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Little Chiefs Academy

Waxahachie ISD Child Care Center

The child care center, a Texas Rising Star provider, received a grant from Workforce Solutions of North Texas and Scholastic Book Fairs for the Reading Oasis. The Reading Oasis will offer opportunities to promote literacy for the children of the center and their families. Parents are welcome to visit the Reading Oasis with their children.
Ms. Julie and  Ms. Valrie's classes received equipment from Texas Rising Star for meeting our goal of becoming a 4 star provider. 
Child care providers were recognized on Saturday, July 16 at the Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas Annual Early Childhood conference for achieving 2, 3 or 4 star Texas Rising Star status. WISD is a 4 star provider.
WISD Child Care Center welcomes all children birth to 5 years old of WISD employees. The center operates in accordance with Federal and State laws, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or political belief. The child care center is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and Child Care Services (CCS), a division of Texas Workforce.

The purposes of the center include meeting the developmental needs of the child served and acting as a supplement to his/her family by providing an atmosphere of activity and learning. The center is designed to accommodate 75 children birth to 5 years old. ONLY WISD EMPLOYEES MAY APPLY FOR ENROLLMENT OF THEIR CHILDREN.

Please contact Sonja Clark at 972-923-4691 for enrollment information or email


Our preschool curriculum, Scholastic Early Childhood Program and Building Language for Literacy is closely aligned to the federal Early Reading First legislation.  (For more information about SECP, visit )


The child care center is located in the Turner Learning Center, 614 Getzendaner Street. The center consists of 6 class rooms, a multipurpose room and playground.


The center is open Monday - Thursday 7:00-5:00 and Friday 7:00-4:30 starting the first Monday of staff development in August and closes the last day of school in June. The center follows the WISD calendar for holidays and inclement weather closures.


The center charges a yearly enrollment fee per child and a daily rate depending on the age of the child. All tuition payments are payroll deducted monthly starting in September. WISD child care center does accept CCS for qualifying parents. The daily tuition rate covers breakfast (cereal and milk), hot lunch and afternoon snack.


All child care staff are employed by WISD. Our teachers are all certified in CPR and First Aid and hold a child development associates credential. Staff are required to have 30 hours of child care related training per year.


Sonja Clark, Director, for information regarding the center at 972-923-4691 or email