Dartmouth Early Learning Center (Closed 2022)

The mission of DELC is to support the essential nurturing and guidance that is critical to healthy growth and development of young children by offering a rich home-familiar learning environment where children's curiosity and hunger for learning are nurtured through play and discovery.
Our programs are designed to help children build positive self-images, develop competence and positive dispositions toward learning and school, and to learn basic skills of social living.
Our constructivist approach is child centered, hands-on and humanistic and is aimed at the harmonious development of the whole child in all areas.
It is meant to reflect a variety of developmental levels among children taking into account their many individual characteristics and special qualities.
Our emphasis is on helping children discover and work towards their own style of learning, construct meanings, and use freedom in a carefully prepared environment.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2

Student Body

Total Students
38 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Dartmouth Early Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The mission of DELC is to support the essential nurturing and guidance that is critical to healthy growth and development of young children by offering a rich home-familiar learning environment where children's curiosity and hunger for learning are nurtured through play and discovery. Our programs are designed to help children build positive self-images, develop competence and positive dispositions toward learning and school, and to learn basic skills of social living. Our constructivist approach is child centered, hands-on and humanistic and is aimed at the harmonious development of the whole child in all areas. It is meant to reflect a variety of developmental levels among children taking into account their many individual characteristics and special qualities. Our emphasis is on helping children discover and work towards their own style of learning, construct meanings, and use freedom in a carefully prepared environment.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Dartmouth Early Learning Center?
The application deadline for Dartmouth Early Learning Center is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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