The Survey for Child Care Homes (RCCH/LCCH)

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Below is a brief overview of the types of questions we ask in the Child Care Market Rate survey. The survey will take approximately 5-15 minutes.

  1. Hours of Operation and Holiday Schedule
    1. What are your hours of operation, M-F?
    2. Are you open on weekends? Hours?
    3. Do you offer drop-in care?
    4. How many days a year do you close for holidays? For personal vacation?
  2. Enrollment and Rates
    1. How many children are enrolled in your child care center?
    2. How old is each child? Is that child a part of a sibling set?
    3. What time does each child arrive and leave, each day?
    4. How much do you charge for each child?
    5. Do you provide family/friend discounts? Do you provide multiple-child discounts?
    6. Do you accept CCMS? How much is the parent co-pay for each child? How must is the CCMS rate for each child?
  3. Additional Charges
    1. Do you have a one-time registration fee? Yearly or semester fees?
    2. Do you charge an activity/supply fee?
    3. Do you provide regular transportation?
    4. Do you currently have a waiting list?
  4. Administrative Information
    1. Are you non-profit? If yes, do you provide rates on a sliding scale?
    2. Are you part of a religious organization or community-based organization of any kind?
  5. Accreditations
    1. Are you nationally accredited? If yes, what type (NAEYC, NAFCC, etc)?
    2. Are you part of the Texas Rising Star program? If yes, how many stars do you have?
  6. Closing
    1. Do you provide child care year-round?
    2. Does your facility have internet access?