Exterior of Primrose School of St. Charles West

Primrose School of St. Charles at Heritage

The health and safety of our staff and the children entrusted to our care is our top priority. We are proud to maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness while maintaining a caring and nurturing environment where children can thrive.

Health & Safety Practices in Place

  • Requiring any children or staff with respiratory illness symptoms or fever to return home and stay home until fever free for at least 48 hours. Any children or staff who have had contact with a person who has a fever or respiratory illness are to stay home.
  • Temperature checks for children and staff prior to entering the building.
  • Daily screening questionnaire completed for children and staff prior to entering the building.
  • NO combining of classrooms at any point during the day.
  • GPS air purification system installed on all HVAC units within the school. Learn more about GPS HERE.
  • Frequent disinfecting and sanitizing of high-touch toys.
  • Electrostatic disinfecting sprayer used on all surfaces daily.
  • Frequent handwashing by children and staff, which is embedded in our curriculum and daily staff protocols.
  • Training teachers on common signs of illness (including signs and symptoms of COVID) in children, and placing signage in every classroom to keep signs of illness top of mind.
  • Daily laundering of crib sheets for infants; for older children, individual cots and blankets are provided for each child and laundered weekly.
  • Minimizing outside visitors from entering the school. Staff interviews and tours for perspective families are conducted virtually. Parents drop-off and pick-up outside the building.
  • Common areas are arranged so staff socially distance in office areas and break rooms.
  • Continuous health & safety training for our staff, including first aid and CPR certification.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date and customized Safe School Plan posted in all classrooms for easy teacher access.

Our Commitment

With a clear appreciation of the trust you place in us, we are committed to following the stringent Primrose health and safety protocols, and ensuring our school meets or exceeds the guidelines from local and state officials.

Girl washing her hands