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About Our School

Nelson County Early Learning Center
1200 Cardinal Dr.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Holly Walker
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Mascot: Caterpillars

In August 2011, all preschool students were moved from the elementary schools to our central location at 1200 Cardinal Drive. We have fourteen classrooms, an exceptionally large multipurpose room, a cafeteria, and a playground. We offer the district's before- and after-school child care program which runs from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM for your convenience. 

Our goal is to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond. We focus on life-long skills, social-emotional readiness, and inspiring a love for learning. 

Students are accepted from their third birthday through age 5, (so long as they have never been in school before as a 5 year old). We enroll 3, 4 and 5 year olds all year with periodic screenings. Call us to schedule a screening!