Early Childhood Center


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

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District to Continue Remote Learning Through at Least February 1

Jan. 13, 2021 -- Superintendent Elizabeth Kirby has recommended to the Board of Education that the District remain in a fully remote learning status until at least Monday, February 1.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - January 9, 2021

Jan. 11, 2021 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby shares her thoughts on recent national events and provides updates on school reopening planning.
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District Celebrates School Board Recognition Month

Jan. 5, 2021 -- The CH-UH City School District joins more than 700 school districts throughout Ohio in celebrating January as School Board Recognition Month.
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Heights High Studio Art Paints Community Mural At Millikin

Dec. 22, 2020 -- Heights High art students and studio art teachers partnered with community leaders from the Millikin neighborhood to create murals to adorn the side of the old school building near what is now a well-used playground and park.
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Tiger Nation Month in Review - November/December Newsletter

Dec. 22, 2020 -- The CH-UH School District publishes a regular newsletter featuring stories, information and highlights from across Tiger Nation. Read the November/December issue here.
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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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