Frequenty Asked Questions

Where are you located?

We are located at the Immanuel Ministry Center (IMC) located at 1201 N. China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA.

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Is there any financial assistance to send our child to Immanuel Child Development Center?

We give sibling discount of $ 50/month for each child when 2 children are enrolled - Children from families that are under Cal Work's program and Welfare program are eligible to enroll in the center.

Our family is not Christian but I want to send my child to CDC. Is my child eligible to attend?

Yes, any child irrespective of their faith, color ,race and creed are very much welcome to be a part of CDC family. We don’t discriminate any child that walks into our center doors.

How can I enroll my child in CDC?

Please contact the CDC at 760-446-4505 and ask for availability of a spot in your child's age group classroom. If there is a vacancy, the front office staff will direct you about the next steps for enrollment.

What is the minimum hiring process for staff recruitment?

As a Christian based center, staff has to be Christian. Background check with Finger print clearance, General health and TB clearance are minimum requirements for hiring.

What is the teacher child ratio for the classrooms?

Select [Program] from the menu at the top of the page. The teacher child ratio is provided in the program description.

What type of curriculum do you use for preschool program?

ACSI (Association for Christian Schools International) Pre k Curriculum based on Developmentally Appropriate Practice.

Are the parents allowed to visit the child’s classroom randomly?

Yes, parents are most welcome to visit their child’s classroom whenever they want.

Are parent volunteers allowed?

Yes and they have to go through background check process.

Does the center provide transportation?

Parents have to make their own arrangements for transporting children to and from the center. If your child attends Faller or Las Flores elementary schools, school bus service is provided to and from those schools. Please contact the ICCDC office for more information.

What is the center policy for picking up children from center?

Only authorized representative of the child are allowed to pick the children from the center. Everybody that is in the authorized pick up list provided by parents will be asked to show photo ID before they pick up the child.