Loveland Early Childhood Center
The Loveland Early Childhood Center serves all Loveland preschoolers and kindergarten students. Approximately 500 students attend LECC – all of them very special!
Our kindergarten program offers a full-day or half-day option. The full-day program is currently tuition-based, and there is a random lottery in the spring to determine which students will be assigned to full-day classrooms. Our preschool program is half-day, with no classes on Fridays. Whether a student will attend AM or PM preschool or kindergarten is largely determined by busing. In general, all Clermont County and Warren County students attend the AM session, and all Hamilton County students attend the PM session.
See Frequently Asked Questions about our Kindergarten program. (Please note that this information is for the current school year and will update in November or December for the following year.)
With a staff of about 60, LECC boasts a committed, child-centered, and professional team. We have a strong focus on literacy, combined with a rich and varied exposure across many curriculum areas.
School visits/tours are available on a scheduled basis, although due to demand and classroom interruption we cannot offer in-class observation to visitors.
Kindergarten Entry Age Policy
Any child reaching age 5 by September 30th of the upcoming school year is eligible to enroll. Registration begins shortly after winter break for the upcoming year. Parents can register a student online by clicking on the "New Student Enrollment" tab on the homepage of the website, submitting the enrollment information online, and then making an appointment with our Central Registrar (513-774-6223). Sometimes parents question if their child is ready for kindergarten or should wait another year. Unfortunately, there is no perfect formula to determine whether or not a child is truly ready for kindergarten.
Loveland Early Childhood Center Preschool
Loveland Early Childhood Center (LECC) is pleased to offer a preschool program designed to serve children three to five years of age. LECC offers this program tuition-free for children with a variety of disabilities who qualify for special education services in response to a federal mandate, and for a fee to serve typically developing children.
A preschool application form is available in the resource section of the "New Student Enrollment" page.
Full-Day Start Time: 9:10 amFull-Day Dismissal: 3:50 pm(Drop-off and pick-up times 9:00 am & 3:35 pm)AM Half-Day Start Time: 9:10 amAM Half-Day Dismissal: 11:50 am(Drop-off and pick-up times 9:00 am & 11:35 am)PM Half-Day Start Time: 1:10 pmPM Half-Day Dismissal: 3:50 pm(Drop-off and pick-up times 1:00 pm & 3:35 pm)