Southwood: 850.656.3235 Mahan: 850.219.2400

About Us

AT-A-GLANCE

 
Accreditation

  • Accredited with APPLE Distinction and Florida’s Gold Seal

Atmosphere

  • Nurturing, Learning Environment Through Play

Academy

  • 10 Classrooms Each Location

Students

  • 6 weeks (infant care) to 5 Years Old (pre-school)

Ratios

  • 1 to 4 Youngest Class, 1 to 12 Oldest Class

Positions

  • Full-Day Program, 5 Mornings, Full-Time and 3-Hour VPK Programs

Curriculum

  • Beyond Centers and Circle Time Curriculum® & Beyond Cribs and Rattles Curriculum® Series

Enrollment

  • $175 Registration,+ Annual Materials Fees $100 Fall/$50 Summer

Meals

  • Snacks and Beverages Provided by School
    Lunch Provided by Parents or Freshly Prepared in-house option for a nominal fee Available Mon.-Fri.

Hours of Operation

  • 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday

Staff by School

  • 24 Teachers, Director, Assistant Director, Director of Fiscal Operations, and Owners

Education

  • Bachelors in Early Childhood Development, Child Development Associate, or 45 Hours of State Educational Course Work

Retention Methods for Staff

  • Medical, Dental, Vacation/Holidays, 401K, Incentive Programs

Days of Operation

  • Open Year-round, Closed 12 Holidays, Plus a Teacher Planning Day the Last Day of the Summer Session