of Crystal Lake
475 Alexandra Blvd., Crystal Lake, IL 60014 • (815) 455-5437

Frequently Asked Questions

What age children do you accept?

Children beginning with ages 6 weeks through 12 years

Is transportation provided to local schools?

Yes, our center currently buses to schools in Districts 47, 158, and 300. If your child`s school is not listed, please let us know, and we will try to accommodate your family`s needs. The schools we currently bus to are Liberty, Lake in the Hills Elementary, Westfield, Neubert, South, West,North, Husseman, Woodscreek, Glacier Ridge, Indian Prairie, Chesak, Martin, Mackeben, and Conley.

Are field trips offered for the children?

Yes, our buses are available for area field trips. We transport children who meet the state's age requirements. These children are given opportunities to see their community and other places of interest year-round. Whether it is the local grocery store, the petting zoo, the library, and entertainment places such as roller skating, bowling or putt-putt golf, we provide fun and learning for the children and guarantee the maximum protection plan for parent's peace of mind.

Is playtime/outdoor time available?

Yes, our schools are equipped with three to four areas of outside play. The children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore their outside world. As an added safety feature, our schools have six- to nine-foot fencing around the outside perimeter of the play areas. The play equipment is state-of-the-art, and Kids 'R' Kids abides by the federal regulations on safety equipment and the surrounding fall zones.

Are meals and snacks provided?

Yes, at our facility children are served both breakfast and lunch in our kids cafe`, and both a.m. and p.m. snacks are served in the classroom. Our location is equipped with a full-service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children.

Is your staff trained?

Yes, the Kids 'R' Kids faculty are required to follow the state regulations that apply to training. All staff are trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training in curriculum, child development, classroom arrangement, classroom management, age-appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment. The staff is encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs, as well as earning their degree in Early Childhood Education, and are given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.

Is there internet viewing of my child at your center?

Yes, our internet viewing system can connect parents and family members to their child while at work or thousands of miles away. Through a secured internet site and unique password, you can observe your child's daily activities through your computer. The same cameras are fed to the front desk for additional monitoring by administrative staff. It`s the next best thing to being there yourself!

How can I get more information about enrolling my child?

We are glad you are interested in finding out more about our facility!. You can reach us directly at 815-455-5437 or at kima@krklearningacademy.com Please use the contact form to provide us with your name, address and phone number, as well as email address so that we can send you any promotional offers we may have! We look forward to meeting you when you come in for a tour. Thank you for your time and for visiting our website.

What are your hours of operation?

We are open Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.

When is my child`s tuition due?

Tuition is due on Friday afternoons for the upcoming week or on your child`s first day of attendance for the week.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, checks, money orders, and ACH payments. Sorry, no cash is accepted.

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