Spacious and inviting, our school creates a sense of wonder for children. Our teachers design the classrooms to be learning centers that meet the cognitive, creative, and social needs of young children. The physical space gives children the freedom to take risks and learn in a safe and stimulating environment.
WPELC classrooms feature attention to detail in room arrangement and placement and include rich textures and sensory experiences.
Our classrooms include the following spaces, teacher-designed annually to meet the developmental needs of the students:
- Meeting Area – includes Library, Music Exploration, and Gross Motor space
- Writing Center
- Science Table
- Reading Nook
- Sensory Table
- Block Area
- Dramatic Play Spaces
The WPELC community created our unique 3,600 square foot nature-scape playground. Our outdoor space includes opportunities for wonder, movement, and exploration.
Here, you will see children rolling down the hill, taking a trip on a train, and observing the wonders of physical science in an outdoor classroom. Logs, a rope web, stairs, and a hill encourage climbing. Our wooden cottage, train, and ship are all home to many ideas as children use their imaginations. A deep sandbox invites friends to work independently or together to create small worlds.
Virtual School Tour
Staff Introductions and Roundtable
Explore Our Community
Current and former Washington Park Early Learning Center families describe their experiences with our cooperative community.