Bethlehem Community Early Chil

  • Our NAEYC accredited preschool offers a balanced program wtih opportuity for your child to grow as an individual in all areas of development.
  • The first steps away from home are made comfortable, with caring adults who are trained to meet your child's individual needs- in a safe, healthful environment.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationEvangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1974
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students180 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 45%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact school for tuition info.
Admissions DirectorGail Winterbourne
Admissions AssociateKai Higgins

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Art Studio and Art Specialist, Music Program

Nearby Private Schools

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  • Encinitas
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    (760) 944-8227
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  • Encinitas
    Lighthouse Christian School
    Daycare / Preschool (Pentecostal)
    Grades: NS-PK | 17 students
    0.5 miles
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  • Encinitas
    Santa Fe Christian School Ctr/ear
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  • Encinitas
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  • Encinitas
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