Weekly at the Ranch

Sunday's and Wednesday's are busy for us over at the Ranch, but we have stuff going on throughout the week at our campus as well! From Bible studies to music practices our campus has something going on almost every day (or evening) of the week!

Little Ranchers

The mission of our school is to provide a warm, nurturing environment that reflects the love of Jesus. Our desire is that every child realizes that they are loved and valued. We are also committed to give every child the fundamental and educational building blocks upon which they can build a successful future.


Little Ranchers is a ministry of Lakewood Ranch Baptist Church. We provide a Christian environment for children 2 years of age through 4K.


Our program is Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (1pm is available for an additional $5). For our Two and Three year old classes we offer 2 days a week T&Th, 3 days a week MWF or all 5 days.


Our 4 yr. old class is 9:00 am – 1:00 pm M-F. This class is structured around getting them ready for kindergarten.


We follow the Manatee County School District calendar (with a few exceptions). We begin classes the day after Labor Day.


We are dedicated to the mental, physical, social and spiritual development of all children entrusted in our daily care. We recognize that each child is a unique gift from God and we pledge to always show God’s Love by our kind words and example.


Little Ranchers is governed by Florida League of Christian Schools


FLOCS# 31523 (www.flocs.org) We use FLOCS standards and certification procedures.


To set up a tour or for more information please contact Connie Nelson. 941-552-1304 or connie@lwrbaptist.com



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