Rcma-mira Verde Coc provides quality child care and early education for children of migrant farm workers and rural, low-income families throughout Florida.
From three centers with approximately 75 children in the Homestead and Florida City area, RCMA today serves nearly 8,000 children in over 75 centers, including two charter schools, in 21 Florida counties.
More than 2,000 children are on waiting lists. The largest non-profit child-care provider in Florida, RCMA is a leader in high-quality early childhood services; more than half of RCMA’s child-care centers are nationally accredited.
A non-sectarian association, RCMA is built on principles of incorporating the family into child development, healthcare and educational activities and hiring and training staff from the communities served.
This provides security for the parents, knowing their cultures are respected, while their children are being prepared to enter school.
For the children. this provides both the strength of their ethnic origins and the Anglo society that they are being prepared to enter.
Overseeing RCMA is a volunteer Board of Directors, drawn from the geographic regions where RCMA operates and the constituencies served.
RCMA is funded by local, state and federal grants, as well as the generosity of the United Way, agribusiness and other corporations, community foundations and individuals. Volunteers and donors are always welcome.
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 70 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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