FAQs

Why Choose A Place to Grow?

There are so many reasons you should choose A Place to Grow.  Our centers are friendly and welcoming and our children love to come each day.  A Place to Grow is a family run company that is involved in the daily activities of your child..   We have been delighting families and children for over 35 years.  Our founder has a master’s degree in education from Lesley University and is actively involved in the company, classroom and Curriculum development.  Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality care for your children and each day is filled with activities that encourage both learning and play.  But, don’t take our word for it, take a tour and see for yourself why A Place to Grow is so special.

What are your enrollment policies?

We understand that every family has their unique needs, as a result, we have developed programs that are flexible.  We offer full-day and part-day programs.    We accept children of all ages (infants, toddlers, pre-school, pre-k, and after school programs.  Our part time options are flexible, you choose the days.

Call us to find out how we can meet the needs of your child.

What types of things will my child learn?

While each age group has their own activities our curriculum includes math, science, literature, art, music, play and physical movement.

At a Child to Grow, we encourage the love of learning.  In addition to our age based curriculum, your child will learn to be part of a caring community, a self-advocate, have fun, listen, discover, dance, sing, play and be curious.  

Check out our individual aged based programs here.

How are parents involved at A Place to Grow?

At A Place to Grow our relationship with our families is the foundation of our program and we have an open door policy.    All parents are involved in our schools, annual parent conferences, regular progress reports daily letters curriculum plans are posted on your classroom website.    A Place to Grow  encourages informal visits, check-ins, phone calls that go directly to the schools.  For parents who want to be more involved we welcome you to join one of our parent committees: class volunteers, special events representatives, welcoming committee, parent/teacher exchange.  Family events occur seasonally every year and are a parent/child favorite.

What is security like?

All entrances are secured by a key pad lock system.  Anyone else must be manually allowed to enter the center, we request photo identification for .. families designate emergency contacts and authorized pick up individuals.

Are you nut free?

An allergy to nuts is serious therefore all our schools are peanut free.

What are the qualifications of your staff?

Our founder has a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley in Psychology and a master’s degree in education from Lesley University.  Our directors have bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education and our classroom teachers come from diverse backgrounds including early education, Montessori, elementary education and child development. In addition to their educational qualifications, we choose our teachers who are enthusiastic, committed, positive and a genuine love of young children.  Our staff has received CPR training annually and twenty hours a year of professional development.