Preschool in Lawrence

Linda Reimond Arts-Based Preschool & Kelly Galloway Kindergarten

A Strong Educational Foundation

Through rich and varied arts experiences in combination with sound arts- and play-based education, children grow their social and emotional skills, and academically.

Lawrence Arts Center preschool and kindergarten curriculum allows students the opportunity to experience open-ended, child-directed arts and play experiences that nurture creative thinking, decision-making, and imagination to establish a strong educational foundation.

School Year Curriculum


Half-Day Preschool in Lawrence

The foundation of our arts-based preschool is child-centered experiences–arts, play, discovery, experience-based curriculum, and outdoor play. The program’s caring, thoughtful and respectful early educational staff and environment nurture creative thinking, problem-solving, imagination, confidence, cultural awareness, and social/emotional skills that last a lifetime.

Half-Day Kindergarten in Lawrence

The Kelly Galloway Kindergarten focuses on preparing young students to develop innovation skills. The creative arts- and play-based curriculum sets the foundation for a lifetime love of learning. Unique learning centers are custom-designed daily to engage young children and to offer creative, hands-on ways of learning academic skills. Our teacher/student ratio and small group centers allow us to meet children’s individual learning needs.

A Unique Environment for Arts

Our arts- and play-based preschool and kindergarten are located in Lawrence at 940 New Hampshire St. We are equipped with everything needed to provide your child with a safe, fun, and engaging environment throughout the school year.

Program Highlights

Half-Day Programs

Choose our morning or afternoon program on Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Tuesday/Thursday to fit your family’s busy schedule.

Well-Rounded Development

Through art, music, dance, play and imagination, children learn and grow both physically and cognitively and develop strong social skills.

Qualified, Dedicated Teachers

Our educators are trained in art- and play-based education, plus they love working with children!

Financial Aid Available

Every child deserves access to early childhood arts; to support that, we offer financial aid. Download forms HERE.

Program Handbooks

Our preschool and kindergarten handbooks contain important information for enrolled students including daily dropoff and pickup procedures, snack guidelines, contact information and more.

Preschool Handbook

Kindergarten Handbook

Calendar of Events

The 2023-24 school year is packed with exciting events! Our school-year calendars outline essential dates, including school photos, field trips, parent/teacher conferences and more.

23/24 Preschool Calendar

23/24 Kindergarten Calendar

2024/25 Enrollment Forms

Enroll  in the Kindergarten and Preschool for the 2024/25 school year! Questions? CONTACT Andria Devlin, Director of Early Childhood Education.

  • Member enrollment: Feb. 8
  • Open enrollment: Feb. 10 
  • To enroll, visit or call the Front Desk at 785.843.2787. 

Kindergarten Enrollment Form 2024/25

Preschool Enrollment Form 2024/25

Early Bird & Kids Club (Extended Care) Enrollment Form 2024/25

Early Childhood Education Financial Aid From 2024/25

Preschool & kindergarten teachers

Andria Devlin

Director of Early Childhood Education

Nora Gordon

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Emily Casey

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Jessica Fortner

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Allison M Haworth

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Kristin Morland

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Pat Pisani

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Becky Rogers

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Kelsey Weiss

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Donika Wiley

Early Childhood Education Instructor, 2008/09 Printmaking Resident

Make Art Part of Their Daily Life

Interested in enrolling your child in an arts preschool in Lawrence? We have financial aid available to ensure classes are accessible to everyone.

Art is for Everyone

Making Art Accessible to All

Lawrence Arts Center is here to ensure anyone—of any age and any background—can connect with a supportive community and flex their creative muscles. With contemporary exhibitions, performances, and an array of music education classes for adults and kids, everyone will find something that’s right for them.

Our primary state-of-the-art facility at 940 New Hampshire St. features classrooms, studios, theatres, and more. To further support the community, we also have a space for classes and rehearsal at 10th & Mass Studios.

What Is an Arts Preschool?