Rosa Lee Young Childhood Center

  • The Rosa Lee Young Childhood Center was established in 1972 by a group of community leaders.
  • The goal of the center was to make affordable child care available to working families of all socioeconomic levels.
  • Rosa Lee Young has been in its current home, a building the center owns, since 1981.
  • Rosa Lee Young, chartered under the Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department, provides a Toddler Program for children who are between the ages of 18 and 36 months; a Pre-K Program for children 3 to 5 years old; a Kindergarten Program for 5 year old children; and an After-School Program for children in grades one through five.
  • Rosa Lee Young Childhood Center provides children with a warm, nurturing, safe environment, rooted in education, where daily learning takes place.
  • The Center's full day, full year program reflects a developmental approach to learning.
  • Children are continually encouraged to learn, to explore new ideas, to express themselves creatively and to learn the important lessons of good peer relationships and good relationships with the adults who are their teachers and care givers.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Rosa Lee Young Childhood Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries depending on age of student and needs of family Tuition Assistance Available
Admissions DirectorJeannine Rey

School Notes

  • The Rosa Lee Young Childhood Center was established in 1972 by a group of community leaders. The goal of the center was to make affordable child care available to working families of all socioeconomic levels. Rosa Lee Young has been in its current home, a building the center owns, since 1981. Rosa Lee Young, chartered under the Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department, provides a Toddler Program for children who are between the ages of 18 and 36 months; a Pre-K Program for children 3 to 5 years old; a Kindergarten Program for 5 year old children; and an After-School Program for children in grades one through five. Rosa Lee Young Childhood Center provides children with a warm, nurturing, safe environment, rooted in education, where daily learning takes place. The Center's full day, full year program reflects a developmental approach to learning. Children are continually encouraged to learn, to explore new ideas, to express themselves creatively and to learn the important lessons of good peer relationships and good relationships with the adults who are their teachers and care givers.

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