Child care centers operated by religious institutions may be exempt from licensure, per § 63.2-1716 of the Code of Virginia, if the religious institutions submit certain documents to the Virginia Department of Social Services prior to opening the child day center and then annually prior to the expiration date of their exemption.
This doesn't mean we operate without guidelines, however. Each staff member has undergone a background check and taken extra training to ensure the well-being of our youngest students. A daily health screening takes place at the start of each day for all students.
Children may be enrolled in Pre-school if they are three years old and potty trained (see below).
Additionally, we have the following readiness checklist for students entering Pre-school: