The development of your child's potential is our passion.

Somerset is an independent, private school with no religious  affiliation.

Our school is located in the education wing of the University Presbyterian Church in Rochester Hills, Michigan on S. Adams Road, south of Avon Road.

Somerset Offers

Programs for: Low child/teacher Ratio
Preschool 2 1/2 - 4 yrs
(toilet training not required)
Preschool 1 to 8
Pre-Kindergarten 4 - 5 yrs Pre-Kindergarten 1 to 9

Nationally Accredited since 2000
NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children

Becoming accredited by NAEYC is a very challenging process which takes approximately one year to complete. Programs are evaluated on 10 criteria developed by a panel of leading early childhood educators from across the US. These criteria are based on current research in Early Childhood Education. For more information about NAEYC or the accreditation process please visit the NAEYC links below.

Benefits of NAEYC Accreditation video

Other Information for Families Regarding NAEYC

The 10 NAEYC Standards assessed for accreditation

What to Look for in a Quality Early Childhood Program

Licensed by:
State of Michigan

Michigan's Great Start to Quality

Somerset ECC is presently rated at 4 of 5 Stars which indicates very high quality.

Learn more about the Great Start to Quality program here!

Individualized Scheduling
Full Day 9:00 - 4:00 pm M-F
Morning Sessions 9:00 - 12:00 pm M-F
Afternoon Sessions 1:00 - 4:00 pm M-F

Somerset Philosophy

At Somerset we believe that within all children lies the potential for great learning and a desire to explore and understand the world around them.  It is our responsibility to nurture and unfold each child's uniqueness in a trusting and challenging learning environment where the children construct knowledge and feel supported in developing their own ideas.

Somerset Mission

To create a learning environment where your child's potential can be fully developed to facilitate:

  • a love for learning
  • the development of behavioral and cognitive habits that support effective learning
  • a strong foundation for future academic achievement

Somerset Learning Environment

  • is designed to enable our teachers to provide an optimal balance of planned, organized experiences and flexible, spontaneous experiences which respond to the immediate interests of the children
  • is comprised of learning materials and equipment purposely selected for the development of a range of skills, knowledge and investigative processes.

Somerset Staff

Somerset's staff is the central factor in our school's success. Our administrators and teachers have many, many years of experience and education in Early Childhood Education. They are all caring professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best for young children.

Individualized Scheduling

Parents may select a schedule for their child that meets their family needs ranging from traditional Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Tuesday, Thursday morning or afternoon schedules to any combination of morning and afternoon sessions.

How to Contact Somerset

Somerset Early Childhood Center, Inc.
Preschool: 248 375-2140
1385 S. Adams Rd. Pre-Kindergarten: 248 375-9255
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Director: 248 375-9071
Email: contact us Fax: 248 375-9071

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Somerset Early Childhood Center, Inc.
1385 S. Adams Rd.
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309
contact us
Preschool:+1 (248) 375-2140
Pre-Kindergarten:+1 (248) 375-9255
Director:+1 (248) 375-9071