St. Matthew Early Childhood Center

Director name: Beth Patruno

Administrative Assistant: Becky Fleming

Email for SMECC: [email protected]

Phone Number: 610-828-0755

Hours: Monday- Friday 8AM- 5PM

Interest in SMECC :

Saint Matthew Early Childhood Center provides a high quality Catholic early educational experience for children, 6 weeks to 5 years old.  We provide a warm, nurturing and supportive environment where children feel safe, secure, and develop both socially, academically, and spiritually. Our Preschool typically begins after Labor Day and ends at the beginning of June.  Our Daycare is open over 12 months.  Saint Matthew Early Childhood Center is licensed by the PA Department of Human Services.

SMECC is currently full for the 2022-23 school year.  If you would like to be included on our distribution list to receive information when we open our registration period, in early February, please complete this interest form. Interest Form  

 * Disclosure: Typically new spots for the Daycare become available in either June or September, and our Preschool enrollment occurs on a school year schedule.  Enrollment spots will be prioritized for current SMECC siblings and active Saint Matthew parishioners.  This form is not a guarantee for a spot nor is it a waitlist. By completing this form you will receive information for our open enrollment.

Current Tuition Rates:

Infant and Toddler Tuition: Billed Monthly over 12 months (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Five Days a Week Program: $1,430.00/ Month

Four Days a Week Program: $1,105.00/ Month

Three Days a Week Program: $845.00/ Month

Two Days a Week Program: $585.00 /Month

Preschool Tuition: Billed Monthly over 9 months (September-May)

Five Full Days a Week Program (8:00 AM- 3:00 PM): $882.00/ Month

Five Half Days a Week Program (8:00 AM- 12:00 PM): $662.00/ Month

Four Full Days a Week Program (8:00 AM- 3:00 PM): $747.00/ Month

Four Half Days a Week Program (8:00 AM- 12:00 PM): $535.00/ Month

Three Full Days a Week Program (8:00 AM- 3:00 PM): $611.00/ Month

Three Half Days a Week Program (8:00 AM- 12:00 PM): $441.00/ Month

CARES: Billed Monthly (3:00 PM- 5:00 PM)

1 Child: $18.00/day

2 Children: $30.00/day

Employment Opportunities:

Today is the day you can make the difference in the life of a child.  Saint Matthew Early Childhood Center offers something for everyone!  We are hiring part-time and full-time positions. For more information, reach out to us at [email protected]. You will be glad you did!

Mass Schedule

WEEKENDS:

Saturday Evening: 4:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30AM, 9:30AM, 11:30AM

WEEKDAYS:

Monday to Friday: 8:15 AM
Vigil of Holy days: 7:00 PM
Holy Days: 8:15 AM,12:00 Noon

Parish Giving

St. Matthew Parish has enlisted Parish Giving to provide its members with the opportunity to use Electronic Funds Transfer as an alternative method for giving.

The Program is free of charge for parishioners.

Click on Parish Giving to register for the program.

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Please visit Parish Giving Program for further information.