Shady Dell Early Childhood Center

  • Shady Dell students In 2006-07 the district added to its established early childhood program by opening the Shady Dell Early Childhood Center.  The center offers before and after school care for students attending a Title I Wonder Years preschool classroom.  

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  • 2757 E. Division St.

    Springfield, MO  65803

    (417) 523-1300


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Office of School Readiness

  • Connects families with preschool resources and screening services. 

    Call (417) 523-1300 for more information about:

    1.  Enrolling students in Wonder Years (4 and 5 year olds)

    2.  Scheduling a developmental screening (3 months-Kindergarten)

Screening Services

  • Free developmental screenings are  available to children aged 3 months to kindergarten entry who live in the SPS attendance area.  Families need not be enrolled in Parents as Teachers to take advantage of screening services.  Call (417) 523-1333 to schedule your child's screening. Families in the Springfield Public School District are encouraged to participate in the Parents As Teachers program.