©2018 by Dryden Cardinal Academy Early Childhood Center.

Setting the Foundation For Success

 

Setting the Foundation For Academic Success


Our programs highlight academic excellence to ensure Kindergarten readiness by incorporating  family and community involvement.

Cardinal Academy offers parents the convenience of having all of their children in one place.  Our classrooms are in a secured, structured environment located within Dryden Elementary School.

We provide continuity in your child's life, easing the transition into kindergarten as they grow. 

The accredited staff will care for your children and offer support to meet their needs.

 

We offer early-on services for students that qualify:  speech and language, and occupational and physical therapy.

These services will help your child build the skills needed  to ensure academic success. 

 

Our Programs

      Latchkey  

                Infants

                            Toddlers 

                                                      3 yr old Preschool

                                                  Headstart

                                                                    4 yr old Preschool

                                                                                                          4 yr old FREE GSRP Preschool

                                                                                                  Begindergarten

 

Infant and Toddler Care

Year Round Care

25% sibling discount

DHS Available

INFANT-TODDLER CONTENT AREAS

  • Approaches to Learning

  • Social and Emotional Development

  • Physical Development and Health

  • Communication, Language, and Literacy

  • Cognitive Development

  • Creative Arts

6:00 am - 6:00 pm- Monday- Friday 

Children 6 weeks - 3 yrs. old

6:00 am-6:00 pm

40- 45 + hrs weekly , $4.50 per hr

30- 39 hrs weekly, $4.75 per hr.

Less than 30 hrs. weekly- $5.00 per hr

Parents may chose days and hours that work for their schedule ​

Infant / Toddler Summer Camp

Our morning classroom welcomes each camper every day with the same warm and nurturing environment that all Cardinal Academy programs provide.

3 year old Preschool

25% Sibling Discount

DHS Available

Children do not need to be potty trained

PRESCHOOL CONTENT AREAS

  • Approaches to Learning

  • Social and Emotional Development

  • Physical Development and Health

  • Language, Literacy and Communication

  • Mathematics

  • Creative Arts

  • Science and Technology

  • Social Studies



While learning in these content areas it prepares children for later schooling, High Scope takes the learning process beyond traditional academic subjects by applying methods that promote independence, curiosity, decision making, cooperation, persistence, creativity, and problem solving in young children.

3 yr old Preschool-  $ 26.00 per day

Half day/ Full day

8:35-11:45

8:35- 3:25

3 / 4 yr old Head start Preschool 

Full Day 

Free to families that qualify

Monday through Thursday Only

4 year old Preschool

4 yr old Preschool- 

$13.00 half day - 8:35-11:35 am

$ 26.00 Full day- 8:35-3:25 pm

PRESCHOOL CONTENT AREAS

  • Approaches to Learning

  • Social and Emotional Development

  • Physical Development and Health

  • Language, Literacy and Communication

  • Mathematics

  • Creative Arts

  • Science and Technology

  • Social Studies

GSRP- 4 yr old Preschool

Free to families that qualify

PRESCHOOL CONTENT AREAS

Approaches to Learning

  • Social and Emotional Development

  • Physical Development and Health

  • Language, Literacy and Communication

  • Mathematics

  • Creative Arts

  • Science and Technology

  • Social Studies

​While learning in these content areas prepares children for later schooling,

High Scope takes the learning process beyond traditional academic subjects by applying methods that promote independence, curiosity, decision making, cooperation, persistence, creativity, and problem solving in young children.


Summer Camp

Kindergarten Jump start Program

25% sibling discount

DHS Available

Our camp provides a safe, fun and active environment in which children can develop new skills, self-esteem and friendships.We pride ourselves on offering an action-packed, varied and exciting camp.Campers enjoy weekly swimming at the Dryden community water park, themed weekly arts and crafts and field trips.Activities vary from week to week and are designed to be age appropriate.
Activities available every session are: Arts & Crafts, Group Games, and scavenger hunts.Cardinal Academy Summer Day Camps offer a variety of Activities to engage children of all ages and interests.

Our 6 week Kindergarten Jump start Program offers students the chance to freshen up on their skills before Fall starts. 

Latchkey

Before and after school Latchkey -$ 3.00 per hour
Summer Camp - $ 3.50 per hour * please see attached enrollment form . 
DHS available

This program is designed to provide low cost before and after school care for children of working parents.

DHS assistance for families that qualify.

The program offers supervision in a safe and caring environment.

The hours of operation

6:00 a.m.- 8:30 am, 3:25 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-F

 A new registration form must be completed each school year.

 All rates may be subject to change by Dryden Community Schools .

 

Discounts Available

25% off sibling discount


10% off teacher discount


DHS Available

Cardinal Academy realizes that childcare costs can significantly affect families.

We are pleased to offer a 25% discount on one sibling that attends a minimal of 40 hours weekly.

Our center also offers DHS, for families that qualify( please see the attached link below to apply).

  • All teachers will receive and extra 10% off of one child's weekly tuition. 

  • Please provide documentation. 

Happy Twins
 

Our Mission

We are committed to creating an educational atmosphere that makes your child excited about experiencing each and every day while they are in our care.

Our goal is to empower students to problem solve and make appropriate choices, while engaging them to keeping learning fun and dynamic. 

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   Philosophy

To provided experiences for your child so they can grow socially ,emotionally and academically while developing the confidence needed to achieve their unlimited possibilities

 

Committed to Excellence


 Our teachers follow a comprehensive, research-based High scope curriculum that promotes exploration and discovery as a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills.  Our curriculum and culturally diverse classroom environments are tapered to meet the needs of all children in our care.

Your child's teacher will emphasize the strategies and processes needed in learning of self-growth,  in a rapidly changing society.

  

 

Our goal as educators is to spur

our students’ curiosity and allow them

to learn to socialize with others at their

own pace while incorporating the academics needed to set a foundation for success.

Get in touch today !


For further information call 810-796-2201

 

“You cannot open a book without learning something.”

Confucius