #9 - A Child's Place kicks off Summer Camp with our Annual Community Bike Parade. Summer Camp is 8-9 weeks and is offered to 5-12 year olds for 4 weeks or more.
A Child's Place Day School Photo #10 - Swim lessons offered during Summer Camp encourage water safety, fitness and gross motor development.
  • A Child`s Place is a loving center that serves families of children age 6 weeks thru fifth grade.
  • The goal of our program is to be instrumental in preparing each child for the world experiences that will come as they enter their school age years.
  • We strive to instill a sense of self-confidence, positive self-esteem and a feeling of independence in each of our children.
  • We attempt to do this with love and understanding. Our grade school classes are small and offer individual instruction for all types of learners.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students194 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade A Child's Place Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio28:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition based on age and grade of children. Several discounts and plans available
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDenice Coles Jeffries El
Admissions AssociateTamesha Coles

School Notes

  • A Child's Place is open from 6:30am-7pm, Monday-Friday with few school closings and vacations. We offer a meals program for all children, parent volunteer program, gifted and talented program, dual language program, after-school, tutoring, summer camp, computer lab, and much more. One-On-One family tours available.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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Great school! Small classes, family environment. Teachers really care about their students.
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I Love "A Childs place so much because my teacher is nice and my little sister, Aubrie Saige Evans goes with me . Thank you so much a childs place for making my future bright and my little sisters future more than bright but both of ours gleam!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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This is a family owned business that really cares about the students and their families. The students are achieving on a high level and receive a lot of individual attention. 100% worth the money!!
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