Frequently Asked Questions

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We have tried to address most of our most frequently asked questions here. If you have another question or need more clarification, feel free to contact us!

MOST FREQUENT QUESTION

What qualifications do Kid's Castle teachers have?

Our teachers have to have 30 college credits and 6 of them have to be in Early Childhood Education. We also require our teachers to have 15 In-service hours per year.

Are your teachers CPR and First Aid Certified?

We require all of our staff members to be certified in CPR, First Aid Certified and AED.

What kinds of meals do you serve the children?

The children are served nutritious balanced meal. We provide breakfast, morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack. We follow the food pyramid program which includes a meat, vegetable, bread and fruit. Milk is provided with every meal. We also offer 100% apple and grape juice during snack. Children from ages three years through school age eat in the cafeteria.

What does your infant room provide?

We provide Enfamil formula, nursery water, baby food which consists of meats, vegetables and fruits, rice and oatmeal cereal, puffs, munchies and any other snacks they may need.

How often do you clean toys?

We clean our toys three times a day. First we start out with a disinfectant and then we use Quat rinse. Quat rinse is a sanitizer that we require our staff to use daily to sanitize toys, beds, cribs, changing tables, tables, highchairs and all other equipment that is being used by children. The floors are swept and mopped daily.

What is your policy on children that are sick?

If a child has a fever of 101.0 or higher than the parents will be notified to come pick their child up as soon as possible. Children have to be free of fever, diarrhea and vomiting for 24 hours without medicine in order to return to school.

Do we have an on-site nurse?

We have a certified nurse who comes to our facility once a month to make sure our infant and toddler rooms are up to standards. She also checks the medicine, which is locked in the office at all times, and answers any questions that may arise.

What are your hours of operation?

The center is opened from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. We will officially be closed on: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

What is your policy on dropping off and picking up children?

Work schedules vary from one parent to another therefore these are our recommendations: Parents need to call by 10:00 a.m. to let us know if your child will be attending school that day and children are not allowed to come in between 11:30 and 2:30 due to the fact that children are sleeping at these times.

What is your security like?

When coming into the building the first set of doors are unlocked during business hours while the second set of doors are locked at all times. We also have a touch screen computer where parents check their children in and out. Each parent has two different identification numbers that they use daily to clock their child in and out. A child can only be picked up by the people who are on their pick-up list. An ID may be required if that person is not recognized by the office. We also have security cameras that are located throughout the building and on the outside of the building.

What is your Preschool curriculum?

We work with kindergarten teachers around the area to make sure that our children are ready for kindergarten. We teach them their personal information, sight words, Spanish, rhyming words, shapes, colors, numbers, alphabet/ alphabet sounds, denealian handwriting, cutting and basic behaviors and manners. Our curriculum is tailored to fit the needs of all children. For the past five years our children have scored in the 90th percentile on their kindergarten screening.

Do you provide any other programs?

We provide sports clinics, physical education, computer time and meals to go. Our sports clinics will start on April 17th and each sport lasts for 5 weeks. Our toddlers through school agers participate in P.E. every day. They learn how to properly exercise and different sport techniques. Our classes also have their own computer times where the children work on matching and sorting, simple addition and subtraction as well as number and letter recognition.

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