About Us

University Temple Children’s School (UTCS) is an independent, non-profit organization, licensed by the State of Washington. We provide quality early education to children 12 months through 5 years of age. The program serves a wide variety of families in North Eastern Seattle.

UTCS at a Glance:
Parent board of directors
For children ages 1 to 5
Located in Seattle’s University District
Serving families since 1970
Care available Mon-Fri, 7am to 6pm
Year round program
Full-time & flexible part-time schedules
Low staff/student ratios
Low staff turnover
Child-centered curriculum
Enrichment activities and field trips
Play yard and indoor gym space on-site
Hot lunch with AM/PM snacks

Anti-Bias Goals
UTCS is committed to providing an anti-bias environment. We value diversity in our staff and families and believe that these differences enrich our experiences. We welcome all families regardless of race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion, cultural background or disability. We comply with all requirements set forth by the American Disabilities Act.

UTCS is located at the University Temple United Methodist Church, just west of the University of Washington campus. While we maintain an excellent relationship with the church, the school has no religious affiliation. Our facilities include:

Six bright, spacious classrooms
A large outdoor play yard
A large indoor gym
Walkable access to local P-Patch
Access to major bus lines and light rail