Knott Avenue Early Childhood Development Center (KACC ECDC) was established in 1976 as a ministry of Knott Avenue Christian Church. We are an enrichment center, kindergarten and extended daycare for children ages two through six during the regular school year (August through May). We also offer a summer school program (June through early August). All of our staff is CPR and First Aid certified.


The Planned Curriculum Includes Activities In The Following Areas:

  • Art

  • Music

  • Blocks

  • Science & Nature

  • Cooking

  • Reading

  • Readiness

  • Dramatic Play

  • Physical Education

  • Literature

  • Motor Skills

Mission Statement


Our mission is to provide children and their families an opportunity to learn about and grow in their relationship to the Lord in a safe, caring, preschool environment. We seek to minister to the children and their entire family here at KACC.


Provide a stable, safe environment for the Christian nurture of young children.

Provide young child with knowledge of God’s world, guide the young child to the knowledge of God and stimulate the child’s interest in God’s world.

Provide the child with a sense of self-worth and well-being and to help him/her recognize his importance in God’s world.

Introduce the child to techniques of learning and motivate each child to desire and seek information and understanding.

Provide opportunities for children to become accustomed to various social environments.

Introduce the child to techniques to cope with others socially.

Establish rapport with parents

Serve our community.

Chapel on Monday.


Preschool Hours

Full Days: 7:00AM – 6:00PM

Core Hours: 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Extra Hours

Early Drop Off: 8:00AM – 9:00AM

Lunch Bunch: 12:00PM – 1:00PM (Child Brings Lunch)

Kindergarten Hours 

Monday – Friday: 9:00AM – 2:30PM


Preschool Scheduling Options

  • 5-Day: Mon–Fri

  • 3-Day: Mon, Wed, Fri

  • 2-Day: Tues & Thur

Additional Info
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April Garcia


Additional Information

Age Requirements: Children must be 2 years to 6 years to attend our school.

Registration Fee: There is a nonrefundable registration fee of $155.00 payable when the application is submitted. This is per child, per year.

Potty Training Fee: $40.00 per month will be added to your bill until your child is trained.

One Day Drop-In Fee: Core session $30 – Full day session $45.

State Assistance: Children attending Kindergarten will have a special rate of $400/mo for before and after school care.

License #: 300602026



When you enroll the total annual tuition is due or you can pay monthly according to the program and days you choose that fits best for you and your child. Tuition rates are based on the total school days per school year and are divided into 10 payments. School holidays are not counted or paid in the total tuition. There are 188 total days of school.

Registration for preschool and T-K is $185

Full Day Program 7:00AM – 6:00PM

5 Days M-F: $6,300 or 10 payments for 10 months at $630

3 Days M-W-F: $4,950 or 10 payments for 10 months at $495

2 Days T-TH: $3,350 or 10 payments for 10 months at $335

Core Hour Program 9:00AM – 12:00PM

5 Days M-F: $4,850 or 10 payments for 10 months at $485

3 Days M-W-F: $3,200 or 10 payments for 10 months at $320

2 Days T-TH: $2,550 or 10 payments for 10 months at $255

Transitional Kindergarten (5 Days Only)

Full Day Program: 7:00am - 6:00pm // $6,300 or 10 payments for 10 months at $630

Core Hour Program: 9:00am - 1:00pm // $2,550 or 10 payments for 10 months at $520

Kindergarten (5 Days Only)

Kindergarten starts on August 1, 2019

Registration cost $240
This fee covers the cost of all the books and workbooks your child
will use throughout the school year, as well as insurance.

Kindergarten Days/Hours: Monday - Friday // 9:00am - 2:30pm // Cost $4,500 or $450 monthly
Daycare Days/Hours: Monday - Friday // 7:00am-6:00pm // Cost $5,800 or $580 monthly



  • There is a $5 per month discount for a second enrolled child.

  • There is a 15% discount for First Responders and Military Personnel.
    *Discounts apply to five day programs only;

  • There is a $60 per month fee for any child that is not potty trained.

  • There will be a $30 fee for any returned checks to your account.




We are super excited to offer a Kindergarten class again this year.  Enrolling your child in Kindergarten at Knott Avenue Christian Church ensures that they will receive a quality education with small class sizes, experienced teachers, first rate curriculum and a full array of subjects such as Math, Science, Phonics, Reading, Bible, Time, Measurements and counting to 100 by 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s.  With your help, your child may be reading the bedtime stories to you by the end of the year.

Kindergarten participates in chapel, music and our literacy program and enjoys their own special events such as graduation, on and off campus field trips, plays and state testing.