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Keystone Stars
“Keystone STARS rated as a STAR 3 program recognized for providing quality early learning experiences to help your child shine.”

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3 STARS

MT TOP Kids is the only Child Care Center in Mountaintop with a 3 STAR Rating from Keystone STARS.

We strive to provide the best quality care for your children.

When you choose a Keystone STARS program like MT TOP KIDS, it meets quality standards for:

Teacher Qualifications; Classroom and Learning Activities; Working with Families; and Program Management.

Where children spend their day can affect their learning for life!

Lead teachers have at least an Associate’s degree in early childhood education.

Teachers hold a meeting with families when a child enrolls, provide daily updates on the child’s activities and hold at least two teacher conferences to share child’s progress each year.

Teachers assess children’s development three times a year, the first within 45 days of enrollment.

Teachers use the PA Early Learning standards to develop curriculum and learning activities.

Programs receive an independent evaluation of their classroom setup and learning activities using a standardized tool (Environment Rating Scale).

Program works with families and schools to make a smooth transition for children to kindergarten.

Staff receive at least three employee benefits, such as health insurance, which helps reduce staff turnover.

Staff complete continuing education each year.

We follow the Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards - PA Keys.


Administration
Administration

Health Policy is formed in conjunction with the ECELS HEALTH PROJECT and the American Academy of Pediatricians.

Testimonials
Testimonials

The staff are encouraged to provide a warm, loving environment.

Our Mission
Our Mission

To provide a safe, loving, stimulating environment for children ages 6 weeks through 13 years old with flexible scheduling and affordable tuition.

Programs

Mt. Top Kids is divided into five developmental segments: Nursery, Toddlers, Two's, Preschool, and School Aged (school year and summer camp). Use the links to read more about each program's philosophy.

HiMama Exchange App: Mt. Top Kids offers parents free participation in the HiMama information exchange app. This app engages parents with digital daily sheets, pictures, videos, and educational information. It frees staff to focus on your kids, not paperwork. The HiMama App is now being used for All classrooms at Mt. Top Kids. Please inquire within for your access and personal password

Infants

Infants are our specialty. The primary concerns of the Mt. Top Kids Nursery staff, adhered to as part of a quality program for children ages newborn to toddler, are in a ratio of 1 adult to 4 infants.

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Young Toddlers

Mt. Top Kids’ Young Toddlers is a progressive program whereas each child’s strengths are stressed to promote good self esteem.  The children, ages 13 months to 24 months, are in a ratio of 1 adult to 5 children.

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Two's

Mt. Top Kids Two's program is a progressive program whereas each child’s strengths are stressed to promote good self esteem.  The children, ages 24 months to 36 months, are in a ratio of 1 adult to 6 children.

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Preschool

Mt. Top Kids Preschool is a progressive program that follows an approved Early Childhood Curriculum centered around monthly themes, which promotes; positive self esteem, learning self control, communication skills, socialization, listening skills, math concepts, memorization for children ages three, four, and five.

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School Age

Mt. Top Kids School Aged Program provides a safe, secure, stimulating home base environment for children, before and after school, as well as early dismissal days, school days, holidays, and summer vacations.

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Summer Camp

Mt. Top Kids offers a quality Summer Day Camp Program for children in Pre-K through sixth grade. The program will enable your child to achieve a feeling of belonging, positive self esteem, and self confidence through specialized activities, field trips, interaction with friends and adults, and involvement with the local community.

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