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"We love that University School for Young Children feels like an extension of our family.  This familial extension starts the second you walk in the door each day when every single teacher you pass greets you with a cheerful hello.  This shows us that they not only enjoy working with each other, but also our children.  The teachers are remarkable on many levels, and the student teachers are fortunate to learn from them!  We also truly appreciate the seamless communication between the teachers and parents.  We love seeing photos of all the enriching and fun activities that the children do each week, and the great newsletters talking about all the upcoming events.  We are grateful to be part of the USYC family!"     

-Herman and Jennifer Louw

"There are no words to express our gratitude for the teachers and staff at the USYC.  Our children have grown and learned in many ways.  They have also developed both intellectually and socially.  We are forever grateful for the love and guidance we have personally experienced from the USYC staff."

-Halley and Brady Barke

"Having my two children at the USYC since they were 8 weeks old through preschool has been a wonderful experience. The school is very organized, communicates consistently with families and has wonderful facilities. The staff truly care about each and every child and what they are learning and have become good friends of ours. I have never worried a second about my children’s care, their happiness or the quality of their education. The USYC is truly the best facility in the area."

-Alisa and Ross McFerron

"When we moved to Cape Girardeau in 2010, we visited several daycares and program-based pre-schools. It quickly became obvious that USYC was by far the best option with the highest education standards, teacher to child ratio, and the most competitive price. Overall, USYC has been such a warm and inviting place for our children to attend school during those important early years of life. I would recommend them to anyone and especially to all University employees and students with young one."

-Sara and Jason Wagganer


University School for Young Children
2089 Bessie St.
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701