Info and Services
Information and Referral System
S21C assist parents in finding services for their family that are not provided by the school. An updated list of childcare providers in the area is available for parents who need care as well a numerous additional resources.
Health Related Services
S21C provides information on services available to the parents though the Greene County Health Department. On-site immunizations are available during kindergarten registration.
Books for Newborns
A quality book is given to Paragould babies born at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, providing a great start in literacy for the family.
Early Care and Education – Birth to 5
S21C provides a high quality service to parents for children ages birth to 5. By being a Better Beginnings program, low ratios are maintained at all times with staff and children. A researched based curriculum is used with state mandated assessments to provide the parents with an overview of the children on specific readiness skills. The school is staffed by certified early childhood teachers and assistants of high quality. The staff is provided with many opportunities of in-service to have the best knowledge of child development. Children have a schedule to include inside and outdoor play while working on a broad range of skills and knowledge to be more successful in school. All children are blended together in the classroom to provide every child with the same opportunity of learning.
The School of the 21st Century provides a high quality program with affordable fees for parents. Vouchers are available for parents that qualify from the Department of Human Services.
Parent Education and Involvement
S21C provides parents each month with a variety of speakers and classes to learn about child development and other topics. In addition, there are meetings provided for children to interact with their parents on literacy. Child care is always available to allow the parent to learn while their child is having fund. Family nights, “make and take” opportunities and open houses are available during the year. Parents are always welcome to come and visit their child’s classroom as well as eat lunch with their child.