Schofield Early Childhood Center

Schofield Early Childhood Center

About Us

At Schofield Early Childhood Center we strive to create an environment where students and staff value education. We work together for the benefit of our students. Our expectations are clear, both academically and socially, as we prepare students to become self -motivated, independent thinkers and responsible citizens. The Schofield community involves parents, staff and students working together as a team to create a positive climate with a high level of individual achievement.

We are committed to teaching Schofield students to be responsible, respectful and safe!

Preschool Programs


GSRP Preschool:  Great Start Readiness Preschool (GSRP) is the FREE state funded preschool program for four-year-old children who meet the criteria.  GSRP preschool is designed to meet needs based on results compiled from preschool screening, parent interview, and student observation.

The program is designed to promote growth in the areas of language, cognitive, fine and gross motor, self-help skills and social/emotional development.  A unique feature of the program is personalized home visits and group parent meetings.

COST:  Free to 4 year olds who are eligible

ELIGIBILITY:  Any resident who will turn four on or before September 1, 2017 who meets the state eligibility guidelines.  Enrollment is limited to the children determined to be most in need.

DAYS/TIMES:  Monday through Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

REGISTRATION:  To pre-register, call 586-757-3343

ECSE Preschool (Early Childhood Special Education)

This program is designed to meet the needs of a special group of three to five year olds residing in our district.  It provides a variety of developmentally appropriate activities to meet each child’s individual needs.  In addition, support services are provided by both the Fitzgerald and MISD ancillary, and other related service staff.  Transportation is provided.  Students meet Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 11:38 am  or from 12:33 am – 3:41 pm.

Mission Statement

Fitzgerald Early Childhood Center is….

Committed to the development of each child; socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively in a healthy and nurturing environment. Creative, challenging, hands-on experiences build a solid foundation for learning.


Fitzgerald Early Childhood Center believes young children can……

  • be successful learners
  • discover their world through exploration
  • be curious, imaginative, cooperative, and confident students
  • develop a sense of responsibility and teamwork
  • communicate appropriately about experiences and feelings
  • learn through a positive, encouraging, consistent environment
  • build relationships of trust and respect with others
  • develop self-regulation skills, independence skills and self-help skills
  • learn to make good choices about behavior & solve problems appropriately
  • We believe in grow and develop through appropriate adult role models

We believe in the home/school partnership to help foster a love of learning