Welcome to Lamphere Learning Ladder

Welcome to Lamphere Learning Ladder Toddler, Preschool and School-age Care center. The Learning Ladder programs are open to children who live within and outside of The Lamphere School’s Community. Our programs offer active learning for all ages (16 months-12 years of age) and are designed to meet the developmental needs of each child.

The staff consists of early Childhood Paraprofessionals who provide a caring, consistent environment conducive to the total development of children, working under the instruction of the Director.

  *  Toddler program is for children 16 months-3 years old.
  *  Preschool program is a planned program for 3-5 year-old children.
  *  Full Day Preschool program offers full-day care.
  *  School age program provides before and after school care for elementary students who attend kindergarten through fifth grade in the building in which Learning Ladder programs are located.

All centers are licensed by the State of Michigan, Childcare Licensing Division and follow the rules and regulations outlined in Section 2 of Act No. 116 of the Public Acts of 1973, as amended, being 722.112 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

It is hoped that you and your child will find Lamphere Learning Ladder a rewarding place to learn and grow together. An open door policy is maintained. Parents are welcome to visit the classrooms to observe and participate in activities.

Read by Grade 3
Read by Grade 3
In 2016, the Michigan Legislature passed a law that requires schools to identify learners who are struggling with reading and writing and to provide additional help. The law states that third graders may repeat third grade if they are more than one grade level behind beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.
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Learning ladder open house announcement
Learning Ladder Open House - 2020
Registration materials for summer and/or fall 2020 will be available for all preschool, childcare and elementary age programs.
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GSRP Enrollment Announcement
Great Start Readiness Preschool - Enroll now
Enroll in Lamphere's Great Start Readiness Preschool Program
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Registration for Learning Ladder Programs
Please call the Learning Ladder Office (248) 589-3753 to check for availability & further information on how to enroll your child. Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis.
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Learning Ladder weather related closing information
Weather Related School Closings
During the school year, if the Lamphere Schools are closed due to bad weather, Lessenger & Edmonson Learning Ladder centers will be OPEN for Full Day Preschool, School-age Childcare & Toddler Care only.
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