Shull Early Learning Center

In the community

Mary Shatford, Director of Shull Early Learning Center, was the guest speaker at the Sept. 20, 2017, Belton-Raymore Rotary Club meeting. She shared information about the relocation and expansion of early childhood programs in the Raymore-Peculiar School District.

Mary Shatford at Rotary web

Shull Early Learning Center is located at 11706 E. 211th St., Peculiar.

Call 816-892-1210 for more information.

View presentation about proposed Early Learning program, including an introduction to staff
Parent Information Sheet

Handbook
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Shull Early Learning offers programs by highly qualified staff. Shull will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parents provide transportation. 

  • Full-day coverage is 10 hours per day with a breakfast/lunch option available and two snacks provided. 
  • Morning half-day coverage is 6 hours, from 6 a.m. to noon, which includes the 8 to 11:15 a.m. class. Breakfast/lunch option is available. One snack provided. 
  • Afternoon half-day coverage is 6 hours, from noon to 6 p.m., which includes the noon to 3:15 p.m. afternoon class time. A lunch option is available. One snack provided.

Early Learning programs



  • The Early Childhood classroom provides pre-kindergarten instruction 5 days per week for students the year before they enter kindergarten. 
  • The Early Childhood blended classroom (limited availability) provides instruction 4 days per week, Monday through Thursday. Peer models are in the classroom with special needs students.
  • Early Childhood Special Education meets the needs of young children with developmental delays.
Parents as Teachers
Parents as Teachers offers home visits and related services for families beginning before birth.
Parents as Teachers