School Info

The Growing Tree Kids
  • The Growing Tree’s hours of Operation are from 8am to 5pm.
  • We offer before and after care for 3 year olds and VPK (4) year olds.
  • The Growing Tree was established in 1984 and accredited in 1994.  License # C850594.
  • Our curriculum is based on Pinellas County School standards.
  • We follow Pinellas County Schools’ schedule.
  • The school year begins in August and ends in May.
  • Registration is in February for all classes.
  • Scholarship application deadline is March 1st.
  • We expect children going into the 3 yr. old classes to have completed or are in the process of potty training.
  • We are accredited by The Gold Seal Quality Care Program which means that we provide higher licensing standards established by the Florida Statutes (F.S.) and the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C).  We are also accredited by Apple.  This is a thorough review of administration, curriculums and staffing.
  • Our student-teacher ratios vary and are based on classroom size.
    • 2 yr. olds—11:2
    • 3 yr. olds—14:2 and 13:2
    • 4 yr. olds—14:2 and 20:2 (VPK)
    • Mother’s Morning Out—8:1
  • Friendly environment – open door policy
  • Our teachers are available 30 minutes before and after school to address any questions or needs.