The UW Children's Center at West Campus

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The UW Children's Center at West Campus
3904 Cowlitz Road NE
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 548-9850
Email: kprugh@haggardchildcare.com

This Center serves the families of University of Washington staff and faculty

Under the sponsorship of the University of Washington, the University of Washington Children's Center (UWCC) at West Campus was built in 1996 to serve the children of University of Washington staff and faculty. The center includes an infant room, toddler class and two preschool classes.

West Campus is a Montessori-based early childhood program and is licensed for 54 children. The on-site Program Director is Kate Prugh.

Location
The UWCC West Campus is located at 3904 Cowlitz Road, conveniently situated in the heart of the UW South Campus.  For more information, contact the Center Director, Kate Prugh at (206) 548-9850.



Program
Our Preschool and Toddler programs are based on the Montessori Method, with credentialed Montessori Lead Teachers in each of our classrooms.  Our Infant program is based on the RIE philosophy.  We strive to maintain a 3:1 staff to child ratio with Infants, 5:1 with Toddlers, and 10:1 with Preschoolers. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.

Enrollment
We care for children from 3 months - 5 years of age.  UWCC West Campus is a part of the UW Childcare system, which gives priority to those families affiliated with the University. Enrollment is done throughout the year, as space becomes available.  See below for additional information on enrollment priority. 


Waitlist
For more information regarding the waitlist or enrollment, please contact our waitlist coordinator at (206) 523-3936.

Download the waitlist application here.


West Campus Enrollment Priority
West Campus is a part of the Haggard Childcare Resources (HCR) University of Washington Childcare system and gives priority to those families affiliated with the University.  Enrollment in West Campus is determined according to the following priorities:

  1. Permanent U.W. staff and faculty at 50% FTE or greater
  2. All other U.W. employees (Hourly, instructors, affiliates)
  3. U.W. students
  4. State employees of other agencies

*Siblings of enrolled students have enrollment priority

Annual Calendar
UWCC West Campus offers is a year-round program with the exception of federal holidays, three in-service days and two one-week closures at the end of August and December.  Click here to view the 2017-2018 calendar.

Nutrition
Two healthy snacks and afternoon tea are provided each day to Toddlers and Preschoolers. Parents provide lunches, infant food and formula, and special dietary needs. Hot lunch is available for a fee, year-round through the FareStart.

 


Tuition (2017-2018)
Tuition is based on full-time enrollment.  Tuition may be paid quarterly or in twelve equal payments due at the beginning of each month. The first month's tuition is due when an enrollment contract is submitted

Age Group Tuition
Infant $1895
Toddler $1685
Preschool $1400

  Contact Us

University of Washington Children's Center at West Campus is located  at 3904 Cowlitz Road

 For more information please contact the onsite Program Director, Kate Prugh at 206.548.9850

The University of Washington Children's Center at West Campus admission and hiring policies do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, marital status, physical differences or sexual orientation.