Important Information

Parent-Involvement-MattersCommunication & Parental Involvement/Visitation
Growth Spurts Learning Centers promote and encourage parental involvement in all center activities.   Parents will learn about their child’s day through daily reports, newsletters, lesson plans, evaluations, conferences and bulletin boards.  We encourage all parents to establish a relationship with their child’s teacher and teacher assistants.

The center has an open door policy for parents only.  We welcome and encourage parents to come visit their child at anytime.  We encourage our parents to come along on field trips, read to the class, and parent ideas for fundraising. Please feel free to stop by and eat lunch with your child and/or observe the school activities.

Complaints or Suggestions

Growth Spurts welcomes suggestions and comments from parents and takes them seriously.  All complaints and concerns are asked to be addressed to the center director.  The center director will meet with parent/staff regarding the issue and will rectify the situation in a timely manner.


Inclement Weather Policy

Growth Spurts Learning Centers inclement weather policy goes as follows:

Winter Weather Policy

  • During the winter months we will follow the ruling of DC Public School system for delays and closings.  If DCPS is two hours late then the centers will open at 9:00 AM please have you children at the center no later than 9:30 AM.  However, if your child is in the before and aftercare program there will be no before care that morning.
  • If DCPS is closed then Growth Spurts Learning Centers are also closed.  If DCPS has and early departure then we also have an early departure.

Summer Policy

  • During the summer months we will follow the ruling of DC Public School system/DC Government for delays and closings.