102 Pawley Hall - School Of Education and Human Service
Rochester, MI 48309
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 (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,970
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Inclusive Setting
Year Founded
1974
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
174 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(come dressed to play)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
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
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Holly S McFaul

School Notes

  • 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

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,970
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Oakland County, MI is $11,790 for elementary schools and $15,121 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland County, MI is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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