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ELC Program Information


3 & 4 YEAR OLD'S PROGRAM (Full Day)

The goal is to provide a foundation for learning socially and academically in preparation for school success and beyond. This program operates on the same calendar as Pike Township Schools. The Curriculum Prep for Kindergarten driven by the Indiana Foundations for Young Children. The 3 & 4 year old's program is available to Pike residents or children of Pike Employees. Our classes will have up to 24 students. The staff ratio is 1:10 for 3-year old's & 1:12 for 4-year old's. Students receive meals from Chartwells food services.


Loving Care Hours: 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM & 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM                      

School Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Our teachers must have an early childhood background that includes a Bachelors or Associates degree, Child Development (CDA), or a degree with experience in early childhood.


  • $165 enrollment fee
  • The 3 & 4 year old's program is $165 per week (Full Day)
    • Tuition includes before & after school care
    • CCDF Vouchers Available
  • Please contact the NJELC at 317-387-7101 to make arrangements to pay the enrollment fee.


  • Children must be at least three or four years old on or before August 1 to enroll in the 3 & 4 year old's program.

    • As such, any parent with a child that will be at least four (4) years of age between August 2 and September 1, should complete a Request for Appeal for early entrance to 4-year-old preschool. The Appeal will be held on file for tentative enrollment until the district policy has been reviewed and/or revised. Call 317-387-7101 for more information.

  • Provide an original birth certificate for any child who is enrolling in the District.

  • Provide proof that your child has been immunized against communicable diseases including measles, mumps, polio, etc. (Immunization Requirements).

  • Provide legal guardian’s picture identification (such as a driver's license, state agency picture identification, or passport).

  • Provide 3 proofs of residency or proof of Pike employment.

  • Child must be potty-trained.

  • Parents must be able to provide transportation.


2023-24 enrollment begins March 13, 2023.