FAQ

When does the program start?

Enrollment is open now for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Please contact us directly for more details.

Where is the MIND LAB CENTER located?

We are located in Dezerland Park on the 2nd floor, 14401 NE 19th St. North Miami, FL 33181

Do you supply food for the children?

MIND LAB CENTER asks that parents provide their child’s snack, lunch & water in a labeled lunch bag or Ziplock bag. MLC does provide water.

Can I drop off my child early or pick them up late?

Parents who need to drop their child off before the 8:30am start time may arrive at 7:30am for a $15/individual day charge or a weekly fee of $37.50. For those who need extra care after the MIND LAB CENTER program is complete, please refer to Dezerland Park’s After School Program from 2:30-6pm. We will allow a 10 min. window for you to arrive during MLC’s drop-off or pick-up times up to 3 documented times, after that a late fee of $15 per hour will apply.

Can I visit/observe my child during their time at MIND LAB CENTER?

Parents may visit or observe their child by appointment only. Unscheduled visits are not permitted, as our staff is focused on keeping children happy, healthy & safe.

What are the qualifications of the staff?

Our staff are certified in Early Childhood Education, as well as Pediatric First Aid & CPR.

What security measures are taken during pick up time?

Our staff are certified in Early Childhood Education, as well as Pediatric First Aid & CPR.

What should I do if my child is sick?

Parents are required to sign their children in and out of Mind Lab Center daily and children will be released only to adults authorized in the child’s profile sheet. ID is required at pick-up time.

What is the teacher to student ratio?

The ratio is based upon the children’s ages, which are as follows: 18-24mo 6:1, 2-3yrs 8:1, 3-4yrs 10:1, and 4-5yrs 15:1.

Do you offer part time schedules?

We offer part times schedules to children 18mo to 2yrs from 8:30-11:30am Monday’s through Fridays.

Do you have nap time?

Nap time is scheduled daily for all children at Mind Lab Center.

Are peanuts allowed on the premises?

Mind Lab Center is a peanut and tree nut free facility.

What if my child has special needs?

We make every effort to adjust the curriculum to each child’s needs.

Are there forms I need to fill out?

Prior to your child’s first day at Mind Lab Center, the Parent Handbook Acknowledgement form and the Child Care Application for Enrollment form must be completed. We also ask that you provide your children’s immunization records or complete the religious exemption form.

How do I pay?

We accept cash payments as well as automated payments from a debit account.

What is the schedule?

The daily schedule is 8:30am-3:30pm with early drop off and late pick up options available.

Can I sign my child up for less than a year?

MIND LAB CENTER is happy to work with parents to create a schedule that fits your family’s needs. Please contact Michelle (786) 590-5008 for more information.

What if we are out of town?

Unfortunately, we cannot issue refunds for days when children are absent.

What if I’m late in dropping my child off?

We will allow a 10 min. window for you to arrive during MLC’s drop-off or pick-up times up to 3 documented times, after that a late fee of $15 will apply.