Early Learning Center

Early Learning Center

Early Learning Center (ELC)

Riverside Christian School Early Learning Center offers an age-appropriate program administered by certified professionals. Children have the opportunity to engage in activities that are designed to stimulate curiosity and intellect, challenge and develop individual skills, activate developing minds and build Christian character. The ELC is a licensed childcare available to enrolled Riverside families before school, after school and during am or pm 1/2 day programs.

After Riverside Enrollment is complete, students are eligible to register for the Early Learning Center subject to availability. Please print the signature pages of the *Parent Handbook and Health Plan. Please print and complete the Registration form and return to the Elementary Office: Attn. Mrs. Kuhlmann, Director of ELC.

Available to Riverside families from 7:30am-6pm

Ages: 3 years and potty trained – 12 years
Early Learning Center space is limited. Please give advanced notice to attend.
Administrator: Mr. Randy Reynolds
Director: Mrs. Kristie Kuhlmann

*Resources:
Early Learning Center Parent Handbook
Early Learning Center Registration forms
Early Learning Center Health Plan

Phone number after school hours: (509) 965-2602 extension 215

Early Learning Center FAQs:


What is the hourly rate for my child to attend the ELC?


Full Time: (Four or more hours per day five days a week)
1st child: $4.25 per hour (A partial hour will be charged as an additional hour).
Additional children: $3.25 per hour (A partial hour will be charged as an additional hour).

Part Time:
1st child: $4.75 per hour (1-hour minimum charge)
Additional children: $3.75 per hour (1-hour minimum charge).
*Charges billed by the minute after 1st-hour minimum is met
*Maximum charge per day $35 per child.

What is the drop-in rate?

$4.75 per hour (space permitting) (1-hour minimum charge)
*Charges billed by the minute after 1st-hour minimum is met
*Maximum charge per day $35 per child

What activities take place at ELC?

Teachers will direct group activities, students will receive a nutritious snack, and homework help is provided upon request.

How does drop off and pick up work with ELC?

Parents must park and bring their children into the ELC room. Students will be checked in and checked out with a parent signature.

How do I register my child for ELC?

After Riverside Enrollment is complete, students are eligible to register for the Early Learning Center subject to availability. Please print the signature pages of the *Parent Handbook and Health Plan. Please print and complete the Registration form and return to the Elementary Office: Attn. Mrs. Kuhlmann, Director of ELC.
These forms can be found above under resources.

How do I reserve my child's spot in ELC?


Full time: For consistent use of the ELC, families can notify the ELC Director of days and times they will utilize this program.
Part-time: ELC prefers a minimum 24 hour notice via email: elc@riversidechristian.net.

 

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