Bethesda Lutheran Church - Hot Springs SD Child Care Center (capacity 21 or More)

(605) 745-4834

About the Provider


Bethesda Early Learning Center

The Early Learning Center at Bethesda Lutheran Church and School consists of a preschool for children ages 3-5 on school day mornings and early drop-off child care service for children enrolled in the preschool from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., afternoon child care and enrichment from 12:00 – 5:30 p.m. on school days and 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and Summer Care and enrichment for children in preschool through grade 2 from 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Bethesda participates in the Department of Social Services subsidized child care program.


The Mission of Bethesda Lutheran School and Early Learning Center is

Partnering with families to: Share the Gospel and love of Jesus Christ provide an excellent Christ-                                                  centered education


Bethesda Lutheran Preschool (ELC) exists as a part of the total ministry of Bethesda Lutheran Church, which is helping children know Christ (Jn. 17:3) and to make Christ known (Mt. 28:19-20) through prayer, worship, Bible studies (2 Tim. 2:15) and service ministries (Ja. 1:27).


Therefore, Bethesda Lutheran Preschool (ELC) will:


          *Provide the best developmentally appropriate Christian education,

          *Be available to all children, regardless of race, creed or national origin,

*Provide quality, creative learning through play, social interactions, and hands-on experiences,

*Provide these in a loving, safe Christian atmosphere

Additional Information:

Bethesda Lutheran School and Early Learning Center also operates a primary school, grades K-3, offering small class size; foundational skills taught in English and math; complete primary school curriculum; music, drama, service, technology, tinkertime; character and life skills; Bible stories; state and national accreditaiton; affordable tuition and fees, tuition assistance for those who qualify;nearly 40 years of service to families in Fall River County.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 25
  • License Number: 016597902
  • Age Range: 3-5
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Accredited by National Lutheran Schools;
  • Rate Range $3.00
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, English
  • Type of Care: Before and After School, Daytime, Drop-in Care, Full-Time, Kindergarten
  • Transportation: To/From School
  • Schools Served: Hot Springs,
  • District Office: Child Care Licensing District #1
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-644-2914 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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