Applications Forms can be picked up at the school, or on this website here..
How To Apply
Completed applications (see required documentation on application) may be submitted to the main office, faxed, or mailed. For Early Head start and Redding Preschool programs, applications are not considered complete until all required documents are received.
A complete application consists of the following items:
Child’s original birth certificate
TANF verification (if applicable)
2 most recent pay stubs/letter from employer/agency verifying income
Custody Consent form (if applicable)
IEP (If applicable)
Medical insurance card (Medicaid or other)
Completed physical form for the current year with lead, hemoglobin, and HCT results
Completed Dental Form or appointment card*
Emergency Contact Sheet
Authorization of Release Form
Permission for Television and Video Viewing Form
Photography Release Form
Permission for Computer Usage Form
Field Trip Permission Slip Form
Permission for Program Screening Form
WE partner with Smile Check to do yearly dental screening at the school.
What We Do
The basic components of Head Start are also incorporated into our Redding Full day Preschool and Early Head start Programs (i.e., health assessments/ Screenings, home visits, parent empowerment workshop, policy council, etc.) to maximize the opportunities for parent involvement.
Who is Eligible
Children who are 6 weeks to 12 years.
Our program accepts Purchase of Care.
Families with special needs are encouraged to apply.
Our school year runs all year round except on holidays and staff development days.
We are open 6:40a.m. until 5:00p.m.
No children will be admitted after 9:30 a.m.
Christmas, New Years Day, MLK Day, Labor Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving.
Two staff training days yearly
A Typical Toddler & Pre-K Schedule
6:40-8:30 | Arrival/Area Choice Time, Breakfast
10:00-10:30 | Morning Snack, Clean Up, Bathroom
10:30-12:00 | Group Activity Time, Outdoor Play
11:00-12:30 | Lunch, Clean Up, Bathroom
12:30-2:30 | Rest Time
2:45-3:15 | Afternoon Snack, Clean-Up, Bathroom
3:30-5:00 | Area Choice Time, Outdoor Play, Dinner
Lunch and dinner delivered by Delaware Gourmet Catering.
A.M is provided until 8:30A.M
We are members of Delaware Parent Association.
We provide Prosobi/Infamil with Lipil only.
Please make our Directors aware of allergies.
We cannot accommodate special diets.
No outside food is allowed
Child Care Fees
Under 12 months | $280
12 months - 23 months | $240
2 - 5 Years Old | $210
6 - 18 Years Old | $160
WEEKLY FEE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Under 12 months | $290
12 months - 23 months | $250
2 - 5 Years Old | $235
6 - 18 Years Old | $170
Paying your bill:
ALOF accepts cash, money order, credit/debit card, and PayPal.
A $20 fee will be charged for any check returned by your bank. Payments not received by the scheduled payment date, are subject to a $10 payment fee charged for every week the payment is late for private paying families only.
Full time care is NO more that 10 hours daily
If parents are late picking up their children they are subject to termination of services.
TUITION DURING ABSENCES OR VACATION: If a child is absent from the ALOFCDC for any reason (whether the child is sick, on vacation, or staying home with visiting relative), tuition must be paid in full. Tuition is paid in full for all State paid holidays and inclement weather closings.