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.

What's Happening


Read by Grade 3
Read by Grade 3
07/01/2019
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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Learnin ladder open house announcement
Learning Ladder Open House - 2019
01/22/2018
Registration materials for summer and/or fall 2019 will be available for all preschool, childcare and elementary age programs.
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GSRP Enrollment Announcement
Great Start Readiness Preschool - Enroll now
07/26/2017
Enroll in Lamphere's Great Start Readiness Preschool Program
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Registration for Learning Ladder Programs
10/31/2016
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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Weather Related School Closings
07/13/2016
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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Around the District

Save the Date - Trivia Night
Save the Date - Trivia Night
Updated on 01/17/2020
Save the Date! Lamphere's 15th Annual Trivia Night benefitting the Lamphere Scholarship Fund is Friday - March 13, 2020 Want to register early? Visit >>> http://lamphereschools.org/district_info/trivia #wearelamphere 
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Theatre Camp
Mid Winter Break Theatre Camp
Updated on 01/13/2020
No school? No problem! The Lamphere Theatre Company invites YOU to spend your vacation with US! The camp is open to all current 2nd - 5th graders. At our camp, students will rotate through a number of different theater related activities with our LHS drama club members under the direction of Lamphere drama teacher and director, Mrs. Peltier.  
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Schools of Choice advertisement
Make Lamphere Your Choice
Updated on 01/06/2020
Lamphere Schools will participate in limited Schools of Choice for the 2nd Semester of the 2019/2020 school year. The enrollment period will take place January 14 - 27, 2020 Contact us today to enroll your student: Phone: (248) 589-1990 ext. 2012 Email: schraubl@lamphereschools.org 
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