Open Minds, Open Hearts
2001 Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA 70116
Geographic Area: Downtown
Geographic Zone: 1
Center Hours: 6:00 AM-6:00 PM
Ages Served: Inf - PK4
Center philosophy, performance, cost, and other provided services. To learn more about how early childhood performance is measured, click here.
Director: Ashley Smallwood
Philosophy: Open minds open hearts daycare encourage hands-on learning by the children with guidance from caring teachers. our curriculum puts emphasis on language, readiness skllls, problem solving skllls, fine motor sldlls,large motor skills and social interaction with others.
Program Type: Multiple
Cost (tier): Free and Tuition-Assistance
Cost for 1 YR to PK4: Free and Tuition-Assistance
Cost for Infants: Free and Tuition-Assistance
Additional Fees: Registration, Field Trip, Supplies, Transportation
Schedule Type: Year Round
Center Performance: 5.75 (Proficient)
School Finder Page: Center Report Card
Licensed Capacity: 35
How to apply, who is eligible to attend, and what factors determine which children are assigned. For more info on how OneApp works, click here.
Applications Due: 02/23/2019
Transition To Kindergarden: Students must apply to a K program
Selective Admissions: Contact school for more information
Open Minds, Open Hearts (PEG)
Eligibility: New Orleans Residents who meet income requirements and/or have a current IEP, and who will turn 4 yrs by September 30, 2019.
Priority: (1) Continuing students, (2) then Siblings, (3) then Applicants who reside within a half-mile of the school, for up to 25% of available seats, (4) then Applicants who reside in zip codes 70116, 70117, for up to 25% of available seats, (5) then All other applicants
Open Minds Open Hearts Daycare (CCAP)
Eligibility: Louisiana Residents who meet income and work requirements (20+ hrs. per week in school, training, or job)
Uniforms: Not Mandatory
Features & Programs:
Before Care/Aftercare for siblings or older students, Computer Class, Fatherhood Initiatives, Field trips, Foreign Language, Library, Movement Dance Class, Music class, Parent meetings, Prime Time Partner, Puppetry, Services for dual language learners, Storytelling, Summer programming for siblings and older students, Tutoring for siblings and older students, Yoga
American Sign Language, Spanish
Special Education Services:
Speech, Hearing Or Vision Therapy Services Are Available.