Perry - About Us


 

Our Programs

  • Provides high quality early care and education service to children three and four years of age in center-based, full-day/part-day, part-year programs.
  • Children who attend a high quality program in the year or two before kindergarten are better prepared for school academically, socially, and emotionally.
  • Preschool has 3 early childhood locations in Ypsilanti: Beatty ELC, Ford ELC and Perry ELC. 
  • Preschool provides a comprehensive preschool experience to children, including children with special needs, to creatively challenge and develop their competency skills. 
  • The center-based preschool program utilizes a curriculum, which includes individualization and emphasizes the use of positive guidance.
  • Preschool has an excellent School Readiness and Transition program from Preschool to Kindergarten.
  • Nutritious meals, snacks and transportation provided.
  • Preschool offers State of Michigan (GSRP) and federally (Head Start) funded preschool services FREE for families who qualify.  Go to Link to Washtenaw Preschool information to fill out an interest survey. 
  • Kindergarten
  • First Grade
  • Art, music and physical education offered to all kindergarten and 1st-grade students
  • Aligned kindergarten curriculum includes a strong literacy and math emphasis.
  • Award-winning early childhood architectural design houses many of the district’s youngest students.
  • Frequent participant in contemporary early childhood education research with international reputation.
  • Highly qualified teaching staff with on-going professional development in early childhood education

PERRY OFFERS:
 

  • Art, music and physical education offered to all kindergarten students.
  • Aligned kindergarten curriculum includes a strong literacy emphasis.
  • Award-winning early childhood architectural design houses the district's youngest students. 
  • Frequent participant in contemporary early childhood education research with international reputation.
  • Highly qualified teaching staff with on-going professional development in early childhood education.
     

Music and Photo video

Perry ELC Activities  Video Document