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 TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1974
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students134 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesOne-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 DirectorDeanna Butler
Admissions AssociateMs. 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.
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    Brooklyn, NY 11213
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    1.6 miles
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    Brooklyn, NY 11213
    (347) 533-4923
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