A Nationally Accredited, Award-Winning Early Childhood School For Children From Birth to Kindergarten

Welcome to A Child’s University

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Our School is Nationally
Accredited by NAEYC

Only 7% of early childhood programs in the U.S. have this prestigious honor.

Our Classrook Ratios

A Close Look at Teacher
to Child Ratio

Children receive the one-on-one interaction that is essential for their growth and development.

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Proven to Produce Positive
Child Outcomes

An independent, two-year impact study found that The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is effective in helping children achieve positive outcomes.


A Child’s University is a nationally accredited early childhood school with two Rhode Island locations – in Cranston and Smithfield. Our teaching team is proud to offer the highest quality care and education in Rhode Island for children ages six weeks to six years in classrooms with a unique staffing configuration that surpasses state and even national standards. A Child’s University is also the only early childhood school in Rhode Island that offers on-site video cameras that allow parents to see their child at any time during the day through a password protected site.

We invite you to take a journey through our web site so we can show you how A Child’s University provides the richest, most family-centered, and highest quality early childhood education experience available.
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View Our Curriculum Components

Our Lower School
Kindergarten Knoll
Prekindergarten Pines
Independent Study on The Creative Curriculum
Enrichment Activities

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“Best Place To Work” in Rhode Island Winner

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Award-winning curriculum that aligns with national and state standards

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INC Magazine HirePower Award: Top 4 In The Nation For Education Companies

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Internet accessible camera system that allows parents to see their children at any time during the day

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Top Early Childhood Award in Rhode Island

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Teacher-to-child ratios that exceed state and national requirements (more teachers per child than any program in Rhode Island)

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A team of teachers with education degrees, experience, and coursework in the field of early learning