Goodman Community Center | Preschool & 4K
The Goodman Center and all our programs will also be closed on Monday, July 4. We will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, July 5.

At the Goodman Community Center, we know how important early childhood education is in a child's life, and we're committed to providing a high-quality preschool and 4-year-old kindergarten experience for the entire family.

Using a play-based approach to learning, our teachers support children as they explore the world around them through a mix of child-initiated play and intentionally designed activities.

Our mixed-age classrooms help children develop social-emotional skills that are essential to their success throughout school and life. As nurturing relationships are fostered, children also develop skills that will help them with a smooth transition to 5-year-old kindergarten.

Goodman Center childcare programs (preschool, 4K and elementary after-school) are city accredited and state licensed. Our childcare programs have a 5-star Young Star rating – the highest rating possible.

Although our early childhood education classrooms are combined, there are distinct enrollment requirements for preschool and 4K. Please read below to learn more about our programs and how to enroll.

Preschool Program

We are currently enrolling for our city accredited, state-licensed childcare.

Our preschool program is for children ages 3-5 years old. Children will have the opportunity to participate in child-initiated play and intentionally designed activities in a mixed-age classroom environment. Breakfast and lunch included.

FULL-DAY

Days: Monday-Friday

Times: 8am – 5pm

Age requirements: Three years old by September 1 for fall, and child must be fully potty trained.

Fee: $1,000/month. Goodman’s CLC offers free programming to all eligible participants. City and county funds accepted, scholarships offered to qualifying families on a sliding fee scale

Registration required: Yes

4-Year-Old Kindergarten at GCC

We are currently enrolling for our city accredited, state-licensed 4K.

Our 4K program offers children the opportunity to participate in child-initiated play and intentionally designed activities in a mixed-age classroom environment. Breakfast and lunch included.

Days: Monday-Friday

Times: 8am-12:15pm

Age requirements: Four years old by September 1 for fall

Fee: No fee for 4K programming

Registration required: Yes. Enrollment is required.

Learn more about early childhood education at GCC:

For more information about Preschool and 4K contact:

Samantha Brown

Assistant Director of Early Childhood Education
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