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Early Childhood Center Frequently Asked Questions

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Early Childhood Center FAQs

What schedules are available?

The J’s ECC offers flexible schedules to meet the needs of our diverse families. Full and part-time time schedules are available.

How often do I pay tuition?

Tuition is paid monthly and is drafted automatically from the payment method provided at the time of enrollment. Families may choose to have tuition drafted on the 15th of every month, last day of every month, or families can choose to divide the monthly tuition into two payments on both the 15th and last day of the month.

Do you offer tuition discounts?

Yes! The J’s Early Childhood Center is generously funded by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and United Way, which enables us to provide scholarship assistance to families demonstrating need. Additionally, we offer a sibling discount for families with multiple children enrolled in the center.

Do you accept financial assistance?

Yes, the J’s Early Childhood Center accepts financial assistance.

To learn more, please contact the location in which you are interested:
Marilyn Fox Building in Chesterfield, 314.442.3450
Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur, 314.442.3224

Do I have to pack a lunch?

Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack are all included with tuition. We even offer a variety of baby food for our youngest eaters. Take a look at a sample menu.

Early Childhood Menu

Is the J's Early Childhood Center right for me?

The search for a childcare center or pre-school can be overwhelming. Every parent wants a strong foundation for his or her child, but many families do not know where to start. There are many schools to choose from in the St. Louis area, and every school offers something different. The best way to find out if the J’s Early Childhood Center is the right center for you is to schedule a tour. Come visit us! See our amazing teachers in action. Talk to our directors and learn more about our school family. Look at our classrooms and tour the facility. This is a big decision! Come to the tour prepared with questions. What are your priorities? What schedule do you need? What are your worries? Get to know us, and we will get to know you. At the end of the day, trust your instincts. You know what is best for your child.

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