Our Preschool Childcare Center provides structured preschool and child care services for children 3 to 10 years old. We are open year-round, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Children are required to attend a minimum of 2 days per week.
We have available a three hour program, half day program (up to 6 hrs), and full day program (more than 6 hrs.). Preschool Children will experience structured morning class time (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) each day in all preschool programs.
We also have a before and/or after school program for students in Grades K-5. Bussing to and from school is provided by Austintown Schools for those who attend Austintown Elementary and Ausitintown Intermediate. Enrolled school-age students may attend a half / full day if their public/parochial school is closed due to weather conditions, etc.
Tuition rates (see rate sheet) include meals served, depending on which hours the child attends.
*Please Note: ACC is close on most holidays, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after, the week after Christmas, several days over the Easter holiday, and several days during the last week of August. If public schools are closed due to weather, our center will usually be OPEN> ACC may close in extreme circumstances (i.e. building conditions, weather, etc) at the director’s discretion.
Three Year Olds
Children in this class must turn 3 years old by September 30 to be eligible to attend. The child must be toilet-trained and able to use the bathroom independently. Two or Three days per week is recommended. Any combination of days is permitted and extended hours are available before and/or after preschool.
Young Four Year Olds
Children enrolled in this class should be at least 4 years old in the late summer, fall & early winter These children will not be attending kindergarten the following year. Three or more days per week is recommended. Any combination of days is permitted and extended hours are available before and/or after preschool.
Four Year Olds
These classes are available for children 4 to 4 1/2 years old. Children must be 4 years old by September 30. Children in this age group will probably attend kindergarten the following year. We recommend 3 or more days per week. Any combination of days is permitted and extended hours are available before and/or after preschool.
Older Fours/Five Year Olds
This class is for children who will turn 5 years old by September 30 or in the fall & winter months. Children should have attended a previous preschool class prior to enrolling. We recommend 4 to 5 days per week.Any combination of days is permitted and extended hours are available before and/or after preschool.
Kindergarten – Grade Five, Before & After School Care
Students attending Austintown Elementary school (Grades K-1-2) or Austintown Intermediate school (Grades 3-4-5) will be bussed to and/or from their school to/or from A.C.C. Transportation is provided by Austintown Schools.
Students may attend A.C.C. before school only (available beginning at 6:30 a.m.), after school only, or both before/after school. Students must attend a minimum of 2 days per week. Students may also be registered on an as-needed basis for child care when their school is closed due to weather conditions, conference days, waiver days, 2-hour delays, etc. Students will be transported to their elementary school in the morning and back to A.C.C. after school.
Note: It is the responsibility of the parent to obtain and complete an “Alternative Transportation Schedule Request Form” at the Austintown Transportation Office and to inform the child’s school that the child will be transported to and/or from A.C.C.