Frequently Asked Childcare Questions
When are you open?
We are open year-round, weekdays, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. We close only on major holidays, five or six days a year.
Are you a licensed facility?
Appleseed Learning Center is proud to hold dual licensure with the Department of Public Welfare as a childcare center, and also with the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a Private Academic Nursery School.
When choose a learning program for your child, please keep in mind that childcare centers which hold a DPW license will meet basic state safety requirements. By choosing regulated childcare, parents can be assured the facility is being monitored for health and safety. Appleseed Learning Center is licensed to provide childcare for a maximum capacity of 97 children, based on licensing requirements of 40 square feet per child. License #405430
The Pennsylvania Department of Education requires all Private Academic Nursery Schools to meet rigorous academic standards through licensing. Curriculum is aligned with the Early Learning Standards established by the P.D.E. Instruction is standards-based and reflects current scientific research in all related areas of child development to address the needs of each individual child. You may wish to visit their website which lists licensed schools at www.pde.state.pa.us/. License #3-007-65-000-1
Do you offer a choice of childcare programs?
You can choose full or half-day programs, on a weekly or daily basis. Academic Preschool classes are offered in the morning or afternoon for two hours or four hours. Children bring their lunch; the childcare center provides snacks. Childcare includes a nap or quiet time and an afternoon indoor learning session, followed by outdoor play, weather permitting.
What are your rates?
Our rates are competitive with local rates. We are extremely reasonably priced. When you take a tour of our childcare facility, you will agree that you are not sacrificing quality. We will be happy to provide you a customized rate based on the program you choose for your child.
Do you offer any incentive programs?
Yes! Most of our business is from referrals by our extremely satisfied clients. Our families love us! Our referral program is open to all families at Appleseed Learning Center. We offer a free week of childcare for each family you refer to us. Once your referral is enrolled in our program for a period of one month, you will receive one free week of childcare. It’s that simple!
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