of Hixson
6863 Big Ridge Rd., Hixson, TN 37343 • (423) 843-0785

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours of operation?

6:30 am - 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. (Please contact us for holidays and other special hours.)

 

What age children do you accept?

We are proud to serve children beginning at ages 6 weeks through 12 years old.

 

Is transportation provided to local schools?

Yes, we currently provide bus service to Big Ridge Elementary, McConnell Elementary, and Ganns Middle Valley Elementary. We are proud to provide school buses with seat belts to transport children from these schools in the afternoon as well.

 

Are field trips offered for the children?

Absolutely. Our school bus is available for area field trips. We safely transport children who meet the state of Tennessee’s age requirements. These children are given opportunities to visit places in our community and other areas of interest throughout the year. Whether it is a petting zoo, the library, the local grocery store, or an entertainment facility such as roller skating, bowling, or putt-putt golf, we provide learning and fun for the children guaranteeing the maximum protection plan and providing peace of mind for parents.

 

Is playtime/outdoor time available?

Yes, Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy of Hixson is equipped with four exciting areas of outside play. Children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore the outside world. As an added safety feature, Kids ‘R’ Kids of Hixson has six- to nine-foot fencing around the outer perimeter of the play areas. Our play equipment is also state-of-the-art. We abide by the federal regulations on safety equipment and the surrounding fall zones.

 

Are meals and snacks provided?

Yes, our on-site chef serves hot meals and nutritional snacks. Our Learning Academy is also 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 Learning Academy of Hixson faculty is required to follow the state regulations that apply to training. All staff is trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Our additional training in child development, curriculum, classroom management, classroom arrangement, nutrition, age-appropriate activities, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment for the children we serve. Our staff members are encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs and are also given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.

 

Do you have Internet viewing of my child at your Learning Academy?

Yes, our Internet viewing system safely connects parents and family members to their child. When parents are at work or thousands of miles away, they can use our secured Internet site and unique password to observe their child's daily activities through a computer. The same camera feeds display at the front desk providing additional safety and monitoring by our trained administrative staff. Of course, our Internet Viewing is free of charge.

 

How can I get more information about enrolling my child?

We appreciate your interest in Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy of Hixson. Please use the contact form to provide us with your name, address and phone number. We will contact you with more information. You many also call us at (423) 843-0785. We welcome you to take a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities to see our programs in action. Thank you for your time and for visiting our website. We look forward to meeting you!

 

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