The University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool was founded in 1934 as a part of the Child Development Program in the College of Home Economics and has been in continuous operation.
The Preschool functions as a part of the Individual and Family Studies Department of the College of Human Resources, Education & Public Policy.
It is designed as a laboratory for University students and faculty.
The Laboratory Preschool, a nationally accredited program, is a model preschool program whose primary purposes are providing appropriate developmental programs for typical and mainstreamed exceptional children; teaching University students to work with young children through classroom practicum experiences; providing opportunities for students, faculty and professionals to observe exemplary preschool programs and teacher role models; enabling students to observe children ages two through six so the students can better understand developmental progression; and providing a research site for students and faculty.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 62 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
62 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: Verified school update

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When is the application deadline for University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool?

The application deadline for University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 62 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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