The Child Development Center provide an opportunity for each child who attends to develop physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually to his or her highest level of capacity within a strong Christian atmosphere. We do not discriminate due to race or religion.
We invite you to stop by and visit the facility and meet our staff. We are eager for you to know about our wonderful weekday program.
We must have the following items on file before your child may attend:
- Completed 2022-2023 Registration Packet
- Copy of Birth Certificate
- Current Shot Record
- Signed Health Form from Registration Packet
- $125 Registration Fee
- Security Fee ($195 for 3’s and 4’s; $235 for Kindergarten)
Three years old on or before September 1, 2022, these children are potty trained and able to care for themselves. Classes meet Monday through Friday 8:30-11:30, and have 14 students, 1 teacher and 1 assistant each. There are 3 classes.
Four years old on or before September 1, 2022, students meet Monday through Friday, 8:30-11:30. Classes have 18 students, 1 teacher and 1 assistant each. There are 3 classes.
Five years old on or before September 1, 2022, students meet Monday through Friday, 8:30-2:30. Classes have 18 students, 1 teacher and 1 assistant each. There are 2 classes.
Extended care will be offered before and after school for children who are enrolled in school classes at the CDC. This service will begin at 7:15 a.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. An afternoon snack is included.
PICK-UP and DROP-OFF
Parents will drop off children in carline daily at 8:10 a.m. and ends at 8:30 a.m. Carline is offered at 11:30 and 2:30. Extended Care students picked up after 2:30 need to walk-up to the CDC Entrance and buzz for us to bring your child out to you. If you need to pick-up at any other time throughout the day for appointments etc. please notify the office and we will bring your child to you at our entrance.
The staff for the school will consist of a full-time director, assistant director, and office assistant. Each class has 1 teacher and a teaching assistant. All staff are required by the state to have First Aid and CPR training, plus 24 hours of Continuing Education each year. Extended Care classes will have 1 teacher per class.
Discipline shall be consistent with the child’s needs and development.
Self-discipline and the ability to choose acceptable behavior is promoted. Positive redirection is used in the classroom for the child to comply with the classroom rules.
All children are expected to follow the rules. Children who consistently choose to break the rules will be withdrawn from the program.
We try to follow the MISD calendar but will communicate our start and end dates with you. Other holidays will be forthcoming.
Our registration fee is $125.00. This is paid at the time of registration and is non-refundable.
There is a security fee due at registration which is equal to half a month’s tuition. This fee is refundable if you need to leave our program and have given a 30-day notice and your account is current. This fee will be applied to your May 2021 tuition.
- Three-year-old Preschool and Four-year-old Pre-K security fee is $185
- Kindergarten is $235.
- 5 days (three and four-year-old) $75.00
- 5 days (kindergarten) $75.00
*This once a semester fee is added to your August and January tuition statements.
- 5-days Preschool (three and four-year-old ): $390.00
- 5-day kindergarten: $470.00
*Morning snack is provided.
EXTENDED CARE FEES
- Early Room 7:15-8:25 a.m.: $40.00
- 3’s and 4’s nap room option (11:30-2:30): $135
- 3’s and 4’s (11:30-5:30): $270
- Kindergarten (2:30-5:30): $160
*Afternoon snack provided daily at 2:30 pm.
Kindergarten students and those Preschool and Pre-k staying for Extended Care are offered a hot lunch daily, included in tuition prices.
Each age group will do age-appropriate activities consisting of large group, small group and learning centers. Each class will have experiences in art, music, science, Bible, and academics. Recess is an important part of each day. The Child Development Center has an indoor play area when weather prohibits going outside. All students visit the science/art/music room weekly (kindergarten attends daily). Each age group also meets weekly for an interactive chapel.
Our language, reading and math curriculums are from Abeka and D.I.G. We use The Gospel Project Bible curriculum each day in the classroom and in our weekly chapels. Other curriculum is supplemented as needed.