Are you looking for a private Christian daycare in Palm Beach Gardens and don’t know where to look? In the article “The school visit: what to look for, what to ask” https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/the-school-visit-what-to-look-for-what-to-ask/, it discusses the importance of doing one’s homework before starting your child in a new school. In looking for a private Christian daycare in Palm Beach Gardens, it is important to look at how well a particular school meets the emotional, spiritual, and academic needs of the child. Do the schools that you are looking at emphasize the whole child with these three things in mind?
It is important to answer these questions before you decide to take a tour of a school.
Do Your Research
Some things that we feel are important to ask before taking a tour:
- What is the mission and vision of the school?
- Does their mission and vision line up with your philosophy of education?
- What age groups are supported?
- What programs do they offer?
- What standards are used at the school?
- Does the school emphasize the importance of the whole child, including meeting the spiritual, emotional, and academic needs of the child?
- What is the reputation of the school in the community?
- What security measures are in place?
- Are any scholarships available?
- What is the teacher to student ratio per age group?
- What electives classes are available?
- When I contact the school, do I get a fast response to my inquiry?
- Are the people at the school helpful and kind when answering questions?
Look At The Details
Once you have determined that the school you are researching may be a good fit for your child, there are also important features to look for when visiting the school:
- What things are highlighted on the tour?
- Does the school seem to care and take interest in your individual child and their needs?
- What is the culture of the school?
- Do teachers seem happy to be there and do students look like they are enjoying their experience?
- Is there an emphasis is placed on biblical integration?
- Is there mention of spiritual guidance or direction?
- Are teachers required to integrate biblical principles into all of their lessons?
- Is there a support system in place for spiritual and emotional support of the whole child and/or family?
- Is transportation offered?
- How is the classroom set up?
- What support does the administration give the teachers for professional learning opportunities throughout the year?
- What access to administration do parents have if they have a concern regarding their child?
- Can the school meet the academic needs of your child? Does it have the resources?
- What curriculum is used for the different subjects?
- What do educational centers look like in a preschool class?
- Are students tested? How and when are they tested?
- What are the qualifications needed by the teachers to work at the school?
- What are the ways that the school supports students who have varying academic, social, or emotional needs?
If you are looking for a private Christian daycare in Palm Beach Gardens we hope you consider Palm Beach Christian Academy Gardens. Palm Beach Christian Academy Gardens is uniquely equipped to meet the emotional, spiritual, and academic needs of the students we serve. We offer an academically rigorous program, and lesson plans are created and implemented with the spiritual heart of the child in mind. Our teachers are fully qualified, fulfilling all Health Department standards and more. Not only does our school emphasize academic and spiritual excellence, but we have supplemented the school atmosphere with such activities as the Christmas Program, Spring Concert, Muffins with Moms, Donuts with Dads, Fall Festival, Art Festival, and even visits from the Easter Bunny and Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Children leave our private Christian daycare program prepared to enter our downtown elementary program or any elementary program in the area.
We invite you come visit us and see the well-rounded education your child can receive at our school. If you are interested in learning more about Palm Beach Christian Academy Gardens, please contact us via email or call us at 561-671-5795 to take a tour.