Shandon Presbyterian Child Development Center has been in operation since 1958.
SPCDC is an extension of the church's ministry to and for children of all races, creeds, and religious backgrounds.
Our goal is to provide a Christian nurturing environment based on the belief that God is love, which will foster social, physical, spiritual, and intellecutal growth of its children.
The curriculum is designed to meet the individual needs of each child, while providing for the group's needs and interests.
Through our parents and teachers, we strive to encourage children to be lifelong learners.
Shandon Presbyterian CDC is an integral part of the Church's ministry to children.
The policy-making and governing body of the Presbyterian Church is Session.
The Session of Shandon Presbyterian Church supervises the work of the Child Development Center through the CDC Ministry.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool
Year Founded
1958
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
155 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Shandon Presbyterian Child Dev Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Pricing varies per age. See website.
Admissions Director
Carol Holt-Cooper
Admissions Associate
Traci Callahan

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
art class, chapel (included), Karate, Music (included), piano lessons, Spanish (included), Voice lessons

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  • Shandon Presbyterian Child Development Center has been in operation since 1958. SPCDC is an extension of the church's ministry to and for children of all races, creeds, and religious backgrounds. Our goal is to provide a Christian nurturing environment based on the belief that God is love, which will foster social, physical, spiritual, and intellecutal growth of its children. The curriculum is designed to meet the individual needs of each child, while providing for the group's needs and interests. Through our parents and teachers, we strive to encourage children to be lifelong learners. Shandon Presbyterian CDC is an integral part of the Church's ministry to children. The policy-making and governing body of the Presbyterian Church is Session. The Session of Shandon Presbyterian Church supervises the work of the Child Development Center through the CDC Ministry.

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