Accreditations and Certifications

Quality First Star Rating

2019/2020 School Year

Quality First is a signature program of First Things First that partners with child care and preschool providers to improve the quality of early learning across Arizona. Quality First funds quality improvements that research proves help children thrive.  Each participating program receives a star rating from 1-5 with 5 being the highest of quality program.  Our application is submitted and we will begin our assessments right after school starts this Fall!

National Accreditation

2019/2020 School Year

This fall we will strive to attain a national accreditation that strives for Quality in Early Childhood Education.  Not only do they lead the way in excellence in Early Childhood, but they also offer accountability to ensure the positive impact continues after the assessment process ends. Stay tuned for further details. Our application will be submitted and we will begin the accreditation process this fall after school begins!

Certified DES Provider


All staff members are completing an extensive, 12 hour safety course to ensure the highest quality of care for all children.

Accepts Arizona Empowerment Scholarships


The program currently provides students from certain underserved populations the funding necessary to allow them to pursue the education that will help them achieve their fullest potential.



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