Learn More + Join Our School

Thank you for your interest in applying to the SJCC Early Childhood School.

Program rates and application information are all listed below. You must visit our school before you can apply.

If you have questions about our Mercer Island campus, please contact ECS Mercer Island Administrative Associate Nicci Burrell or call 206-388-0825.


Application Information

Limited Openings for 2017-18 - Take a Tour

The Mercer Island campus of our Early Childhood School has limited openings in our Ones, Twos, and Fours Programs. Come take a tour and learn more about our philosophy and program. 

Tuesday, August 8 | 9:30 am 

Please RSVP to ECS Administrative Associate Nicci Burrell with the tour date you’d like to attend. If you can’t make one of these tours, but are still interested in our program, check with Nicci about additional options.

New Family Applications for 2017-18

If you have questions about applying to ECS, contact ECS Administrative Associate Nicci Burrell or call 206-388-0825. 


Creative Beginnings

Creative Beginnings a time for your child – together with a parent or caregiver – to explore the richness of our Early Childhood School program through art, creative play, music, and storytelling. Parents and children will facilitate exploration and socialization alongside longtime Early Childhood School teacher Laura Selby. As your children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills in this group setting, parents and caregivers also develop a community of new friends and enter the J family. Open exploration is followed by group time over refreshments; parents and teacher take turns supplying a small snack. If you have questions about this class, please contact Laura Selby.

Wait Lists

New families that desire to be placed on a wait list must complete a wait list form and a guided school tour. If a space becomes available, the family will be notified by phone and given five (5) business days to respond and register for the program before the space is offered to the next person on the wait list.  If a family chooses to decline a space in the program, that family will be moved to the bottom of the wait list.

We do not accept wait lists for programs for which we have not yet opened registration.

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