NAFCC Accredited & IdahoSTARS QRIS STAR Rated facility

Riverbend Preschool is a nationally accredited preschool program from the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) since 2015.
Riverbend Preschool is also an IdahoSTARS Steps to Quality STAR rated facility since 2013


What is NAFCC Accreditation?

Is the highest quality indicator that a preschool or family childcare facility can achieve. 

NAFCC is a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). It is the only nationally recognized accreditation system designed specifically for family child care providers. 

Accreditation is awarded to family child care providers who meet the eligibility requirements and the Quality Standards for NAFCC Accreditation. 

Family child care providers achieve this high level of quality through a process that examines all aspects of the family child care program, i.e. relationships, the environment, developmental learning activities, safety, health, and professional and business practices





What is dahoSTARS Steps to Quality?
Steps to Quality is Idaho's child care Quality Rating System and Improvement System (QRIS), which measures the quality of care in center and home-based child care settings.

The Steps to Quality program provides a roadmap for improvement in eight Quality Standards at six different steps. Steps to Quality acknowledges quality practices already in place.

Riverbend Preschool is a STAR rated facility since 2013 after successfully completing Step 6 of IdahoSTARS Steps to Quality.




Quality. Commitment. Excellence.