- What are your hours of operation?
At The Serendipity School we are open Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- What age children do you serve?
Our center serves children 6 weeks old through age twelve (6th grade).
- Is The Serendipity School Licensed?
Yes, The Serendipity School is licensed as a child care center in Texas, through the Department of Family and Protective Services.
- What qualifications do your staff members possess?
The Serendipity School is staffed by administration and teachers specially trained in early childhood education, earning a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education annually in early childhood development and special needs care.
- Do you conduct background screenings on all employees?
Yes, ALL staff members are screened locally, through the state and through the F.B.I.
- How do you ensure the safety of the children while in your care?
The Serendipity School takes the safety of its children seriously. In addition to a computerized clock in/out system, which includes access to each individual pickup person by their fingerprint, The Serendipity School staffs its front desk with a receptionist at ALL times. This practice not only ensures that each individual who enters the building is properly identified, but also helps us get to know each family.
- Does The Serendipity School offer outdoor play areas?
Yes, we offer separate playground areas for the different aged children we serve. Each playground is designed to meet the developmental and physical needs of the age group it serves. Our playgrounds provide ample space for our staff to provide additional activities and materials (i.e. parachute, painting easel, kites) each week, according to the unit they are studying.
During the Summer we offer splash days to our classes and also take the children in our Summer Adventure Camp to a local neighborhood pool to swim.
- Do you provide transportation to local schools?
The Serendipity School serves many surrounding Northside ISD schools including middle schools. The list of schools each year is dependent upon community interest, please call our office at 210-521-2911 to see if your child’s school is included.
- Are meals and snacks provided?
Yes, included in your tuition are hot meals and nutritional snacks. Our school is equipped with a full service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines and appropriate portions for young children.
- What dates will you be closed?
- Labor day
- Good Friday
- Battle of Flowers
- Memorial Day
- Thanksgiving Day (and Friday after)
- Christmas Eve (Office will post)
- Christmas Day
- New Year’s Eve (office will post)
- New Year’s Day
- Fourth of July
We reserve the right to add/remove or change closing dates as necessary. Families will be notified with at least a month’s notice of any changes.
- How can I get more information?
Our staff is always happy to answer questions over the phone between the hours of 6:30 a.m and 6:30 p.m. at 210-521-2911. We are happy to provide information and tours to interested families who stop in anytime during the day or we can be emailed by clicking here.