New Hope Early Education (Mount Vernon)

New Hope Early Education Center

NHEECJeannie Long – Early Childhood Center Coordinator
Susan Kent, Corey Greenbaum – Family Advocates
Step Up To Quality 5-Star Award Winner
Full-Day, Full-Year Head Start, Preschool, Early Head Start, and Private Pay Child Care
  • From 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
  • Infant/toddler classroom (6 weeks to 36 months)
  • Preschool classroom (36 months to school-age)
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack
  • Field trips
  • Well-rounded curriculum
  • Early Head Start for infants/toddlers.
  • Head Start preschool services.
  • Income eligibility guidelines apply for Head Start and Early Head Start
  • Limited preschool Private Pay slots available
  • Department of Job and Family Services child care vouchers
  • Parents are encouraged to participate in Policy Council
  • Parent/family events
  • Formal kindergarten transition plan

School-Year Based 6.5 Hour Preschool Classroom

  • Children must be 3 by August 1 (children turning 3 after August 1 may enroll after their 3rd birthday) but must not yet be 5.
  • Income eligibility guidelines apply.
  • Foster children, those experiencing homelessness, and SNAP-eligible families qualify.
  • Children on an IEP will be prioritized for enrollment.
  • Class Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack
  • Health and developmental screenings and referrals
  • Family advocacy services
  • Parent/family events
  • Field trips
  • Formal kindergarten transition plan

Contact Us!

New Hope Early Education Center
11700 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 397-9304
Fax (740) 393-6982
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1225
Mount Vernon, OH 43050