Fall 2017 Application

Seats are still available!

Please check our Provider Sites below for location changes due to flooding. 

Making Important Links to Kindergarten

 

Required documents must be submitted to the school of preference.  

Call our office for more information at (225) 226-7675

 

 

We welcome our families to visit all of our sites. 

Enrollment assistance is available at all sites. 

 

 

Academic Screening will  determine eligibility  

 Click here to apply                 Pulse aqui’ para la solicitud    

              Glen Oaks Park, Greenbrier and Park Forest Schools have relocated due to flooding.                             Glen Oaks Park – 2401 72nd Ave.   Greenbrier – 1225 Sharp Rd.   Park Forest -1650 N.Acadian Thwy.E

EBR Public School Required Documents:

  1. Child’s Birth Certificate
  2. Child’s Social Security Card (once accepted)
  3. Guardian’s Picture Identification
  4. Up-to-Date Shot Record
  5. Proof of Residence (2 recent bills)
  6. 2 most current payroll stubs for all with income in the household

All parents  must provide proof of income. 

  • Children in families with incomes at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level are eligible for free tuition and considered “at-risk”. 
  • Children in families with incomes above 185% of the Federal Poverty Level may pay tuition not to exceed $475 per month.
  • Foster children and homeless families are automatically eligible for publicly-funded seats.
  • Special needs and ELL children may be eligible to receive services but must still qualify to participate in publicly-funded programs.

Eligibility is based on gross HOUSEHOLD income.  Therefore, if there are 2 or more adults contributing to the financial needs of the family, all must provide proof of income.

 EBR Early Childhood Community Network

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Childcare Centers by Zip Code (Color Coded)

Please call our office at (225) 226-7675 for more information on our childcare centers.

Childcare Assistance    Access here for more information.

70714

 Bright Beginnings Baker

 Little Land Children’s Learning Workshop

Little Dreamers Christian Academy

Just for Kids

 

70802

Baton Rouge Christian Academy

First Baptist Child Development Center

First Step Daycare

Second Baptist Christian Academy

Shiloh Baptist Church Early Learning Center

St. Francis Xavier

Step by Step Infant & Learning Center

University Methodist Preschool

University Presbyterian Church Day School

70803

LSU Childcare

70805

Cindy’s Little Angels Daycare

Courtney’s Christian Childcare

EduCare Academy #1

Jackson’s Preschool

Next to Parents

Mason’s Academy

Serenity Childcare

Treasure Kiddie World

Watch Us Grow Daycare

Westminster Academy #1

Windsor Christian Childcare

 

 70806

ABC Children’s Learning Academy

Alicia’s Kiddie Station

Amani’s World Early Childhood

Footprints of Love

Greater King David

Kiddoscope Learning 

Kids & Company

Rising Angels Daycare

The Little Schoolhouse

True Believers Christian Daycare

Woman’s Hospital CDC

Yolanda’s World of Learning

70807

Beachum Childcare Center

Brilliant Beginnings

Chambers & Valentine

Child Enrichment DBA Kids World

C.N. Burrell Sr. Christian Academy

Kids are Really Exceptional

Little Jewels & Gems Learning Academy

 

70808

Kindercare Learning Center

Little Bo Peep Daycare

Southside Child Development Center

St. Aloysius Childcare 

70809

K&K Christian Academy

Kindercare Learning Center

70810

A Lil One’s Learning Center –Perkins

Lads & Lassies

Westminster Academy #3

70811

EduCare Academy #2

In Loving Arms

Ministry of Love Learning Center

Rhema Christian

Treasures from Heaven

Trinity’s Children Academy

70812

Stepping Stones

 

70814

God’s Lil Angels

Little Land Children’s Learning Workshop

Lil People 

London Bridge #1

TNT Christian Daycare

70815

Alpha and Omega Childcare

Creative Children Learning Center

Jayla’s Learning Ctr. #2

LaCarta Early Learning

Richardson Daycare-S. Flannery

70816

Abundant Blessings Childcare

A Lil Ones

Alpha & Omega @ St. Jean

Charity Christian Center

Discovery Kids

Kids Cove

Fundamentals Early Learning Center

London Bridge #2

Mother’s Choice

Nursery Rhyme

Richard’s Country Manor Day School

Richardson’s Daycare

70817

Animal Crackers Learning Center

A Total Learning Center

70820

Child Enrichment DBA Kids World #4

 

Non Public School Early Childhood Development

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4 Year Olds Pre-K Programs at NO Cost to Families

Hosanna Christian – 8850 Goodwood Blvd                                    Ph 926.4885

Kindercare – 11349 Greenwell Springs Rd                                     Ph 273.0932

Redemptorist 3655 St.Gerard Ave.                                              Ph 355.1437

St.Louis King of France – 2311 N. Sherwood Forest Dr.                 Ph 273.3932

Gardere Community Christian School – 8538 GSRI Ave                 Ph 387.5082

City of Baker Schools  

Click here to apply

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Ph. 225- 774-5795

Baker Heights Elementary –3750 Harding Street

Bakerfield Elementary – 2550 South Street

EBR Early Head Start

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4523 Plank Road       Ph. 225- 358-4504

 

YWCA Early Head Start

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7055 Glen Oaks Drive   Ph.  225- 355- 3298

EBR Public School Important Facts

  • Child must be Age 4 by September 30, 2017
  • 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

EBR Public School Application Process

Complete online application

Print confirmation page

Bring confirmation page and Required Documents to 1st school of preference

Schedule screening and complete Early Childhood Eligibility at school of preference

The East Baton Rouge Parish Early Childhood Community Network consists of 44 East Baton Rouge Parish Public Elementary Schools, 2 dedicated PK/K Centers, City of Baker Schools, 4 NSECD/Private schools, EBR Early Head Start, EBR Head Start, YWCA Early Head Start, 80+ Childcare Centers, and 13 Supporting Community Partner organizations. Our network will implement five key strategies to ensure that more at-risk children enter Kindergarten ready to succeed. Those strategies are:

  1. Unifying expectations for high quality teaching and early learning (Birth to Five Standards)
  2. Supporting teachers and providers to reach expectations
  3. Measuring and recognizing progress
  4. Funding providers that serve children well
  5. Providing clear information and high quality choices to families

 

We look forward to working with you as we strive to Make Important Links to Kindergarten!

Community Resources

Child Care Assistance Program

https://cafe-cp.doe.louisiana.gov/edselfservice/

Birth Certificate

EBRP Health Unit, 353 N. 12th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802, (225) 242-4860

Clerk of Court Office, 222 St.Louis Street, Baton Rouge, LA

East Feliciana Clerk of Court, 12305 St. Helena St, Clinton, LA 70722, (225) 683-5145

Social Security Card

Social Security Office, 5455 Bankers Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70808, (225) 389-0694 or (800) 772-1213

Current Shot Record

LINKS Website: https://linksweb.oph.dhh.louisiana.gov/linksweb/main.jsp

logoNetworkEarly Childhood- Online Application

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What information will I need to complete the Pre-K Online application?

  • When you apply, you will need the following information:
  1. Your school of preference
  2. Your second and third choice of school
  3. Your child’s name, date of birth, and address
  4. Your name, address, phone number, and email address
  5. Name of siblings 4 years and under in the home
  6. Income verification
  7. Gross income amount, frequency, and selected verification proof (if applicable)

Note:  If parent(s) do not submit income verification, they could be charged the maximum amount for tuition.

 

What is the age my child has to be to enter Pre-K?

  • A child must be 4 years old by September 30, 2017.

 

Is Pre-K mandatory?

  •  Pre-K is not mandatory.

 

What are my other options if my child does not get in the Pre-K program and how I do select another program?

  •  Parents will have the option to reapply online and select another program of preference which may include:  EBR Public Elementary Schools, EBR Dedicated PK/K Centers, City of Baker Schools, NSECD Private Schools, EBR Early Head Start Centers, EBR Head Start Centers and Childcare Centers.

 

What determines if my child is eligible for Pre-K?

  •  Child must be 4 by September 30, 2017.
  • Screening and household income will determine eligibility.

 

Is transportation provided for EBR Public School Pre-K students?

  •  Transportation is provided if the student is in their attendance zone based on your home address.
  • Parents can find which school is in their attendance zone by doing the following:
  1. Select schools
  2. Select attendance zone
  3. Select School and Bus Route Finder
  • Call the Pre-K office at (225)226-7675
    • Call Child Welfare and Attendance (225)239-7869
    • Transportation is provided to students who attend one of the two Pre-K sites: Southdowns or Delmont Dedicated Pre-K.
    • Parents must provide transportation for their child if the student is not in their attendance zone.

 

How will I be notified if my child is accepted?

  •  Parents will be notified by email, if one is provided.
  • If an email address is not provided, parents will receive a letter by mail.

 

 What required documents should I bring to my child’s school once accepted into the program?

  •  Child’s Original Birth Certificate
  • Child’s Social Security Card
  • Guardian’s Picture Identification
  • Up-to-Date Shot Records
  • Proof of Residence (2 recent Bills)
    • Parents who do not have proof of residence may provide a notarized statement verifying that they reside at that address.
  • 2 Most Current Payroll Stubs

 

Can someone other than the legal guardian turn in a child’s required documents to the school of preference?

  •  Yes, but the legal guardian must sign Notice of Possible Tuition Form and the Family Eligibility Checklist.

 

What would parents enter for gross income and frequency if they select SNAP/Food Stamp Verification, Foster Care Placement Agreement, or Homeless Verification?

  •  Parents are required to enter gross income and frequency.  However, if they select any of the three items above and provide appropriate verification, they are automatically eligible.  They may enter any amount and frequency in these fields because it will not affect the determination.

 

Is the EBR Public School Pre-K Program free?

  •  Families not qualifying under federal guidelines for free tuition may pay a maximum of $475 monthly.

 

Who should I contact regarding more information about the EBR Public Pre-K programs?

  •  Parents can contact their local school or Shenoa Webb at our Pre-K office at (225)226-7675 to obtain more information about the program.

 

How can I get help with child care tuition?

http://www.dss.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=136

 

 

 

 

EBR Early Childhood Community Network

Contact Information

Shenoa Thompson Webb

Executive Director of Early Childhood

(225) 226-5790

Swebb6@ebrschools.org

Pam Spears

Project Manager, Early Childhood Community Network

(225) 226-5405

pspears@ebrschools.org

Tania Johnson

Teacher Coach, Early Childhood Community Network

(225) 226-7675

ttherance@ebrschools.org

Patience Travasos

Resource Coordinator, Pre-K Programs

(225) 226-7675

Ptravasos@ebrschools.org

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