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Strong Start. Secure Schools. Learn more about the November 6 bond referendum.

Registration is now open for Hand in Hand Preschool for the 2018-19 year. Transportation, scholarships, and discounted, wrap-around child care are available.

  • ECFE Class
  • Hand in Hand Preschool Students
  • EarlyVentures
  • 2 pre-school kids playing outside

Childcare & Pre-K

Community Services offers programming to support young children and their families. Preschool and family education help support learning at the earliest developmental stages. Childcare options are available to support working parents and their children by offering enrichment and learning activities during work hours.


EarlyVentures is a child care center for infants, toddlers and preschoolers licensed by the Department of Human Services. We offer a variety of schedule options and are located at Longfellow SchoolKidVentures is a school-age care program that offers a variety of enrichment and recreation activities. KidVentures is hosted at all elementary schools from 6:30 a.m. to school start and until 6 p.m. after school ends, Monday through Friday.

Ventures Childcare

Pre-K & School Readiness

Early childhood programs offer a comprehensive array of coordinated programs and services that ensure all families and children possess the skills for continued learning. Parents are supported through resources and guidance in the development of their child and family, and children birth through kindergarten entrance are exposed to new experiences through purposeful interactions and process-oriented learning.

Early Childhood Programs