Frequently Asked Questions

For what age groups do you offer programs?

At Academy for Kids we have varied programs to accommodate every family's needs. We offer programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, pre-kindergarten, private kindergarten, and both before and after public school programs for k-6 with transportation to local grade schools.  For more info about our programs, click here!

Are your programs certified?

Yes, we are certified by the State of Oregon.

What days/times do you offer?

Academy for Kids is open Monday - Friday, 6:15 a.m. until 6:15 p.m.

Our programming includes programs for :

Early Learners which begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon, anywhere from two to five days per week.

Jump Ahead which lasts for 5 1/2 hours per day, anywhere from two to five days per week.

Above and Beyond which is designed for all day school care.

How much is the tuition/registration?

Our non-refundable Registration Fee is $75 per child or $110 per family, due upon enrollment AND annually in September thereafter. Please contact Academy for Kids for our current rate schedule for classes.

A materials fee of $50 is charged at time of initial registration and each March thereafter.

What is the adult/student ratio?

Class size is dictated by the age of the children and follows state guidelines. For example, the ratio in an infant class in one to four while preschoolers have no more than ten children per teacher allowing that special attention needed by each and every child.

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Are snacks provided?

Snacks are provided every morning so that children will be able to experience eating with their friends and to learn classroom table manners. Each of our programs follow that up with a nutritional lunch prepared daily in our school kitchen. The full day program also includes an afternoon snack.

 

What are your Holiday closure days?

NEW YEAR'S DAY
MEMORIAL DAY
INDEPENDENCE DAY JULY 4TH
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY PRIOR TO LABOR DAY
LABOR DAY
THANKSGIVING DAY
& DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING
CHRISTMAS EVE
CHRISTMAS DAY & DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS DAY

We will close on the Friday or Monday if a holiday occurs on a weekend.  Holiday closures may change if deemed necessary.  You would be given notice prior to changes.

Academy for Kids has never had to close due to inclement weather!

 

How do I contact you if I have more questions?

Please call the school at (503) 558-8773 or email us at a4k@academy4kids.org

Sample Menu

Monday: Chicken and cheese quesadilla, fruit, veggies, and milk

Tuesday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, fruit, veggies, and milk

Wednesday: Banana Pancakes, cottage cheese, fruit, veggies, and milk

Thursday: Sweet and sour meatballs with rice, fruit, veggies, and milk

Friday: Grilled cheese sandwich, fruit, veggies, and milk