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Parent's Corner



We've provided some of our childcare and preschool frequently asked questions below. Please feel free to contact if you need further information.

Q: What ages of children do you accept?

A: The Red Apple Child Care and Preschool provides a safe, nurturing, and

     educational environment for children 6 weeks to 11 years of age. 

Q: What are your hours of operation?

A: We are open Monday through Friday from 6:45 am to 5:45 pm. We provide full-

     time day care  for infantstoddlerspreschoolers.  We also provide before-and-

     after  school  care for   children who are   enrolled  in  Kindergarten  through 10

     years   of  age.   We  currently   transport to  Pleasant  View, Hopewell, Hoover

     and Mark Twain (subject to change).

Q: Do you provide meals and snacks?

A: Yes!   We  serve  a  healthy  lunch  and   two  nutritious  snacks. Our  Center  is

     equipped   with   a   full    kitchen   and   follow  Iowa    Department   of   Health

     guidelines.  Weekly menus are posted on the parent board of each classroom.

Q: Is there a special place for my child's belongings?

A: Yes!   All  children   have  their  own  cubby  for  their   items  located in  each of

     the classrooms.

Q: What is the attendance policy when my child is ill?

A: We want  your child  to be  healthy while at  The Red Apple.  To  ensure  he/she

     stays healthy, we require that children do not attend school until they are fever-

     free  for  24-hours  without  medication - this  helps  keep  your child  and  their

     classmates healthy.



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