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By: Terrance B.
Gold Standard Child Care
This place is great, but it wasn't always. I'm giving it five stars for what it is, as I write this review, not what it was when I first started bringing my child here.In the beginning there was a different director and the center was open 24 hours, but there was really no structure and it seemed a little chaotic, to say the least. For the price, it couldn't be beat. One day, my daughter started crying when we were dropping her off for preschool and this persisted for a couple days, then my girlfriend brought it to the director's attention. My girlfriend had noticed changes in the teachers and my daughter was not adjusting well.The director, who was a new one, set up an appointment so they could have a sit down conversation. We were not pleased, before this appointment and wanted to know what was going on and why our daughter was feeling the way she was about the school.So, come to find out, they had been letting some teachers go and bringing in new ones and changing the structure of the classes to be more school like, rather than daycare like. The reason they were letting some teachers go was because they were bringing in more qualified people to fill the positions, after they had hired a new director, who is much much better than the original director.They have always worked with us, as far as payment goes, as long as you let them know in advance, which is like any bill.After setting up the new structure, my daughter, who was two at the time, was bumped up into the 3 year old class because she was doing so well, and they have talked about moving her up another class, since she has turned 3.I have been taking my daughter here since two weeks after they opened, so I've been there since the beginning and have seen the good and bad and the great changes and improvements that have been made. I wouldn't take my daughter anywhere else.Oh and their hours are Monday-Saturday 6am-midnight. Not 24 hours anymore, but not bad at all.
By: ajwalker
Kidz Kidz Kidz Preschool
I read the previous negative reviews and I couldn't disagree more. I have an infant in their infant room and a 3yr old in the early preschool room. We have been going to this school since my 3 yr old was a toddler. I've never seen any issues with the ratio in the infant room or the early preschool room. The infant teachers are great! They usually have about 6 babies with 2 caregivers daily.. the teachers listen to what I want as a parent and they keep my son on the schedule I made for them. I like that the room is shoe free and each baby has their own crib. i dont like sharing baby cribs.. Ms Shawna is very loving to all the babies. I get detailed reports everyday which is great! They also have a phone in the room so I can call the main office and ask to talk to the teacher if I want to check in on my baby. They also have the web cams that grandma in CA watches all the time. My daughter in the early preschool is learning so much! She can write a good amount of letters and numbers. She also is learning Spanish and sign language in her class too! There's maybe 18 to 20 kids in her class with 2 teachers. The teachers have the class in a routine and the kids listen! The girls in the office are also great. They always take time to say hello to us. they are always smiling and so helpful if we need anything. When I picked up my kids last week, they asked me to fill out a survey and let me know they are going through the national accreditation process which is a huge plus in my book! Overall amazing preschool!
By: Nichole W.
Bring'em Young Academy
Mrs,. Gloria and Bring Em Young Academy has been such a HUGE blessing in our lives. As a mother of 1 year old twins and a 3 year old I was extremely hesitant as to whether someone could handle the amount of attention and energy they required. Mrs. Gloria had a true gift to relate to each of my children's needs from the moment I dropped them off on the very first day. My children adore Mrs. Gloria and talk about her on the weekend and are happy to get in the car to see her on Monday! As a teacher it is vital for my children to be in an academically enriched environment, but I was not ready to send them to a large learning facility. Bring Em Young is truly the best of both worlds. Mrs. Gloria puts an incredible amount of time into the kids' activities. Each day they come home with a detailed report of their day and a purposeful and fun lesson(s) that they have worked on. I would recommend Bring em Young over and over again and can only pray we find someone so loving and knowledgeable as Mrs. Gloria again!
By: porschealexis
Kids First Neighborhood Childcare
I absolutely LOVE this place. The Staff is AMAZING. You can clearly see that they love their jobs. I also love all of the security measures they have including typing your own individual code at the front of the daycare to gain access to the children. In this world, all of the security measures they have in place are very comforting. I have a 2 and a half year old and a 4 yr old. We've been going there for about 3 years and my daughters LOVE this place. The school has great curriculum and they serve healthy meals and snacks. My oldest just turned 4 last month and by 3 and a half, she knew all of her letters, colors, shapes and how to write her name. She constantly surprises me with the things she knows. They also do a GREAT job with potty training. Both my girls were potty trained by 22 months. I have no complaints at all. Everything about them is great. I could go on and on about the things I love about them, but I'll stop now. All I can say is you WILL NOT be disappointed if you take your children here.
By: happypl
Bright Child Learning Center
HiI would like to take the opportunity to Thank you all. I cannot express the gratitude I have for the teachers, assistants and director of this wonderful daycare. The staff here care about the kids. They have a safe and fun place to be. I searched and looked for a great place for my son to be when I'm not with him, I went to several day cares interviewed moms, etc. and now I feel so calm and happy that I found the right place. I would like to give a special "Thank you" for the room # 2 teacher, when my son cried the 1st day, she took my son and gave him a hug and tried to calm him down, this touched my heart. The camera gives me peace and I am so happy to see he is in a safe, fun and lovely place. Today my son did not cried anymore and he even went to the teacher's arms right away..... Thank you "Blue Diamond" Bright Child Learning Center!!!
By: Chloe D.
Happy Days Montessori Academy
Helping the child to acquire the art of Writing and Reading through the Montessori materials and unique method of teaching which you cannot find in any School.These Montessori materials and teaching were invented by Dr. Maria Montessori to guide indirectly and prepare the children to write and read Language, Mathematics, Geometry, Geography, History, Biology, Zoology, General Knowledge and also learn Sensorial Activities and Exercises of practical life to expand their true potential as an individual. Through these materials The child will develop independence and learn to control and coordinate his/her fine and gross movements.Friendly environment for group play and individualized attention to each child, according to their needs.Comfort and care by highly experienced staff.
By: rydewitmescooters
Torrey Pines KinderCare
Had you asked me 2 wks ago I wouldve said they are best. I cant say that anymore. My son was pushed by another kid there causing him to have to have his 2 front teeth removed. Yes they called me and told me, but no nothing was done. The director says she feels she did enough because the other kid went home for half a day and his parent put him in therapy. I understand they are just kids but when it comes down to what happened and the severity of it, something shoudlve been done. I would say if you enroll your child please make sure you know that if something like this happens nothing will be done. While my son sits at home not able to close his mouth the other child is at daycare/school. I GIVE 2 STARS BECAUSE THIS FACILITY WAS ONCE A NICE AND SAFE PLACE FOR MY SON TO GO.
By: tamara.m.fulde
Bring'em Young Academy
Choosing someone that will be around your child/children for such a majority of their day is extremely important. The encouragment, development and overall happiness of that child is #1. As parents, we couldn't be happier when we found Ms. Gloria and Bring em Young Academy. Our daughter has developed so quickly and she is encouraged everyday to exercise her manners, artistic talents, vocabulary & motor skills, and her independency - and she's happy doing it. She looks forward to seeing Ms. Gloria every day and all her friends that she has been around since she was 7 months old - she is now 3. Ms. Gloria will always be considered family as she has been such a vital and very important part in our daughters development - and we couldn't be prouder parents!
By: aprilrayne
Leap Into Learning Preschool & Early Development Center
I take both of my daughters here. It's close to my house. It's always clean there and the teachers are always helpful. They could stand to update the report cards for the day and give us more information about whether they napped or ate their lunch and snacks. They are less expensive than most of the big chain daycares around town. I feel pretty safe with them there, they have a nice backyard area enclosed by a brick wall so it's well separated from the area outside the center and they take them out at least once a day or more. for recess, if weather permits. I would recommend them to my friends and family. Never had a problem. Started taking my girls in September 2011, when my youngest was 3 months old and my oldest was 1.5 yrs.
By: Roberts J.
Leap Into Learning Preschool & Early Development Center
As a single dad I was very leary about placing my child in the care of someone other than myself. I went into this school because I was refered from a co-worker who has had his child there for a long time and has always loved it. When I went for a tour, I was very surprised at how comfortable not only my child was, but how comfortable I was. The lady as the front desk was very welcoming and took me on a tour of the facility. It is extremely clean and the classrooms were all organized and the children were all engaged in some sort of activity. He has been here for a few months now and nothing has changed. He loves it and I am impressed on a daily basis of the things he is progressing in. 5 stars for sure!

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