ridgewood Child Development Center

Ridgewood Baptist Church is honored to partner with the longstanding Ridgewood Child Development Center.
We often work together often, but function independently. 

We are open 6am-6pm, Monday through Friday. 

Ages Accepted

Providing care for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years old.

Ages are divided as age appropriate into ratio-dependent classroom settings. 


All child care staff members complete a minimum of 15 hours of training every year. Continuing education is crucial for keeping up with new developments, policies, and ideas. Many staff members have obtained their Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). and others are taking it further by obtaining their Director's Credential, Associate Degree and even their Bachelor Degree.

Director: April Baker

Childcare Center Director

April began as Interim Director on October 4, 2021 and then became permanent director at the end of 2021. April has over 25 years of experience in Childcare. She is a Louisville native, has two daughters and one granddaughter. April enjoys spending time with her family, football (especially the Green Bay Packers), shopping, and reading.

Food Program

Ridgewood Child Development Center participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). CACFP is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children who are enrolled in participating child care centers.  CACFP contributes to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children in the United States. Children enrolled at Ridgewood Child Development Center are provided nutritious meals packed with fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Weekly menus are posted and available for review.

Click here to view our non-discrimination policy.

Kentucky all stars

Ridgewood Child Development Center participates in the KY All STARS program. This program goes above and beyond State Licensing standards to ensure that your child will receive a quality education and have fun doing so. 


On the first Wednesday of each month, Pastor Molly offers Chapel. They share silly songs, a Bible story, Birthday blessings (for children who have birthdays that month), and a prayer time! See Pastor Molly's note about Chapel by clicking here. 

Current Monthly Rates

Effective Novmember 1, 2022

Infants: 6 weeks – 1 year $200

Toddlers: 1 – 2 years $200

Preschool: 3 – 5 years $185

School Age:

Before & After School         $145

Before OR After School $120

JCPS Breaks/Full Day Care     $185

Registration Fee $25

Returned Check Fees $25

Multi Child Discount 10% off

In January 2021, RCDC began using Brightwheel to assist families and staff in communication. Brightwheel allows for touchless check-in for children, as well as credit card billing and real-time updates for daily reports for children. For more information, contact April Baker, Director, at april@ridgewoodlouisville.org

For more information regarding COVID precautions or availability, please contact April Baker, Director, at april@ridgewoodlouisville.org or visit their Facebook page here

Or, please fill out the interest form below and a RCDC staff member will be in touch as soon as possible.