Child Care/Preschool
350 N. Main Street
Rockford, MI  49341
Lisa Jacobs, Executive Director
Jane Downs, Director, Preschool and Child Care Services

Jennifer DeWard, Secretary
Vicki Davidson, Receptionist
Phone616.863.6560Fax616.866.5994Hours8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Executive Director's Welcome

Rockford Public Schools offers a variety of preschool and child care options for children within our community. Listed below you will find the many programs we offer, along with a brief description of each one, and the link to each program page. Please feel free to contact our office with any questions you may have.  Visit us on Facebook at

Lisa Jacobs, Executive Director
Community Services


All changes/cancellations to your summer school age schedule are due by 5:00 pm April 24. 

Summer School Age, 2015
 (date revised 3.24.15)
Email registration currently underway at

PLEASE include the following in your email:  

"Summer Enrollment" in the subject line

  • Name of the child
  • Address 
  • Name of the school currently attending 
  • Grade your child is entering Sept., 2015 
  • Days needing care (2 set days minimum) Flexible schedules cannot be accommodated
  • Any special needs/allergies.  


    1. Program has been 
    extended to children who have completed 6th grade.
    2. Care is at Parkside, 
    156 Lewis, across from the Administration Building; enter in door #12. 
    3. Confirmation of care will be sent via email within a few weeks after the registration deadline.  The fee and any changes or cancellations to your schedule are due by April 24, 2015.  If you  cancel after the cutoff date, you will be responsible for one half of the total summer tuition.  

Program Dates:  Wednesday, June 10 - Friday, August 21st.  

Note New End Date: The program will end two (2) weeks prior to the start of school; school begins Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  The program will be closed on July 3rd.  

2015 Tuition:  
Fee: $70.00 per child, due on or before April 24, 2015. 
Tuition: $35.00 per day, per child; you must enroll for the entire summer for a minimum of two set days per week.   

Items Needed Each Day:  

Swimsuit and towel

Labeled water bottle

Labeled bug spray

Labeled sunscreen

Morning snack, lunch and drink.

Preschool Enrollment - Currently Underway!
Enrollment for the Child Development Lab, Community Education, Montessori and Spanish preschool programs will be done 
 at our online registration site,  A deposit is required when registering. 

For enrollment information about the Preschool Enrichment program, please contact the Preschool and Child Care Services office at 616.863.6560.

To enroll in the K.I.S.D. Great Start Readiness Program, please contact the K.I.S.D. intake line at 616.447.2409.   

Before and After Care Program

Child care available at each elementary school immediately before and after the regular school day

Child Development Lab Preschool
Traditional preschool for three and four year olds, including interaction with high school students as part of the child development curriculum

Community Ed Preschool
Traditional preschool for three and four year olds

Program for preschool aged children which encourages learning through self discovery and individual pace

Preschool Enrichment Child Care
Year-round preschool program for three and four year olds with wrap-around child care

Spanish Preschool
Spanish Preschool for three and four year olds to introduce preschoolers to the Spanish language

Summer School Age Program
Summer child care program for school aged kids

Child Development Lab Preschool Class Offerings Remaining:

3 Year Old T/TH 12:30 - 3:00 pm $990

4 Year Old M/W/F 12:30 - 3:00 pm $1,1485

Payments will be due Aug. 1, Nov. 1, Jan. 1, 2016, March 1

Community Ed Preschool Class Offerings Remaining:

4 Year Old T/TH 12:15-2:45 pm $775

4 Year Old M/W 12:15-2:45 pm  $775

Payments will be due Aug. 1, Nov. 1, Jan. 1, 2016, March 1

Montessori Class Offerings Remaining:  

M-F 12:00-3:00 pm $3,700

Payments will be due Aug. 1, Nov. 1, Jan. 1, 2016, March 1

Preschool Enrichment Child Care Class Offerings: 

M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm, 2 set day minimum $42/day

Tuition billed monthly/1 month in advance

Spanish Preschool Class Offerings Remaining: 

3 & 4 Year Old Blended T/TH 12:20-2:20 pm $1,200

Payments will be due Aug. 1, Nov. 1, Jan. 1, 2016, March 1

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