Early Childhood Center


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Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Early Childhood Center

The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Early Childhood Program is a public preschool program licensed by the Ohio Department of Education. We believe in supporting the growth of the whole child through attention to the development of social and emotional skills, physical development and intellectual growth. We strive not only to provide a solid education foundation for each child, but also instill a love of learning and the confidence necessary to explore our ever-changing world.   
Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 3. Beginning on February 4, you can call the Early Childhood Center at 216-371-7356 to schedule a registration appointment. Registration packets will be available at Gearity, Noble and Oxford Elementary schools on February 4th and will also be available on the registration tab. 

Program Highlights
  • Licensed and highly trained staff serve the needs of all children
  • Small class size
  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten Funding
  • 5 Star Step Up to Quality Rating from the Ohio Department of Education
  • Play and inquiry based teaching practices
  • Curriculum inspired field trips
  • Visits from CH-UH Librarians
  • Partnership with John Carroll University
The program offers both integrated Half-Day and Full-Day options.

Early Childhood Center News


Weekly Free Produce Pickup at Heights High May 28-June 25

May 26, 2020 -- The District has been chosen to receive 200,000 pounds of produce to give to our families and community members, thanks to the Farmers to Families program.   More +

Census Day in CH-UH is May 22

May 21, 2020 -- On Friday, May 22nd, residents of CH-UH are encouraged to celebrate the census! Create sidewalk chalk or house sign messages encouraging all to fill out the US census. Share your creations on social media using the hashtag #TigerNationCounts. For more details about the activities, go to the district enrichment site. More +

Roundtables for Diverse Families: COVID-19 Supports

May 21, 2020 -- Families Learning from Families Virtual Roundtables are dynamic, online learning experiences aimed at providing an opportunity for parents/ caregivers with different backgrounds to talk with and ask questions of an expert in family and community supports, and in home and school partnership, around COVID-19 resources and supports. More +
Students Virtual Choir

Video: Roxboro Elementary Choir Performs Virtually

May 19, 2020 -- Roxboro Elementary School 4th & 5th grade students were just 6 days away from performing their school musical that they worked hard to create all school year. When schools closed for the COVID-19 pandemic, students created a virtual choir performance to represent all of their hard work. More +

CH-UH District Seeking Strategic Plan Refresh Input From Community

May 15, 2020 -- The CH-UH City School District is refreshing its five-year strategic plan. Input from families and community members is vital in this process. More +

Contact Us

Early Childhood Center
2323 Wrenford Road
University Heights, OH 44118

Phone: 216-371-7356
Fax: 216-397-5959

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Danielle Foran
Danielle Foran
Early Childhood Program Specialist

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