for admission to Alice and Nahum Lainer School's Douglas Family Early Childhood Center are available in mid-September, one year prior to starting school. Applications are welcome in early January. Late applications may be accepted if space is available. A parent interview is necessary for all new applicants. Due to the limited number of available openings, we are unable to accept all applicants. Admissions decision letters are mailed.
We offer a three-day or
five-day program for toddlers (ages 18-23 months of age by Sept. 1) and a five-day program for children, ages two to five years old. Children attend from 9 a.m.-noon or 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (including Kids' Club
Optional programs include Early Risers
, 7:45-9 a.m., and Kids' Club
, noon-3 p.m., with an aftercare program that runs until 5:30 p.m.
We offer our First-Look Friday tours on Fridays at 10 a.m. Click here
Tuition and Fees
Please see our Admissions Page: Tuition and Fees
for the most up-to-date pricing information.Alice and Nahum Lainer School's ECC is pleased to offer need-based tuition assistance. Please contact the ECC office at (310) 481.3270 for more information.
Sinai Temple membership is required for all families enrolled in the preschool.