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Frequently Asked Questions 


What ages do you serve in the center? 

  • Next Generation Learning Center serves children from birth (six weeks) through Pre-Kindergarten.

  • We offer Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)


What are your hours of operation? 

Monday-Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

Non-refundable Fees:                   

$150 New Student Registration

$ 200 Annual Enrollment for each school year

Age Classifications

Infant - 6 weeks to one year of age.

One Year Old - Walking 12 to 24 months

Two Year Old - Turning 2 on or before September 1

Three Year Old - 3 years old on or before September 1

Four Year Old - 4 years old on or before September 1


Payment and Discount Guidelines

  • The non-refundable registration and enrollment fees must be paid at the time the child's application is submitted to the school.

  • Active members of First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale receive a 5% discount on monthly tuition.

    • Non-member rates apply to all others.

  • Families with more than one child enrolled with receive a 10% multiple child discount.  The discount applies to the lowest tuition rate.

  • A 5% discount is given to families who pay the tuition on an annual basis.

  • Annual tuition payment is due at the time of registration. Monthly tuition payments are due by the first of each month. If payment is not received by the due date a $35 late fee will be added.

  • Available payment options are automatic withdrawal, money order, credit card, and check. There is a $36 fee for returned checks.

  • There will be a $5 per minute late pick-up fee if a child is not picked up by 5:30 pm.

  • There may be additional activities and events throughout the year that will require additional fees such as in-house field trips and school pictures.


Do you have a uniform policy?

Students who are in age two and up need to wear a blue polo with the embroidered NGLC logo with khaki or blue pants. We have shirts available for purchase. Please call or see our front desk for more information.


What curriculum do you use?

We are currently using the Creative Curriculum. The Orange curriculum is used for our Bible lessons, Biblical values and teaching are an integral part of this curriculum.


Do you provide breakfast and snacks at the center?

Meals are catered by Mom Chef. Menus are available for your review at the center or online. Substitutions are available through Mom Chef. These also include a gluten-free, dairy-free, organic and  vegetarian menu. 




What is your philosophy on learning?

Our approach to learning involves educating the whole child. 

  • Intellectually - Each classroom is arranged in centers that provide for both structured and self-directed learning.  Our daily schedule includes a balance of active and quiet activities.  Creativity is encouraged and our learning center experiences are a healthy mix of fun and challenge.

  • Physically - Physical activity is important to a child's growth and development.  Children are given free playtime on our playground to jump, run, climb and socialize with their friends.  Nutritious meals and snacks, as well as age-appropriate rest times, will promote good physical health and motor development.

  • Emotionally - It is important for a child to feel successful, self-confident and have a sense of belonging.  Through individual and group learning times children will make discoveries about themselves, others and the world we all share.  Each child will come to understand we are all special individuals with unique needs and talents and be able to value the differences in others.

  • Spiritually - The Word of God is at the center of all we do.  We will learn daily about God's love for us and His love through us to our classmates, teacher, families, people in our community and around the world.


What types of classes do you offer?

  • Infants - Infants need to feel safe and loved.  Our consistent schedules for eating, sleeping, and playtimes, as well as lots of attention and care, will provide a safe, nurturing environment where they can explore, learn and grow.

  • Toddlers - Toddlers learn by doing and our creative, hands-on environment fosters a self-confident love of learning that will last a lifetime.

  • Preschoolers - Preschool is a time for learning together.  Individual learners become group participants interacting, communicating and working together in an exciting, fun environment.


What types of extracurricular activities do you offer?

  • Story Time Soccer:  Offered on Wednesday afternoons, Story Time Soccer is a fun, educational, age-appropriate, skill and fitness program for 2-5-year-olds. Participants are led through an interactive story to capture their attention and focus. They act out a variety of story scenarios that replicate soccer drills and make them fun!  The cost is $45 per month.

  • Dance Combo: Offered on Thursdays, students will be taught tap and hip-hop.  The cost is $60 per month.

  • Karate: Students are taught basic karate skills on Friday afternoons. The cost is $60 per month.​

  • Ballet: Pre-ballet teaches the foundation of ballet on Thursday afternoons. The cost is $60 per month.

  • Gymnastics: Gross motor skills are encouraged through fitness activities. The class meets each Wednesday afternoon.  The cost is $60 per month.

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