FAQS

Our Center is open from Monday-Friday from 7:00 am- 6:30 pm. The Center is closed on major holidays.

Our Preschool cares for children from 2 1/2 years to 5 years of age during the school year. Summer Camp is provided for children 2 1/2 years to 10 years of age.

Our Center is licensed by the State of NJ Department of Children and Families. A copy of our current license is always posted in the preschool office.

The following are the ratios that are mandated by the State as well as those provided at our Center:

AgeState Mandated
Staff/Child Ratio
Les Enfants
Staff/Child Ratio
2.5 – 3 years1:101:8 plus floater
4 – 5 years1:121:9 plus floater
Summer Camp 6 – 10 years1:10Maximum 1:10

At Les Enfants we believe in grouping children according to their age and developmental needs. As a rule, children are placed in their classes according to their age at the beginning of the school year. The following guideline apply: Pre K Prep: Child must be three years of age by March of the school year.


Pre K-3: Child must be 3 by October1st or your town’s kindergarten cut-off date.
Pre K-4: Child must be 4 by October 1st or your town’s kindergarten cut-off date

All children should have a seasonal change of clothing. Children who stay for a full day should have a blanket for taking a nap.

We are recognized by Grow NJ Kids (Link) as a 4-Star Program for our commitment to quality improvement. We are proud to have been the first school in Bergen County to be a Grow NJ Kids rated program.

Each classroom is led by a certified teacher with a CDA, BA or MA in Education. All staff members are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education classes on a yearly basis in the area of early education.

All children should have a seasonal change of clothing. Children who stay for a full day should have a blanket for taking a nap.

No, children do not need to be potty trained in order to attend our Center.

Yes, we do have an enclosed spacious outdoor playground. The children go outside every day, weather permitting. Our playground meets all safety standards for equipment and shock absorbent surfaces. We also have a spacious indoor gym for the children to use on days where the weather does not permit us to go outdoors.

Morning and afternoon snacks are provided as well as milk, juice, and water with breakfast and lunch. Lunches may be purchased from our catering service or they may be brought from home. Please note that hot lunches must be brought in a thermos ready to eat.

For the safety of our children, classrooms and common areas of the Center are monitored and recorded via security cameras. Doors to our facilities are kept locked and accessed by parents and staff by use of a number code. Evacuation drills are practiced on a monthly basis with all age groups and emergency procedures are in place for unexpected events.

Yes, all of our staff members are trained in pediatric CPR and First Aid.

Yes, we offer a 10 % discount for each sibling in attendance. We also offer a 105 discount for military, firefighters, police and Pre K – 12 classroom teachers.

We will accept a minimum of two full months’ notice of withdrawal in order for the deposit to be credited toward tuition. Please note however that we will not apply the deposit toward payment for the months of April or May. Failure to give required notice will result in the deposit being forfeited. Deposits may only be applied to a child’s account as payment of tuition and will not be refunded.

Yes, upon enrollment, a non-refundable deposit equal to one month’s tuition will be held by the Center as security. It will be applied as payment for the last month (June) of the school year.

 

AGE                                                   lES ENFANTS

STATE MANDATED

STAFF/CHILD RATIO

LES ENFANTS

STAFF/CHILD RATIO

2.5 – 3 years                                     1:5 plus floater

1:10

1:8 plus floater

4 – 5 years                                        1:7 plus floater

1:12

1:9 plus floater

Summer Camp 5 – 10 years        1:8 plus floater

1:15

Maximum 1:10

Since Center expenses continue and space is reserved whether or not your child is in attendance, no refund of money will be made for absences. Extended Care families can receive up to four weeks of vacation credit.

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Summer Camp!

Les Enfants Summer Camp will be open to campers on June 22nd! We will be implementing enhanced health and safety measures so that our children can have a great camp experience without worry.  To enroll your child,  fill out this form!

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