Early Learning


ebr early childhood community network

5300 Douglas Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Phone: 225-226-7675
Email: Early Childhood Community Network 

EBR Early Childhood Community Network encompasses over 80 childcare centers in Baton Rouge, 43 elementary schools, EBR Head Start, Early Head Start, various private and charter schools, as well as 2 dedicated Pre-K/Kindergarten Centers.

The Early Childhood Community Network provides parents and guardians with a universal single application to apply to up to 30 school-based Pre-K programs, as well as a PEG and NSECD child-care programs.

Complete the online application and bring the printed confirmation page to your first choice of school. Children must be 4 years old by Sept. 30 to be eligible.



louisiana school finder

Louisiana School Finder is one-stop search engine for parents to search local schools and child care centers based on zip code, grade level. The service, offered by the Department of Education, provides information to parents about the quality of the educational programs based on academic performance, music/art offerings, after school, club, and sport opportunities.



st. james episcopal day school

445 Convention St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-344-0850
Email: Episcopal Day School 

St. James Episcopal Day School is a faith-based school serving grades Pre-K 3 through 5th. With strong academic programs, small class sizes, and a warm, nurturing environment, the school has been recognized as a 2009 and 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.



united way: Dolly Parton imagination library

700 Laurel St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-383-2643
Email: rosalindp@cauw.org

United Way: Dolly Parton Imagination Library has teamed up with the Imagination Library to provide children under 5 with one free age-appropriate book mailed directly to their home on a monthly basis.



Monica Brown
3000 N. Sherwood Forest
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
Phone: 225-226-4700
Email: everyonecounts@ebrschools.org 

Volunteers in Public Schools recruits, trains, and places individuals, and groups into public schools to assist underperforming students in schools.

VIPS offers Ready4K!, a program that provides text messaging and support program for parents of four-year olds to help prepare them for kindergarten.