A few commonly asked questions

What are your hours of operation?

6:00 am – 6:30 pm Monday through Friday.

What age children do you accept?

Children beginning with ages 4 weeks through 13 years.

Is transportation provided to local schools?

Yes, our centers have school buses with seat belts to transport children to and from school in the morning and afternoon.We service B.B. Harris, Berkeley Lake, Chesney, Chattahoochee, New Life Academy of Excellence, Notre Dame Academy, Mason Elementary, and Medlock Bridge Elementary Schools as well as Duluth Middle School and Coleman Middle School.

Are field trips offered for the children?

Yes, our buses are available for area field trips. We transport children who meet the State’s age requirements. These children are given opportunities to see their community and other places of interest year-round. Whether it is the local grocery store, the petting zoo, the library, and entertainment places such as roller skating, bowling or putt-putt golf, we provide fun and learning for the children and guarantee the maximum protection plan for parent’s peace of mind.

Is playtime/outdoor time available?

Yes, our school is equipped with four areas of outside play. The children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore their outside world. As an added safety feature, we have eight foot privacy fencing around the outside perimeter of the play area. The play equipment is state-of-the-art and Pleasant Hill Academy abides by the Federal regulations on safety equipment and their surrounding fall zones. We play outside two times each day provided that the temperature is above 35 degrees and it is not raining.

Are meals and snacks provided?

Yes, we serve hot meals and nutritional snacks. Our location is equipped with a full-service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children. We offer a hot breakfast, morning snack, a balanced lunch, and afternoon snack.

Is your staff trained?

Yes! Pleasant Hill Academy faculty are required to follow NAEYC regulations that apply to training. Our teachers complete a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education classes each calendar year. All staff are trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, Fire Safety, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training in curriculum, child development, classroom arrangement, classroom management, age appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment. The staff is encouraged to further their education through certification programs and advanced college education and they are given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.

Is there internet viewing of my child at your center?

Yes, WatchMeGrow, our internet viewing system, can connect parents and family members to their child while at work or thousands of miles away. Through a secured internet site and unique password, you can observe your child’s daily activities on your computer or smart phone. The same cameras are fed to the front desk for additional monitoring by administrative staff.

How can I get information about prices?

We will gladly provide pricing information for all of our programs when you come to visit.  Or, you can call our managers during our hours of operation to get prices for the programs that best fit your needs.

How can I get more information about enrolling my child?

We are glad you are interested in finding out more about our schools. Please use the contact form to provide us with your name, address and phone number. We will send you more information through e-mail. We look forward to meeting you when you come in for a “tour”. Thank you for your time and for visiting our website.

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