We provide an environment and a curriculum that is tailored to encourage individual growth and development.
The staff is highly qualified with the ability to offer children meaningful experiences that help them to understand the world around them.
We also offer DSU pre-service students the opportunity for purposeful learning that directly influences their work with children and families.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 54 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
All
Year Founded
1964

Student Body

Total Students
54 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Early Childhood Lab School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$25 annual registration fee
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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How much does Early Childhood Lab School cost?

Early Childhood Lab School's tuition is approximately $4,500 for private students.

When is the application deadline for Early Childhood Lab School?

The application deadline for Early Childhood Lab School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 54 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Delaware is $10,540 for elementary schools and $11,445 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Delaware is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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