School Hours


Like all District 401 schools, the Early Childhood Center holds regular hours four days a week: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

On Wednesdays we observe a late-start schedule, which allows our faculty to gather for staff meetings, training sessions and other professional activities.

The regular and late-start schedules for both our morning (AM) and afternoon (PM) classes are listed below.


Regular Schedule for AM Classes (M, Tu, Th, F)


► Entrance

► Class Starts

► Dismissal


8:10 a.m.

8:15 a.m.

10:50 a.m.


Late Start for AM Classes (Wednesdays)


► Entrance

► Class Starts

► Dismissal


9:20 a.m.

9:25 a.m.

11:25 a.m.


Regular Schedule for PM Classes (M, Tu, Th, F)


► Entrance

► Class Starts

► Dismissal


12:05 p.m.

12:10 p.m.

2:45 p.m.


Late Start for PM Classes (Wednesdays)


► Entrance

► Class Starts

► Dismissal


12:40 p.m.

12:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m.


Entrance Areas for Preschool and Kindergarten


When you are dropping off and picking up your student, please use the proper designated entrance as listed below.

Preschool teachers meet families at the concrete sidewalk outside Entrance 3 for drop-off and pick-up

Kindergarten teachers meet families at the concrete sidewalk outside Entrance 2 for drop-off and pick-up


If School Closes


In case of severe weather or other school emergency that would require the ECC to be closed, you will be contacted by phone.

For additional information about how District 401 keeps parents and students informed about school closings, please see our Closings & Emergencies page.