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Nursery and Preschool Program


Three and four year old children are welcomed into inviting classrooms by experienced, caring teachers. The classroom environment provides learning opportunities throughout the day. Children interact with each other and teachers during free choice, small, and large group activities. Literacy and math skills are introduced and practiced in all activity areas including art, music, housekeeping, story time, and block play. Teachers use the Creative Curriculum and Michigan Department of Education Standards to guide their observations, assessments, and planning.  All programs are licensed and teachers are qualified by the State of Michigan to teach young children. Teachers and assistants participate in 16 hours of professional development each school year.

2018-19 School Year
Registration Brochure            Now Available!
Phone in registration starts February 27, 2018.        
See brochure for specific call in dates and times. 

2017-18 School Year Registration Information
To download your registration paperwork, click on each item below:

* Welcome Letter
* Registration Packet
* Parent Handbook
* Parent Handbook Acknowledgement
* Tuition Express Registration Forms


Preschool and Nursery classes are offered at the Early Childhood Center at Duncan Elementary and Elementary Schools throughout the district.

For current school year locations and times, click on the 2017-18 Early Childhood and School Age Child Care Registration Brochure.
All program times and locations are subject to change.


Nursery - 3 years of age on or before September 1, 2017 
(or December 1, 2017 with waiver) 
Preschool - 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2017 
(or December 1, 2017 with waiver) 

All children must be toilet trained, without diapers or pull-ups.

Please contact our Early Childhood Office to register for the 2017/18 school year.  Registration paperwork can be downloaded here and turned in directly to the classroom.

2017/18 School Year Registration Fee:

UCS Residents:  $65.00 per child/$90 per family
Non Residents:  $110 per child/$135 per family

Registration fee and last months tuition are due at registration.

Proof of residency will be required the first day of class - driver license,current tax bill and/or lease agreement.

Tuition Payment Schedule:

Please download a copy of the Early Childhood Registration brochure for tuition rates, as they vary based on the number of days per week/hours per day. The first month tuition is due no later than September 1st. The remaining 7 payments are due the first of the month October through April. Tuition must be paid on time throughout the school year.

(Late fee $25 / Credit Card decline $5 / NSF $25)

Early Childhood  Information & Tuition Payments
Phone: (586) 797-4660 or (586) 797-6983   

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