FAQ

Do I have to send my child 5 days a week?
Absolutely not!  We offer 2, 3, or 4 day options for our Toddler Program and 3, 4, or 5 day options for our Primary Program.

Does tuition have to be paid in full?
It is not required, but if you choose to, you will receive a 2% discount.  Otherwise the annual amount is prorated over the 10 months of the school year and is due on the 1st of the month.

Is snack and/or lunch provided for my child?
We ask parents to provide snack for one week, 2-3 times  per year.  When it is your family’s turn to supply snack a Snack Bag will be sent home with your child along with possible suggestions.  If there are children with food allergies in the school the teacher will clearly communicate what snacks must be omitted.  We ask that healthy snacks be included.  In the event your child eat lunch at school we ask that parents provide a healthy lunch for their child.

Is anything done for my child’s birthday?
We LOVE to celebrate your child’s birthday and invite you in for the celebration as well.  Your child’s teacher will set up a time specific time for you to attend.  (Each class is a bit different on times so please see your child’s teacher for more details) We ask that you bring a snack to share with the class.  You should also bring along a timeline of pictures of your child.  This can be as elaborate or simple as you like.  In the past we have had posters, computer slide shows, actual timelines etc.  Please include a picture for each year of your child’s life and any important events, for example, becoming a big brother or a trip to Disney.  We will ask you to tell us a bit about your child at each year of the their life and they will walk around the “Sun” with the “Earth” representing each year they have been alive. This is a special event in the classrooms and the children look forward to their walks each year.  If your child has a summer birthday or an early fall birthday, we can arrange for a birthday walk on their half birthday.

What type of shoes are worn during class time?
We ask that each child have a pair of “indoor shoes.”  Something that is comfortable for the child to work in and a non-marking sole. Should there be an accident in class, their outdoor shoes will not be ruined.  No character shoes please.

Will the children play outside every day?
We try to go outside everyday, weather permitting, even if just for a few minutes.  Please send your child to school with appropriate outside clothing during the colder months.

How will I know how my child is doing in class?
Conferences will be held three times a year.  In the Fall for new students, Winter for returning students, and Spring for Kindergarten students and upon request for 1st and 2nd year students, if needed. If you would like to observe your child during class time please arrange this with your child’s teacher or the Head of School.

Are there any options for Summer?
We offer a summer program for all currently enrolled students.  The program runs a few days a week for about 4 weeks between July and August.

Can you give me information on the Child Care Tax Credit?
Follow this link to download our Tax Credit information in PDF format.

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