Admissions Enrollment

ENROLLMENT

Each child must have a completed application/enrollment form. Incomplete applications will be returned for completion before the child can begin care. All of the forms and information listed below must be completed before enrollment.

Required Items for Enrollment

  1. Completed Application/Enrollment Form
  2. Immunization Records
  3. Authorization of Emergency Medical Care
  4. Signed Discipline and Guidance Policy Form
  5. Signed Parent Agreement Form
  6. Copy of Picture I.D./Driver’s License of Parent or Guardian
  7. Registration fee and at least one week payment
  8. CCMS Form is Applicable

A $75 application processing fee must accompany all submitted materials. It is very important that parents report changes of address, jobs, work phone numbers, or other pertinent information to the Academy as soon as possible.

AGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Students entering K-4 Kindergarten must turn four on or before September 1st of that year.
  • Students entering K-5 Kindergarten must turn five on or before September 1st of that year.
  • Preschool children must be 18 months at the time of application.
  • Toddlers consist of students 18 months to 23 months.
  • Students 18 months to three (3) years old are placed in age appropriate classes.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Child Care Monday – Friday 6:30a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Nursery – K-3)

The Academy School Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. (K-4 and K-5)

Before and After-school services will be provided Before School Monday – Friday 6:30a.m. – 8:30a.m.

After School Monday – Friday 3:30p.m. – 6:00p.m.

Health Policies

Children must enter the Academy clean and with shoes on. Parents should notify the Academy of any physical limitations or chronic illness before enrolling a child. All children must have a physical examination by a licensed physician and a document signed by the doctor indicating the general results of the examination. The document should also contain the dates the child received the required vaccinations and immunizations as well as vision and hearing screening (see requirements posted in our center or online at www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize) appropriate for the child’s age group. All children will need an additional examination each year in order to update the Academy’s medical records. A Caregiver will provide a daily health inspection of each child. If a child has a contagious cold, fever, rash, or illness; Public Health regulations prevent him or her from being accepted for care.

STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Bethlehem Academy is dedicated to the training of children in a program of academic study that is Christ-centered. The academy is not a disciplinary institution nor is it equipped to teach children with severe learning disabilities. The school does not permit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or sex.