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Casa Grande Elementary Schools
EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING CENTER (ECLC)
390 E. Lakeside Parkway, Casa Grande, AZ 85122

There are two programs offered within the Early Childhood Learning Center:

1)      Early Start Preschool Program

2)      Early Childhood Extension Program 



GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. Early Start Preschool Program:
  • Follows the established school district calendar.
  • Instructs students using an Arizona certified teacher with an Early Childhood/Special Education credential.
  • Follows the Early Childhood Standards established by the Arizona Department of Education.
  • Invoices families in equal monthly tuition installments which have been pro-rated to reflect the school calendar breaks.
  • Provides an integrated experience for students with varying abilities and levels.
Sessions Available: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday (3 day/2 hour sessions)
2016-2017 Tuition: 3-day session = $130.00 per month

All tuition fees are based on a 4 week per month annualized calculation.

  1. Early Childhood Extension Program:
  • Follows a 51-week calendar established by the District with a one week Winter Break.
  • Offers five, four, and three-day full-time schedules from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and part-time schedules from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Follows the Early Childhood Standards established by the Arizona Department of Education.
  • Invoices families in monthly installments.
  • Provides an integrated experience for students with varying abilities and levels.
Sessions Available: Full-time or part-time sessions.

Full-time schedules are dropping off between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. with pick-up after 2:00 p.m. but before 5:00 p.m.
Part-time schedules are from 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Accommodation is based on availability for placement.

Priority of Placement:        

  • 5 days per week placements
  • 4 days per week placements
  • 3 days per week placements

All tuition fees listed below are based on a 4 week per month annualized calculation.

2016-2017 Full-Time Tuition:


5 days per week: $488 per month

4 days per week: $395 per month

3 days per week: $293 per month
2016-2017 Part-Time Tuition:


5 days per week: $297 per month

4 days per week:

$238 per month


3 days per week:
$178 per month



10% discount for children of employees and families with two or more children enrolled.


PROGRAM REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR BOTH TUITION PROGRAMS ARE:

Application Requirements

  • Your child must be three years old and mastered toilet training.

Please Bring:

  • Original birth certificate (Baptismal or hospital certificates not accepted)
  • Up-to-date immunization record
  • Legal Photo ID of parent/guardian
  • $25 non-refundable registration fee

A complete application must include:

  • Registration Checklist
  • Scheduling Choices
  • Enrollment Application Form
  • Ethnicity and Race
  • Home Language Survey
  • Health History
  • Arizona Residency Documentation Form w/ proof of residency
  • Tuition Statement and Refund Policy (signed and dated)
  • $25 registration fee

2016-2017 Registration FeeA $25.00 non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of the initial registration. If a child is put on a waiting list, only the $25.00 registration fee will be submitted with the complete application. Payments are due regardless of student absences.



We firmly believe that ALL children have something to gain by early childhood experiences. 

We hope that the experiences gained in our preschool programs continue to prepare your child for their school-aged years.


If you have any questions, you may reach

Kameron Bachert at

520-876-0045 or kameron.bachert@cgelem.k12.az.us

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