First Step Learning Centre is a licensed childcare center. It is a state requirement that we receive all of the required forms completed before your child may enroll. These forms include but are not limited to:
parent agreement form
medical release form
We are required by law to keep an updated immunization record on file at all times. Please keep this information updated for the safety of your child and others.
6 Weeks – 1 Year
Transferred to Toddler Room
1 Year – 2 Years
Threes & Pre-K
There is a one-time enrollment fee of $225 due with your first tuition payment.
Tuition is DUE every Monday. Tuesday is a grace day. On Wednesday morning, there will be a $25.00 Late Payment assessed to your account. Credit card processing fee is 2.95%. ACH fee is $0.6% (with a minimum fee of $0.25 to maximum of $2 per transaction.)
RETURN CHECK FEE
If your check is returned for insufficient funds or Closed Account there will be a $35.00 Returned Check Fee assessed to your account. There will also be a $25.00 Late Payment Fee.
LATE PICKUP FEE
The Daycare’s hours of operation are from 6:30 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, year round. Any child enrolled who has NOT been picked up by 6:30pm will be charged a LATE pickup fee. Fees will automatically be drafted from your account that day. The late pick up fees are:
$20.00 for 1-15 minutes, per child.
$1.00 per minute after the first 15 minutes, per child
NOTE: Tardy pickups exceeding two occurrences in a month – may result in termination of services.
NOTICE TO WITHDRAW
FSLC's policy for notice to withdraw is two weeks in advance. You are responsible for your tuition for those two weeks. This notice must be given in writing.
We follow DISD for inclement weather and school closures. Our closure policy is communicated in your parent handbook as well as the parent information board. If you are unsure of a closure time, please check our Instagram/Facebook or your Brightwheel App for updates. There will be no discounts or refunds for tuition for bad weather days.
Tuition is the same whether you attend one or five days per week. All enrollments at First Step Learning Centre are full-time care only.