• ECEC Offers Before and After School Childcare

    Click here for 23-24 Childcare Application

    The Dedham ECEC offers before and after school childcare for students attending the ECEC.   Registration opens in January 2023.   Parents can choose 5, 4, 3, or 2 days of before and/or after care.  Afternoon childcare is currently full.  Contact Brenda McMurtry to be added to the wait list for afternoons.


    Before School Program runs from 7:00 am – 8:45 am

    After School Program runs from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

    If you would like to reserve a place for your child in Childcare for the 22-23 school year, please complete the application forms and return it to: 

    Mrs. Brenda McMurtry 

    ECEC Childcare 

    1100 High St Dedham, MA 02026 

    781-310-8029       bmcmurtry@dedham.k12.ma.us 


    Registration & Tuition Fees:  

    • A non-refundable $75.00 registration fee is required to hold your child’s space (by June 1st) and can be paid via our website under Quick Links, Tuition Payment, then use the Childcare drop down. We will no longer be able to accept checks or money orders for tuition. 

    • The first tuition payment is due August 1, 2023 with this contract.  

    • Each monthly payment is due by the first of the prior month. A late fee of $25.00 may be assessed if the fee is not paid by the 1st of the following month. 

     **Posted 2023 -2024 fees are subject to change starting September 2023** 

    Any permanent changes in schedules must be communicated at least two weeks in advance or full monthly balance will be required.



    Waiting List:

    In the event that the ECEC cannot accommodate all those children interested in attending, we will use the following procedures to determine a waiting list:

    • Returning children will have 1st priority, including siblings. 

    • All remaining, interested children will be placed on a waiting list in the order the applications were received. 

    • Placements will be made on a first come, first serve basis. 

    Questions and Information: All questions regarding Childcare should be directed to Mrs. Brenda McMurtry at 781-310-8029 or bmcmurtry@dedham.k12.ma.us.

    Any changes to a child’s schedule for Childcare, or additions to the approved pick up list should be put in writing and sent into school with your child also emailed to Ms. Brenda by 7:00 am. Emails will not be checked during the school day, so it is imperative that these changes are communicated in a timely manner. 


2023- 2024 Fees