Northside Family & Child Development Center

301 Dunand Street
Lafayette, LA 70501

Phone: 337-521-7026

Hours of Operation
6:30am - 3:00pm

Ages Serve
6 weeks - 4 years old

Center Capacity
36

Fees
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.

Network Goal
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.

Center Vision
The Lafayette Parish School System will continue to provide excellence in education for all students.

Eligibility/Enrollment
Parent must be a resident of Lafayette Parish and enroll as a Northside High School student.

Documentation Needed
Birth Certificate, Current Shot Record, Social Security Card

Services for Children with Special Needs
Services are provided for children through Early Steps.

Staff Credentials
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.

Curriculum
The curriculum is based on the Louisiana Department of Education's Birth to Five Learning and Development Standards.

Assessment
Teaching Strategies GOLD; CLASS Observation

Admission Criteria

All information must be accurate and verifiable. If a student is selected for admission based on application information that is later determined to be false, the student may lose his admission to the program.