Bloomington Developmental Learning Center

Bloomington Developmental Learning Center Inc. is a multi-cultural childcare center 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, Level 3.
Bloomington Developmental Learning Center 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.
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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 100 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
100 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Bloomington Developmental Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by classroom due to age groups. See website for details.
Admissions Director
Deb Murzyn

School Notes

  • BDLC provides child care for 100 children in eight classrooms, ranging from infants to kindergarten age. Each classroom has a lead and assistant teacher to provide continuity and a nurturing classroom along with enriching curriculum. The building is surrounded by outside play areas for each age group to enjoy. We also work a garden to supply some of our vegetarian meals.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 100 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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