Nishi Hongwanji Child Development Center

  • The Nishi Hongwanji Child Development Center provides day care services for preschool to kindergarten aged children from 2.9 to 6 years old.
  • Nishi Center is a state licensed day care center which was established in 1983.
  • The school was established for the Nikkei/Buddhist community in order to provide an early childhood education that would prepare the child academically and emotionally for entry into the elementary school system, cultivate a sense of appreciation of and familiarity with the Buddhist Teachings.
  • The school has a total of 45 students. There are two preschool classes and one kindergarten class.
  • Each class is led by a head teacher with an assistant teacher and four additional auxiliary assistant teachers.
  • There is also an art teacher and a music teacher, both of whom meet with the children once a week.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Nishi Hongwanji Child Development Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio27:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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