Mt. Carmel Early Education and Care
- Located at 35 Mt. Carmel Ave, Chicopee
- Serving children 12 months to 12 years
- Open 6:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
- NAEYC Accredited
- Level 4 on the QRIS (Quality Rating Improvement Scale), the highest rating possible
Why is Mt. Carmel a great place to play and learn?
Mt Carmel Early Education and Care center provides care to 120 children ages 12 months - 12 years. We have 17 amazing, highly qualified educators who provide quality educational learning activities throughout the day. Children have the opportunity to experience Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Literacy each day along with gross motor activities inside and outside. Our group child care center is NAEYC accredited and QRIS Level 4.
Our after school program was the first in the state to reach QRIS Level 4 (Quality Rating Improvement Scale), which is the highest rating you can achieve and is an indicator of a high quality program. We service three of the Chicopee Public Schools: Bowie, Fairview, and Stefanik. Children receive homework help, engaging activities through science and technology along with language and literacy. Special guests come in on school vacations to add to the enriched curriculum. During summer vacation the school age program go on weekly field trips, daily trips to the community pool for swimming, work towards preventing summer reading loss through our collaboration with CLASP, and much more.