Frequent Questions

Does Promise require a particular faith for admission?
No, we accept children from all faiths.

Will my child receive biblical instruction?
Yes, your child’s education includes explicit Bible instruction from the Old and New Testament.

What is your student-teacher ratio?
We maintain a student-teacher ratio of 4:1 within the classroom.

Does each child have an IEP (Individual Education Plan)?
Yes. Our staff develops each child’s IEP in the first quarter and evaluates progress throughout the school year. This progress is reviewed at parent-teacher conferences.

What services do you offer?
Students receive occupational therapy, Speech and language services and training in the activities of daily living. They also enjoy adaptive art through Chesterfield Arts, music through STAGES and lunch program through Hollyberry Catering.

Can we implement our own private therapist at Promise?
Yes. With approval from the staff, your private therapist may come to Promise to work with your child. All financial negotiations with your private therapist must be dealt with externally.

Does Promise use ABA?
Many families find success with their children at an early age using the ABA model. Promise strives to foster interaction between student:student, student:teacher and group dialogue using functional communication.

What are school hours?
8:50 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Do you provide before-school care?
Staff is present in the building by 8:30 a.m.

Do you provide after-school care?
Promise provides after-care from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the cost of $12.00 per hour per child. Any student left after 5:00 p.m. will be charged a late fee of $1.00 per minute.

Do you accept a primary diagnosis of behavioral or emotional disorders?
At this time, Promise is not equipped to handle these primary diagnoses.