Formative Years Preschool Inc

  • Formative Years Learning Center is a private, non-sectarian preschool serving the need for professional early childhood education and care to the center city community for more than 25 years.
  • We are an active member of our community and our students learn directly what it means to be a "good neighbor".
  • Our program is designed for children between the ages of 3 and 6 years.
  • We offer multi-age, multi-cultural groupings and an open-education program that is individually geared to each child's interests and abilities.
  • We maintain a limited enrollment and small teacher-to-child ratios in order to provide an optimal learning experience for all of our students.
  • We provide a creative learning environment that is safe, comfortable and specifically designed for children.
  • Our goal is to ensure that each child receives a happy, secure start in their growth as creative individuals.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Formative Years Preschool Inc Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

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  • Philadelphia
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  • Philadelphia
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