Merrimack Valley Christian Day

  • Merrimack Valley Christian Day is a state licensed, non-profit corporation which has functioned as a ministry of the Lowell First Church of the Nazarene for over 25 years.
  • Our purpose is to educate and provide childcare for children 18months to 8years old. Our philosophy is that every child is a unique individual at a very important period in his or her life.
  • These early years are important for a child's development of positive attitudes toward learning and Christian values.
  • We provide a safe, loving, nurturing environment conducive to enabling each child to reach his or her fullest potential.
  • Our curriculum is based on five areas of development; spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and social.
  • It is a hands on approach designed to educate and enhance the total development of each child, allowing them to develop at their own pace.
  • We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and meet their standards for developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Our curriculum is drawn from the Massachusetts DOE Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences, and the Scholastic Early Childhood Program Building Language for Literacy.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationChurch of the Nazarene
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students50 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Merrimack Valley Christian Day is a state licensed, non-profit corporation which has functioned as a ministry of the Lowell First Church of the Nazarene for over 25 years. Our purpose is to educate and provide childcare for children 15 months to 5 years. Our philosophy is that every child is a unique individual at a very important period in his or her life. These early years are important for a child's development of positive attitudes toward learning and Christian values. We provide a safe, loving, nurturing environment conducive to enabling each child to reach his or her fullest potential. Our curriculum is based on five areas of development; spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and social. It is a hands on approach designed to educate and enhance the total development of each child, allowing them to develop at their own pace. We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and meet their standards for developmentally appropriate practices. Our curriculum is drawn from the Massachusetts DOE Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences, and the Scholastic Early Childhood Program Building Language for Literacy.
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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Great preschool! Such a warm atmosphere. Teachers are so loving with the children. Small class sizes and great curriculum
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This is truly an amazing preschool. I sent my 3 daughters here and they loved it and learned so much. The teachers are loving and caring. The school is very warm and inviting. I immediately felt comfortable leaving my children in the care of the dedicated teachers.! I highly recommend this school for anyone looking for a high quality childcare program!
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