Providing Quality Child Care & Early Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How long has Children on the Green been in operation?
Since 1994!

What are the qualifications and tenure of the staff?
There is a N.J. State Certified teacher in every classroom and our average tenure for teachers and administrators is an impressive 7 years.

Are the staff trained in First Aid and CPR?
Yes, in infant/child and adult C.P.R., standard first aid, and AED.

Why is your NAEYC accreditation important?
Our accreditation is important because it means we have achieved the mark of high quality in child care. It shows that we are willing to undergo the rigorous requirements of NAEYC and have our staff, program and facility evaluated by an outside, unbiased group of child care experts. It also gives you the confidence that you are choosing the best child care program for your child. Only 7% of Centers in the US are NAEYC accredited.

What is your student to teacher ratio?
Our student to teacher ratios meet or exceed state requirements. For example, Children on the Green maintains a ratio of 3:1 in the infant program, well above the State requirement of 4:1. The ratio for the Toddler classroom is 4:1 and the ratio for Preschool is 8:1

Do I pay extra for meals and snacks?
No! Nutritious snacks and lunch are included in tuition. Don’t worry about spending your precious evening time washing containers and packing meals.

What is the Center’s schedule of operation?
Weekdays 7:00AM to 5:30PM

Does the center close for any holidays?
Only for the major holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day (and the Friday before for staff training), Thanksgiving and the day after, and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. If the holiday falls on a weekend, the center will close on the Friday or Monday closest to the holiday.

How can I arrange a tour?
Call 973-984-0094 or email directors@childrenonthegreen.org today and we will be happy to set one up for you.

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