Child Nursery Centers

  • 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.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded1897
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students700 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is based on a sliding fee scale.
Admissions DirectorJosette 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.

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