Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hours of operations?

Sowing Seed School hours of operations are from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Basic Full-Time Care  (Infants/Toddlers/Pre-k)  10 consecutive hours a day with floating flexibility

(for example 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, etc.)

Extended Care (Infants/ Toddlers/Pre-k ) – time exceeding the Basic Full Time Care of 10 hours

Tell me more about the Facility.

The Sowing Seed School is a brand new state of the art building across the street from the NY Waterway ferry that includes an indoor and outdoor playground and nine classrooms equipped with refrigerators, accessible bathrooms and sinks, as well as diaper changing rooms.

There is also accessibility to a neighborhood park that Sowing Seed children will be able to use for outdoor gross motor activities.

Antibacterial paint called “ paint shield” is used on all of the walls and air purifiers are installed to promote good health.

Our environment is safe, clean, stimulating, and inviting to make children feel at home and develop a love of learning.

Are your teachers and caregivers CPR and First Aid certified?

Yes, through our Staff Development Days we offer  our Staff in-house on going training. This ensures that our staff are equipped with the most current information regarding saving the tiniest of  lives.

Is your center safe?

Yes, our center has a State of Art Security System with access to ongoing surveillance. Our parents check each student in and out using biometric technology.

Are meals and snacks provided by your center?

Yes, although we do not cook meals on our premises; we do offer delicious, organic meals through a local catering service. Our meals come warm and ready to be served at mealtime.

 We do offer two healthy organic snacks throughout your child’s school day as well as offer organic whole milk with every meal within your child’s school day which is included as part of you tuition.

Are meals and snacks provided by your center?

Yes, although we do not cook meals on our premises; we do offer delicious, organic meals through a local catering service. Our meals come warm and ready to be served at mealtime.

 We do offer two healthy organic snacks throughout your child’s school day as well as offer organic whole milk with every meal within your child’s school day which is included as part of you tuition.

Will part-time services be available?

Yes, children can attend school on a part time basis for 6 consecutive hours a day, 5 days per week

What is the staff to student ratio?

We exceeded the State of New Jersey expectations when it involves student to staff rations. We believe in the importance of building positive experiences and trust between child and Caregiver.

Do Students have access to Outdoor Facilities?

Yes, we house a Beautiful Outdoor Space on premise! We also, are permitted to utilize our great community of Port Imperial to explore nature and to encourage learning through exposure to the great outdoors!

Can I enroll my child at anytime during the year?

Yes, our center has ongoing yearly enrollment.

How does your center handle difficult students?

We handle difficult students using methods such as positive redirection as well positive reinforcement.

How do you handle students who never had a school experience?

Our staff is trained to handle all students. Our staff have a vast knowledge of child development and how to build trust between student and teacher.  We treat every student who attends our program with love and compassion. We believe that students will thrive when they feel secure and loved.

Testimonials

Pooja Ashok Jain

Our daughter Renee started sowing seeds back in September when she was just 3 months old. We are very thankful for the love and affection that she has received from miss Gloria, and the others in the school. I highly recommend this facility to all the parents looking for a top-notch daycare/school for their kids.