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Weekday Education

Baptist Children's Homes' offers a Weekday Education program for infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers and school-age care through five-star licensed centers at the Mills Home campus in Thomasville.

Filling Your Child's Bucket

It's so essential to ensure your child is receiving not only the best daily childcare, but that he or she is being given the vital building blocks needed to be ready for Kindergarten.

The Fleshman-Pratt Education Center and Robert Idol Child Development Center (CDC) at the Mills Home campus in Thomasville offers the highest quality, developmentally appropriate classroom programs for your child. Programs for infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers are offered to anyone in the community. Through the 5-star rated, state licensed centers, your preschooler's bucket will be filled with the skills, both educational and social, he or she needs to be prepared for that important first year of school.

The Gregg Children's Center, now located in Robert Idol CDC, offers an after school program and summer care for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. 

Vouchers from the NC Department of Social Services are accepted at each center.

Information and Enrollment:

P: 336.474.1201     ♦     F: 336.475.1495     ♦

The Fleshman-Pratt Education Center

The Fleshman-Pratt Education Center provides quality all day care for children ages six weeks to five years old in a warm, home-like environment. Children receive care from highly trained, well-educated staff to ensure children are ready for Kindergarten. Staff provides love and a strong sense of security for each child. Teachers deliver hands-on learning, exploration and discovery opportunities. Children learn by interacting with their peers, adults and their environment. Full-time care is available Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

The Robert Idol Child Development Center

The Robert Idol Child Development Center offers preschool programs and classrooms for the NC Pre-Kindergarten program. All of the programs offer daily activities that focus on a child's total development - educational, social, emotional, and physical. The emphasis of the curriculum is to provide an age appropriate kindergarten readiness program so children enter school ready to learn. Pre-Kindergarten classes are from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

The Gregg Children's Center at Robert Idol CDC

The Gregg Children's Center at Robert Idol CDC provides after school programs for children in kindergarten to 5th grade. Transportation services are available to children attending these elementary schools: Briar Creek, Fairgrove, Hasty, Liberty Drive, Thomasville Primary, and Pilot. Dedicated staff members direct inside and outside activities, and homework time. Field trips are offered as part of the program. Breakfast and snacks are provided daily. The program offers all-day care on teacher workdays, school holidays and during the summer. Summertime swimming at the on-campus pool is no charge. Care is available Monday through Friday beginning at 6:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. There is no extra charge for teacher workdays and holidays.