Great New Beginnings

  • Great New Beginnings Early Education program has been serving families in the New Castle County area since 1999.
  • Our program cares for and educates children 8 weeks through our school-aged program including summer camp.
  • We provide before & after school care for Oberle Elementary School as well as Newark Charter.
  • Please visit our website at for more detailed information. Our program offers Department of Education certified educators, nutritious lunch and two snacks provided daily, internet viewing available, bright clean and secure environment.
  • Tours, without an appointment, are given Monday through Friday from 9:30am until 12pm.
  • All visitors entering our facility will be required to present identification that is verified against a state database for security.
  • We are playing and learning between the hours of 6:30am and 6pm Monday through Friday! Proud participant in the Delaware Stars quality rating system.
  • *We also provide emergency/holiday care for when our school-aged friends are on breaks from their elementary school*.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-4
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesPlease call us for camp rates as they vary age group and program year.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students160 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Great New Beginnings Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies according to program age. Please call today for availability and pricing!
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKristin Tomczak
Admissions AssociateLinda Clark

School Notes

  • Our program serves children from 8 weeks through school-aged children.   

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    Grades: NS-12 | 574 students
    1.5 miles
    1390 Red Lion Road
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 834-2526
    1.5 NS-12

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