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Every Child Is Special

1223 Driftway Point Road, Matthews, NC

Starting at $224/wk

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Every Child Is Special is a state licensed Family Child Care Home serving a small group of five preschoolers ages 1 - 5. Our small group allows for individual attention and close friendships. I have operated my family child care program for over twenty five years and have worked with young children for more than thirty years. I have a bachelor 's degree in early childhood education. I am First-Aid and CPR certified and have a current criminal background check. I have a separate playroom in my home for the children with designated interest centers and a large, shaded, fenced outdoor play area. I provide breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack. My program participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Our daily schedule provides a wide range of developmentally appropriate activities based on the children 's areas of interest and individual needs, including occasional field trips. My hours are 6:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. My program operates on the CMS schedule from Mid-August through Mid-June, closing for the Summer Break, Winter Break, and Spring Break, primarily serving school employees. My current weekly fee is $228.00 with a $50.00 one-time registration fee. Please contact me to schedule a visit.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy,this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

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Elizabeth Lane Elementary School

121 Elizabeth Lane, Matthews, NC

Costimate: $173/wk

Elizabeth Lane opened its doors in 1996 on the outskirts of Matthews, NC. Our school is unique in design and features an enclosed courtyard and large modern classrooms. Approximately 950+ students representing over 30 different nationalities attend Elizabeth Lane. An experienced administrative staff leads quality teachers, educational specialists and support staff to form a well-orchestrated educational team for all students.

A computerized media center is available for research and instruction. Over 180+ fully networked computers in classrooms and the computer lab encourage technology to be integrated into the K-5 curriculum. Each classroom is outfitted with a SmartBoard or projection system and document camera. Students have access to mobile devices such as iPads and Chromebooks in the media center and classrooms.

Elizabeth Lane has developed a statewide reputation for excellence by reaching and exceeding its academic goals. Recently Elizabeth Lane was named an Honor School of Excellence for academic success shown in high test scores on state tests and meeting goals established by No Child Left Behind. Elizabeth Lane was also recognized as a 2005 No Child Left Behind - Blue Ribbon School. Elizabeth continues to be recognized yearly as a school that meets or exceeds growth expectations and achieves high levels of student proficiency.

At Elizabeth Lane we are very proud of the many parent and community volunteers who work diligently to support the educational program. High expectations for student achievement and support through parent involvement result in academic success for all students. We have a very active PTA that supports our students and staff. We take pride in referring to our community as the "ELE Family."
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Matthews Elementary School

200 Mcdowell Ave, Matthews, NC

Costimate: $173/wk

Matthews Elementary School, located in historic downtown Matthews, has a long-standing tradition of excellence for over one hundred years! Matthews Elementary embodies collaboration which can be seen on a daily basis as school staff, community members, parents, families, students, and all stakeholders work together to accomplish one goal -- Helping each student reach their fullest potential.

Matthews Elementary is a school that is dedicated to providing ongoing opportunities for our community and staff to work together. Our MPTO (Matthews Parent Teacher Organization) hosts several outings throughout the year to foster a sense of community. Such events are Family Movie Nights at Stumptown Park and Stinger Fest annual carnival. Our fifth grade students take an annual overnight trip with parents and staff to Williamsburg, Virginia where all involved learn the importance of our country's heritage. As you can see, our community and staff work to ensure that all students receive a well-rounded education.

Our school has created a commitment to helping students meet high standards and expectations for academic performance and character. At Matthews, you will find extraordinary teachers who commit themselves to educating students to exhibit not only intellect but character as well. Our teachers understand the power of praise which empowers students to treat each other with dignity while teaching them the importance of citizenship. In carrying out our educational program, we make a concentrated effort to design instruction that is based on the individual need of each learner. This practice is the foundation of our rigorous academic program which enables our students to meet high expectations and learn on new levels in order to meet the demands of tomorrow.

In addition to our commitment to an excellent educational and character education program, we offer many opportunities for our students to join extracurricular activities during the after school hours. Spanish Club, Book Club, Tennis Club, Art Club, Environmental Club, Girls on the Run, Matthews Messenger, Safety Patrol, Odyssey of the Mind, campus clean-up, and Science Olympiad are just a few of the many opportunities that are offered to our students on a regular basis.
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In 2021 what types of preschool can I find near me in Matthews, NC?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Matthews, NC. The first is a full-time preschool program that usually works well for parents working full-time shifts. The second is a part-time preschool program where you can enroll your child for 2-3 days per week and typically choose between a morning or afternoon shift. A part-time preschool can be a great option if you want to ease the transition of this new learning experience for your child. You can also check your options in Matthews, NC for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Matthews, NC?
When you begin looking for preschools in Matthews, NC ask about the ratio of learning time to supervised play time so you can get a good sense of whether you believe your child's needs will be met. From there, ask about what a typical day consists of, what the safety protocols are and how discipline will be handled. Also, make sure to check directly with the preschool for information about their local licensing and credentials in Matthews, NC.
How can I find a preschool near me in Matthews, NC?
There are currently 39 preschools in Matthews, NC on Care.com and you can filter these local results by distance from your zip code. From there, you can compare between preschool programs by traditional facility-based preschools and private, in-home preschools. Be sure to check reviews from other families in Matthews, NC who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.