WELCOME TO

FIFTH AVENUE BAPTIST

NURSERY & PRESCHOOL

(OR AS IT IS LOVINGLY KNOWN, FABCARE)

WELCOME TO FABCARE

FABULOUS CARE AT FIFTH AVENUE BAPTIST

In 2014, Fifth Avenue Baptist Nursery & Preschool celebrated its 50th year of serving children in our region. FABCare, as it is lovingly called, is a nonprofit program under the supervision of the Church Council of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. FABCare is directly governed by the Child Care Committee of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church.


We are licensed by the State of West Virginia and meet all health and safety standards as required by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and State Licensing Board. We have received funds from the same in the form of block grants and LINK payments.


It is the policy of FABCare, in compliance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, other anti-discrimination legislation, and the recent Americans with Disabilities Act, to admit children and acquire staff without regard to race, religion, age, sex, living situation, disability, and/or national origin. There is no distinction in eligibility for admission, employment, or the provision of services. All facilities, programs, and activities of FABCare are provided without discrimination. All persons, organizations, and agencies referring children to FABCare are advised to do so without regard to race, religion, sex, living situation, disability, and/or national origin.

MISSION STATEMENT

For more than 50 years, FAB Nursery & Preschool has provided and will continue to provide:

R - Reliable Care

E - Educational Care

S - Safe Care

P - Proven Care

E - Excellent Care

C - Christ-Centered Care

T - Trusting Care

to all children and families in the Tri-State area.


We strive that children may grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ!


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hours of operation

FABCare is open Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.


We are closed for the following holidays: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. There are also three additional days that our center is closed for in-service and continuing education.


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our teachers

All of our staff members are loving and dedicated caregivers. Our full-time staff have, on average, 15-20 years of experience working with children. Many have degrees in early childhood development or education. Our pre-k teacher has her master's degree in preschool special needs.


Each year, our facility requires all full-time staff to participate in 15 hours or more of continuing education. Our teachers openly and frequently provide written and verbal communication with parents. We strive to work as a team with our parents to provide the best care and guidance for each of our children.


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STAFF-TO-STUDENT RATIOS

These are the minimum ratios that our child care center will maintain. We strive to exceed these ratios whenever possible.

Infants: 1 teacher to 4 children


Toddlers: 1 teacher to 4 children


Two: 1 teacher to 8 children 


Threes: 1 teacher to 10 children


Four Year Olds:  1 teacher to 12 children


School Age: 1 teacher to 15 children


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fees & tuition

All tuitions are weekly rates.


Initial Registration Fee (Nonrefundable): $25
Infant Classroom: $168
Crawler Classroom: $158
Toddler Classrooms: $143
Two-Year-Old Classroom and Older Classrooms: $128

Tuition includes all meals, care, and instruction. We do have an additional one-time summer activity fee that will be the cost of one week of tuition for our school-age program. The summer fee for younger classrooms is determined by the teachers at the end of the spring term.


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CABELL COUNTY PRE-K

In the 2013-2014 school year, FAB Nursery & Preschool, in partnership with the Cabell County Board of Education, added a collaborative pre-k classroom to its list of teaching classroomsOur pre-k class has 20 students. Our teacher, Mrs. Bretney Bills, has a Bachelor of arts and a Master's Degree in preschool special needs from Marshall University.  Ms. Danielle Cartwright, who is also a teacher in the classroom, has completed the ACDS program and is currently attending Mount West Community and Technical College for an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education.  


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