Frequently Asked Questions
In this section, we have compiled some of the frequently asked questions that we have received over the last couple of years. If there is something we missed, please reach out and a member of our staff will get in touch with you.
WHEN CAN WE ENROLL CHILDREN TO YOUR PROGRAMS?
LadyBug Academy is accepting applicants of all ages, to all our programs now. Don't wait until the last moment. Spots may be taken quickly. Please check out our enrollment process.
DO YOU SERVE SNACK/LUNCH FOR THE CHILDREN?
We partner with the Good Food Company to provide breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks for all children 13 months and up, at an additional fee. Parents are welcome to provide a packed lunch for their children, wchich must be labeled and dated daily or enroll their children in our monthly food program. For more information on catering, please click here.
Please note, because of the sensitivity of an infant’s diet and to maintain consistency with home feeding regimes, we do not provide any food for Infants under the age of 13 months. Parents are responsible for bringing their child’s food daily.
WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS OF OPERATION?
LadyBug Academy at Meffieifled is open Monday - Friday from 7:30am - 5:30pm (COVID hours).
WHAT AGES DOES YOUR PROGRAM SERVE?
LadyBug Academy provides care for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years old.
WHEN CAN I SEE THE LADYBUG ACADEMY SPACE?
We are happy to schedule a virtual tour, and show you our facilities and tell you more about our education program. We currently schedule only virtual tours daily at 10am. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule the tour.
DO YOU CLOSE FOR SUMMER?
No, we are a year-round program. Our academic year runs from September to June. Our summer curriculum follows the same daily schedule as the academic year program; however in the summer it is play based and focused on summer activities. .
HOW DO YOU COMMUNICATE WITH PARENTS?
A report containing daily highlights, including feeding and napping schedules, as well as photos from our enrichment activities will be sent to every parent via the Brightwheel app. Parents can register on Brightwheel to monitor their child’s activity at LadyBug Academy.
DO YOU RUN A BACKGROUND CHECK ON YOUR EMPLOYEES?
Yes. All our employees undergo a fingerprint criminal background check and sex offender background check prior to employment for all states they live in the past 5 years.
DO YOU HAVE SIBLINGS PRIVILEGE?
LadyBug Academy prioritizes the siblings of enrolled students within our enrollment decisions. We also offer sibling privilege and provide a 10% tuition discount for additional children and military families.
WHAT IS YOUR INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY?
We follow the Fairfax Public Schools inclement weather policy. In the case of inclement weather, we will provide families with updated information via Brightwheel, our website, school voicemail, and the weather hotline by 5:30pm the day before the possible weather related closure..