First Ozark Christian Learning Center

The Christian Learning Center is an outreach ministry of First Ozark. Its mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for little ones, promoting the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children. With a focus on Christian teaching, the CLC provides developmentally appropriate activities while utilizing the Abeka curriculum (an academic resource based on biblical principles).

Program Objectives are to help each child:

  • Experience God's Live through the love of teachers and staff
  • Feel his/her self- worth as a child of God
  • Become prepared for the next stage of development
  • Reach his/her potential in a safe, supportive, nurturing environment
  • Learn to work together in a fair and caring way
  • Being the process of becoming independent as well as accepting of guidance
  • Become aware of the beautiful world God has created
  • Learn to follow directions and listen
  • Express him/herself through music, art, and play

Admission & Fees


The following items will be required for admission:

  • Enrollment Packet
  • Certificate of Immunization
  • Annual, non - refundable registration fee ($25)
  • First week's tuition payment


  • Registration Fee: $25 (Paid Annually, Non-Refundable)
  • Supply Fee: $75 (Paid each August/Fall & January/Winter for EVERY Child)
  • Pre-K Weekly Reader & T - Shirt Fee: $12 (September) 
  • Late Pick-up Fee: $2 per minute starting at 6:00 p.m. 
  • Returned Check Fee: $36
  • Past Due Account Fee: $20 (once 20 days past due)

Weekly Tuition

  • Infants to 18mo: $110
  • 19mo to Pre-K4: $105
  • Second Child (Full-time): $90
  • Third Child (Full-time): $80
  • Morning Preschool only (8 a.m. to 11 a.m.): $71
  • School aged Children (After School Club): $51
  • Second Child (After School Club) | Pickup-6p.m.: Lisenby: $51, Ariton: $70--church bus transportation provided in weekly fees
  • School aged Children during Summer Program: $105

Daily Schedule & Activities


First Ozark Christian Learning Center accepts children beginning at 6:30 a.m. All children must be picked up by 6:00 p.m. Children arriving after 9:00 a.m. will no be included in the daily lunch. 

6:30 - 7:50 a.m.                  Arrival Time/Breakfast

8:00 a.m.                            Classes Begin

11:00  - 11:30 a.m.            Lunch/Alternating Schedules

11:30 - 12:00 p.m.             Prepare for Rest time

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.               Restful/Quite time

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.                 Organization/Bathroom/Clean up

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.                 Snack Time/Parent Pickup begins

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.                 Play Activities (Gym, Playground, Classroom)

6:00 p.m.                            First Ozark Christian Learning Center Closes

** Schedules will vary from class to class in details. Please see your teacher for more detailed schedule.**


First Ozark Christian Learning Center offers a variety of learning activities which may include, but not limited to:

  • Abeka Curriculum
  • Bible Stories and/or Story-time
  • Music and Art
  • Science, Math, and/or Language Arts activities
  • Gross and Fine Motor skill activities
  • Supervised play
  • Group Projects
  • Appropriate field trips for preschool and school aged children. 



The First Ozark Christian Learning Center has an active board of directors, who strive to make decisions that will best suit our children and staff. Our director, Britney Johnson, has also dedicated her time and energy to improving our programs in order to best serve our children.