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Daycare Center

Purdue University Calumet Charlotte R. Riley Child Center

2250 173rd Street, Hammond, IN 46323

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Purdue University Calumet Charlotte R. Riley Child Center is a campus child center and laboratory school. Enrollment is open to the public. Our child center provides preschool/prek and kindergarten programs to children of students, staff, faculty, and to the community. The Charlotte R. Riley Child Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), state licensed, a Level 4 Paths to Quality and IDEM 5 Star recognized program. Call us today for a guided tour!

The child center serves children 3-6 years of age, Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Several scheduling options are available for busy families.

We believe in building strong partnerships with families and their children. We support parents as the most important teacher in their young child's life. Mutual, daily communication is key. We encourage your input and participation in all of our programs. We celebrate children and families every day!

Teaching staff use a variety of developmentally appropriate learning strategies and techniques that support the needs and interest of the active learner. Curriculum involves learning through literacy rich activities, exploration, discovery, and play. Each child has the opportunity to experience success and engage in experiences that lead to a life-long love of learning. Our curriculum follows NAEYC standards and criteria, the Foundations to Indiana Academic Standards for Preschool, and The Common Core for Kindergarten.

Activities and experiences are based in the areas of math, science, social studies, language-literacy, music, art, and physical development. Our teaching staff love sharing stories with parents about their child's day. Teachers document children's learning experiences through individualized child portfolios. Catch a glimpse of what we do on our Facebook page!

The child center is housed in its own facility in a secure, safe, nurturing environment. Classrooms are bright and airy. A large, enclosed playground, patio, and bike track compliment the facility. There is plenty of space and special spaces for children to move, learn, and grow!

Each classroom is staffed with experienced, trained, dedicated professionals who have degrees in Early Childhood Education and related fields. Teachers are supported in their meaningful work with children and families. Our teachers offer children amazing learning experiences in a creative ways. Come see our teachers in action!

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2250 173rd Street, Hammond, IN 46323

Center Highlights


Child care center/day care center


Preschool (or nursery school or pre-k)


Summer care / camp




7:00 AM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 6:00 PM






Age Range
Monthly Rate

4 - 5 years

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