Advantages

Texas Rising Star 4-Star Accredited Center: We go above and beyond the minimum standards set by the state of Texas to ensure that you child is receiving the best care possible. We are visited regularly to verify that we are in compliance with Texas Rising Star expectations. For more information please visit https://texasrisingstar.org/wordpress/

On-site Owner and Director: Melinda Scardino, the owner and director, is involved in every aspect of the center each day to ensure the highest standards are upheld.  She has an open door policy where parents feel comfortable addressing any questions or concerns.

Safe and Secure Environment: We use electronic entry, coded attendance tracking, and video/audio recording in each room and on the grounds.

Trained & Qualified teachers: All employees are cleared by a statewide criminal history check and obtain FBI fingerprinting. All teachers are certified in CPR/First Aid, attend monthly trainings with the Director and experts in early childhood, and attend yearly trainings with the Houston Association of Education of Young Children or other leading early education agencies. Our lead teachers have either their Child Development Associate certificate or a degree in a related field.

Friendly and loving environment where each child is welcomed with open arms

Extensive communication: monthly office newsletters, parent and classroom handbooks, weekly reminders at front office, posted menus, daily information sheets for children two and younger, communication folders for two and older.

Collaboration with Collaborative for Children, Teaching Strategies GOLD, The Creative Curriculum, and membership with the Texas Licensed Child Care Association, NAEYC, and many other professional organizations.

Curriculum is designed for each age group and is tailored for each child's developmental stage by experts in Early Childhood Education. We utilize The Creative Curriculum, Frog Street curriculum, The Letter People, Baby Signs, and Buttercups as a few of our educational guidelines.

Meals prepared in accordance with USDA and the Child and Adult Care Food Program guidelines. Breakfast, lunch, and snack served each day.

Included extras: We offer bi-weekly music lessons for children 2 and older. During the summer we offer sports camp twice a week and a splash pad on site for water play. 

Optional extracurricular activities: We offer three optional extracurricular activities here on site for our families. The Giggle Bus is a gymnastics and fitness program, Kinderdance is a dance program for young children, and Soccer Shots is a skills and teamwork program. They are once a week during the normal school day. 

Low student to teacher ratio

Accept children ages 6 weeks to 12 years

Open from 6:15 am - 6:30 pm