A quality school age program provides children a safe and nurturing environment. It creates opportunities for children to interact with their peers, participate in age appropriate activities, while generating educational experiences within their community.
There are five quality indicators that a quality school age program should consist of but not limited to:
1. Health, Safety, and Nutrition
2. Environment Design
3. Developmentally Appropriate Activities
4. Child/Youth Development and
5. Guiding Challenging Behaviors.
Each quality indicators brings their own unique value and are crucial to helping children grown and develop social-emotionally as well as physically.