- What are your hours of operation?
7:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday
- What is this year's academic schedule?
Please click here
for a link to this year's schedule. If you do not have a pdf
reader on your computer, click here
for a free download of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- How can I get my child enrolled at La
One of two ways: 1) Call us at 505-237-7237
to have an application sent to you 2) Click here
to download a form
- Do you offer a part time or partial day
We do not offer a partial day schedule, but
we do offer flexible 2 day and 3 day schedules. Click here
to see the rates.
- How are your tuition rates justified?
La Luz ECC is a private, not for profit, early childhood
learning center. There are very few centers in the Albuquerque
area that are not subsidized, whether by a church, a corporation
or educational facility. According to the NAEYC,
"good care is expensive. It is very important that each
caregiver not be overwhelmed by too many children to care for at
one time. Limiting the number of children per adult ensures that
young children get the close adult supervision and attention
they need to learn and to thrive, particularly during the time
they spend outside of the home." Additionally, "the average
child care program relies on parent fees for as much as 90% of
the budget. Consequently, the number of personnel, the equipment
and other quality improvements can be enhanced only at the
expense of raising parent fees. At La Luz ECC, we hire only
professionals and thus pay them as such. This is to ensure the
highest quality of care for your child(ren). According to
statistics, the average child care worker in Bernalillo County
earned $13,637 per year (based upon a 12 month year) in 2000
(the last year in which statistics were available). In
comparison, the average teacher, for both elementary and
secondary schools, in Bernalillo Count earned $25,744 per year
(based upon a 9 month year) in 2000 and the average Bernalillo
County worker, for all industries, earned $29,167 in 2000. These
figures are from the U.S.
Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- What is this week's menu?
Click here for a pdf of this
week's menu. If you do not have adobe reader on your computer,
click here for a
free download of Adobe Acrobat Reader.