NAF EL CENTRO SCHOOLS: DAY CARE - HIGH SCHOOL
By Chris La Porte
IntroductionWelcome to Naval Air Facility El Centro! Located in the heart of Imperial Valley in Southern California, NAF El Centro has plenty of schooling and childcare options for your family. When moving to a new area, one of the top priorities for parents is making all of the necessary arrangements for their children’s education. We have put together the guide below in hopes of helping to take away some of the stress associated with making such academic plans as part of your move to NAF El Centro. This guide will show you the NAF El Centro school options located around the base and hopefully make this transition easier for you.
Related read:NAF El Centro: In-Depth Welcome Center
Schools on NAF El CentroThere are no schools on NAF El Centro, but there is one Child Development Center, and the post does offer a Youth Center. Children living on base may enroll at a variety of educational facilities in the area. Schools near NAF El Centro include daycare/childcare facilities, elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools, the highest-rated and closest of these are listed below.
NAF El Centro Elementary SchoolsThere are no elementary schools located on base, please see options below.
NAF El Centro Middle SchoolsThere are no middle schools located on base, please see options below.
NAF El Centro High SchoolsThere are no high schools located on base, please see options below.
Child Care on NAF El Centro
1. NAF El Centro Child Development Center (CDC)Bldg. 3400 B St. NAF El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 339-2560 The NAF El Centro Child Development Center provides full-time care for children six weeks to kindergarten. Qualified staff, who receive ongoing training, provide activities to promote physical growth, motor development, and thought and language development.
2. NAF Youth CenterBldg. 3400 B St. NAF El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 339-2560 The NAF El Centro Youth Center offers a diverse range of recreational, social, and athletic curriculum for children ages six to 12 years old. Fees are based on family income. Field trips are also a part of the curriculum. If needed, before-school care can also be provided.
Schools Near NAF El CentroStudents living on or near the post will have access to two districts depending on their level of education. The El Centro Elementary School District and the Central Union High School District both serve Naval Air Facility El Centro.
Phone: 1 (760) 352-5712
Phone: 1 (760) 336-4500
Elementary Schools Near NAF El Centro
1. Seeley Elementary School1812 W Rio Vista St. Seeley, CA 92273
Phone: 1 (760) 352-3571 Founded in 1905, the Seeley Elementary School has a long history of quality education and is the school that makes up the single school district of Seeley Union School District. NAF El Centro has an official partnership with Seeley seeing that it gets assistance in many areas, including events, volunteering, and provides necessary facilities.
2. Desert Garden Elementary School1900 S 6th St. El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 352-2051 Desert Garden Elementary School serves children from Kindergarten to 6th grade, with just over 400 students in enrollment. It has a student-teacher ratio of 30 to 1.
3. Harding Elementary School950 S 7th St. El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 352-4791 Harding Elementary School is dedicated to excellence when it comes to your child’s education. Its highly trained staff works hard to cultivate citizenship and provide rigorous academic experiences for its students. Harding has 550 students enrolled with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1.
4. T L Waggoner Elementary School627 Joshua Tree St. Imperial, CA 92251
Phone: 1 (760) 355-3266 T L Waggoner Elementary School serves students from Kindergarten through 5th grade, with just over 600 students enrolled. The student-teacher ratio is 25 to 1 with a highly rated educational staff. Their goal is to provide a safe and fun learning environment for every student to continually see them grow and develop academic and social skills.
Middle Schools Near NAF El Centro
1. Kennedy Middle School900 N 6th St. El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 352-0444 Kennedy Middle School takes pride in the educational goals it sets for its students. 7th and 8th graders make up the enrollment of 370 students at Kennedy with a 19 to 1 student-teacher ratio which beats the state average in California.
2. Wilson Junior High School600 S Wilson St. El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 352-5341 The mission of Wilson Jr. High School is to provide all students with a positive school experience that develops their self-esteem, academic excellence, artistic expression, and athletic accomplishment. Wilson serves 624 students in grades 7-8 with a student-to-teacher ratio of 23 to 1.
3. William Moreno Junior High School1202 Kloke Rd. Calexico, CA 92231
Phone: 1 (760) 768-3960 William Moreno Junior High School provides a safe and encouraging learning environment for all students that strives for academic and social excellence. 772 students from 7th to 8th grade make up the student body of William Moreno Jr High. The student-teacher ratio is 21 to 1 at the school.
High Schools Near NAF El Centro
1. Southwest High School2001 Ocotillo Dr. El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 336-4100 Southwest High School shines in a variety of academic areas and strives for success both in the classroom and the athletic field. The school has a number of extracurricular programs for students to participate in. 2,161 students from 9th to 12th grade go here with a 24 to 1 student-teacher ratio.
2. Imperial High School517 W Barioni Blvd. Imperial, CA 92251
Phone: 1 (760) 355-3220 At Imperial High School, the staff has a singular goal of putting students first. In 2003 and 2007, it was a California Distinguished School and still dedicates itself to a comprehensive educational experience. The school is made up of 1,249 students from 9th to 12 grade, and the student-teacher ratio is 24 to 1.
NAF El Centro Day Cares
1. Jara’s Daycare1360 Fieldview Ct. El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 427-2967 Jara’s Daycare provides your preschoolers with activities and arts and crafts to develop their motor skills, social skills, and creativity. Jara’s Daycare has the support of the local community.
2. United Families Inc1813 Rio Vista St. Seeley, CA 92273
Phone: 1 (760) 482-0990 With a philosophy that all children are entitled to protection, attention, trust, respect, and education, you can be certain that United Families Inc will put your child first. They provide quality Preschool and Early Education services to promote early development.
3. De Colores Bilingual Family Daycare WeeCare878 Wensley Ave. El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 1 (760) 377-8738 De Colores Bilingual Family Daycare WeeCare offers children a nurturing environment that feels like home. Their goal is to help children learn important social, emotional, and behavioral skills for children from 0 to 12 years of age.
ConclusionThere are several schools around NAF El Centro for you to choose from that can provide your student with academic excellence. Regardless of a child’s age, specific educational needs, or interests, you will most certainly be able to find the school that meets your expectations and suits your needs.
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