Oakland University's Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education
Lowry is Oakland University's Child Development Laboratory providing high quality early childhood educational programs for children from 18 months up to 5 years 11 months.
Lowry offers full and half day programs along with part week and full week schedules.
Lowry's full time and substitute teaching staff are required to hold a bachelor's degree in early childhood or elementary education.
Six of twelve full time Lowry teachers hold Master's degrees.
Every Lowry classroom is staffed with one Master's level and one Bachelor's level teacher.
Lowry offers low teacher to child ratios and a play based curriculum focused on the individual developmental needs and interests of the child.
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
- Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
- Enrollment: 174 students
- Yearly Tuition: $8,970
- Acceptance rate: 100%
- Average class size: 15 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Summer School Offered
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
Classroom Dress Code
come dressed to play
come dressed to play
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition is based on a 39 week five full day (9am to 4pm) per week school year from September to Mid June. Two and three day schedules and half day schedules are also available. Before and after care is also available on an as needed basis from 7:30-9am a
National avg.: 85%
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- The ONLY Child Development University Based Preschool in Oakland County.
- Bachelor's and Master's Level Teacher in Each Classroom.
- Low Teacher to Child Ratios
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Oakland University's Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education cost?
Oakland University's Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education's tuition is approximately $8,970 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Oakland University's Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education?
The acceptance rate of Oakland University's Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 94%.
When is the application deadline for Oakland University's Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education?
The application deadline for Oakland University's Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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