Frequently Asked Questions
We accept children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old.
Our hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to accommodate your family’s needs
Standard Holidays observed by Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies are:
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
(Please contact us for questions on other holidays and/or special hours.)
You will be informed of all rates and fees upon enrollment
We have special sibling rates. See front desk for details.
We have special part-time rates. See front desk for details.
Yes, our Internet viewing system safely connects parents and family members to their child. When parents are at work or thousands of miles away, they can use our secured Internet site and unique password to observe their child’s daily activities through a computer. The same camera feeds display at the front desk providing additional safety and monitoring by our trained administrative staff. Of course, our Internet Viewing is free of charge.
Yes, we currently provide bus service to Big Ridge Elementary, McConnell Elementary, and Ganns Middle Valley Elementary.
We are proud to provide school buses with seat belts to transport children from these schools in the afternoon as well.
Absolutely. Our school bus is available for area field trips. We safely transport children who meet the state of Tennessee’s age requirements. These children are given opportunities to visit places in our community and other areas of interest throughout the year. Whether it is a petting zoo, the library, the local grocery store, or an entertainment facility such as roller skating, bowling, or putt-putt golf, we provide learning and fun for the children guaranteeing the maximum protection plan and providing peace of mind for parents.
We encourage family-school collaboration with daily communication.
Kids ‘R’ Kids utilizes tempered, safety glass walls and doors for a multitude of reasons: they provide the best view possible; they are cleaner, safer and leave no question of who is caring for your child; they promote an open environment where teachers and children are in constant contact; and ensure the utmost safety and security of everyone.
Our exclusive curriculum propels Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies far beyond state and industry standards. The standards-driven learning goals provide teachers with the tools to engage children in fun and purposeful activities.
Yes, Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy of Hixson is equipped with four exciting areas of outside play. Children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore the outside world.
As an added safety feature, Kids ‘R’ Kids of Hixson has six- to nine-foot fencing around the outer perimeter of the play areas. Our play equipment is also state-of-the-art. We abide by the federal regulations on safety equipment and the surrounding fall zones.
Yes, our on-site chef serves hot meals and nutritional snacks. Our Learning Academy is also equipped with a full-service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children.
For bottle-fed children, families must provide prepared formula or mother’s milk placed in bottles. We will inform you of the policy regarding baby foods. All infant items should be marked with the child´s first and last name, and date. Weekly menus for children on table food are available for review.
Yes, the Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy of Hixson faculty is required to follow the state regulations that apply to training. All staff is trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Our additional training in child development, curriculum, classroom management, classroom arrangement, nutrition, age-appropriate activities, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment for the children we serve. Our staff members are encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs and are also given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.
We invite you to stop by anytime. For a tour or to visit a specific staff member, we recommend that you schedule an appointment.
We appreciate your interest in Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy of Hixson. Please use the contact form to provide us with your name, address and phone number. We will contact you with more information. You may also call us at (423) 843-0785. We welcome you to take a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities to see our programs in action. Thank you for your time and for visiting our website. We look forward to meeting you!
Because we are family-owned and operated, we are on-site and actively involved with our staff and families. This allows us to uphold the highest standards and provide unparalleled service for the families in our community.
If an emergency develops such as severe weather, fire, physical damage to the building, or any other situation that poses a threat, you will be notified. The notification process will be given to you upon enrollment.