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Early Learning Centers 
 
For ages 3-5 years and not yet in Kindergarten
 
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Early Learning Center (NEW Location: Monte Vista)
 
NEW: Arts Integrated (Paloma)  | Project-based (C.I. Waggoner)
 
 
Age-appropriate activities designed to help children reach their full potential cognitively, emotionally, physically, and socially. 
 
Kids Club Early Learning Centers (back to top)
  • Locations at Manitas (Tempe), Milenio (Ahwatukee) and Mirada Elementary (Chandler) NEW: Monte Vista (Ahwatukee)
  • Hands-on approach
  • Child-centered
  • Encourages learning at each child's own pace
  • Learning through guided play
  • Multi-age classrooms
  • Prepares students for Kindergarten in Kyrene
  • Program Options and Tuition 2016-17 | 2017-18
NEW: Coming 2017-18 Arts Integrated Early Learning Center  (back to top)
  • Location: Paloma Elementary (Chandler)
  • A multi-aged approach to early education that allows children to learn naturally through their distinctive learning styles.
  • Hands-on program design meets the individual developmental needs of all children through creativity, imagination, exploration and active participation. 
  • Early learning standards are seamlessly taught by nurturing individual creative expression through music, movement, literature, fine arts, and drama. 
  • Children reach their full potential across developmental domains (cognitive, physical, adaptive, and social-emotional) and meet important milestones using best practice early childhood techniques.  
  • Program Options and Tuition 2017-18
Bienvenidos Dual Language Early Learning Center (back to top)
  • A Spanish language exploration program at Kyrene de los Lagos (Ahwatukee) and Kyrene del Norte (Tempe)
  • Using instruction in both English & Spanish, this unique Dual Language Early Learning Program provides age appropriate activities where children reach their full potential cognitively, emotionally, physically, linguistically and socially.
  • Uses the Dual Language Academy 50/50 model where instruction is split half the day in English and half the day in Spanish.
  • Provides age appropriate activities where students can apply language in its natural environment.
  • Fosters an environment where students build an appreciation for cultural diversity.
  • Program Options and Tuition 2016-17 | 2017-18
Early Learning Academy (back to top)
  • Location: Kyrene Traditional Academy (Chandler)
  • Approach combines both child-initiated and teacher-directed approach.
  • Teachers deliver a personalized approach meeting the individual needs of each student. 
  • Students will participate in school-wide events and adhere to the school uniform policy. 
  • Student progress will be followed with portfolios and developmental assessments.  
  • Program Options and Tuition 2016-17 | 2017-18
NEW: Coming 2017-18 Project-based Early Learning Center (back to top)
  • Location: Waggoner Elementary (Tempe)
  • Through project-based learning, the concepts of problem solving, creativity and investigation will be introduced and reinforced to our early learners.
  • Activities support developing early critical thinking skills and global mindedness. 
  • Program Options and Tuition 2017-18
 
Reggio Emilia Early Learning Center (back to top)
  • Location: Estrella Elementary (Ahwatukee)
  • Emphasizes guided learning and child-led collaboration.
  • Languages celebrated with daily exposure to Spanish for preparation for a dual language academy.
  • Teachers guide a progressive, child- centered approach where a child is free to discover. 
  • Classroom will be extended into a signature outdoor learning environment.
  • Children explore, express, and create with different materials in the atelier (studio).
  • Program Options and Tuition 2016-17 | 2017-18
 
Note: Children in our three to five year-old programs must have self-sufficient toileting skills (i.e., must be able to use the toilet consistently without frequent “accidents” in the child’s clothes or the use of diapers or pull-ups).
 
 
Tuition and Fees (back to top)
Choose from full and partial weeks, full and half days. 
All programs licensed by:
Arizona Department
of Health Services
150 N.18th Ave., 4th Floor, 
Phoenix 85007 | 602-364-2539
 
DHS inspection reports are  
available at the program site.
 
 All Early Learning Center
programs strive to maintain 
national quality standards! 
Kids Club ELC - 
Mirada, Milenio, Manitas
Program Plan Full Days Half Days** Hours 2016-17
Five full 5 Full - 6:30 am - 6:30 pm $700/mo.
Four full 4 Full - 6:30 am - 6:30 pm $630/mo.
Three full 3 Full - 6:30 am - 6:30 pm $560/mo.
Four half/One Full 1 Full, plus 4 Half 6:30 am - 6:30 pm $560/mo.
Five Half - 5 Half 6:30 am - 6:30 pm $450/mo.
Three Half - 3 Half 6:30 am - 6:30 pm $310/mo.
**ELC Half Days. Half day is defined as any 6 hour block within program operating hours. The block chosen, as well as the days selected, must remain the same for the duration of the school year unless a completed Program Change Request Form is received. This option may also be used as a wrap around program for children who are enrolled in Kyrene Preschool (i.e., the child may attend Kids Club before and after Preschool providing the total amount of hours in Kids Club does not exceed 6 hours.)  

Bienvenidos Kids Club 
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Norte, Lagos 
Program Plan Full Days Half Days Hours 2016-17
Five Full 5 Full - 8:00 am - 2:45 pm $560/mo.
Five Half - 5 Half 8:00 am - 11:30 am $385/mo.
After Care 5-day 5 Full - 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm $240/mo
After Care 3-day 3 Full - 2:45 - 6:30 pm $207/mo.
After Care 1-day 1 Full - 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm $115/mo.
Before Care 5 Full - 6:30 am - 8:00 am $105/mo.
Montessori Kids Club 
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Paloma (program closing May 24, 2017)
Program Plan Full Days Half Days Hours Materials Fee 2016-17
Half Day - Five Half 8:00 am - 11:30 am $75 $385/mo.
Full Day 5 Full - 8:00 am - 2:45 pm $150 $560/mo.
Preschool Wrap Wed Full* M T TH F 8:00 am - 12:05 pm $75 $490/mo.
After Care 5-day 5 Full -- 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm $240/mo.
After Care 3-day 3 Full -- 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm $207/mo.
After Care 1-day 1 Full -- 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm $115/ mo.
Before Care 5 Full -- 6:30 am - 8:00 am $105/mo.
Early Learning Academy - KTA - Sureño Campus
 
Program Plan Full Days Half Days Hours 2016-17
Full Day 5 Full 8:00 am - 3:15 pm $700/mo.
Half Day 5 Half 8:00 am - 11:15 am $350/mo.
Half Day 5 Half 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm $350/mo
Before Care 5 Days 6:30 am - 8:00 am $105/mo.
After Care 5 Days 3:15 pm-4:30 pm $105/mo
Reggio Emilia Early Learning Center - Estrella 
 
Program Plan Full Days Half Days Hours Materials Fee 2016-17
Full Day 5 Full 8:00 am - 2:45 pm $150 $560/mo.
Half Day 5 Half 8:00 am - 11:15 am $75 $385/mo.
After Care 5 Days 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm $240/mo
Before Care 5 days 6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. $105/mo.
 
*Summary of Fees (All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.)
Processing Late Payment Insufficient Funds Late Pick-up Locator
$25 $35 $15/occurrence $5/minute $25/occurrence
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