Quick answers for common inquiries.

Marigold Academy is a comprehensive pre-school facility providing care and education for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age on a full-time basis.

Q: Do you have an open parent policy?
A: Yes. Parents are welcome to visit and pick up their children at any point during the day. However, we do ask that you notify us ahead of time to minimize the disruption to our daily routine.
Q: Is there a lunch program for children in your care?
A: No, we currently provide breakfast and two snacks during the day. Parents are expected to bring lunch.
Q: What kind of emergency training does your staff have?
A: All of our full-time childcare providers are required to have infant and child first aid and CPR training. Additionally, we have evacuation procedures in place & approximately 72 hours of provisions in storage.
Q: How much is the tuition fee?
A: Please call us for tuition information. Sibling discounts are available.
Q: What time does your day care open & close?

A: The School observes the following Holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King
  • Good Friday
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Winter Break
  • Christmas Day
  • Thanksgiving Thur. & Fri.
  • Juneteenth Day
Q: Do you accept programs for parents?
A: Please contact the office.
Q: Is there a late pick-up fee?
A: Late Pick-Up Fee of $1 per minute after 6:30 PM with a minimum charge of $15. An additional $3 per minute after 30 minutes late will be imposed. Fee due at time of pick-up.
Q: Do you allow others to pick up our children?
A: Parents are required to maintain updated emergency information and persons authorized to pick up children. We cannot release children to anyone without authorization and identification.
Q: How often do we get updates regarding our child’s activities?
A: We send out weekly newsletters detailing the previous week’s learning topics, and what you can expect for the current week.
Q: Are your teachers certified?
A: Each of our ten classrooms is led by certified teachers. Overall, there are 14 certified caregivers on staff, including 2 with masters’ degrees.
Q: Do you have an outdoor play area?
A: ESDC has 5 different yard areas encompassing 12,000 sq. feet and divided by age-appropriate levels. Our yards are professionally surfaced & completely secure. We have more space in outdoor playground than indoor, therefore all children can be outdoor at the same time.

For more information, please send us a message or reach us through our given contact information.