Frequently Asked Questions
What are your student:teacher ratios and how do they compare with Pennsylvania requirements?
3 to 14 months - WMCC Ratio 3:1 vs. PA Ratio 4:1
14 to 24 months - WMCC Ratio 4:1 vs. PA Ratio 5:1
24 to 30 months - WMCC Ratio 5:1 vs. PA Ratio 6:1
30 to 42 months - WMCC Ratio 4:1 vs. PA Ratio 6:1
What are your hours of operation?
WMCC is open year-round, Monday through Friday, from 7 AM to 6 PM.
On what holidays is WMCC closed?
WMCC is closed on the following holidays or on the day designated for the holiday: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, August Faculty Retreat, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving (two days) and Christmas (two days).
What is your sick policy?
Children with a fever of 100 degrees or over may not return to school until they are fever free for 24 hours without medication. Children who are ill and under a doctor's care may not return without a doctor's note stating that they are able to return to child care. This policy, along with all of our other policies, may be viewed in its entirety in our online handbook.
What are your tuition rates and payment schedule?
Tuition rates for the 2019-20 school year are as follows: Infants - $1,980/month; Young Toddlers - $1,900/month; Older Toddlers - $1,790/month. Tuition is due on the first of each month. WMCC has partnered with SMART TUITION to offer a variety of ways to pay tuition with online account access, mobile apps, and a 24/7 customer support center. Tuition fully covers all activities and families pay no additional fees.
Are there any extra fees?
There are no added fees. All special programs, such as gym, music and yoga are included in the tuition.
What type of security do you have?
All of the center's doors are locked at all times. Parents and visitors must come to the side door and ring the bell. This bell activates a camera in the main office as well as the back classroom. Once we have determined that the person is known to us we will press a buzzer to open the door.
There are cameras in the main office that allow the director to view the front and side doors and the parking lot at all times.
Unknown persons are required to show ID.