Founded in 1897, Child Nursery Centers is recognized as a leader in early care and education.
CNC has the capacity to serve up to 700 children with high quality, comprehensive programs in 30 sites including licensed centers, homes, and schools.
Our full-day, full- year, and before and after school programs are available to children ages 0-14.
The Child Nursery Centers is a not for profit where more than one third of our children participate in the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program, which provides financial assistance to families living at or below 185% of poverty.
Over 65% of the children we serve are from single parent households, primarily women, who are working or going to school.
Tuition costs are determined using a sliding scale. Our student population spans the socio-economic spectrum and is ethnically diverse.
At Child Nursery Centers we offer an expansive range of services to children and families.
Our goals are for children to show a greater motivation for learning, to grow in an atmosphere of trust and acceptance, to experience success in life.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 700 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Child Nursery Centers ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded
1897
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
700 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on a sliding fee scale.
Admissions Director
Josette Montes

School Notes

  • Founded in 1897, Child Nursery Centers is recognized as a leader in early care and education. CNC has the capacity to serve up to 700 children with high quality, comprehensive programs in 30 sites including licensed centers, homes, and schools. Our full-day, full- year, and before and after school programs are available to children ages 0-14.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 700 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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