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. 

Our 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.

The Learning Ladder Toddler & Preschool childcare programs have spots available for enrollment.  If interested please contact the office at 248-589-3753.  

2020 - 2021 Learning Ladder Registration
Enrollment Packet Links

Preschool Enrollment Packet
Toddler Enrollment Packet
School Aged Childcare Packet



Dear Parents/Guardians:

Due to the COVID-19 virus, The Learning Ladder is offering a mail in registration for families who have not yet enrolled their child for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.  

Using the enrollment packet links above, please download, print, and complete all of the information before returning your packet.  If you are enrolling a toddler or preschooler, along with the enrollment forms, a copy of the child’s birth certificate and most recent immunization record must be included. Our office is closed temporarily so you will need to mail your packet to our office. 

Before mailing your packet check to make sure you included the following:
 • All information filled out
 • All signature and dates are filled
 • Include a copy of Birth Certificate if enrolling a Toddler or Preschooler
 • Include a copy of the most recent immunization record if enrolling a Toddler or Preschooler.
 • 2 weeks tuition plus the registration fee (money order or check made out to The Lamphere Schools)

It is important to know that by turning in this packet it does not guarantee a spot.  We go on a first come first serve basis. If a classroom or school you request is full we will be contacting you.

After you fill out your forms please mail them to the address below:
Lamphere Learning Ladder
31201 Dorchester
Madison Heights, Michigan 48071
Attention: TIna Pickering

Thank you,
Jan Figurski
Learning Ladder Director

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