The Cuddle Zone Learning Center

  • The Cuddle Zone Learning Center, Inc. opened in December 1995. We are licensed by the PA Department of Welfare and the PA Department of Education.
  • The center is locally owned and operated by Michele McEllroy.
  • Our staff are caring and nurturing professionals.  We are security oriented.
  • We have a secured front lobby entrance that is equipped with a doorbell and cameras connected to our classrooms.
  • Picture identification is required when picking up children.  Each classroom is equipped with video cameras that are monitored from the front office.
  • Our playgrounds are fenced in on either side of our building.
  • The Cuddle Zone's philosophy is to provide opportunities for meaningful learning experiences in a safe nurturing environment.
  • These encounters are based on each child's needs, interests, challenges, and abilities. We provide our infants and toddlers with just the right amount of stimulation to promote and contribute to their development.
  • For our older children, Preschool through School Age, our curriculum emphasizes fine and gross motor skills and cognitive, visual, and auditory development through adult and peer interaction.
  • These skills provide building blocks upon which future abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged.
  • We are a PreK Counts Site and Keystone Stars Star 4 facility.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Not Available (School did not report any membership associatons).
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1995
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students274 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Cuddle Zone Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$175
Tuition NotesInfant care $175, Toddlers $150, PreK $143, Kindg $133
Admissions DirectorMichele McEllroy
Admissions AssociateHeather Scherer

School Notes

  • The Cuddle Zone Learning Center, Inc. opened in December 1995. We are licensed by the PA Department of Human Services and the PA Department of Education. The center is locally owned and operated by Michele McEllroy. Our staff are caring and nurturing professionals. We are security oriented. We have a secured front lobby entrance that is equipped with a doorbell and cameras connected to our classrooms. Picture identification is required when picking up children. Each classroom is equipped with video cameras that are monitored from the front office. Our playgrounds are fenced in on either side of our building. The Cuddle Zone's philosophy is to provide opportunities for meaningful learning experiences in a safe nurturing environment. These encounters are based on each child's needs, interests, challenges, and abilities. We provide our infants and toddlers with just the right amount of stimulation to promote and contribute to their development. For our older children, Preschool through School Age, our curriculum emphasizes fine and gross motor skills and cognitive, visual, and auditory development through adult and peer interaction. These skills provide building blocks upon which future abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged.

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