Welcome to the Laredo Child Development Center

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APS Vision: Every student shapes a successful future. 

Mission Statement: The mission of the Aurora Public Schools Early Childhood Education Department is:

To provide the foundational opportunities that ensure all early childhood learners will engage in and benefit from their experiences to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to reach high levels of learning for future success. 

APS 2020 Mission: “In partnership with our community, we accelerate learning for all students to develop the knowledge, skills and character necessary to shape successful futures. The opportunities for early learning provide a strong foundation that will help to ensure academic success.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Student Enrollment: LCDC office will be closed for summer break starting June 15 - July 14, 2017. If you have been assigned a preschool spot at our school and need to enroll your child into preschool, please do so before June 13th or anytime starting July 19th. 

Preschool student attendance days for 2017-2018 will be: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Preschool students will not attend school on Fridays. If your child is going to be absent or arriving late, please call our office at 303-363-0484.

Preschool Hours: (no school on Fridays)

  • 9:30 am - 12:15 pm  morning sessions
  • 1:15 pm - 4:00 pm  afternoon sessions

Child Find Testing: Call 303-326-3631 ext. 28431 for additional information or concerns regarding your child's development.

Colorado Preschool Program: classrooms are in session Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. There is No school on Fridays. Classroom teachers are using Teaching Strategies GOLD (TS GOLD) Objectives for Development and Learning assessment system.  TS GOLD is an observational assessment tool designed to assess how children develop and learn. For additional information regarding our curriculum, please visit the ECE website at http://ece.aurorak12.org/curriculum/

Summer Resource

ARE YOU READY FOR SUMMER? Do you have an aspiring actor? Are your kids wanting to learn to mountain bike? As a parent, are you concerned about summertime learning loss? Do you need reliable before and after camp care? ReSchool Colorado, a local non-profit organization, has partnered with Blueprint4 Summer to offer a FREE, mobile friendly, web-based resource to help families research and plan their summer learning activities.

Blueprint4 Summer Colorado (blueprint4summer.com/co)allows families to search for camp sessions in a variety of ways, including: activity type (sports, dance, stem, music, etc), scholarship availability, before and aftercare options, cost, location and much more. Though not required, parents can sign-up for a FREE Blueprint4 Summer CO account and bookmark their favorite summer sessions, save their search results, and print a calendar that maps out the summer plans, color-coded for each of their children (final camp registration must be completed with the camp provider).

Check it out today! blueprint4summer.com/co

Disclaimer: The information provided through this database include potential resources for families. The Aurora Public Schools has not vetted the organizations listed and is not endorsing or supporting them, the information on their websites, or any products or services. The district does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of the information contained.


¿ESTÁ LISTO PARA EL VERANO? ¿Tiene un aspirante a actor? ¿Sus hijos quieren aprender a montar bicicleta de montaña? Como padre, ¿le preocupa la pérdida de aprendizaje durante el verano? ¿Necesita cuidado confiable antes y después del campamento de verano? ReSchool Colorado, una organización local sin fines de lucro, se ha asociado con Blueprint4 Summer para ofrecer un recurso en línea, GRATUITO y fácil de usar, para ayudar a las familias a investigar y planificar sus actividades de aprendizaje durante el verano.

Blueprint4 Summer Colorado (blueprint4summer.com/co) permite a las familias buscar sesiones de campamento de maneras diferentes, incluyendo: tipo de actividad (deportes, baile, tecnología, computación, música, etc.), disponibilidad de becas, opciones de cuidado antes y después, costo, ubicación y mucho más. Aunque no es obligatorio, los padres pueden inscribirse en una cuenta GRATUITA de Blueprint4 Summer CO y marcar sus sesiones de verano favoritas, guardar sus resultados de búsqueda e imprimir un calendario que traza los planos de verano codificados por colores para cada uno de sus hijos. La inscripción debe completarse con el proveedor del campamento.

¡Revíselo hoy! blueprint4summer.com/co

Aviso legal:  La información proporcionada a través de esta base de datos incluye recursos potenciales para las familias. Las Escuelas Públicas de Aurora no han investigado a las organizaciones citadas y no las respaldan o apoyan, tampoco a sus páginas de Internet, o a ninguno de sus productos o servicios. El distrito no controla o garantiza la certeza, relevancia, puntualidad o integridad de la información contenida.

Spring Cooking Classes at LCDC

We are offering a FREE 6-week Cooking Matters Course for preschool parents. We will meet 1x per week on Thursday afternoon here at Laredo CDC. Stop by the office to pick up a flier or to rsvp.

If you spend too much time worrying WHAT'S FOR DINNER? Then this class is for you!


Please note: This course is for new parents that have not yet taken a cooking class. There is no childcare, please make arrangements for your small children. Due to sharp objects while cooking, children are not allowed in class. 


STEM Night – March 13, 2018

Laredo CDC Families, students and staff, 


We are excited to bring a to you a family-friendly, fun-filled night of learning opportunities on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Our focus for the evening is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities to help enhance your child's creativity and learning. We will have food, book give-away, hands-on learning and some of our community partners will be here to offer their resource such as; Aurora Public Library, Team Select and the Aurora Nature Center. 

We hope to see you here!





Preschool Screening 2018-2019

Preschool screening dates for February are available now. Click on the link below if you want to complete an online screening or schedule and appointment for a face-to-face screening. The information is available EN ESPAÑOL. 

Preschool Screenings



Kindergarten Workshop

Save the Date

Do you have a child who will start kindergarten in August 2018?

If you answered YES, click on the informational fliers below:

This family-friendly workshop provides information about how parents can help ease the transition and work with their child before making the move to the “BIG SCHOOL.” Please call our office to rsvp and request childcare (if needed) for children ages 3 to 7 years old. 303-363-0484.





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Closures & Notices
Upcoming Events
  • March 26, 2018

    Spring Break 3/26-3/30 - No School

  • April 2, 2018

    Parent Conference Exchange Day - No Classes for Students in Grades P-8

  • April 19, 2018

    Parent Coffee and Parent Day

  • April 19, 2018

    Parent Coffee and Parent Day