Helen Owen Carey Child Development Center

  • The Park Slope North Child Development Center (Helen Owen Carey Child Development Center) has been serving families since 1974. The program provides early education for children from ages 2 to 4. We believe children learn best when they are taught by qualified teachers in a welcoming and challenging learning environment. We use a play-based curriculum wherein children can learn through hands-on activities which give them opportunities to develop many skills.
  • Meals are prepared in our on-site kitchen. We have two on-site playgrounds and a children's garden. We have a very diverse population of families-- both socio-economically diverse as well as culturally diverse. This gives families and children opportunities to interact with people from many different backgrounds and lends a richness to our learning community.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 134 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes One-half of the students' families qualify for subsidized tuition through ACS (Administration of Children's Services, NYC) The other students are private-tuition students.
Admissions Director Deanna Butler
Admissions Associate Ms. Warner

School Notes

  • To learn more about our school, please contact us at 718-638-4100 to schedule a tour.   Small group tours are usually offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

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