The teachers at our school are the key to what makes us so successful.
They are committed to a career in early childhood education as shown in their tenure.
We are proud to say that 12 of our teachers have been with KinderCare for over five years.
Of those 12 teachers seven are at 10 years or more and two of them at 20 years or more.
This commitment provides consistency for the children and ensures parents that the teachers they have trusted will be with them as their children grow.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 120 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1999
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
120 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 34%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
tuition varies based on the age of the child
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions Director
Dawn Allen

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
ABC Music and Me, Active Adventures, Cooking Adventures, KLA Math, KLA Phonics, KLA Spanish, Science Adventures

School Notes

  • Welcome to East Riverside KinderCare located between Rockford and Loves Park. Our center is nationally accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children and has earned the Gold Circle of Quality for the ExceleRate program in Illinois. We are proud to be one of the two centers in the Rockford area that have accomplished this achievement.
    Each day as children arrive at school they are excited to know that they will be engaging in new learning experiences and will have opportunities to explore and discover new things with their friends. As parents leave for their day, they are confident we will provide the highest quality of care in a safe and nurturing environment each and every day for their child. We invite you to visit and experience all of the great things that make us proud to be a leader in early childhood education.
  • The health and safety of the children in our care is our highest priority. Our keypad entry, fenced playground, parent id check/ sign in system, and on site health and safety coordinator are just few of the ways we support our children's safety. The center is cleaned and sanitized daily to help stop the spread of illness . Every teacher is trained on SIDS prevention and have CPR/First Aid certifications to ensure the ongoing health and safety of the children in our care.
  • Hours Of Operation: 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM, M-F
  • Languages Spoken: Spanish
  • Accept childcare assistance through the Y and NACCRRA; Dislocated workers

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 120 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Rockford, IL is $4,309 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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