What makes
DKZ special?

What makes DKZ special?

Why Discovery Kidzone?

Choosing school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. We understand that looking for the best fit can be a challenge. This list highlights just a few of the many advantages of Discovery Kidzone Preschool, to help you make the best decision for yourself and your child.

SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT

  • Warm, inviting, and joyful family-oriented environment.
  • Open year-round, with convenient hours from 7 AM to 5:30 PM.
    Recipient of local, state awards and recognitions.
  • Hot lunch option and multiple nutritious snacks provided daily.
  • Culturally diverse enrollment.
  • Qualified, long-term, teaching staff exceeding state standards.
  • Age appropriate outside play areas.
  • Hands-on Administration including involved Owners, Director of School, Assistant Director of School. We are a family at DKZ!
  • Full service early childhood school providing care for Infants (from 6 weeks) through Kindergarten, After-School Care and Summer Camp.
  • “Kids’ Night Out” twice a year – providing a fun activity night for kids, while allowing parents a relaxed evening out.
  • Outdoor classrooms with creative and exciting play areas

SAFETY

  • Immediate photo identification by staff and finger print on check-in computers as parents and children enter to verify identity.
  • Instant electronic record of your child’s arrival and departure.
  • Computerized record of all individuals authorized to pick up your child.
  • Daily health check and double check attendance in classrooms.
  • First Aid and CPR certified teachers. First Aid kits in every classroom. Medication administration and EPI-Pen training for all staff.
  • Fire drills are performed monthly. Earthquake and evacuation plans are in place and practiced annually. Fully-equipped emergency bags are accessible in every classroom.
  • Excellent credentials and training of staff- lengthy interview process includes 3 full state and federal background checks and reference verification, fingerprint verification, a minimum of 8 hours of initial orientation and a minimum of 23 additional training hours a year; Discovery Kidzone greatly exceeds this regulation with the average staff yearly training hours.

FAMILY COMMUNICATION

  • Regular verbal, written, and digital parent communication via online parent portal.
  • Monthly curriculum and menus posted.
  • Email bulletin detailing upcoming events.
  • On-site parent workshops.

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

  • A philosophy that balances developmental and traditional academic principles using Montessori and Reggio Emilia practices.
  • STARS certified school
  • Curriculum developed by owner, promoting a customized academic and creative curriculum.
  • Additional extra-curricular classes offered including: Yoga, Spanish, Cooking, Gymnastics, Dance, Art, Skiing, Science, and more.
  • Separate, age-appropriate classrooms.
  • Children successfully transition into both public and private schools.

FACILITY

  • Kitchen with dedicated cook.
  • Locally owned and operated.
  • Natural playground and outdoor classrooms with endless opportunities for exploration and discovery.
  • Continuous improvements and updates to classrooms and playgrounds.
  • Brand new state of the art childcare center is in the process of being built.