Program Information

The Early Learning Center (ELC) at Delmarva Christian Schools Milton Campus is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. for students six weeks old through three years old.

The twelve-month, year-round program is broken into three groups of students: infants (6 weeks old through 1 years old), toddlers (1 through 2 years old), and preschoolers (3 years old).

Full-day enrollment is provided for infant and toddler students; whereas, preschool students may opt for full- or half-day enrollment.


Academic Environment

ELC teachers have developed an academic curriculum that is unique to DCS and tailored to the students and their development.


(6 weeks-1 year old)

Supports language, math, movement, art, and interpersonal/social skills development in conjunction with the Wee Learn Curriculum.


(1-2 years old)

Supports language, math, movement, art, and interpersonal/social skills development in conjunction with the ABC Jesus Loves Me Curriculum.


(3 years old)

Provides hands-on learning experiences that builds the necessary basics of phonics, math, and social skills development in conjunction with Bob Jones University Press.

Admissions Process

Enrollment at the Early Learning Center occurs on a rolling basis throughout the year, as space allows.

Step 1: Facility Visit

Before submitting an application for your child, it is encouraged that interested families schedule a visit to meet with ELC teachers and staff and tour the facility. To make an appointment for a Tour and visit, please call (302) 684-2886 or click HERE.

Step 2: Apply

Application/Registration information is available in the Main Office at the Early Learning Center and ONLINE. Please mail the completed Application/Registration and all necessary supporting documents to:

Delmarva Christian Milton Campus Early Learning Center Attn: ELC Director 26631 Zion Church Road Milton, DE 19968

2018-2019 Tuition & Fee Schedule

Year-Round Program (July to June)Full DayHalf Day
(6 weeks-1 years of age)
(1-2 years of age)
(3 years of age)

Application Fee

There is a $100 nonrefundable new student registration fee for the first student and $25.00 for each subsequent student who applies at the same time as the first student.

Additional Tuition Payment Information

All tuition payments must be prepaid or paid through FACTS. Click HERE to set up a FACTS account.

Extended Care for School Closings

When school is closed for scheduled days off, weather emergencies, or unforseen reasons, there is no Pre-School program;  however, extended care is available at a cost of $30 per day.

Early Learning Center Closing

If the Early Learning Center is closed due to weather or another emergency, families will not receive a refund for that day.

Withdrawal from a Program

In the need of a withdrawal, a two-week written notice is to be given.