Childcare and Preschool Programs
A list of state-licensed child care centers. Home-based child care is also available. For information, contact the Child Care Network (734) 975-1840; email@example.com, childcarenetwork.org; or visit greatstarttoquality.org to search a database of licensed family and group homes.
Rates current as of Aug. 2020, but subject to change. Hours are Mon.-Fri.
Dexter Co-op Preschool
8260 Jackson, Ann Arbor [map
Open for the 2020-2021 school year. Morning (8:30-11 a.m.) and afternoon (noon-2:30 p.m.) preschool for ages 3 & 4 during school year, Sept.-May. Classes for 3 year olds meet Mon. & Thurs.; classes for 4 year olds meet Tues., Wed., & Fri. Parent-tot class 5-6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Tues. Call for rates. Adult-child ratio 1:4. dextercoop.com
Dexter Community Education School Age Child Care
2704 Baker Rd. (Bates School) [map
(734) 424-4180 ext. 1303
During Covid-19: After-school care begins when schools meet in person. After-school care until 6 p.m. ($16/day) at Bates School (grades Y5-6). Anchor, Beacon & Wylie students (grades Y5-4) are walked to Bates after school. Creekside (grades 5-6) students ride a bus to the bus hub and walk to Bates. Special care program days are offered on scheduled no-school days.
Jenkins Early Childhood Learning Center
2801 Baker [map
Dexter Community Schools. Child care and preschool for ages 6 weeks-4 years. Director Dave Teddy, assistant director Gina Benson. Full- or part-time, 2, 3, or 5 days/week. See website for rates, hours, and age groups. firstname.lastname@example.org, jenkins.dexterschools.org/
Kidsland Montessori School
9477 North Territorial [map
During Covid-19: Virtual classrooms. Infant care (6 weeks-18 mos.), toddler care (18 mos.-3 yrs.), and preschool/kindergarten (3-6 yrs.). Adult to child ratio: infants and toddlers 1:4; preschool and kindergarten 1:8-1:10. Before- and after-school care for school-aged children. Call for rates. email@example.com, kidslandcare.com
Morning Star Child Care
7394 Dexter-Ann Arbor [map
Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Infant, toddler, full- and half-day preschool, developmental kindergarten. Before- and after-school care for school-age children including full-day programs during holidays and school breaks. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer camp for ages 5-12. See website for rates. firstname.lastname@example.org, morningstarchildcare.net
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