Resources for parents and educators in Southington, Plantsville, Marion and Milldale
Bright Beginnings Child Care Center and Nursery School
Licensed for age 6 weeks to 10 years.
Part-time nursery school: M/W/F for four year olds and Tu/Th for three year olds
Summer program for school age children, sign up on a weekly basis. The day camp option runs from 9 am to 2 pm, the full day option runs from 7 am to 5:30 pm.
Before & After School Care for Strong Elementary, which has bus transportation to/from the center, and for Oshana (formerly Plantsville) Elementary which is adjacent to the property and staff walk the children across the playground to/from school.
"Bright Beginnings has been providing quality childcare services for the town of Southington and the surrounding area for over 30 years. Our longstanding relationship with the community has been built on trust and a steadfast commitment to providing a safe, supportive and educational environment for every child that walks through our doors. At Bright Beginnings, we are dedicated to creating a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for all children. Our unique programs incorporate a variety of educational theories, while always keeping the child’s best interest in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning. Now under new ownership, come see some of the exciting changes we are making! To find out more about us, feel free to stop by our center or reach out by phone or email."
185 West Main St
Plantsville, CT 06479
Web Site: https://www.brightbeginningsct.org/
Central Christian Academy
PreK 3 year-old through grade 12.
Christian school curriculum, books, and material.
1505 West St
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: 860-621-6701 x2006
Web Site: http://centralchristianonline.org/
Chase Collegiate School
An independent PreK - Grade 12 day school.
565 Chase Parkway
Web Site: http://www.chasecollegiate.org
KinderCare offers preschool, trusted part-time or full-time daycare, and educational before- or after-school programs.
They have an online application for information and a chat feature for after hours at kindercare.com
Ages: licensed for 6 weeks to 12 years, but not taking school age children
Open: 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F
1544 Byam Rd
Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone: (203) 574-2892
Web Site: https://www.kindercare.com/our-centers/cheshire/ct/070220
Great Beginnings Daycare Center and Nursery School
Licensed for age 6 weeks through 12 years old. Recently granted re-accreditation by the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC).
195 East Street (age 3-12) and 15-17 Cooke Street (age 6 weeks thru 2)
Phone: (860) 747-1679
Web Site: http://www.greatbeginningsdaycarecenter.com
Meriden YMCA Head Start
The Meriden YMCA Head Start program is a NAEYC Accredited School Readiness Program for ages 2.9 - 4 years old serving families from Meriden, Southington, Wallingford & Berlin.
Nutritious Breakfast, Lunch & Snack are provided and are prepared on site.
Full and Part-Day Classes are available.
The program also includes Hearing, Vision & Developmental Screenings.
Free program based on financial need.
398 Liberty Street
Web Site: https://www.meridenymca.org/programs/Child-Care/PreSchool/Meriden-YMCA-Head-Start/
Plantsville Community Nursery School
Plantsville Community Nursery School closed its doors as of June 2018 and is not accepting enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year.
109 Church St
Plantsville, CT 06479
RSCO Open Choice and Magnet Schools
The Connecticut State Department of Education's Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) coordinates the Open Choice and Magnet School programs. Southington children can attend a Hartford district school through the Open Choice program or apply to the lottery to attend a magnet school with a specialized educational theme. There are over 40 schools in the program across the Hartford region serving Pre-K 3 to grade 12.
The RSCI lotter application period usually runs from November through February of each year. Transportation is not provided for pre-K students.
Web Site: http://www.choiceeducation.org
Southington Catholic School
"Southington Catholic School is a Christ centered, nurturing learning community that fosters Catholic faith based values in our students while achieving academic excellence."
Classes for Pre-K 3 through grade 5. Flexible schedule featuring full day & full week classes & part time options for Pre-K 3 and 4. Before & after school programs. Safe, nurturing environment & dedicated staff. NEASC Accredited
133 Bristol St
Southington, Connecticut 06489
Web Site: http://www.southingtoncatholicschool.org
Southington HS Preschool Program
Part of the SHS class on early childhood. Meets 3 mornings a week for ages 3-5. Contact Erin Proctor at email@example.com ., 720 Pleasant Street
Southington Public Schools and Integrated Preschool Program
The Southington Public School District has 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school and an alternative high school.
To determine which school your child will attend visit the school/street directory at https://www.southingtonschools.org/parents-students/school-street-directory.
Their Southington Integrated Preschool program, which has approximately 50% typically developing children who serve as peer models for the students who require special education, meets at Wrinn Preschool Center at Hatton Elementary School (3 classrooms) and Strong Elementary School (1 classroom). http://www.southingtonschools.org/parents-students/preschool
Phone: Registration, preschool and special ed: 860-628-3200 x332
Web Site: https://www.southingtonschools.org/parents-students
Village Green Nursery School
Village Green Nursery School offers a half-day and extended day program for 3 and 4 year olds. It is located in, and a ministry of, the First Congregational Church of Southington. They accept the CT Care4Kids childcare subsidy for working parents and have limited scholarships.
37 Main St
Southington, CT 06489
Web Site: http://www.vgns.org
YMCA Nursery School
A part-day nursery school program for age 3 to 5. The YMCA also offers full day care for children age 3-5 at the YMCA Learning Center. The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.
Chrissy Cassesse, Director of Child Care, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203.272.3152 x510
29 High Street
Web Site: http://www.sccymca.org/youth-development/southington-ymca/child-development
Zion Lutheran Nursery School
531 Woodruff St
Southington, CT 06489
Web Site: http://www.zionlutheranct.org/zcns/