25 DIFFERENCES THAT MAKE US SPECIAL
STEP UP TO QUALITY STAR RATED
It’s a REALLY BIG DEAL! It means we have met or surpassed a long list of rigorous requirements that define a high-quality program.
CURRICULUM BASED ON RESEARCH & THEORY
Our curriculum has been specially designed to meet the needs of all students involved in our program.
Each of our facilities has coded entry systems and windows into our rooms.
QUALIFIED & EDUCATED STAFF
Our childcare professionals have degrees ranging from CDAs to Masters. All staff and teachers engage in at least 10 hours of continuing education per year. In addition, ALL of our staff are trained in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Awareness and Communicable Disease Prevention. Now that’s dedication!
FREE DIAPERS & WIPES
All children enrolled in our program receive FREE diapers and wipes! Cuties Care Diapering School Supply program is an added value service included in tuition.
RIGOROUS BACKGROUND CHECKS
All employees at The Oxford Schools undergo FBI and BCI II Criminal Background Checks. In addition, all employees must undergo our rigorous 90-day training and probationary period.
TEACHER CONSISTENCY & LOW TURNOVER
We invest in our greatest asset, our staff. We proved them with comprehensive benefits and strive to provide a work environment that will give them maximum work satisfaction.
PRIVATELY OWNED & OPERATED
Rochelle Kiner and her family are involved in every aspect of the business every day in order to ensure that the mission of The Oxford Schools is achieved.
EXPERIENCE & SUPPORT
Our administrative team has a combined 60 years of experience! Additionally, directors are easy to access. With daily office hours and direct lines and email addresses to each of our center directors, families always have someone to go to if they have concerns.
We use Spanish and American Sign Language with all our children. From birth to elementary school this enormously beneficial program promotes active learning, augments early communication skills, and leads ultimately to richer language development.
Nutritious snacks are served daily. Parents and kids love our kid-friendly snack menu!
MULTIPLE CHILD DISCOUNTS
For families with more than one child enrolled, we offer discounts on tuition. Check with the director for additional details!
Full time, part time, morning, afternoon, and everything in between…we can meet your scheduling needs.
We only close for major holidays and severe snow emergencies. It’s good to know you can always count on us!
We use electronic daily sheets, email, newsletters, curriculum notes, Facebook, Twitter, and parent-teacher conferences so you never feel like you’re missing out on your child’s day.
OPEN DOOR POLICY
Parents and families are encouraged to take part in the many special activities we offer, and spontaneous visits are welcome at any time. In addition, we utilize our Tadpoles communication system to send you real-time photos of your little ones throughout the day.
OWL LITERACY PROGRAM
The Oxford Writing and Literacy Program has been designed to guarantee your child’s success in Kindergarten and beyond. Each child receives individual attention daily to help build early literacy skills.
Each of our centers has a ZONO Sanitech – a state-of-the-art sanitizing system that kills 99.9% of common bacteria! Additionally, most cleaning is done in-house to ensure that the proper sanitation of toys, furniture, etc. is maintained. We take great pride in our proven track record limiting the spread of illnesses.
LITTLE SPROUTS HEALTHY CHILD PROGRAM
At Oxford we focus our educational programs on health and wellness. Each child participates in our creative movement program, health and wellness learning activities, cooking activities, yoga, and other activities to get them up and moving throughout the day. In addition, tuition includes enrollment into our Little Sprouts Fitness class, which is taught in-house weekly.
This specialized curriculum was developed to enable teachers to implement STEM based educational lessons into their daily, weekly and monthly lesson plans.
UNIQUE PERKS FOR FAMILIES
We never stop trying to make our families’ lives a little easier, which is why we offer services such as Kids’ Night Out, Family Dinner Nights, private events and so much more!
Picnics, graduations, egg hunts, dinners, book fairs, parades, classes, parent appreciation nights, pumpkin patch outings...too many to list! These are great opportunities to be involved in your child’s program and meet other families too!
VERSATILE & SPACIOUS PLAYGROUNDS
Each of our playgrounds offers play structures of varying sizes for every age of child to enjoy.
EXCITING GUEST VISITORS
From fire department visits to cultural activities, we bring our community in to offer expanded learning opportunities.
WE DON’T TAKE SUMMERS OFF
In addition to our regular programming for infants and toddlers, The Oxford Schools provide a terrific summer camp for preschool through school age students with specially designed curriculum, field trips, water days (swimming for our school age students), picnics and special eventsIn addition to our regular programming for infants and toddlers, The Oxford Schools provide a terrific summer camp for preschool through school age students with specially designed curriculum, field trips, water days (swimming for our school age students), picnics and special events!!