General Policies

Miracle Children’s AcademyEnrollment

Applications for enrollment are acted upon without regard to race, religion, color, national origin or sex.

Signing in / out

Each classroom has a logbook that is clearly visible. Please sign your child in and out every day. You may leave messages (concerning your own child) in the teacher's box located in each classroom. Please leave a message only in the area where your child is assigned.

Meals

A breakfast, lunch and snack are provided. Juice and milk will be served with all the meals.

Nap Time

Every toddler and preschool child will have an afternoon rest period/nap. Parents may provide special blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal, as needed.

Clothing Needs

Every child must have a complete change of clothing that is left in the center to be used for emergencies. All clothing must be marked. The center is not responsible for lost clothing.

Infant Supplies

Parents are requested to bring in diapers, wipes, a change of clothes, the usual treatment used for diaper rash, and an extra empty bottle that can be used for water. The center is equipped with cribs, walkers, playpens, infant seats, highchairs, and developmentally appropriate toys.

Picking Up Your Child

All children should be ready to leave the building by 6:00 P.M. Parents should arrive no later than 5:55 P.M. to avoid rushing your child. A $1.00 fee per 1 minute will be imposed for any late pick-ups.

Calendar

Parents may choose one free week for vacation during the course of one year beginning from the date of entry. Parents are responsible for tuition every week, due on Friday, except vacation week. The center must receive written notification of vacations one week ahead of time. Sick days may not be substituted for vacation. Parents are responsible for all Federal holidays/ Flower Mound ISD holidays as part of the regular tuition payment. On snowy days, please listen for closing on TV/ radio. The center is open 5 days a week year round with the exception of holidays mentioned in the contract and rate agreement.

Health Policy

Illness

Miracle Children's AcademyNo child is to be sent to school ill. A child is considered ill if one or more of the following symptoms are present:

  • Temperature of 101°F or greater
  • Heavy nasal discharge
  • Frequent productive cough
  • Sore throat
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Diarrhea (3 or more loose bowel movements)
  • Undiagnosed skin rash
  • Headache, particularly if accompanied by nasal discharge, sore throat, reddened eyes
  • Abdominal pain
  • Potential communicable diseases
  • Vomiting

Children will be isolated from their classmates and you will be called to remove them from the center for all of the above mentioned symptoms. It is expected that parents will pick up their children as soon as possible after being called. Dismissal from the center is at the discretion of the nurse or the site director.

Medication

Prescription medication can be given if it is labeled with the child's name, date, and name of drug, frequency, dosage, directions, and physician's name. The parent must also complete a medicine request form authorizing administration of medicine and specifying times of administration. Information of the medicine label must agree exactly with the information on the parent medicine request form. Medicines administered will be noted with the time and initials on the parent report and medicine report by the person administering the medicine.

Health and Records

Please be sure that all records, especially health, are complete and up to date. It is important to notify the center of any changes in phone numbers or addresses. Please call the center if your child is to be absent for any reason.

TERMINATION OF CONTRACT

This contract shall be terminated if any one or more of the following occur.

  • Serious illness of a child preventing attendance.
  • The account becomes delinquent.
  • Miracle Children’s Academy determines it is unable to meet the needs of the child.
  • Miracle Children’s Academy determines it is not in the best interest of Miracle Children’s Academy or the children enrolled to have the child in attendance.
  • Failure of the parents to cooperate with MCA, which MCA determines is serious enough to warrant termination.
  • Parental Termination – Required to give a written two week notice for which you will be charged your normal child care rates. Advanced payment is required for the entire two week period and is due upon MCA receipt of written termination notice.

Many of the rules and information in this booklet are written from experience and situations we have faced in child care. It has certainly been a learning experience for us. We are always open to suggestions. If there are any problems or something has upset you, we encourage you to please come and talk to either of us about it. We want everyone to be happy and comfortable with our child care.

*We have the discretion to make changes in rates and policies we deem necessary. You will be notified in writing of any changes and when the changes will go into effect.

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