Frequently Asked Questions

Is the School Accredited?

Yes, Parsons Little Scholars is:

  1. Nationally Accredited by A.P.P.L.E. (Apple Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment) , and
  2. Has received Florida's Gold Seal of Excellence, and 
  3. Has Duval Countys 5 Star Rating, and
  4. Is the only Pre-K school with a Platinum Seal and an Advisory Board which includes an on-call Board-Certified Family Councilor, Educators, Nurses, the Teacher of the year for the State of Florida, and many local Childcare Professionals that have guided us for the last 24 years. 
What Is the Maximum Student to Teacher Ratio?

Infants1:4, Toddlers1:6, Two's1:7, Three's1:9, Four's1:10, School Age 1:10 

What Are the School Hours?

Parsons Little Scholars is open from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

What Is the Tuition?

See the Tuition Tab

While our rates reflect the highest quality care, we have many programs available to make child care affordable for everyone. Tour our center and ask our Directors how we can provide the finest care for your child and still address your financial needs.

What Scholarships/Discounts Available?
  • Sibling discounts
  • Fire and law enforcement, as well as the armed forces
  • Florida’s Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) education program
  • The Early Learning Coalition (ELC) vouchers (at a special Gold Seal rate)
  • Parsons Little Scholars scholarships for special situations
  • Work/Volunteer Programs for teacher’s assistants
Will Meals Be Available? – and if So – What Will Be the Cost?

Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks are included in the weekly tuition price.

Does the School Require Uniforms?

We do not require uniforms at this time. In the past, we have required uniforms and are willing to re-implement this program if parents wish to do so. Let us know your feelings, and we will bring it to the Advisory Board for review.

I Need More Information. What Should I Do?

Please contact Parsons Little Scholars at (904) 744-3221, fax us at (904) 762-9819, or email us at