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Imagine Preschool

Imagine Preschool

The Providence Center believes in the value of early childhood education. Imagine Preschool was established to extend the benefits of quality education to all families. Located at TPC's 520 Hope St. Providence location, Imagine Preschool is an inclusive preschool for children four to five years-old. Imagine is a 5-star BrightStars program and has twice been selected as one of eight classrooms in the Rhode Island Pre-Kindergarten program.

Contact Information

Imagine Preschool
520 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906

For more information on Imagine Preschool, or to enroll your child, call (401) 276-6129.

Visit Imagine Preschool’s Facebook page for a glimpse inside the classroom.

The benefits of a high-quality early childhood programming are long lasting:

  • Increased high school graduation rates
  • Improved results on standardized tests
  • Reduced grade repetition
  • Reduced criminal justice involvement and teen pregnancy rates later in life
  • Higher rates of employment and compensation as adults

About Us

The Providence Center believes in the value of high quality early childhood education to support a solid foundation for children to thrive in school and in adulthood. With this belief, Imagine was founded in 2008 with the vision that with a high quality early childhood program that has highly educated teachers who are well supported, all children will be successful. 

Imagine operates 3 state-funded Pre-K classrooms. Imagine strives to be the highest quality program possible. Imagine has consistently earned a 5 star quality rating through BrightStars (Rhode Island’s quality rating system for child care and preschool programs). Imagine has also consistently been awarded RI department of education, Comprehensive Early Childhood Education Approval, an honor very few programs in RI have achieved. 

Application & Requirements

As a state funded PreK program, students at Imagine must be Providence Residence and are 4 by September 1st of the enrollment year. Enrollment is done through the RI Department of Education’s lottery process. We are able to carry a rolling waiting list during the school year. To inquire about the enrollment process or to have your child put on the waitlist call (401)276-6129 to email yesanchez@carene.org.