ABOUT US
Stepping S​tones Academy (SSA)
Mission is to provide good qualitty childcare  to families in the community.  As we have grown from a small childcare in Goose Creek, South Carolina to a large facility in Charleston, South Carolina, we have continued to demonstrate our commitment to provide an exceptional academy.  We maintain a safe, happy, clean, christian environment for our children.  All staff members are well trained and motivated to stimulate a learning envirnoment for our students.

   
Location 
                                    2409 MALL DRIVE NORTH CHARLESTON SC 29406                                           
hr@steppingstonesacademysc.com

                  Office Hours of Operation:                  
Monday—Friday
8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.

Services and Programs
Full-time Academy Hours:
Monday—Friday
7:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.

After-school program hours:
Monday—Friday
2:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.

Drop-off Service hours (A Morning Out - AMO)Preschoolers (3yrs-5yrs):
Monday— Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

   
Contact Us 
Today to reserve your seat
Now Enrolling for: 
 Fall 2017-2018 school year!

email: hr@steppingstonesacademysc.com 

THE STAFF


NaPrell Van Buren - Owner
hr@steppingstonesacademysc.com
843.805.4679 (O)




Enrollment
(rolling enrollment)
- Tour Stepping Stones Acasdemy (SSA)
- Submit Application for Enrollment
-Submit Enrollment Fees and Student Enrollment
- Schedule "Meet the Teacher" Appointment
-Begin Class Following Monday 
REGISTER
Schedule your tour TODAY
  1. Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do most are the things you do best.
    Marva Collins
  2. Children need the freedom to appreciate the infinite resources of their hands, their eyes and ears, the resources of forms. Materials, sounds and Colours.
    Loris Malaguzzl
  3. It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.
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  4. Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
    William Bulter Yeats
  5. They may forget what you said but they will not forget how you made them feel.
    Carl w Buechner
  6. A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.
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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US 

LAUGHING -LOVING- LEARNING
ALL PROGRAMS
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    Infants
    Babies need to be held, loved and encouraged to safely explore their world. They'll get lots of cuddles and stimulating activities throughout their day in our care (6 weeks - 12 months)
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    Creepers
    Creepers are loved and encouraged to safely explore their world. They'll get lots of cuddles and stimulating activities throughout their day in our care. (12 months - 18 months)
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    Toddlers
    Our Toddlers group size remain small allowing children and teachers to create strong bonds and to trust their caregivers. Toddlers development the school/home communication. The teachers communicate daily in many different ways. (18 -24 months)
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    Two Years
    Our program encourages their growing need for independence and for children to verbally express their feelings and emotions. The program provides opportunities for each child to build on their own strengths and expanding interests through well developed learning centers (24 months - 36 months)
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    Three Years
    Our program focus on creating more independent and active learners. We encourage this by increased vocabulary development, physical coordination, higher level thinking and increased social skills. (36 months - 48 months)
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    Pre- K4 (Four Years)
    An in-depth and focused curriculum allows children to expand their cognitive, physical, social and emotional skills in preparation for. Throughout their day, children have opportunities to make self-directed and guided choices, participate in small groups and projects. (48 months - 60 months)
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    Afterschoolers
    Provides an environment where children will develop an enthusiasm for learning, exploring and creativity through the use of constructive play activities in areas of art, drama, literature, music and movement, social science, large motor, manipulative activities and homework assistance.
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    Summer Camp
    SUMMER CAMP Each summer, STEPPING STONES Academy students will explore new concepts in an exciting and innovative format. Students will learn about a different curricula area within a school-wide theme each month. This is a wonderful way for children and teachers to explore exciting topics while engaging students within appropriate attention limits. Reservation forms will be available at the front desk and online. Students new to SSA must satisfy the application and enrollment requirements as detailed in the SSA Parent Handbook to participate in this summer program.

Enrichment Programs


Stepping Stones Academy enjoys cooperative relationships with many quailty enrichment program operators.  Both half day and full day students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of exciting supplemental classes.
   

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
SSA offers a wide variety of afternoon Enrichment Programs throughout the year. Programs are specifically designed to be developmentally appropriate for children ages 12 months to 5 years. GEN MOVE, SSA DANCE, WL4K (World Languages) and Brick by Brick are examples of options that have been offered in the past. These activities are supplemental to your child's regular school schedule and operate within the SSA boundaries; typically in the Multi-Purpose Room or open Half Day rooms. Full Day children will be escorted to and from classes, while parents of Half Day children must arrange their own transportation. Registration for Enrichment Program classes is by the session (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer) and payment for programs is due at the time of enrollment. Classes will not be pro-rated for late enrollment. Enrollment forms for enrichment programs are available at the front desk.

        

Rates: 


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Annual registration fee for all programs: $180.00- New Students
                                                                                        $90.00 - Current Students
                                                                                                                                                          (NON-REFUNDABLE)  
After- School Registration Fee: $40.00 (NON-REFUNDABLE)                                                               

   

Full Day Enrollment
Please Note: Full Day is a maximum of 10 hours per day
Infants (6 weeks- 12 months) 5 days: 
Pre Toddler  ( 1 year old - 12-24 Months) 5 days: 
Toddler ( 2 years old - 24 -36 Months ) 5 days: 
K-3 ( 3 years old - 36- 48 Months)  5 days: 
K-4 ( 4 years old - 48 -60 Months) 5 days:
K-5 ( 5 years old ) 5 days:   

Summer Camp
(Ages 5yrs -11yrs)
5 days


 After school program (4yrs-10 yrs) $80.00 weekly ($40 Registration Fee)
Drop-0ff (A Morning Out- AMO) - $400 per 10 visit card
Drop-off (Daily)- $40.00

SERVICES & PROGRAMS
FULL DAY PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., M-F
PLEASE NOTE: FULL DAY care is a maximum of 10 hours per day
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