5224 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19120
Office: (215) 457-7730
Fax: (215) 689-4547

Qualified Teachers

All of our teachers are certified with CDAs or higher (Bachelors or Associates degrees in early childhood education).


Our PreK Counts and PHL PreK programs utilize The Creative Curriculum for Preschool, a comprehensive, research-based curriculum that features exploration and discovery as a way of learning in all developmental domains.

Library & Play Areas

We have a variety of children's books in a library area in each classroom and several play areas for other activities in each classroom.


We are licensed by the Department of Human Services and we uphold a Keystone Star 4 rating through Pennsylvania's Quality Rating and Improvement System which supports early learning programs in the commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Welcome to Rising Sun Children's Center

Established in 1990, Rising Sun Children's Center (RSCC) is a state-licensed, non-profit, non-sectarian program of the Korean Community Development Services Center.

The mission of Rising Sun Children’s Center (RSCC) is to provide safe, affordable and high quality child care for the children and families living in the Olney neighborhood and surrounding community. We accomplish this by providing a positive environment that supports the development of strong self esteem and reflects and honors the multicultural, multilingual diversity of the children and families we serve.

RSCC aims to become a recognized provider in early childhood education field serving multicultural and multilingual children and family. We will strive to develop and uphold best practice in the provision of an early childhood service. We will help children to be successful in kindergarten and school life in an inclusive learning environment. It is our hope that the children who participate in our programs go on to be responsible, competent and adaptive leaders of our future society. We are committed to increasing professionalism through skill and knowledge development, following trends in early childhood education and promoting staff development. We will maintain our knowledge of key services and organizations within our community, striving to continue collaboration with other relevant professionals and services.

We are open Monday through Friday, 7 AM to 6 PM.

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What We Offer

We provide early learning school programs through PHL PreK and PreK Counts, private pay childcare, ELRC subsidy extended care, and summer camp for children ages 13 months to 5 years. We also provide before/after care and summer camp for school age children. Three healthy meals are offered daily throughout the entire program: breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack.

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Safety First

We have small class sizes with teachers and aides watching the children at all times, during instruction and free play.

Regular Classes

Educational time is structured in every day on a routine schedule.

Qualified Teachers

All teachers (multicultural) are certified with CDAs or higher degrees in early childhood education and dedicated to excellence in education.

Sufficient Classrooms

We have 4 classrooms divided by ages: Young toddlers through Preschoolers. Small class sizes with appropriate teacher to child ratio.

Creative Lessons

Using The Creative Curriculum for Preschool, we strive to ready children for kindergarten while making learning and playing fun.


We have a safe playground area and take the children outside to play every day when weather permits.

Mission and Goals

Mission: To provide quality child care and growth experiences for children from the surrounding community in a multicultural and home-like environment.

Self Esteem

To develop a high moral awareness and strong self esteem in every child in our care.

Educational Experience

To provide a well-rounded educational experience for young children, with special emphasis on literacy and mathematical readiness.


To enhance the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of the young child.

Quality Care

To serve as an extension of the family, providing quality care in a positive environment, where each child has the opportunity to grow and learn.

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Our Programs

We offer PreK Counts, PHL PreK, full-time care through ELRC/private pay, and Summer Camp.

PreK Counts

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
3 yrs through 5 yrs

Child(ren) must be 3 yrs old before September 1st. Free from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Care before 8:30 AM and after 2:30 PM available through ELRC or private pay.



8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
3 yrs through 5 yrs

Child(ren) must be 3 years old before September 1st. Free from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Care before 8:30 AM and after 2:30 PM available through ELRC or private pay.


ELRC/Private Pay

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
13 months through 5 yrs

Full time care from 7 AM - 6 PM available through ELRC or private pay. For private pay, please contact us for rates which are dependent on age of child.


Summer Camp

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
13 months through 5 yrs

Available when PreK Counts and PHL PreK school year ends for children ages 3 years - 5 years from June through August. ELRC and private pay accepted.