Bethlehem Preschool and Child Care FAQ

What are your Hours?

The Center is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, year round.

*Do to the pandemic we will be closed 5:30 PM so the building can be cleaned.

What is considered full-time?

Full time care is anything over 5 hours a days and more than 2 days a week.

Part Time Care Requests: Bethlehem Community Preschool and Child Care does offer limited part time care opportunities, based on need and space availability at the Center. Please contact the Director or Assistant Director if you are seeking part time care.

When is tuition due?

Child Care: Weekly tuition payment for child care is due the Friday before the week begins (for the next week’s services). If you are not in attendance the Friday before the next week begins you need to pay before that Friday. Tuition is due if your child is not in attendance or the center is closed..

When does tuition change?

Tuition rate varies by classroom. Please ask Directors for the most current rate. 

What is the sick Policy?

If child presents with a fever of 100.4 or higher,  diarrhea, vomiting or  undiagnosed rash parents will be called to pick up their child. Please see  the parent hand book for more details about our sick policy.

What is the Return Policy for a Sick Child?

Children may return to Bethlehem Community Preschool and Child when they have been symptom free for 48 hours. Please see the parent handbook for more details about the return policy.

How many vacations day?

All children enrolled full time and have been in the program for 1 year will receive 5 days or one free vacation week per your calendar year.

What holidays are you closed, and do we have to pay for those days?

New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and The day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.  New Year's Eve the center closed at 1:00 PM.

Fees will be charged for these holidays.

What if I want to take a leave of absent for 3 months?

 From time-to-time, “holding” a child’s spot for child care may be necessary (e.g., maternity leave, summer vacation, etc.).  BCPCC allows you to take up to 12 weeks off while holding your child’s enrollment place (Limit 1 Extended Leave per year). BCPCC requires that you make one weeks’ worth of tuition per child as a holding fee for every four weeks that the child is gone. Prorated charges will apply if fewer weeks are used. Accounts must be up-to-date.

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