At The Shepherd's Flock ELC, we believe that the years from birth to six are the most critical years in the development of a positive self-concept, a healthy personality, and a foundation for successful life-long learning.
We further believe that every child is a very special, unique individual; that children learn best through relevant, hands-on sensory play experiences and in an environment that is nurturing, challenging and entertaining.
The Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center is designed to facilitate the emotional, social, spiritual, cognitive and physical development of each child.
We provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum which is implemented with sensitivity to each child's specific cognitive style and learning pace.
The Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center admits all children regardless of race, color, nationality, or religious background.
The Shepherd's Flock will make accommodations for children with special needs whenever possible; accommodations are limited to those within the physical and financial capabilities of the Church and School.
Each child in the classroom is entitled to equitable time and attention from the teacher.
If an individual child requires a disproportionate amount of the teacher's time, that child's parents may have the option of providing an assistant in the classroom or withdrawing their child from the ELC program.
Assistants in the classroom will be under the direction of the ELC teacher.
All children must be toilet trained and capable of caring for their personal toileting needs.
This includes being able to communicate the need to use the rest room and the ability to manage their clothing.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 161 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
161 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • At The Shepherd's Flock ELC, we believe that the years from birth to six are the most critical years in the development of a positive self-concept, a healthy personality, and a foundation for successful life-long learning. We further believe that every child is a very special, unique individual; that children learn best through relevant, hands-on sensory play experiences and in an environment that is nurturing, challenging and entertaining. The Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center is designed to facilitate the emotional, social, spiritual, cognitive and physical development of each child. We provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum which is implemented with sensitivity to each child's specific cognitive style and learning pace. The Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center admits all children regardless of race, color, nationality, or religious background. The Shepherd's Flock will make accommodations for children with special needs whenever possible; accommodations are limited to those within the physical and financial capabilities of the Church and School. Each child in the classroom is entitled to equitable time and attention from the teacher. If an individual child requires a disproportionate amount of the teacher's time, that child's parents may have the option of providing an assistant in the classroom or withdrawing their child from the ELC program. Assistants in the classroom will be under the direction of the ELC teacher. All children must be toilet trained and capable of caring for their personal toileting needs. This includes being able to communicate the need to use the rest room and the ability to manage their clothing.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The application deadline for Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 161 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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