St. John's Lutheran Daycare Center is a child care certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to provide care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. Our certification is renewed annually on the basis of a detailed onsite inspection conducted by a Certification Specialist from the DPW. In order to maintain the certification, the center must meet specific DPW guidelines pertaining to physical aspects of our facility and grounds, ratio of teachers to children according to age group, as well as various health and safety standards. Our center is certified for 165 children. In consideration of staff/child ratios and room capacity we accept:
8 Infants (six weeks through eleven months)
15 Young Toddlers (one year olds)
17 Older Toddlers (two year olds)
20 Preschoolers (three & four year olds)
20 Pre-Kindergarten (five year olds)
30 Kindergarten and School Age combination
Keystone STARS is an initiative to improve, support and recognize the continuous quality improvement efforts of early learning programs in Pennsylvania. The Keystone STARS are grouped into four levels with each level building upon the previous level. The STARS utilizes research-based best practices to promote quality early learning environments and positive child outcomes. The standards address staff qualifications and professional development, the early learning program, partnerships with family and community, and leadership and management.
Keystone STARS is a program in which we are improving the quality of our:
T- Training and Professional Development
R- Resources and
Here at St. John's Lutheran Daycare our staff has worked hard over the years to obtain a Level Three Star. Working at Level Three Star our Lead Teachers have obtained at least their Associates Degree in early childhood education. They assess your child's development 3 times a year, within the first 45 days of enrollment and during our conference time which is May and November. Our teachers use the PA Early Learning Standards to develop their curriculum and learning activities.
St. John's Lutheran Daycare
200 S Broad Street
Nazareth, PA 18064
Phone: 610 759-4999
Our Business Hours
To accommodate our parents busy schedules, our hours of operation are Monday-Friday 6:30am to 6:00pm.