College Road Early Childhood Center


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About Us

The College Road Early Childhood Center is one of New Hanover County Schools District NC Pre-K sites. We are delighted to host seven preschool classes to experience, explore, and embrace their first years of school.  Students attending our NC Pre-K Sites apply for our program through the NHCS Early Childhood Education Program application process.


  • 7:15  Students are permitted on campus
  • 7:15 - 7:45 Arrival
  • 7:45  Tardy Bell Rings
  • 1:45  Dismissal


Health Assessments are due by  September 5th - They must be completed by the doctor within the last 12 months.

(A 30 day Grace Period is given.  After October 5th any student without an updated Health Assessment is not allowed to attend school.)


*Bus Routes – (Only Students who live within the Bellamy, Anderson, and Carolina Beach district can receive bus transportation to CRECC)  REQUESTS FOR BUS TRANSPORTATION NEED TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL BY TUESDAY, 8/15/2023.  See Transportation Website for other documentation.

CRECC School Behavior Plan

Michelle L. Manis, Director

4905 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412

Phone: 910.350.7860

Fax: 910.397. 7691

Student Arrival 7:15 -7:45 am
Student Dismissal 1:45 pm 

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