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"Education is the most powerful weapon which   you can use to change the world". Nelson Mandela
  • Why should I send my child to a School Readiness Program?
    Children benefit from preschool education and experiences. It gives them an early start for school success.
  • Are the programs only for low income families?
    No. The School Readiness Programs must spend 60% of their funds on low income children. The remaining 40% can be spent on any child who is a Danbury preschooler.
  • How can I get more information?
    By contacting EdAdvance at 855-937-2747 x1160.
  • Who is eligible for enrollment?
    All children who are pre-school aged (3-5) and reside in Danbury. Children of ALL stages and developmental abilities, including special needs, are eligible at all programs.
  • Is there a cost?
    A sliding fee scale based on family size and income is used by all funded programs to determine weekly cost to families.
  • What is a School Readiness Program?
    A School Readiness Program helps prepare children for school. School Readiness providers offer quality early childhood programs that are accessible and affordable. A variety of activities are designed to meet the needs of your child, and the program offers parent information and support to meet the needs of families.
  • What types of programs are available?
    There are two types of care available: full-time and part-time. Both option sare 5 day a week programs. The full-time programs are offered year round, full day (up to 10 hours), Monday through Friday. The part-time programs offer 2.5 hours per day, 5 days per week, school year only.
  • Can Non-Danbury Residents Apply for School Readiness Spaces?
    Yes. We can take a limited number of four year olds if there are openings after July 1st. Call the centers to check on availability.
  • I don't speak English. Who will I talk to about my child?
    Most programs have bilingual staff members.
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