FAQ

What is the program schedule?
Our program operates year round, 5 days per week, 11 hours per day (7:00 am – 6:00 pm).

Does my child have to attend for 11 hours?
No. However, children are expected to attend from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm each day to receive the full benefits of our instructional program.

Do you offer a half-day program?
No. But you can choose to attend for half a day. However, a reduction in the tuition rate will not be offered.

Do you offer part-time care?
Yes. We offer 2, 3 and 5 FULL day programs. Part-time care is available depending on the full-time enrollment.

What is the class size?
Young Toddler – 10 children
Older Toddler – 15 children
Preschool -- 18 children

Can my child's OT conduct sessions on your premises?
Yes. We will allow OTs to have sessions during school hours, if needed.

Do you supply meals?
Yes. Organic meals and drinks are provided by Gourmet Gorilla, Inc.

Do you offer food substitute choices for children with allergies?
Yes. Gourmet Gorilla, Inc, our catering company, observes a strict non-GMO policy and is peanut-free. It offers regular, vegetarian and vegan menus.

What are the enrollment requirements?
Children must be at least 15 month old to enroll in our Young Toddler Program. Children who are 5 years old on or before September 1st of the current year may not participate in the preschool program.

What are the teachers’ qualifications?
Lead teachers are required to have the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Assistant teachers are required to have the minimum of a CDA or an associate’s degree as well as experience in an early learning environment.

What screening process are employees subjected to during the hiring process?
All employees undergo an extensive screening process, including fingerprint and background screening. To find teachers who share NEA’s educational approach, we conduct multiple interviews and classroom observation. 

What is your student/teacher ratio?
Young Toddler (15 - 28 months) -- 1:3.3
Older Toddler (2 - 3.5 years) -– 1:7.5
Preschool (3.5 - 5 years) -- 1:9

Do you offer sibling discounts?
Yes. 15% discount on the lowest tuition is applied when both siblings are enrolled in the 5 full days, year-round program.

Does your program include potty training?
Potty training is a big step for parents and kids alike. Our experienced and patient staff will determine when your child is physically and emotionally ready for such a big change and guide him/her through the process to ensure great success. Our potty training philosophy is: "Be ready, stay consistent and remain positive!"