Northside Family & Child Development Center
301 Dunand Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
Hours of Operation
6:30am - 3:00pm
6 weeks - 4 years old
Free to children of parents who are enrolled as a student at Northside High School
Network Mission Statement
The Lafayette Parish Early Childhood Network in collaboration with stakeholders are committed to reaching all at-risk children from infant to age five, ensuring a high-quality, inclusive educational setting.
All children enter Kindergarten ready to learn.
Center Mission Statement
The Lafayette Parish School System in collaboration with stakeholders is committed to developing productive citizens prepared to compete in a global community.
The Lafayette Parish School System will continue to provide excellence in education for all students.
Parent must be a resident of Lafayette Parish and enroll as a Northside High School student.
Birth Certificate, Current Shot Record, Social Security Card
Services for Children with Special Needs
Services are provided for children through Early Steps.
All teachers hold a Bachelor's Degree or higher. All para educators' are highly qualified. Staff participates yearly in various professional development trainings to further their education.
The curriculum is based on the Louisiana Department of Education's Birth to Five Learning and Development Standards.
Teaching Strategies GOLD; CLASS Observation