st. john’s early childhood center

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Kid's Day Out


The Kid’s Day Out Program at St. John’s offers an opportunity for young children to enjoy a special time with other children. In a loving, gentle environment, they can play, create, enjoy music, stories, lunch and nap.

Parents may choose one or two days per week for the Bunny Room & one, two or three days per week for the Friends Room.

Kid's Day Out Programs

Bunny Room (4 children/1 Teacher)

16-22 months by 8/1- (2 by April 1)

Choose one or two days per week:

  • Monday         9:00-2:30     $140 per Month
  • Wednesday   9:00-2:30     $140 per Month
  • Friday           9:00-2:30     $140 per Month

Friends Room (10 children/2 Teachers)

23-33 months by August 1st

Choose one, two or three days per week:

  • Monday         9:00-12:30     $110 per Month OR
                          9:00-2:30     $140 per Month
  • Wednesday    9:00-12:30     $110 per Month OR
                          9:00-2:30     $140 per Month
  • Friday           9:00-12:30     $110 per Month OR
                          9:00-2:30     $140 per Month

($220/330 or $280/420 - 2/3 days)

An $85 non-refundable registration fee per child is due at the time of enrollment.

SJUCC Members receive a 20% monthly discount on their tuition.


  • Lead Teachers have degree in education or related field
  • Trained in Pediatric CPR
  • Dedicated to Ongoing Education
  • Maintains the high standards set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Preschool Program

Programs for children who are 2½, 3 & 4 years of age by 8/1 are offered.

Summer Camp

Programs for children who are enrolled in Preschool & Friends Kids Day Out.

Parent/Child Visit Day

Parent and child visit the classroom and meet the teachers before the school year begins.


Your space in the KDO Program is reserved for you each week, and payment is expected on the first KDO session of the month.

KDO Policies


When you know that your child will miss a session, please notify us as early as possible. If we can fill the slot, you will receive a credit voucher to be applied to your next month’s payment.

Sub List

Absences that occur in our KDO classes can be filled by the children who are enrolled on alternate days.

Sick Children

In order to participate in the Kid’s Day Out Program, children must be in good health. Children who have been sick should not return until they have been fever-free and symptom-free for 24 hours.

Health Policy

Each child is required to have a physical examination upon entrance to school and to meet Missouri’s immunization requirements.


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From the Director

"Each and every day is an adventure to be shared. The children at St. John's ECC are provided rich academic and social experiences to help build the foundation for learning and life."

- Karen Gatti


About Our Center

St. John’s Early Childhood Center has been providing a nurturing Christian environment for young children for over 35 years. Our program offers excellence in its programs, a staff of early childhood professionals, and developmentally appropriate curriculum.


St. John’s offers enrollment to students of any race, religion or national origin. To schedule a tour or to inquire about current openings, please contact our school director, Karen Gatti at (636)530-7529.

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