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Programs Offered

The Schoenbaum Family Center offers:

  • Full day, year round early childhood education
  • Monday through Friday

Seven classrooms contain multi-age groups:

  • 4 infant/toddler rooms each with 10 children ages 6 weeks to 3 years with 2 co-lead teachers & 1 assistant teacher
  • 3 preschool rooms each with 20 children ages 3 to 5 years old with 2 co-lead teachers & 1 assistant teacher

Other features of the Schoenbaum Family Center Program:

  • A full-time Family Advocate who works with individual families to connect with resources, and provides information about upcoming educational and enrichment programs.
  • A Librarian from the Columbus Metropolitan Library staffs the JP Morgan Chase Library and provides a weekly story time for each class room, assists teachers with book collections to support the weekly curriculum, and offers reading workshops for parents.
  • A Chef prepares daily breakfast, snack and lunch for children.
  • The Center offers a program of Simple Suppers, with opportunities for families to cook and eat together and  learn about nutrition, food safety and the health effects of nutritional choices.
  • The Center offers computer access for families and neighborhood residents through guest accounts associated with The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology.
  • A Registered Nurse shares time between Weinland Park Elementary School and the Schoenbaum Family Center and oversees medication, organizes immunization and health screenings, and prepares and distributes information about child health.
  • Connections with students and faculty in many colleges of The Ohio State University provide valuable additions to the teaching and learning.