St. Lukes Dayschool Of Good Shepherd

St. Luke's Dayschool opened in 1973 to provide quality child care to working families in the Northeast.
We operate as a non-profit, non-sectarian organization, and enroll without regard to creed, national origin, race, religious preference or sex.
We provide a fun, dafe, academic program for children ages three to five.
We began the Start with Stars in the Spring of 2005, and quickly received our Star One designation.
We are currently working on our Star Two designation, but have stalled a bit in order to receive a second Star One Fiscal Grant.
We believe the world of children is one of wonder and curiosity that should be explored fully by all children.
At St. Luke's, we strive to provide an environment that allows the whole child to develop: emotionally, physically, cognitively, and mentally.
We encourage children to be creative and responsible beings so that they can develop into healthy, responsible individuals.
Our goal is to provide parents with a warm, caring environment for their most precious possessions.
We give the children love and nurturing we would expect others to give our own children.
We mend boo boos, nurse sicknesses and give hugs to comfort as needed.
We foster an atmosphere of mutual respect, trust and open, honest communication for all families within the center.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 36 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1973

Student Body

Total Students
36 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(We do require children to wear closed toe shoe/sneakers all year long. )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Classroom PT Rate/FT Rate Infant/Young Toddler $200/$250 Older Toddler/Young Preschool $193/$240 Preschool/Pre-K $185/$230*We also accept CCIS/Subsidy Care

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  • St. Luke's Dayschool opened in 1973 to provide quality child care to working families in the Northeast. We operate as a non-profit, non-sectarian organization, and enroll without regard to creed, national origin, race, religious preference or sex. We provide a fun, dafe, academic program for children ages three to five. We began the Start with Stars in the Spring of 2005, and quickly received our Star One designation. We are currently working on our Star Two designation, but have stalled a bit in order to receive a second Star One Fiscal Grant. We believe the world of children is one of wonder and curiosity that should be explored fully by all children. At St. Luke's, we strive to provide an environment that allows the whole child to develop: emotionally, physically, cognitively, and mentally. We encourage children to be creative and responsible beings so that they can develop into healthy, responsible individuals. Our goal is to provide parents with a warm, caring environment for their most precious possessions. We give the children love and nurturing we would expect others to give our own children. We mend boo boos, nurse sicknesses and give hugs to comfort as needed. We foster an atmosphere of mutual respect, trust and open, honest communication for all families within the center.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 36 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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