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Shining Lights Early Childhood Center ® 1720 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003


Shining Lights is an early childhood education center in Cherry Hill, NJ. As you visit our web site, you will get a glimpse into Shining Lights. The facilities, the curriculum, and the teachers are all a part of who we are and what we do. What you may not be able to picture is the level of commitment and quality of care that we give to each child in our center. We believe that children are created by God, in His image. To be able to care for these children is a responsibility that we do not take lightly. We will do our best to ensure that your child, along with each child in our center, is able to learn, grow and be cared for in a safe, secure, loving environment. 

Education is a lifelong process.  Our capacity to think, explore, discover, acquire new skills and learn never diminishes.  As teachers we need to use children's natural desire to learn as an opportunity to begin the process of formal education.  Education should be viewed as a natural outgrowth of our desire to learn, thus motivating children to become life-long learners.

2021-22 Calendar Year

Shining Lights will be Closed on the following days:

September: Labor Day (Sep 6)
November: Teacher In-Service (Nov 5)  
                    Thanksgiving (Nov 25-26)
December: Winter Recess (Dec 24-31)
February: President's Day (Feb 21)
March: Teacher In-Service (Mar 18)
April: Good Friday (Apr 15)
May: Memorial Day (May 30)
June: Preschool Closed (Jun 20-24)
          Daycare Closed (Jun 20-21)

Early Dismissal Dates
December 23 @ 12:00pm
June 17 @ 12:00pm


Shining Lights offers Daycare which includes classes for infants, walkers and toddlers starting at age of 6 weeks through 2 and half years old.

Our Preschool program has classes for children ranging from 2 and a half years to 5 years old who are not going to Kindergarten,

Also offered is a full-day Kindergarten that uses the Core Knowledge Curriculum as a base for lesson planning.

Lastly Shining Lights offers a summer camp program that runs from late June through August.
Coming Events
        27th -- Playtime Sports-Tennis
        28th -- Amazing Athletes
        30th -- Playtime Sports-Golf
        4th -- Playtime Sports-Tennis
        5th -- Amazing Athletes
        7th -- Playtime Sports-Golf
        11th -- Playtime Sports-Tennis
        12th -- Amazing Athletes
        13th -- Playtime Sports-Golf

Tasty Lunches Menu
Mondays: Chicken Nuggets
Tuesdays: Quesadillas
Wednesdays: NO LUNCH
Thursdays: Breakfast (Waffles or Pancakes)
Fridays: Pizza

​Important Information

  • Shining Lights currently has a need for a committed Christian looking to minister in either the morning or afternoon as an aide in our daycare or preschool programs.  There are part-time positions with flexible hours available.  See Employment for an application.
  • Shining Lights is seeking full time teachers in our Infant Room and Preschool for the Fall 2021 school year.  Must be a committed Christian with at least two-year college degree.  Experience in early education is preferred.  See Employment section for an application.
  • We have limited availability for the fall programs.  You may complete an application if you would like to secure your child's spot.  Call for availability and an after hours tour.  (856) 424-4915.  See Enrollment for more details.

    Shining Lights admits children regardless of race, religion, color, or national/ethnic origin. 

Registration for Fall 2021 NOW OPEN!
Limited space is available.

Hours: 7:30am-5:30pm

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