Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


September 16, 2013

Private school caters to small clientele





Christ the Redeemer Academy and Child Care Center is located at 247 S. Barron St. in Rusk.

The academy, comprised of a K-12 Bible-based Accelerated Christian Curriculum, operates from 8 a.m. to 2:45p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m. until noon, with a schedule of operation similar to that of the local public school district.

The school participates in the Texas Education Agency's Texas School Readiness program, which prepares four-year-olds for kindergarten.

Tuition – based on a 10-month schedule – is set at $3,500 per year. Additional fees include a $75 enrollment assessment, $25 testing fees, $125 per semester curriculum use fee and a $125 supply fee (parents can opt out by providing items needed on the list).

Additionally, after school child care is offered at $100 per month per 10-month period.

The child care center, licensed for children ages 18 months to age 12, operates from 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, at a cost of $100 per student per week (the  rate remains the same for summer day camp,).

Fees include a $75 registration fee, as well as a $100 supply fee, although parents have the option of providing items on the child list.

Daily care is available at $25 per child, while an hourly $5 per hour rate also is offered. After school care also is provided, at $50 per week per child.

To learn more about the programs, contact Christ the Redeemer Church Pastor Debra McCormick, who oversees the programs, at 903-683-1404.


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