Welcome to our New Director – Danyell Dent

You can reach her at 618-833-7158 or danyelld@annaheights.com

Purpose Statement

  • It is our desire to provide a nurturing, developmentally appropriate environment that encourages each child to develop mentally, physically, spiritually, socially and emotionally.
  • Provide individualized educational experiences to meet unique and developmental needs of all children.
  • Provide ministry to families.
  • Provide a witness of Christ and His church to the children’s families.

Hours of Operation

The center opens at 6:30 am and closes at 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Your child may attend the center any time during the hours of operation.

Child Care Rates: (Effective Jan 1, 2023)

Full Day

  • Infants:   $42.00/daily   $210/weekly
  • Toddlers:   $39.00/daily   $195/weekly
  • Twos:   $36.00/daily   $180/weekly
  • Preschool 3-5 yrs:  $33.00/daily   $165/weekly
  • School age Summer:  $33.00/daily   $165/weekly
  • School age Afterschool:   $12.00/daily   $60/weekly
  • Partial Afterschool:     $21.00/day

Drop In Rate: $2.00 additional charge per day (all age groups)


Holiday Schedule

The program observes the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day (1 day)
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day (1 day)
  • July 4th Independence Day (1 day)
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day (1 day)
  • Thanksgiving (2 days)
  • Christmas (2 days)

Helpful Links:


Click the link for Child Care Resource & Referral Application


Click here for Employment Application; Information needed for employment.

Click here for Enrollment Packet; Consents to Day Care Providers.

Click here for Anna Heights Early Learning Center Parent Manual.

Click here for ELC Pest Management Plan.

Click here for ELC Risk Management Plan.


For additional information please call (618) 833-7158.

Danyell Dent, Director