FAQs


Weather Delays & Closings

Q: How will we know if the school is closed? 
A: Closings and delays will be listed on WBOC Channel 16.  In addition, an e-mail will also be sent through RenWeb regarding delays or closings.  WBOC also offers text alerts when there is a closing or delay.


Tuition

Q: When is my child's tuition due?
A: Payments are due on the 1st of each month.  The registration fee is due at the time of registration.  A curriculum fee is due by August 1st.

Q: Is there a discount for Multi families?
A: Yes, multi family discounts will be given to students in K-8th.

Please contact Donna Anderson in the office for any other inquiries you might have regarding tuition and finances.


Curriculum

Q: What Curriculum does your school use?
A: We use Abeka for Reading, Phonics, Handwriting, and Math; Bob Jones for Reading, Language Arts, History, and Spelling; Foss (Full Option Science System); Delta Science Modules for Science; and Positive Action for Bible.


After School Care

Q: Do you provide after school care?
A: Yes, LCS offers after school care as well on a as needed basis.  Please contact the school office for more details.  There is also the Dagsboro Boys & Girls Club, located next to Lighthouse Christian School. You may contact the Boys & Girls Club by calling 302.732.6636.

Dress Code

Q: What is the school dress code?
A: Please refer to the school handbook for dress code specifics. Or call the school office for more info at 732-3309.


Lunches

Q: Do you provide hot lunches?

A: Yes, hot lunches are available for purchase Tuesday-Friday.  A hot lunch is not available for purchase on Monday. Please make sure your student comes prepared with a lunch from home.  For a list of lunch items available for purchase, please contact the school at 302.732.3309.

Q: Can I send something in their lunch that needs to be heated up?
A: No, we cannot heat your child's food up.


Car Pools

Q: Do you have a contact list of people interested in car pooling?
A: No. Car-pooling is coordinated by the parents.

Q: Does your school provide transportation? 

A: The school offers no bus or van transportation. Parents are encouraged to take advantage of car pooling. Of course, details such as pick-up/drop-off times, adequacy of another's automobile, insurance coverage, etc are your responsibility, and should be discussed thoroughly with those parents whom you wish to become involved.


Health Policies

Q: How soon after my child is sick can she return to school?
A: Your child must be free of a fever for at least 24 hours before returning.

Q: Do you administer prescriptions or medications if we send one in with our child?
A: No, we are not able to give your child any prescriptions or medications while they are at school.

Q: What are your health policies?
A: Do not send your child if they have a fever over 100. Do not send your child if they have a contagious illness and have not been on antibiotics for at least 24 hours. If your child becomes ill during the day the school will contact you.