Child Development Center

The Merrill Community Child Development Center (MCCDC) is recognized as a 5-star rated tuition-free preschool. We offer high quality preschool program options for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds, providing your child with a strong foundational start to grow in their education and life.

For more information contact April Schomaker.

989-643-7231 ext. 252 or email 

With over 14 years of offering preschool programs at Merrill Community Schools, our staff and faculty are dedicated to supporting your child as they take their first steps along their educational journey. We offer multiple options to provide you with the best fit for your student and family. Discounts may be applied for families of multiple children attending our programs.

Cost: $36.00 per day. Must attend at least two days per week. Includes busing and meals.

Cost: Free for qualifying 4-year-old students. Must attend four days per week.

Before-school child care:
Opens at 6:00 a.m.
Cost: $5.50 (per child, per day)

After-school child care:
Available until 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.50 (per child, per day)

Summer camp is available from 6/15/20 – 8/21/20, M-F from 6:00am-6:00pm. Each week has a special theme like Fear Factor, Buggin Out and Fiesta to name a few. There are also field trips scheduled. All meals and snacks are provided. Enroll today!

Merrill Community Schools
555 W. Alice St.,  Merrill, MI 48637
Phone: 989-643-7261
Fax: 989-643-5570


As a school community, we believe in the importance of cultivating creative compassionate leaders prepared for lifelong success by fostering the intellectual, emotional, and physical well being of each individual.