Early Childhood Lab School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAll
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students54 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Early Childhood Lab School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
Tuition Notes$25 annual registration fee
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    1.7 miles
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    Dover, DE 19904
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