Preschool & Learning Center for Kids - South Bend, Indiana

Students and StaffAppleTree Learning Center is a premier preschool and learning center in South Bend, Indiana. We are a licensed day care provider and a Level Four Paths to QUALITY™ childcare center and nationally accredited by NAEYC.  AppleTree Learning center was founded in 1998 to offer parents a superior childcare and learning experience for their children.

Our exceptional preschool and learning center offers children an environment where discovery and play are encouraged daily. This is consistent with the High Scope Curriculum. By providing a high quality curriculum, we allow each of our students to learn at his or her individual pace. Our small class sizes enable us to understand each child’s interests, creating an experience that develops a lifelong love of learning. 

The highly trained and educated staff members at AppleTree are committed to your child’s well-being. Because of our focus on early childhood development, we know that developing positive and trusting relationships with caregivers is important for children’s social and emotional development. Our goal is to help children grow into happy, confident individuals that love learning; whether they are taking their first steps, making the transition from preschool to kindergarten or enjoying enrichment activities after school.

Creating lasting relationships with our client families is an important part of our mission. We value parental involvement and encourage parents to visit and volunteer. We pride ourselves on our communication and interaction with parents and guardians to provide exceptional care for each child.

We encourage interested families to visit AppleTree Learning Center. Our preschool and learning center is located on the south side of South Bend. Come spend some time in our unique learning environment.  We are excited about what we do, and we think you will be too.

Please email My Apple Tree Learning Center or call (574) 291-3333 for more information and to arrange a visit.

My AppleTree Learning Center Announcements

AppleTree is currently recruiting members to our staff. Candidates must hold an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or higher.  Salary and benefits are specific to education, experience and performance. Please contact Tammy Dant at 574-291-3333 or to set up an appointment.

The July 2022 newsletter is available. It contains a lot of information regarding our events for the month! Click here to read My AppleTree Learning Center newsletter.

AppleTree plans outdoor activities everyday as long as the weather permits. Temperatures must be above 26° including the windchill factor. For current weather conditions, check WeatherBug.

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AppleTree Learning Center is a great environment for a child to flourish.

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