Little Chiefs Academy
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.
The Little Chiefs preschool curriculum, Scholastic Early Childhood Program, and Building Language for Literacy is closely aligned to the federal Early Reading First legislation. Visit the SECP website for more information.
The child care center is located in the Turner Learning Center, 614 Getzendaner Street. The center consists of 6 classrooms, a multipurpose room, and a playground.
Hours of Operation
The center is open Monday - Friday 6:45-5:00 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.
Tuition & Fees
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 child development associate credentials. Staff is required to have 30 hours of childcare-related training per year.
Sonja Clark | Director
(972) 923-4691 x47131 • Fax (972) 923-4692
Turner Learning Center • 614 Getzendaner Street • Waxahachie, TX 75165
Monday - Friday • 6:45 am - 5:00 pm