Frequently Asked Questions Blue Ash - Blue Ash Educational Building

Here are some of the frequently asked questions. If you have any more questions or concerns. Please feel free to contact us. We would be more then happy to help.

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What age children do you accept?

We accept children 6 weeks of age through 10 years.

What are your hours of operation?

We are open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. All children must be in attendance by 9:00 a.m.

Why is it important that my child be in attendance by 9:00 a.m.?

Our Early Childhood Developmental Programs begin at 9:00 a.m. at which time our Daily Schedule of Routines is initiated. Additionally, at 9:00 a.m., our nutritionist receives the number of snacks and lunches that must be prepared for the classroom.

How long have you operated as a Child Development Program?

The Blue Ash Educational Building was founded in 1965 and for those 51 years has been under the same management.

What is the cost for my child to attend your program?

The cost is determined by the age of the child and the number of children you are enrolling.

Am I responsible for bringing my child's snacks and lunches?

No, A.M. and P.M. snacks and lunches are provided and are included in your weekly tuition.  We also serve breakfast for children arriving by 7:30 A.M.

Is your staff qualified to work with young children?

Yes, we maintain a consistent staff who possesses Master Degrees in Child Care Administration, Masters in Education, Bachelor and Associate degrees in Education. Currently, 12 staff members are pursuing degrees in Early Childhood Education which is being financed by our Board of Directors. All staff members must yearly maintain 15 hours of in-service training as required by the Ohio Department of Education.

Do you have a high turnover in staff?

Our staff currently has a combined total of over 325 years of employment all at this facility.

Do you use a curriculum in your Early Childhood Developmental Programs?

Yes, all of our curricula are developmentally appropriate activities as set forth by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and are in alignment with the Early Learning Content Standards required by the Ohio Department of Education.

How may I learn more about your indoor and outdoor facilities?

We require that all parents visit our center before enrolling a child. At the time of your visit, you will tour our 11,000 square feet of interior space and our 7 acres of outdoor learning environments.

Is it true that your tuition rates are an outstanding value?

Yes! We have various rates for infants, preschool, before and after school, part-time, full-time, kindergarten, multi-child, and school-aged child.

What is your absence line phone number?

Our absence line should be used to notify the school when your child will not be in attendance.  The phone number is 513-891-7816.  The line is available from 7 p.m. to 9:30 a.m.