Search > Alabama > Huntsville Prep School
600 Boulevard S SW, Huntsville, AL 35802, USA
  • Daycare Type

    DayCare Center
  • Years in Business

    25 Year
  • Minimum age-eligible for enrollment

    5 weeks
  • Maximum age-eligible for enrollment

    12 years
  • Are there any other requirements necessary for enrollment?

    Regitration Fee
  • Programs Offered

    • Full-Time Child Care
    • Before School Care
    • Head Start
    • Junior Kindergarten
    • Part-Time Child Care A
    • Private Grade School
    • Drop In Care
    • Summer Camp
  • Special Needs Accommodated

    YES, We have handicap accessible.
  • Pre Enrollment Visit

  • Licensed Capacity

    300 Children
  • Days & Hours Of Operation

    Monday - Friday: 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Tour time

    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tour time Interval

    30 mins
  • Availability

    Now Enrolling
  • Flexibility of Pickup and Drop-off Time

    12:00 PM
  • Closings/ Days off

    • Martin Luther King Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day
  • Registration fee

  • Cost of tuition

    Minimum AgeMaximum AgeTuition Fee/WeekToilet Trained
    0 Month1 Year$200YES
    1.5 Years3 Years$180YES
    3.5 Years5 Years$160NO
    1.5 Years3 Years$160NO
  • Additional fees for enrollment

    YES Application Fee: $50 Toy Cleaning Fee: $24
  • Payments Due

  • Offer Sibling Discounts

  • Offer Scholarships

  • Accept government based assistance for low-income families?

  • Late pickup fee

  • Is tuition due in full when the child is ill or on vacation?

  • Additional Information

    We love!
  • Program's educational mission and/or philosophy?

    Play-Based Learning: We believe that play is a fundamental way for children to learn and develop essential skills. Our curriculum is designed to incorporate play-based activities that promote social, emotional, and cognitive development. Individualized Learning: We recognize that each child is unique, and we tailor our teaching approaches to meet the individual needs and interests of every child. Our goal is to help each child reach their full potential. Holistic Development: We focus on the h
  • Additional information or philosophies that you want parents to be aware of? (i.e., Children with Special Needs, Non-Discrimination)

    TitleAdditional Information
    Inclusivity and Non-Discrimination:We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where children of all backgrounds, abilities, and identities are welcome and valued. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. We work to create an atmosphere of respect and acceptance, teaching children the importance of diversity and inclusion.
    Children with Special Needs:We believe in providing equal access to education for all children, including those with special needs or disabilities. Our staff is trained to accommodate and support children with special needs, working in partnership with parents to create individualized plans when necessary. We strive to create an inclusive and supportive environment where every child can thrive.
    Safety and Security:The safety and security of your child are our top priorities. We maintain strict safety protocols, including secure access controls and thorough background checks for our staff. We have emergency procedures in place to ensure the well-being of children in case of unexpected events.
  • Additional information or philosophies that you want parents to be aware of? (i.e., Children with Special Needs, Non-Discrimination)

    Play-Based LearningWe believe that children learn best through play. Our curriculum incorporates hands-on, interactive activities that encourage exploration, creativity, and problem-solving.
    Age-Appropriate Development:We tailor our curriculum to the specific developmental stages of each age group, from infants to preschoolers. This ensures that learning activities are suitable for the children's cognitive, social, and emotional development.
    Social and Emotional DevelopmentWe place a strong emphasis on social and emotional development, teaching children important skills such as empathy, communication, conflict resolution, and self-regulation. We create a caring and supportive classroom environment to foster positive social interactions.
  • Lesson plan

  • Center's accreditations

    • National Association for Family Child Care
    • American Montessori Society
    • National Early Childhood Program Accreditation
  • What role, if any, does television or passive media sources have at the daycare? Please provide information on the amount of time these sources are used on average per age group. Also, provide information on the type of media i.e., television shows and music children will be exposed to.

    Infants and Toddlers (0-2 years): Screen time for infants and toddlers is extremely limited. We do not use television or passive media sources for this age group. Instead, our focus is on hands-on, sensory-rich activities that promote early development, such as tummy time, interactive play, and age-appropriate toys. Preschoolers (3-5 years):
  • Parents required to sign children in and out of the facility

  • Type of lock system

    We have a lock system that requires fingerprints to enter
  • Facilities are available

    • Fenced Facilities
    • Playground
    • Indoor Gym
    • Computers
    • Video Camera
    • Pool
    • Library
  • Provided Meals

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Meal options free from any specific foods

    • Peanut Free
    • Dairy Free
  • Are students allowed to bring lunch from home?

  • Caregiver to child ratio in each group

    Caregiver: 1 Children: 4
  • Perform background checks and/or other screening before hiring staff?

  • What certifications does staff hold?

    • C.P.R.
    • First Aid
    • Advanced CPR
  • Minimum level of education required for all your teachers?

    • High School
  • Communicate with parents

    • A Newsletter
    • Notice Board
    • Daily Reports
    • Parent/Provider Conferences
    • Open-Door Policy: We have an open-door policy that encourages parents to visit and participate in classroom activities or special events. Parents are welcome to discuss any concerns or questions with our staff at any time.
  • Are Parents/Guardians allowed to participate/sit in the programs with their child?

    YES, We would have to schedule this.
  • Must children be immunized in order to attend?

  • Sick-child policy

    Exclusion Policy: Children who are ill or showing symptoms of illness will not be permitted to attend our childcare center until they are no longer contagious and are well enough to participate in daily activities without discomfort. Common Symptoms: We ask parents to keep children at home if they exhibit any of the following symptoms: Fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 degrees Celsius) or higher. Vomiting or diarrhea within the past 24 hours. Severe coughing or difficulty breathing.
  • Administer medication

    YES, Written Authorization: Parents or legal guardians must provide written authorization for the administration of any medication. This authorization should include clear instructions regarding the dosage, timing, and any special considerations. Original Containers: All medication must be in its original container, labeled with the child's name, the name of the medication, the prescribing healthcare provider's name, the dosage instructions, and the prescription or over-the-counter label.
  • Assist with toilet training

    YES, Individualized Approach: We recognize that each child is unique, and toilet training readiness varies from child to child. We take an individualized approach, starting the process when the child shows signs of readiness. Communication: We maintain open communication with parents to coordinate and align our efforts. Parents play a crucial role in the toilet training process and are encouraged to share insights about their child's progress at home. Toilet Training Readiness Signs: We look for si
  • Conduct Fire/Intruder/Emergency drills

    YES, Yearly
  • Parents notified in case of emergencies

    • Phone
  • Discipline children

    Conflict Resolution: We teach children problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, helping them learn to express their feelings and needs effectively. Time-Outs: In rare cases where a child's behavior is disruptive or poses a safety concern, we may implement a short time-out in a calm and non-punitive manner. Time-outs are used sparingly and with a focus on helping the child regain self-control. Communication: We maintain open and effective communication with parents regarding their child'
  • Comfort children

    Responsive Caregiving: Our caregivers are attentive and responsive to the emotional needs of each child. We provide comfort and attention when a child is upset or distressed, ensuring they feel heard and understood. Physical Affection: We offer comforting physical touch, such as hugs, cuddles, and gentle pats, to help children feel secure and loved. Verbal Reassurance: We use soothing and reassuring language to comfort children. We validate their feelings and provide words of comfort and empat
  • Handle teasing, bullying, and inappropriate group behavior among the children

    Prevention through Education: We proactively educate children about the importance of kindness, empathy, and respectful behavior. Our staff regularly discuss and model appropriate behavior, conflict resolution, and the importance of treating others with respect. Supervision and Observation: Our staff maintains active supervision of children during all activities to identify and address inappropriate behavior promptly. We observe interactions among children to detect any signs of teasing or bul
  • Are caregivers required to wash their hands after changing diapers and before feeding the children?

  • Are children taught/required to wash their hands after using the toilet?

  • Additional information that would assists parents with understanding program and what makes it unique

    Individualized Learning Plans: We recognize that every child is unique, with their own strengths, interests, and developmental pace. We create individualized learning plans for each child to tailor our teaching methods and activities to meet their specific needs and foster their passions.
  • How has your daily routine been impacted by COVID-19?

    Health Screenings: We conduct daily health screenings for all children and staff members before entering the childcare center. This includes temperature checks and symptom assessments. Enhanced Cleaning and Sanitization: We have increased the frequency and thoroughness of cleaning and sanitizing high-touch surfaces, toys, and common areas throughout the day.
  • What impact has COVID-19 had on your capacity requirements?

    Reduced Class Sizes: We have reduced the maximum number of children allowed in each classroom to ensure that physical distancing can be maintained. Limited Enrollments: We may temporarily limit enrollments to ensure that we can accommodate children while adhering to social distancing requirements. Staggered Schedules: We may implement staggered drop-off and pick-up times to minimize the number of people in common areas at any given time.
  • What are your sanitization procedures?

    Daily Deep Cleaning: We conduct daily deep cleaning of classrooms and common areas, including floors, carpets, and restrooms, using effective cleaning agents. Toy Sanitization: Toys, play equipment, and materials are sanitized regularly. Some items may be rotated to ensure thorough cleaning.
  • What is your spacing policy due to COVID-19?

    Reduced Classroom Capacity: We have reduced the maximum number of children allowed in each classroom to ensure that physical distancing can be maintained. This reduction in capacity aligns with local health guidelines. Social Distancing: Children and staff are encouraged to maintain a minimum distance of six feet from others whenever possible. This includes spacing during activities, mealtimes, and group interactions.
  • At what age are the children required to wear masks?

    This is not a requiewment
  • What is your policy for kids that have been exposed? E.g. if parent or a sibling has COVID-19.

    They are unable to return for 5 days and or when symptom's are cleared and a negative covid test is secured, whichever is later.
  • Do you require negative tests for families and/or staff that has contracted COVID-19 before returning to work? Please explain.

  • Do you offer virtual learning support for children that are now attending school virtually? Please explain.

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Monday - Friday 6:00 AM — 5:00 PM

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