Cooperative Preschools Near Me

About Cooperative Preschools Near Me
A co-op preschool can follow any one of the many preschool philosophies such as Montessori, play-based, Reggio Emilia, or Waldorf. The main difference between a cooperative preschool and a regular one is that the board of directors is run by the preschoolers' parents, who oversee hiring teachers, setting the preschool curriculum, buying supplies, and so forth. Parents in a co-op daycare or preschool are expected to help in the classroom, anywhere from once a month to once a week or more. They might also be asked to serve on a committee and help with fundraisers. Because of the high level of parental involvement, the cost of co-op preschools or daycares is typically lower, without sacrificing the quality of care and early learning. While it is possible for parents to be involved when their child starts daycare for any kind of program, the cooperative approach allows an unmatched level of involvement in their children's early childhood education. However, these types of child care and preschool programs can be very time-consuming for working parents. Therefore, since cooperative daycares and preschools follow whatever teaching...
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Recent Reviews for Cooperative Preschools
Riverside Villages Kids Playhouse, Ashburn
"We are very grateful for this caregiver. She is a great mom and a great person and provides quality child care. What I love about her is that she encourages and teach the little" Read More
Dominion Station Little Cottage, Sterling
"we love this provider. We came from a previous in home daycare and my daughter is getting so much more with her. She actively plays and works with the children. My daughter has" Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
How many daycares and preschools are there in the US?
There are over 200,00 licensed daycare and preschool programs on CareLuLu. In the US, there are over 800,000 child care businesses but most are not licensed.
How much does daycare cost in the US?
The average cost of daycare in the US is $9,649/year. The lowest price is $2,813/year (home daycare in Mississippi) and the most expensive is $23,666/year (child care center in Washington DC).
How many daycares offer infant care in the US?
Based on CareLuLu data, 60% to 70% of daycares offer infant care. This includes licensed home daycares and child care centers.
How many daycares and preschools offer part-time or drop-in care in the US?
Based on CareLuLu data, 40% of daycares offer part-time care or drop-in. This includes home-based and center-based child care and preschool programs.
How many daycares and preschools teach a foreign language in the US?
Based on CareLuLu data, 30% of daycares teach a foreign language. Most common languages include Spanish, French, Arabic, Hindi / Urdu, Korean.
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