Welcome to Lamphere Learning Ladder Toddler, Preschool and School-age Care center. The Learning Ladder programs are open to children who live within and outside of The Lamphere School’s Community. Our programs offer active learning for all ages (16 months-12 years of age) and are designed to meet the developmental needs of each child.

The staff consists of early Childhood Paraprofessionals who provide a caring, consistent environment conducive to the total development of children, working under the instruction of the Director.

  *  Toddler program is for children 16 months-3 years old.
  *  Preschool program is a planned program for 3-5 year-old children.
  *  Full Day Preschool program offers full-day care.
  *  School age program provides before and after school care for elementary students who attend kindergarten through fifth grade in the building in which Learning Ladder programs are located.

All centers are licensed by the State of Michigan, Childcare Licensing Division and follow the rules and regulations outlined in Section 2 of Act No. 116 of the Public Acts of 1973, as amended, being 722.112 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

It is hoped that you and your child will find Lamphere Learning Ladder a rewarding place to learn and grow together. An open door policy is maintained. Parents are welcome to visit the classrooms to observe and participate in activities.

Read by Grade Three

Read by Grade 3 Lamphere logoIn 2016, the Michigan Legislature passed a law that requires schools to identify learners who are struggling with reading and writing and to provide additional help. The law states that third graders may repeat third grade if they are more than one grade level behind beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. 

We've posted some resources and Facts for Families on our Curriculum Department website to help families understand the Read by Grade Three Law so they can support their child.  You will find a variety of videos and fact sheets from the Michigan Department of Education and reading tip sheets for parents of toddlers through third grade students.  Please be sure to check back often as we'll be updating this site with more info and activities to strengthen our youngest learners reading, writing and comprehension skills.

If you have any questions regarding the Third Grade Reading Law, please contact Jane Jurvis, Lamphere's Director of Curriculum and Instruction.  Email: jurvisj@lamphereschools.org or phone (248) 589-1990 

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Memorial Day
05/20/2019
In observance of Memorial Day school will be closed: Friday - May 24 in the PM ONLY Monday - May 27 all day School resumes Tuesday - May 28
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Rickey Busler Lamphere Supporter of the Year
Lamphere Honors Supporter of the Year
05/15/2019
Lamphere Honors Rickey Busler as 2019 Supporter of the Year
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Morline Wilson
Morline Wilson-2018/2019 Oakland County Distinguished Support Person of the Year
05/08/2019
We are very pleased to announce that Morline Wilson has been selected as the 2018/2019 Oakland County Distinguished Support Service Person of the Year!
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