W.I.S.E. Academy
“It’s easier to build a child, than to rebuild an adult”
Monday – Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
125 West Wintergreen Road
Cedar Hill, Texas 75104
(972) 293- 0191 Office
(972) 291- 3990 Fax

W.I.S.E. Academy is a licensed facility.  We provide a learning environment dedicated to the needs of each individual child.  The W.I.S.E. Academy learning environment is committed to quality and excellence in child development. This type of environment will allow each child the ability to express him/herself through imagination, creativity, physical and social development. The W.I.S.E. Academy will encourage and maintain an atmosphere of love, acceptance and mutual respect. This atmosphere will nurture the child’s self esteem, self reliance, exploration, inquisitiveness and creativity.

PROGRAM'S VISION
The vision of W.I.S.E. Academy, Inc. is to create a highly respected, ever changing rigorous learning environment that inspires and challenges children to comprehend, interact, communicate and prepare themselves for the future.

MISSION
The mission of W.I.S.E. Academy, Inc. is to respond to the early educational and physical needs while providing a safe and healthy environment to families within the Cedar Hill area and it's surrounding communities.

PHILOSOPHY
The philosophy of W.I.S.E. Academy, Inc. is to respond 0 the physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of each individual child and or their family. We will provide a comprehensive program that responds to the changing needs of the children we serve. We will stabilize, strengthen and preserve families as well as providing outreach to the community. Research shows that children who
enter school "ready" based on a quality preschool program, tend to score higher on achievement tests, are less likely to be placed in special education or retained and are likely to remain in school, graduate and attend college become productive citizens with a career and better quality of life.

GOALS
The goals of W.I.S.E. Academy, Inc. will include, but will not be limited to:

  • To become literate by increasing vocabulary and word recognition
  • To develop fine motor skills that will assist with reading and writing
  • Enhance academic achievement through an upbeat and compassionate
    environment
  • To individualize the child's needs through formal written assessments with
    on ongoing observations
  • To develop and plan lessons with activities that will enhance the
    indentified emerging skills of each child for further skill development and
    understanding
  • To modify activities to accommodate each child's individual needs
  • To prepare children to be "School Ready" upon the completion of our
    preschool program
  • To communicate to parents their childs' strengths and areas that need to be
    addressed throughout the school year
  • Provide a safe environment with proper supervision and appropriate
    equipment
  • A healthy environment due to training and practices of good hygiene.
  • Physical environment conducive to room arrangement that is
    developmentally age appropriate.

LICENSING INFORMATION
W.I.S.E. Academy, Inc. is licensed through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. We comply with the standards regulated by the DFPS in order to provide a healthy and safe environment for the well being of every child in our care.

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services are located at 8700 N. Stemmons Freeway Suite 104, Dallas, Texas 75247. The Child Abuse Hotline is 1-800-252-5400. The website is www.dfps.state.tx.us

W.I.S.E. Academy, Inc. is also accredited with 4 Stars (the highest rank) through Texas Rising Star Provider. We have complied with the requirements of this program monitored by the Childcare Group of Dallas. W.I.S.E. Academy has met, and exceeded the DFPS' minimum standards to provide an even higher quality of care. These areas include, but are not limited to: the director's qualifications, staffs qualifications, student I teacher ratios, curriculum activities, caregiver - child interactions, indoor and outdoor environment, nutrition and mealtime.

W.I.S.E. Academy, Inc. is also a member of two of the largest National Child Care Organizations that are recognized within the state of Texas, and across America.