Questions to Identify a Quality Daycare Facility

If you are embarking on your parenting journey with your first born, moving to a new area with children or just exploring all the preschool options, quality is the key. Below is a list of questions to help you as you tour and choose a child care facility for your child.

Philosophy
What is the schools learning approach or philosophy?
What type of curriculum is followed?

Facility
Is it a licensed facility? Accredited? By whom?
How many classrooms are on site?
Is there safe outdoor space for designated ages?

Staff
How many staff are employed?
What is your turnover rate?
What are the specific staff to child ratios amongst the different age groups?
What training or certifications do you require of your staff?
Are they trained in CPR/First Aid?
Do you conduct background checks?

Discipline
What is your policy on discipline? Time out? Redirection?

Policies/Procedures
What are your hours?
Are there enrollment requirements? Minimum or maximum days?
Do you do half days?
Illness? What are the limitations for attendance?
Are you able to administer OTC medications? Prescriptions?
Is food provided? Or do families provide meals? Are their allergy limitations?
What is the potty training policy?
How often are the toys and materials cleaned and sanitized?

Cost and Closures
What are your current rates? Daily? Monthly?
What days are you closed throughout the year?
Activities/Schedules
What does the typical day look like? Is there a set schedule?
Do the children all nap? Do they have to nap?

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Contact & Location

If you would like to tour of our facility and/or learn more, contact the Admin office by phone or send an email today.

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970-949-6585

Our Location

39209 US Highway 6
Avon, CO 81620
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