Information for Parents about New Orleans LA Child Care

Selecting Local New Orleans Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in New Orleans LA encourage you to visit the preschool by scheduling a tour. Prepare a list of questions ahead of time and include items such as: philosophy and learning approach, classroom size, hours and schedules, admissions process, meals provided, parent participation requirements, daycare program information, fees and tuition. If the child care in New Orleans LA already has a 2-page profile with ChildCare Smiles then you will be able to review and print most of this information ahead of time, including preschool photos. This will then enable you to focus on the visual aspects, interactions with the Director and teachers, and general feelings about the daycare when you visit. An important consideration when visiting a New Orleans child care facility is to ensure that your child will be receiving a well-organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, safe and clean environment, and teachers who are experienced and ideally have long tenure. When you visit a New Orleans child care center don't forget to take your child with you and observe how he/she reacts in this new environment. Also, take the time to observe how the other children interact with each other and the teachers. A happy school is a healthy school for daycare children and staff at New Orleans daycare centers. Daycare facilities are noisy, high energy places and a typical day requires a child to be at 100% capacity. When children are not feeling well and struggling to keep up, the school environment can be overwhelming for them. For this reason, centers that provide child care in New Orleans LA will have guidelines for parents to follow in determining if a child is too sick for school. In the event that your child becomes ill, New Orleans childcare centers will require you or your designated emergency contacts to pick up your child within a specified time period e.g. 30 minutes. Although daycare centers in New Orleans LA recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. New Orleans daycare centers also recommend that if your child is ill, then please keep them home until they are no longer contagious and are able to actively participate at school, inside and out.
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St Maria Goretti Preschool 
(504) 494-0896
7300 Crowder Boulevard, New Orleans, LA  70127
Summer camps are often a great way for kids to spend their summer breaks. Many local preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in New Orleans will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Richards Small World Preschool Day Care 
(504) 246-7737
4522 Lynhuber Drive, New Orleans, LA  70126
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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Peace Head Start Child Care Center 
(504) 598-4961
2500 South Broad, New Orleans, LA  70125
Most New Orleans child care centers provide hands-on, developmentally appropriate programs that foster a child's development in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language. This is particularly important to encourage children to become active learners. ...
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Children's Carousel Learning & Day Care Center 
(504) 454-8844
3720 West Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70112
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many New Orleans child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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Gilda's Preschool Academy 
(601) 991-0250
7653 Lacombe Street, New Orleans, LA  70127
New Orleans child care centers and preschools offer many different learning approaches and combinations for parents to consider including Montessori, Play Based, Developmental and Teacher Led, Waldorf, Structured Learning with Play, Reggio Emilia and Piaget. ...
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Louise Mc Gehee School 
(504) 561-1224
2343 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA  70130
For low income families looking for child care in New Orleans there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Gwen's Preschool Academy 
(504) 392-8524
3440 Mansfield Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70131
When seeking child care in New Orleans you should ensure that the provider is licensed and will provide the license number. Preschools are licensed for a specific capacity. ...
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Aurora United Methodist Preschool 
(504) 394-5652
3300 Eton Street, New Orleans, LA  70131
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at New Orleans child care centers and preschools. Some of these include sign in/out sheets, automatic locking doors with key code access, security cameras and background checks for staff. ...
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St Andrew's Episcopal School 
(504) 861-3743
8012 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA  70118
When you contact or visit a child care in New Orleans please keep in mind that the busiest time of the day are early morning, lunch/nap time and end of day. Call ahead to schedule a visit time. ...
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Kay's Montessori 
(504) 362-2185
2975 Behrman Hwy, New Orleans, LA  70114
Childcare centers in New Orleans often provide a combined curriculum of developmental, play based, and teacher led learning approaches. They are primarily theme based, with an emphasis on play based learning and building a fun and meaningful curriculum around it. ...
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Founders Head Start Center 
(504) 944-8900
4128 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70122
Infant child care in New Orleans can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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Children's Daycare & Preschool 
(504) 899-6100
3915 Perrier Street, New Orleans, LA  70115
Infant child care in New Orleans can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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