About Our School


Owned and Directed by Therese DiVerde and founded by Dr. Filomena M. Brooks. At YES! “Learning is Fun”.


  • Using and encouraging the child’s own language in experiencing charts stories, poems, and literature.
  • Develop listening skills and enjoyment.
  • Math and word games used to develop and expand the child’s potentials.

Science / Math

  • Develop skills of observation, prediction, and problem solving.
  • “Hands on” activities and manipulative to develop concrete sense of number.

Art and MusicCrayon Girl

  • Using numerous materials, textures, and media in the development of the child’s individual tactile, visual and audio perceptions.

Cooking and Tasting

  • Provides measuring, math concepts, physical coordination, reading skills and trying new foods.

Field Trips

  • Expanding the learning experiences outside the school environment. Children develop appreciation and respect for our community.

Physical Fitness

  • Develop body coordination through vigorous play, wheel toys, climbing, tumbling, running and body movement.


  • Infant Care, starting at 6 weeks of age, all year
  • Grades 1-5 all year
  • Grades 5-8 before and after school
  • K-2 summer program
  • Full-time and Part-time schedules available


  • Accepts DES clients
  • Participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Entrance Requirements

  • Young Explorers Schools is an equal opportunity provider
  • Personal interview and visit to our school
  • Use of Courtesy Day prior to enrollment (parent and child)
  • Physical exam required
  • Proof of immunizations
  • First week tuition payment

Parent Participation

Parent Participation is encouraged in our educational program in these and other ways:

  • Class participation
  • Field Trips
  • Recycling projects
  • Open House activities
  • Parent-Study Groups
  • Exchanging Services

YES! Young Explorers Schools – Where You’re Extra Special! Contact Us at  520-747-1816 for availability and rate information.