“BDC” Bilingual Day Care & Preschool is a nurturing, bilingual environment that sparks your child’s curiosity and development.
“Enriching children’s minds for a brighter future”
Address: Near Payton Manning Children’s Hospital, IN 46260
Q&A with “BDC” Bilingual Day Care & Preschool
What makes BDC unique?
Our school stands out through its bilingual approach, fostering a rich linguistic environment in both English and Spanish. We provide a nurturing space where children can thrive, supported by a comprehensive curriculum and a focus on individualized progress.
🔹 Languages: English & Spanish
🔹 Monthly progress reports for parents
🔹 Nutritious organic meals
🔹 Comprehensive bilingual curriculum
🔹 Kindergarten essentials preparation
🔹 Indoor/outdoor play equipment for holistic development
What is BDC’s educational philosophy?
BDC believes in a holistic educational philosophy, emphasizing not only academic development but also nurturing social, emotional, and physical growth. We aim to spark curiosity, instill a love for learning, and prepare children for a successful transition to kindergarten.
What is BDC age/grade range?
BDC caters to children aged 2 and up, (we can take younger ones starting at 20 months) offering a stimulating environment that adapts to their evolving needs. Our limited preschool openings ensure a personalized and attentive experience for each child.
What is your enrollment policy? Are there any key dates parents should be aware of?
Our enrollment policy is designed to accommodate the needs of our families. With limited spaces available, we encourage early registration to secure a spot for your child. Monthly progress reports and open communication ensure parents are actively involved in their child’s educational journey at Bilingual Day Care.
What are the standard school day hours? Does your school offer flexible day/hour options? Is before/after school care available?
Our standard school set hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
How many children are in each class? How are children divided up?
The number of children in each class is carefully managed to provide personalized attention and a conducive learning environment.
What is the teacher/child ratio?
We maintain a low children-teacher ratio to ensure individualized care and effective learning, promoting engagement and safety.
What are the teacher’s credentials?
Our teachers hold a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and national accreditation in early age education, ensuring a high standard of expertise in child development.
Is parental participation required?
While participation in our events is not mandatory, we strongly encourage parents to attend our annual festivities. It’s a wonderful opportunity for parents to connect with each other, fostering a sense of community within the BDC family. Building relationships with other families and getting to know your child’s friends enhances the overall experience and creates a supportive network within our bilingual daycare and preschool community.
How do teachers communicate with parents? How often do parents receive updates?
Teachers communicate regularly with parents through updates, and monthly progress reports, fostering an open line of communication to keep parents informed about their child’s development.
Does BDC offer support for students with special needs?
While we may not have specialized training for children with special needs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment. We are open to discussing individual needs with parents, seeking to understand and accommodate each child’s unique requirements to the best of our ability.
How much time do the children spend outside?
Children spend outdoor time twice a day, before lunch and after nap time, considering weather and climate conditions to promote a healthy balance of indoor and outdoor activities.
Are meals and/or snacks provided?
All meals and snacks provided are organic, freshly made, and prepared daily, ensuring nutritious and wholesome offerings.
Does my child need to be potty-trained?
Potty training is not a requirement, and we support parents who choose to initiate potty training at home by providing assistance during the process.
What enrichment programs/activities are offered?
Enrichment programs at our school include a variety of activities such as crafts, science, math, fine and gross motor skill development, yoga, dancing, building to name a few.
How many years has BDC been open for service?
BDC has been providing childcare services for the past 22 years. It originated from the Director’s personal experience with her youngest child’s communication disorder, leading to the establishment of a family-owned and operated home-licensed daycare. Our commitment to quality care and a nurturing environment has been a cornerstone of our service for over two decades.
What are your school’s safety policies?
Our school implements rigorous safety policies, including emergency protocols, secure entry systems, and regular safety drills, to prioritize the well-being of every child.
Who should parents contact for more information about “BDC” Bilingual Day Care & Preschool?
For more information, parents can contact the Director at [email protected] or call/text 786–547–5196. We’re here to address any questions and provide details about our engaging and nurturing learning environment.