of West Cary
7580 Carpenter Fire Station Rd, Cary, NC 27519 • (919) 461-2202

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours of operation?

7:00 am - 6:30 pm Monday through Friday.

What age children do you accept?

Children beginning with ages 6 weeks through 12 years. 

Do you offer a half day program? 

We offer a 3 year old half day program, and also a pre-k half day program (4&5 year olds).  The program typically runs from the last week of August until the first week of June. The hours are 9-12:30.

Is transportation provided to local schools?

Yes, our center has school buses with seat belts to transport children to and from school in the morning and afternoon. We go to Alston Ridge, Mills Park, Carpenter, Highcroft, Green Hope, White Oak.

Are field trips offered for the children?

Yes, field trips are offered to the children. The cost of the field trips is included in School Age tuition.  We transport children who meet the State's age requirements. These children are given opportunities to see their community and other places of interest year-round. Whether it is the local grocery store, the petting zoo, the library, and entertainment places such as roller skating, bowling or putt-putt golf, we provide fun and learning for the children and guarantee the maximum protection plan for parent's peace of mind.

Is playtime/outdoor time available?

Yes, our school is equipped with four areas of outside play. The children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore their outside world. As an added safety feature, our school has six-foot fencing around the outside perimeter of the play areas. The play equipment is state-of-the-art, and KidsRKids abides by the Federal regulations on safety equipment and their surrounding fall zones.

Are meals and snacks provided?

Yes, we serve hot meals and nutritional snacks (included in tuition). Our location is equipped with a full-service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children.

Can I provide lunches/snacks for my child?

We do not allow food prepared offsite to be brought into the school.  Exceptions are made for birthday parties, classroom parties, etc. The food brought in must be with it's orginal label, and must state it is not processed with peanuts or produced on machinery that produces food with peanut products. 

Is your staff trained?

Yes, the KidsRKids faculty are required to follow their state regulations that apply to training. All staff are trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training in curriculum, child development, classroom arrangement, classroom management, age-appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment. The staff is encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs and are given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.

Is there internet viewing of my child at your center?

Yes, our internet viewing system can connect parents and family members to their child while at work or thousands of miles away. Through a secured internet site and unique password, you can observe your child's daily activities through your computer. The same cameras are fed to the front desk for additional monitoring by administrative staff.

How can I get more information about enrolling my child?

We are glad you are interested in finding out more about our schools. Please use the contact form to provide us with your name, address and phone number. We will contact you by phone and email with information about our school. We look forward to meeting you when you come in for a tour (drop in anytime). Thank you for your time and for visiting our website.
 

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