The Children’s Center of Knoxville, Inc. provides available services to all children regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, financial background, or family life. Special needs children are accepted based on the availability of reasonable accommodations. Children are accepted from the age of six weeks to kindergarten eligibility. Income-sensitive classroom spots are available to families in need of financial assistance.
Unique Aspects of The Program:
- Low Teacher/Child Ratio
- Play based curriculum with weekly lesson plans in every room
- Teacher with B.S./B.A. or CDA /equivalent in each classroom
- Special Needs Children accepted when accommodations are feasible
- Open communication with parents
- Regular Developmental Assessments and parent-teacher conferences
- Three Large Playground areas – Newly remodeled toddler and infant playgrounds.
- 7500 Square-foot facility monitored for safety-upgraded interior/exterior safety doors, key fob only entry system, video monitored entrances/exits.
- Diapers and wipes included in tuition
- Meals included in tuition (Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack)
Meals and Snacks:
Our facility serves meals and snacks that are partially funded by and approved by the Tennessee State Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The Tennessee Department of Human Services (DHS) also approves our meals. Three nutritious daily meals are offered to the children at The Children’s Center of Knoxville, Inc. (breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack). Children who eat all of these meals while attending school receive 2/3 of the daily nutrition recommended to them by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). These meals are included in the price of weekly tuition and offered at no additional charge to parents.
Provisions for Medical Care:
Parents of Children enrolled in the facility are continually kept informed of the status of their child’s health. Children’s Center staff notifies parents of children requiring medical attention or a physician’s evaluation. Children needing immediate medical attention are transported to the hospital of the parent’s choice, either by the parents or an ambulance. Emergency number 911 will be used if the Children’s Center staff determines that such action is necessary. The Children’s Center of Knoxville, Inc. is conveniently located near many of Knoxville’s major hospital facilities, including Children’s Hospital. Current emergency information is kept on file in the administrative office.