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What is Kindergarten Enrichment?
BVSD's Kindergarten Enrichment offers a specially designed program that provides an excellent play based learning complement to the Kindergarten portion of the school day. Kindergarten Enrichment operates in 21 schools and is licensed under the State of Colorado Department of Human Services.
What are Kindergarten Enrichment's hours?
It depends on the hours at the school. Kindergarten Enrichment and Kindergarten combine to make a full day of school, with start and end times matching the school’s start and end times.
When is Kindergarten Enrichment in session?
Kindergarten Enrichment follows the district’s regular Kindergarten schedule. We are only open on the days when children attend their Kindergarten class.
What time is lunch?
Daily schedules are set at the building level. You can check the website at your child's school or talk to staff at the school to learn about the schedule of your child's day. Kindergarten is approximately 3 hours. Children eat lunch and have recess with their Kindergarten Enrichment class. Kindergarten Enrichment classes are supervised by adult staff members.
How will my child get from Kindergarten Enrichment to Kindergarten or Kindergarten to Kindergarten Enrichment?
Each school has a plan for getting children from one program to the other. Adults will always supervise the children to ensure safety.
How will my child get to the afterschool program?
Each school has a plan for getting children from one program to the other. Adults will always supervise during transitions to ensure safety.
Will my child be in a.m. or p.m. Kindergarten Enrichment?
Kindergarten placement decisions are made by the school. Children are placed into Kindergarten Enrichment classes that run opposite of their Kindergarten class. The Kindergarten Enrichment office plays no role in the actual placement decisions.
Do I have to send my child to Kindergarten Enrichment every day or are there part-time options?
Full time Kindergarten Enrichment (5 days) is available at all school. Most schools also have a 2 and 3 day part time option.
Does Kindergarten Enrichment offer
No. Kindergarten Enrichment does not offer drop-in care.
If my child is in a full-time only program, what happens if I keep her home one or two days each week?
Please talk with your child’s Kindergarten Enrichment
. Full-time Kindergarten Enrichment classes are planned differently than part-time classes. Day-to-day activities build on prior experiences earlier in the week. By skipping days, your child may miss experiences that provide continuity to the program. In any case, you will be expected to pay for a full-time spot.
What if our family switches schools? Can my child continue in Kindergarten Enrichment?
It depends on the space availability at the new school. In some cases, Kindergarten Enrichment classrooms are at capacity and there would not be space for another child. Please let the Kindergarten Enrichment office know of your plans to move. It is best if we have three weeks’ notice.
Billing and Finance Questions
Is financial assistance available?
is available to those who qualify. To apply, please apply to the
Child Care ASsistance Program (CCAP).
Is Kindergarten Enrichment eligible for the child care tax credit?
Yes, Kindergarten Enrichment is a licensed child care facility. Parents can apply for all child care tax credits. Please contact the KE office for more information.
When are my payments due?
Payments are due the 15th of each month, September through April.
Do I pay for the days when school is not in session?
No, the monthly rate is calculated by multiplying the daily rate by the number of school days divided by 9. This enables you to pay the same rate each month, September through May. The first month's tuition will be due prior to beginning the program.
When will I receive my first invoice?
After your registration is complete. To start the program in the fall, the first month's tuition is due by August 1st. After August 1st your first month's tuition will be collected at the time of registration.
What forms of payment are accepted?
We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, checking or savings drafts for registration and monthly tuition online. Checks may be mailed and cash payments must be brought into the KE office.
How do I sign up for automatic payment?
When you register you will be sent infomation to register for your Parent Portal. You can schedule and change all automatic payments through your parent portal.
When is the automatic payment processed?
The charge will be processed on the 15th of each month, September through April.
What if we leave the program early? Will we get a refund?
A 2 week notice is required for withdrawl from the program. Any remaining tuition after the 2 weeks will be refunded.
What is your collections process?
Billing occurs on the 1st of each month.
Payment is due on the 15th of each month.
Accounts not current by the end of the month will be terminated.
*Families without email and Spanish-speaking families receive all correspondence by mail.
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