Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program in Shawnee, Kansas

Address and phone number for Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program, a Daycare, at Clearcreek Parkway, Shawnee KS.


Name
Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program
Address
22400 Clearcreek Parkway
Shawnee, Kansas, 66226
Phone
913-422-2418

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About the Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program

The Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program, located in Shawnee, KS, is a childcare facility that supervises and cares for children. Daycare services support parents and guardians by caring for children too young to be left alone, most often children too young to attend school or school-aged children that require before or after school care.

You may contact Daycares for questions about:
  • Shawnee home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Shawnee childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
  • Shawnee financial assistance programs
Daycare Policies

The Daycare follows Kansas health and safety regulations, including requirements on the ratio between caregivers and children. In addition, the Daycare sets its own policies for enrollment, hours of operation, joining the waitlist, administering medication, and food allergy restrictions. Contact the Daycare for questions about specific policies or regulations.

Kansas State Daycare Licensing

In order to operate in Kansas, Daycare services must meet Kansas state regulations and comply with licensing regulations. Licensed Daycares meet state requirements on staffing levels, the safety of the location, accessibility, and programming. The licensing requirements vary for childcare centers and in-home daycares, with different standards for the maximum number of children at the facility. The safety and design requirements also differ depending on the facility type. Daycares undergo periodic reviews to maintain their license, which include background checks of all staff members. In addition to state licensing, the Daycare may hold additional accreditations, such as NAEYC accreditation.

Early Learning Programs

The Daycare offers early learning programs designed to promote learning and growth for Shawnee children enrolled in the Daycare. These programs emphasize play-based learning, verbal communications, gross motor skills, curiosity, and social skills. For preschool-aged children, the Daycare learning programs focus on kindergarten readiness skills.

Shawnee Financial Assistance for Daycare

Shawnee residents may qualify for childcare financial assistance programs depending on their income, household size, and other factors. In Kansas, federal programs including Head Start and Early Head Start provide childcare services for low-income families. Kansas state also distributes federal child care subsidies, also known as vouchers or fee assistance, for low-income families. Contact the Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program for more information on financial assistance programs.

Contact the Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program

You may contact the Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program by calling 913-422-2418, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Prairie Ridge Elementary School Age Care Program, 22400 Clearcreek Parkway, Shawnee, Kansas, 66226.