Program

See below for the main information you will need from the Early Childhood Community Network program.

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Access the online enrollment application in English and Spanish.

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Registration Information


Learn more about the registration information required to complete your online application.

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Open Seats


View the open seats in our Early Childhood centers.

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Early Childhood Overview

The East Baton Rouge Parish Early Childhood Community Network consists of:

  • 43 East Baton Rouge Parish Public Elementary Schools
  • 2 Dedicated PK/K Centers
  • City of Baker Schools
  • 4 NSECD/Private Schools
  • 4 Charter Schools
  • EBR Early Head Start
  • EBR Head Start
  • YWCA Early Head Start
  • Over 80 Childcare Centers
  • 14 Supporting Community Partner Organizations

 

Since 2014, our network has implemented five key strategies to ensure that more children enter Kindergarten ready to succeed. Those strategies are:

  • Unifying expectations for high quality teaching and early learning (Birth to Five Standards)
  • Supporting teachers and providers to reach expectations (Professional Development)
  • Measuring and recognizing progress (CLASS & GOLD Assessments)
  • Funding providers that serve children well (Performance Profile Ratings)
  • Providing clear information and high quality choices to families (Coordinated Information & Enrollment Campaign)

 

Pre-K

Important information:

  • Child must be Age 4 September 30th
  • Screening will determine Pre-K Eligibility
  • Families not qualifying under federal guidelines for free tuition may pay a maximum of $475 monthly
  • Pre-K is not required therefore there are a limited number of seats available
  • Transportation to schools is within school attendance zone. Delmont and Southdowns Pre-K Centers offer transportation.

 

List of Pre-K Schools by Zip Code Area:

  • BR Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet (FLAIM)
  • Buchanan
  • Capitol
  • J.K. Haynes
  • Park
  • Polk
  • University Terrace
  • Claiborne
  • Delmont Dedicated Pre-k/K Center
  • The Dufrocq School
  • Bernard Terrace
  • LaSalle
  • Melrose
  • Crestworth
  • Progress
  • Ryan
  • BRCVPA
  • Highland
  • Magnolia Woods
  • Southdowns
  • Westdale Heights Academic Magnet
  • Jefferson Terrace
  • Westminster
  • Wildwood
  • Brownfields
  • Sharon Hills
  • Forest Heights
  • Glen Oaks Park
  • Merrydale
  • Greenbrier – located at 1225 Sharp Road (Broadmoor Middle)
  • Park Forest – located at 1650 N. Acadian Thruway (Eden Park)
  • White Hills
  • Audubon
  • Broadmoor
  • LaBelle Aire
  • Riveroaks
  • Twin Oaks
  • Villa del Rey
  • Cedarcrest
  • Parkview
  • Wedgewood
  • Shenandoah
  • Woodlawn
  • Northeast

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