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


Use door #14 on Wednesday, July 29th.

We have moved!

The Preschool and Child Care office has relocated to the west end of the Administration Building, near door #15.   Check back for updates throughout the summer.  We may also experience periodic technical interruptions, etc., but please know that we appreciate your understanding as we continue to strive to provide a safe and secure environment. The office phone number will remain the same, 616.863.6560.  The office is open generally Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm.  Office hours will vary the last week of August and first week of September.

1st. Tuition payment and signed green health appraisal form are due on or before August 1, 2015 for the following programs:

Child Development Lab
Community Ed

We accept Visa, MasterCard & Discover; checks made payable to Rockford Child Care Services.  

Due to construction - using the U.S. Mail service is currently much easier than coming to the office  

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.

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:

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

*Session will be canceled if minimum enrollment isn't reached.

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
*3 & 4 Year Old Blended M/W 9:15-11:15 am $1,200

Payments will be due Aug. 1, Nov. 1, Jan. 1, 2016, March 1
*Session will be canceled if minimum enrollment isn't reached.

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