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Bloomington Developmental Learning Center Inc. was founded in 1973 by parents and teachers who were bound by similar child-care philosophies.
BDLC is one of the largest and oldest child-care centers in Monroe County.
It is becoming fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, licensed by the State of Indiana and is a participant in Paths to Quality. BDLC provides an educational, child-centered, family-oriented, multicultural child-care program.
The Center's goal is to encourage each child to develop his or her unique potential.
BDLC has always been a not-for-profit organization with a Board of Directors composed of parents and community members.
BDLC maintains close ties with the community in order to respond to child care needs and issues.
As an established community institution, BDLC, Inc. is proud to have provides over three decades of high-quality early childhood education in the Bloomington area.
As a not-for-profit child-care provider, BDLC fosters the emotional, social, and educational development of children ages 6 weeks to 6 years.
At BDLC, children, families, staff, and teachers work together in a diverse, caring, and community-oriented environment to develop the unique potential of every child.
The purpose of the Bloomington Developmental Learning Center is to provide an educational, child-centered, family-oriented, multi-ethnic child care program to our member families.
BDLC provides individualized attention through a self-paced environmental exploration with appropriate guided instruction.
The Center's goal is to allow each individual to develop his or her unique physical, cognitive and social-affective potentials.
We encourage self-reliance, independence, and respect for others.  A variety of materials, activities, and equipment is made available to the children, creating an environment for growth and learning.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 97 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1973

Student Body

Total Students
97 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies based on age of child from $845-1164
% on Financial Aid
15%

School Notes

  • Bloomington Developmental Learning Center Inc. was founded in 1973 by parents and teachers who were bound by similar child-care philosophies. BDLC is one of the largest and oldest child-care centers in Monroe County. It is becoming fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, licensed by the State of Indiana and is a participant in Paths to Quality. BDLC provides an educational, child-centered, family-oriented, multicultural child-care program. The Center's goal is to encourage each child to develop his or her unique potential. BDLC has always been a not-for-profit organization with a Board of Directors composed of parents and community members. BDLC maintains close ties with the community in order to respond to child care needs and issues. As an established community institution, BDLC, Inc. is proud to have provides over three decades of high-quality early childhood education in the Bloomington area. As a not-for-profit child-care provider, BDLC fosters the emotional, social, and educational development of children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. At BDLC, children, families, staff, and teachers work together in a diverse, caring, and community-oriented environment to develop the unique potential of every child. The purpose of the Bloomington Developmental Learning Center is to provide an educational, child-centered, family-oriented, multi-ethnic child care program to our member families. BDLC provides individualized attention through a self-paced environmental exploration with appropriate guided instruction. The Center's goal is to allow each individual to develop his or her unique physical, cognitive and social-affective potentials. We encourage self-reliance, independence, and respect for others. A variety of materials, activities, and equipment is made available to the children, creating an environment for growth and learning.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 97 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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