Are teachers degreed?
Answer: Yes, we meet accreditation standards and require those teaching grades higher than Kindergarten to be degreed.
Are uniforms required?
Answer: Yes, and the only approved provider is Buckhead Uniforms.
Is the Preschool required to wear uniforms as well?
Answer: Yes, our Preschool students in the ELC also wear uniforms.
What is the youngest age that you accept children?
Answer: Potty-trained two (2) year olds.
What is the highest grade that you go to?
Answer: Presently we go through eighth.
Is there a charge for early and afterschool care?
Answer: Only for Aftercare and the cost is $10.00 daily.
What is the earliest that I can drop my child off, and what is the latest for pick-up?
Answer: 6:30am and 6:00pm, respectively.
Does your school participate in field trips and am I required to attend?
Answer: Yes, we do plan field trips as part of our curriculum. Parents are invited and expected to attend some of them.
Is lunch provided?
Answer: Lunch is provided as part of the ELC’s tuition. Kindergarten through Middle School students bring their own brown bag lunch from home.
Do you serve breakfast?
Answer: No, breakfast is not provided on the premises. However, a morning and afternoon snack is provided for the ELC students at no additional cost.
Can I visit the school during the school day?
Answer: Yes, parent involvement is not only encouraged, it is required that parents volunteer a certain amount of hours each school year.
What holidays do you observe?
Answer: We follow most of the holidays that are observed by the Dekalb County school system, exempting a few different days.
Do you provide summer camp?
Answer: We will provide summer enrichment if there is enough interest within our parent base as well as the community.
What is the birthday cut off for attendance?
Answer: While we adhere to the same cut off as the state of Georgia (Sept 1st), we will test students who are exemplary and place them chronologically.
Are you able to accept students who have been diagnosed with special learning challenges?
Answer: In that we are a small school and lack the necessary resources to accommodate special learning challenges, we are not able meet those needs at this time.
What are the school hours?
Answer: School starts promptly at 8:00am and classes conclude at: 3:30pm. After dismissal from classes we will hold the students as a courtesy to parents until 4:00 pm afterwhich they will be signed in to the Aftercare teacher and a charge will be incurred.
If my child is going to be late to school what should I do?
Answer: Parents will need to contact the school office if students will not be on time. If we have not heard from parents by 9:00am, students will not be admitted to classes. The number to leave a message on are: 404.326.5132/404.212.7661
If parents are detained due to an emergency, making it impossible to pick up their student at the time of the day’s final dismissal, what is the protocol?
Answer: Parents will need to contact the school office, and be prepared to pay a late fee of $10.00 every five minutes.
How can tuition be paid?
Answer: Annual tuition may be conveniently paid through (1) monthly bank draft option; (2) upfront payment of annual tuition amount; (3) two half payments of annual tuition amount (August and January). Preschool student tuition must be paid on Monday of each week by 9:00am or incur a late fee of $25.00.
Is financial aid available?
Answer: Yes financial aid is available on a limited basis.
Are sibling discounts given?
Answer: Yes, for Kindergarten through Middle School students only.
Do you provide transportation or carpooling?
Answer: No we do not presently provide transportation. We will allow parents to advertise if they are attempting to arrange carpooling.