Chappell Child Dev Center - Deerwood

  • Chappell Makes Learning FUN! Chappell Child Development Centers provide each child with active experiences which are extended through language and non-verbal representation.
  • The curriculum represents continuous learning opportunities using a multi-sensory developmental approach in which all activities are appropriate to the development of the total child.
  • On staff has a full-time Curriculum Coordinator whose responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the curriculum and to train staff members.
  • The Chappell student developmental plans are designed in a consistent manner to meet each child's developmental needs and interests for his/her first five years.
  • Only developmentally appropriate materials, equipment and activities are used to project these concepts and skills.
  • Our curriculum reflects the developmental approach to teaching which supports the idea that children learn best when they are actively involved in the learning process.
  • Children must first learn at the concrete level in order for concepts to be internalized.
  • Emphasis is on simple beginnings in the form of hands-on activities; manipulating, creating, building, exploring, actively doing! Ideas and concepts which are on the abstract level will follow quite easily for the child who has first explored concrete experiences.
  • Activities are presented in a fun and interesting manner which invite the children to actively involve themselves in learning and to experience success! Our methods reflect an age-appropriate and natural style which result in greater opportunities for success, as well as developing positive attitudes towards the overall and continual learning process.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students125 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Chappell Child Dev Center - Deerwood Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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