Frequently Asked Questions
Our Early Childhood Education program offers a loving environment for children one year through school-age. We have exceptional staff that meet and exceed Washington State standards for early education. Cornerstone Christian Academy's mission is to partner with parents to teach the truth and love of God’s Word and to inspire students to pursue excellence spiritually, personally, academically, relationally, and physically, while equipping them for spending a lifetime of service to Jesus Christ.
To help introduce you to our school, we have tried to answer some of the most frequently asked questions:
Are you a licensed facility?
Yes! We are licensed with the Department of Early Learning and have been since opening in 2006.
Are your teachers educated?
All teachers are educated and trained in early childhood education and development. Teachers are also required to continue their education through professional development opportunities and mandatory training to meet strict local and state licensing regulations.
Do all staff have current background checks?
Yes, any person employed by Cornerstone Christian School ECE must have a current, clear background check on file with the Department of Early Learning.
Is your staff CPR trained?
Yes, all staff must hold a current CPR and First Aid card. On top of that, all staff are Epi-Pen trained, hold a Food Handler’s card, and receive Blood Borne Pathogen training.
What are the hours of operation?
We open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. Children can be in our care for a maximum of ten consecutive hours per day according to the Washington Administrative Code.
Are meals provided?
All snacks and lunch are included in the tuition price. We provide a morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack. Our morning snack is served at approximately 8:30am, lunch is 11:30am – 12:00pm, and the afternoon snack is served at 2:45pm.
How does Cornerstone Early Education differ from Daycare?
We do not offer daycare. We offer education at every age and ability level. We believe that learning should always be fun; therefore, our curriculum is geared toward different learning styles to ensure every child’s success.