The Scarbrough Center
The Scarbrough Center is a licensed child care center located on the campus of Southeast Tech. The Center accommodates up to 60 children ranging in age from 4 weeks to 8 years and is competitively priced within the Sioux Falls area.

The Scarbrough Center is the first Certified Nature Explore Classroom
in the state of South Dakota!!
The Scarbrough Center joins a growing network of organizations and institutions that have created effective nature-based outdoor learning environments for children.  Certified Nature Explore Classrooms help fill the void integrating research-based outdoor learning opportunities into children's daily lives. View more information here.

Scarbrough Center’s Mission
As advocates for children, our mission is to provide high quality early care and education to the children of the students and staff that attend Southeast Tech and also to the employees of the Sioux Falls School District. Call 605.367.8444 for more information.

Monday through Friday: 7 AM–5 PM; Closed for Holidays

Weekly Rates
Full Time (40 hours), Part Time (30 hours) and Drop In Care available
Call for a tour and rates.

Registration Fee
$35  per family (non-refundable)

The Scarbrough Center Provides:

  • Open Door Policy - you can visit your child at any time
  • Highly qualified, experienced, CPR trained, and caring Teachers
  • Inspiring Indoor Environment
  • Nature Playground Outdoors
  • Safe and Secured Facility
  • Infant and Toddler Programs for Children ages 4 weeks - 3 years
  • Preschool Program for Children ages 3-5 years
  • School-age Activities in the Summer
  • Primary Caregiving in all classrooms
  • An exceedingly low staff turnover rate 
  • Developmentally Appropriate activities
  • High Scope Curriculum
  • Parent Visits when you begin and Conferences twice a year
  • Field Trips & Special Family Events throughout the year
  • Nutritious Meals and Snacks are provided through the Sioux Falls School District's Child Nutrition Program (costs of meals/snacks are based on income using the Child Nutrition Guidelines).
  • Drop in care available with prior notice and if there is room