Holy Cross Little Shepherds Early Learning Center (ELC) is our Catholic pre-school for children ages eighteen months to four years old.  Our dedicated and enthusiastic staff welcome the opportunity to work with your child(ren).

MISSION STATEMENT AND GOALS:

Little Shepherds ELC is committed to providing a loving, nurturing, and safe environment that provides opportunities for learning and development to prepare for future schooling.  We strive to develop an awareness that God has made each child special. Class activities are balanced to include spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth opportunities. A developmentally appropriate curriculum by age level is enhanced by providing a variety of activities, materials, and equipment for children to practice skills.

 

Classes and Ages Offered:

(by September 30th, year of entry)

 

18 months (Entry)Tues./Thurs.
Two’sTues./Thurs.     Mon./Tues./Thurs.

Three’sTues./Thurs.     Mon./Tues./Thurs.Mon.-Thurs.
Four’s     Mon./Tues./Thurs.Mon.-Thurs.

 

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:    

CLASSES:  All classes are held from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm in Building S.  Children are required to be up to date on their immunizations. Children entering the 3 and 4 year-old programs must be potty-trained.

FEES:   Tuition rates and fees for the 2019-2020 school year are listed below:

Registration Fee:     $150.00 per child/$225.00 per family(Holy Cross Parishioner)

                                 $175.00 per child/$250.00 per family (out of parish/non-parishioner fee)

                                  (Registration Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE)

Supply Fee:             $100.00 per child/2Day- $125.00 per child/3Day-$150.00 per child/4Day

TUITION: AUGUST -MAY 

$210.00 per month (2-day program/10months) $2100.00/year

$240.00 per month (3-day program/10months) $2400.00/year

$270.00 per month (4-day program/10months) $2700.00/year

PLEASE NOTE:  Any changes will be based on availability.  A copy of your child’s immunization record is required to complete registration. If you have any questions or concerns about placement, please call or email us at 337.984.2636 or sgallo@holycrosslafayette.com.

 OUR SCHOOL DAY: 

All classes are held from 9:00AM -2:00PM in Building S

MORNING DROP-OFF AND AFTERNOON PICK-UP ARE AVAILABLE:

Drop-Off is 8:45 am – 9:00 am and Pick-Up is 1:45 pm – 2:00 pm
You must have your car sign! Please let us know if you need additional signs.

The Norbert Luke Drive driveway entrance is for Drop-off and Pick-Up ONLY. 

If you wish to walk up, please park in a designated parking space in the main church parking lot and bring your car/pick-up sign with you. 

USE CAUTION IN OUR PARKING LOTS AND CROSS ONLY IN THE CROSSWALK.

 

For More Information:

Please contact our Little Shepherds Office: 337.984.2636 or 337.984.9636 Ext.1300

Principal: Sandy Gallo, sgallo@holycrosslafayette.com

UPDATES:

Early Drop-Off is now available for our Little Shepherd families. We begin at 7:45AM-8:45AM and the fee is $6.00 (cash or check) payable at drop-off or monthly if you will be using this on a daily basis. Please bring your child to classroom #4 for this service.    

Our Thanksgiving Food Drive is underway; please consider donating to assist our local Catholic Charities.  Donations are due no later than November 19th. Check with your child’s teacher for the item being collected for their class.   

Thursday, November 21st is a half day with dismissal from 11:45-Noon.  Thanksgiving Break follows and classes resume on Monday, December 2nd/Tuesday, December 3rd as applicable for your school schedule.   

Morning Drop-Off (8:45-9:00AM) and Afternoon pick-up (1:45-2:00PM) have begun. You MUST have your car sign to pick-up your child.      

We do have a few remaining openings for the school year, please call or email us to inquire.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 337-984-2636 or send us an email at sgallo@holycrosslafayette.com).   

 

 

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