Q: How many hours is VPK daily?
A: 3 hours
Q: Am I required by contract and the state of Florida to send my child for the 3 hours daily?
A: Yes, your child may be dropped from the program for frequent absences. Attendance is monitored very carefully by our school and the state.
Q: Do we offer extended day VPK?
A: Yes, extended care is offered from 6:30 AM through 6:30 PM Monday-Friday. Please check with the Director about the cost and other details.
Q: Will my child receive homework?
A: Yes, VPK homework is required at our school. It should not take very long and it usually is an opportunity for you to interact with your child and observe their progress.
Q: Can I conference with my teacher?
A: Yes, you can set up a conference with the Director to meet with your teacher.
Q: Will my child get assessed?
A: Yes, assessments are completed three times per year; you will receive a complete printout of your child's scores. If you have any concerns about your child's progress we are always available for meetings.
Q: What additional ways will LIM track my child's progress?
Q: Are there opportunities for parents to volunteer in the classroom?
A: Yes, however you must first obtain a full background check that includes fingerprints, as required by Child Care Licensing regulations. Our Director will guide you through the background screening process.
Q: Does LIM have a Parent Committee?
A: Yes, we encourage parents to participate in their child's education. We value parental input of any kind and we will do our best to respond to your suggestions.
Q: Will my child be tested when entering kindergarten on the skills taught throughout this program?
A: Yes, our school receives a grade according to the success of our students.