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Education




Building Block Learning Center - 1-5 yrs. old
Martha Cabay, Coordinator/Director
446 S. Washington St.,
Ripley, TN. 38063
(731) 635-8484
Fax (731) 635-8484
2012-2013 Enrollment - 15
Pre-K - 3 & 4 years old
After-school care - up to 12 yrs. old

New Beginnings Early ChildhoodDev. -6 wks.-6yrs old
Cathi Spicer, Center Director
313 S. Washington St., Ripley, TN 38063
(731) 635-8480 Fax (731) 635-5070
2012/2013 Enrollment - 50
Pre-K - 3 & 4 years old
After School Care—6 wks - 12

Gate Way Christian School - Grades 1-12
Dr. Leo Crofford, Founder
Tina Crofford, Executive Director
301 Lake Dr.,
Ripley, TN. 38063
(731) 221-0703
Fax (731) 221-0704
(901) 454-9958
(901) 452-3176
2012/2013 Enrollment - 380
Days of testing: Monday - Wednesday - Thursday (8:30-1:30)
Days of tutoring: Wednesday & Thursday (8:30-1:30)
Days of enrollment: Monday (8:30-1:00)
Days of home compulsory attendance: Monday - Friday (4 hours per day)

New Life Learning Center - 7 wks - 5 yrs.
Tammy Carroll, Director
311 Cleveland St., Ripley TN 38063
(731) 635-1203
Fax (731) 635-3132
2012/2013 Enrollment: 55
After School Care: up to 12 yrs.

Heaven Sent Christian Child Care - 6 weeks- 5 yrs.
Gloria Holland, Center Coordinator/Director
295 Eastland Ave., Ripley, TN. 38063
2012/2013 Enrollment - 40

Lauderdale County Head Start - 6 weeks - 4yrs. old
Chanesia Dixon, Center Coordinator/Director
Hope Childs, Family Advocates
142 Nelson St., Ripley, TN. 38063
(731) 635-8234 Fax (731) 635-5129
2012/2013 Enrollment - 104
Infants - 6 weeks - 15 months
Toddlers - 15 months - 3 years old
Pre-school - 3 - 4 years old



Students commute daily to colleges in the area. There are approximately 21 colleges in the area which students attend:

Jackson 45 miles, 5 colleges
Martin 50 miles, 1 college
Dyersburg 25 miles, 1 college
Memphis 50 miles, 14 colleges


Day Cares

New Life Learning Center
Tammy Carroll
311 Cleveland Street
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-1203

First Baptist Church Nursery School
Kim Sands
108 Lafayette Street
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-9070

Building Block Learning Center
Martha Cabay
446 South Washington Street
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-8484

Bridgett’s Building Bridges of Success
Bridgett Maben
439 Michael Street
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-8439

Happy Home Group Child Care
Julia Rouser-Shaw
199 Joann Ave
Ripley, TN 38063
731-612-2358

New Beginnings
Catherine Spicer
309 South Washington St.
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-2008

Miss Gloria’s Group Day Care Center
Gloria Ashmore
527 Ross Road
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-7679

Strayhorn Day Care
Helen Nance
328 Huntington Street
Gates, TN 38037
731-836-7333

Lauderdale Chamber / Economic & Community Development, 123 S. Jefferson St., Ripley, TN 38063
731.635.9541 or 8463 (Ph), 731.635.9064 (fax), webmaster@lauderdalecountytn.org
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