Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center

Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center

Welcome to AGUMCC!

We are so glad you are interested in our program. We hope this information will assist you in determining if our school is the "right fit" for you and your child. We offer a toddler and preschool program that values and nurtures a child's individual development while fostering family relationships. Please call our office to schedule a tour. We will be happy to show you what we have to offer.

See's Candy for the Holidays

AGUMCC is selling See's Candy for the Holidays. This fundraiser will assist teachers in attending the annual "California Association for the Education of Young Children" (CAEYC) conference, March 31 through April 3, 2016. Use the flier and order form to purchase "See's Candy" or/and share with others who love this delicious treat. Orders and money are due by Wednesday, December 2 so we can get the candy by Friday, December 11, 2015. Questions - ask Ms. Maddy.

Family Fun Day

Saturday, October 3, 2015. The Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center is hosting their 8th Annual Family Fun Day on Oct 3 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. The event will have bounce houses, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch and music. A tri tip lunch will be cooked the Arroyo Grande Valley Kiwanis. Pre-sold lunch tickets are $ 8 at the event lunch tickets are $10. The County of SLO Health Dept. will offer a FREE Car Seat Safety Check Up. Special Guests: Pictures with Princess Anna, Story Time with Smokey Bear and CAL FIRE of SLO County, The Woods Humane Society will have a canine ambassador, AG Police, and Music Motive. Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase needed supplies and materials for the children's classroom. See photos and thank yous


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NAEYC Accreditation In Process
Environmental Rating Scale: 6.3 (of 7)
Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP)
Low Child/Teacher Ratios: 4:1 Toddler, 6:1 Preschool
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Mission, Foundation, Principles

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Our Goals for Children

  • To increase a healthy self-esteem by providing a nurturing environment for growth and development.
  • To promote the child's self-direction, and encourage them to take responsibility for their actions.
  • To help children achieve a solid foundation for future academic success.
  • To help children develop an ability to express needs to others.
  • Care for others and respect people's space, body, and feelings.
  • To develop a concept of a healthy nutrition.
  • To learn that each child is valued by family, teachers, peers, and God.
  • To provide a safe environment for children.

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Curriculum Themes


Program Tours Daily by appointment Monday through Friday 9:30 - 11:30 or 2:30 - 4:30. Please call Maddy Quaglino at 481-2223.


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The Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center is a non-profit organization. We are dedicated to providing a sense of security that nurtures and values each child along with fostering family relationships. It is our goal to offer a developmentally appropriate environment for learning and exploration. While preserving the integrity of our own Christian identity. we respect diverse religions and cultural backgrounds of all people. We hope each family feels welcomed and connected to our preschool.

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