Anchorage Childcare Centers

in Anchorage, AK

94
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in Anchorage

4
Childcare Centers in Anchorage
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Christine D.
"We went to them for one month. Our experience was an "F-F-F and F". I didn't have a problem so much with their facility layout. The classes were combined mostly throughout" the day of the 2-year old groups which ended up being 20 children and 2 teachers for the majority of the day. It caused my son to just feel like he was in a chaos moment the entire day. The last day that he was there, he cried continuously from the time I dropped him off to the time I picked him up. They were the ones that said, "You need to bring him more frequently to 'break him in'" so that's the point at which we said, "Yeah, we need to reevaluate this". It just so happened that I was on a waiting list for another child care center and they called me the day after that occurrence happened and it was a godly intervention the whole way because we went to this other provider and we have been absolutely ecstatic about them. We drop him off, he doesn't cry. He jumps out of the car to go play. He is so happy. They charged me $30 a day. The part-time rate for me was $60 a week. I had to call in to the owner of the company and I still have never heard back from him.
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Stephanie M.
"Went in for a tour of the facility as I was trying to find a daycare for my 2 year old. Let's just say I didn't even want to stay for the tour right after I opened the front" door. I've been to LOTS of daycares trying to find the right one plus my daughter has been in two daycares already. When I walked up to the facility I tried the front door like I always do to see if it's locked, well it wasn't. I asked if the door was ever locked and the director said no. The only thing in front of the door when you walk into the facility is a little chintzy half door that's not even really latched and you can't even really call it a half door because it's basically just a piece of plywood that's probably 2 feet high with a little eye hook keeping it closed. The "half door" is probably 5 feet from the front door which can just be kinda pushed open and the daycare building is probably like 20 feet from a very busy road, route 83 right near the 84 overpass. Imagine one child of like 3 or 4 years old, getting through the front door and into the road or worse up the street to 84. The facility itself just seemed dirty not normal daycare dirty either, there was an awful smell I can't even describe it was like dogs and cats and kids and dirt and cleaner on top of it all mixed together it was just awful. So I went to the toddler room because that's what my daughter would be and normal day cares that I toured or that my daughter has attended there of been toys, sensory tables, or things to keep the children occupied during there day, here there was like minimal, minimal toys almost none and one play kitchen thing that looks like it belonged in the 60s. The outside play area was old and the toys were dirty, and dirtier more then because it was outside, the toddles and babies were mixed in the same area not a big deal breaker overall but the babies/infants wee just strapped in the strollers in the sun, while the "teachers" were standing around talking and not paying attention to what was going on between the children. While I was outside, there were three toddlers on a seesaw
and one slapped another right in the face and not one of the teachers saw it, or even reacted to it until the girl that was slapped started crying. The teachers had no idea what happened because they weren't paying attention, I had to tell them what went on between the two girls. I was done with my tour at this point and the director was trying to get me to commit to bringing my child there. She had the "hook line" ready of " I have another tour for the last spot tomorrow but I'll give you first dibs if you want it, I'll tell the other parent I'm waiting on you" I'm like really I work sales I know lines when I hear them. I basically ran out with my daughter because that is somewhere I would never want to bring her or would I feel safe leaving her there for the day or even 10 minutes alone.
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Ken K.
"When my wife and I were looking for a pre-school for our 3-year old son we had in mind a very specific type of environment we wanted for him. We looked at seveal different pre-schools" programs from park districts to corprate style franchises to smaller non for profit self funded schools. In the end we chose the
Pre-school because of the "play based" learning philosopy, amazingly wonderful and loving experienced staff and the small class sizes held in a classic one room style school house. Our son is very bright but has always come along with high energy and a relucatance to be separated from his mother or father for even short periods of time. The staff at MCP was very understanding and helped guide and coach our family to prepare for the important milestone of him attending pre-school and being under the care and direction of other adults. Ms
, the school's director and primary teacher for our son's class quickly earned his trust earlier in the summer when the school offered 2 week workshops for students to do crafts and projects. Even though later in the summer our son started to no longer want to go to art class without his mother, Ms
kept encouraging us to keep him enrolled for pre-school despite our fears that he wouldn't be ready. My wife was even allowed to stay in the school during the summer art classes to try and help our son adjust . When the first day came he did great. The school's cost is very reasonable in comparison to many others and the shcool offers discounts for parents that sign-up to be teacher helpers which only requires a few committments a year. Class sizes are 14 or less children and from our experience all the children get the individualized attention and guidance they need. We are very happy with our decision to send our son to MCP and are grateful that this gem of a preschool exists thanks to the hard work, dedication and vision of Ms
and the MCP teaching staff.

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Daycare Center reviews in Anchorage

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is a community. I'll start with the teachers who
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FANTASTIC, well educated, and really care about the children. The classes are small, with two teachers, and have great variety in the curriculum. The facility is about 4 times larger than you expect based on the exterior. They have safe and comfortable classrooms, a large playground with soft flooring, birds, chickens, swings, slides, just everything you need to tire out your toddler and have them come home beaming with joy and full of stories about their adventures. Everything is beautifully decorated, well manicured, clean, and very organized.
ALSO, and this truly left me pleasantly shocked: The owner and administrative office staff are extremely professional, kind, have a sense of urgency, strictly adhere to all practical guidelines and run an extremely "tight ship." I'm serious: All e-mails are answered almost immediately, there's always someone at the front office to "buzz you in" when you arrive, the billing is automated with detailed invoices, and all parent-teacher conferences and other events are scheduled efficiently, well in advance and conducted/executed perfectly. They should run LA Unified.
Finally, Camelot is a community. In Los
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we, like many busy parents, are pressed for time and far away from friends and family. Every Camelot parent we've met has been friendly, supportive and a great resource for play dates, activities, mutual consolation (hey, toddlers are hard work!), birthday party planning and attendance, all the things our kids need to foster a healthy and happy environment for socialization, learning and play.
Things you should know: I'm a tough critic, extremely protective of my daughter, and have extremely high service expectations. Our daughter has been at Camelot since age 2 and enrolled in 2012 after an exhaustive
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of schools in our area. We could not be happier. Period. If you're looking for peace of mind, a safe and happy environment, awesome teachers, a professional administration and happy kids, Camelot is for you. Outstanding and so appreciated.
- Hammon P A.
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My son is loving his new
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. He is singing songs about letters and how to clap the sound of his name. Crafts so far are really cute and he is so proud of himself. I love how there is so much room and space to let the children run and play. Totally would recommend this place. Great teachers that really seem to love their jobs!
- Monica H.
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My family moved to Tallahassee in May of 2013. My son was 1.5 years old then and had been enrolled in two preschools in Nashville before our move. This school is by far the most clean, organized, and professional. Ms.
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is the two year old class assistant and she is firm, but loving. She talked to my son about the weather and his feelings and he would come home saying the funniest stuff. She treated him like the little person he is, not just another kid. The lead teacher retired this year after 12 years and was replaced by the wonderful, enthusiastic Ms.
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Now that he's in the 3 year old classroom, it's run even more like a school. The kids take turns as line leaders and calendar leaders, learning how to share responsibilities while learning about the months of the year. Letter, colors, and numbers, of course.
Some Facts: The school is non-denominational. They have the best playground in town. They only take 2 year olds and up. The only downside is that you can't go part-time. But it is open all summer and works great for government workers who are headed downtown. And the school's holiday schedule matches up with the government's holiday schedule. No fall or spring break to scramble to find a babysitter for.
I think the price is very reasonable. You can buy a really healthy lunch for an additional $2.50 per day. The menu changes, but they always have a fruit, a vegetable, a protein and a whole grain. I think these healthy lunches that are shared by the other kids have taught my son to not be afraid to try new foods.
The kids have gotten to do some really fun, special stuff. A magic show, a carnival, a Spring Program, the mobile
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, water day ... they are always doing something exciting for the kids. My son absolutely loves it there.


- Jessie W.
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My daughter loved this school. I enrolled her September 2013 for full day pre school for 4 year olds. I picked this school because my daughter missed the cut off for school in our town. I found the teachers very caring. They connected with her and were able to identify her needs very well. Everyday my daughter looked forward to going to school. For preschoolers the fundraisers are optional and uniforms are not required. The price is on par with other preschools in the area.
- Rosalia C.
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Amazing staff and beautiful location for a child care. Awesome program. It's not only a child care, it's a real learning center where children learn and experience. Very satisfied of my choice.
- Melania D.
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While this daycare is not a big box, fancy facility, they are filled with workers who care about your child. The facility is clean, maintained, and keeps kids happy and busy throughout the day. My son was there from infancy through 16 months as I worked during the day. They are flexible with the hours and schedule you would like to keep ( I had most of the summer off). Care is very personalized here. You can't beat the price either! My family will greatly miss this place after we move--we wish we could take them with us!
- Leigh F.
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Our daughter was in
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for about 20 months, she enjoyed it very much, came home always happy. Loved her teachers very much. The daily email report was helpful to know the classroom activities and lunch details. She was in butterfly, duck, frog and then sunflower rooms. The classrooms were bright and nice layout. Overall wonderful experience.
- Lakshmi I.

All Childcare Centers in Anchorage, AK

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ALASKA FAMILY CHILD CARE ASSN

2221 E NORTHERN LIGHTS BLVD
Anchorage

ALASKA FAMILY CHILD CARE FOOD

7011 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage

ALASKA NANNIES

645 G ST
Anchorage

AMAZING GRACE PRESCHOOL

10830 ELMORE RD
Anchorage

ANCHORAGE COOPERATIVE PRE-SCHL

3031 LATOUCHE ST
Anchorage

Anchorage Montessori School

5001 Northwood Dr
Anchorage

BRIGHT BEGINNINGS

3606 JEWEL LAKE RD
Anchorage

BRIGHT BEGINNINGS

2500 ABBOTT RD
Anchorage

BUILDING BLOCKS CHILD DEVMNT

5565 CHILKOOT CT
Anchorage

BUTTERFLY CHILDREN'S CTR

3300 W NORTHERN LIGHTS BLVD
Anchorage

C J'S CHILD CARE

3113 ROSE ST
Anchorage

CAMAI CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR

13030 BRANDON ST
Anchorage

CAMP FIRE ALASKA COUNCIL

161 Klevin St Ste 100
Anchorage

CAMP FIRE USA AK COUNCIL

3933 PATTERSON ST
Anchorage

CAMP FIRE USA AK COUNCIL

11900 JUNIPER ST
Anchorage

CAROLYN'S DAY CARE

3860 MCMAHON AVE
Anchorage

CAROUSEL CHILD CARE CTR

6370 DEBARR RD
Anchorage

CHILD CARE CONNECTION

3350 COMMERCIAL DR
Anchorage

CHILDREN'S WORLD MONTESSORI

7423 JEWEL LAKE RD
Anchorage

CHILDS EARLY LEARNING CTR

7231 MEADOW ST
Anchorage

CHINOOK SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE

3101 W 88TH AVE
Anchorage

CHRIST OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN PRE

1612 OCEANVIEW DR
Anchorage

CHRISTINE'S CUDDLE BUGS

8421 E 3RD AVE
Anchorage

CRYSTAL CHILD CTR

3020 MINNESOTA DR
Anchorage

CUDDLES & LULLABIES

7231 CHAD ST
Anchorage

DAYCARE DEPOT

8885 JEWEL LAKE RD
Anchorage

DEE'S CHILDCARE SVC

1210 LATOUCHE ST
Anchorage

DENALI SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE

148 E 9TH AVE
Anchorage

DUSK TILL DAWN HOME CHILD CARE

7446 BERN ST
Anchorage

EAST ANCHORAGE PRESCHOOL

1660 PATTERSON ST
Anchorage

EASTER SEALS

750 D ST
Anchorage

FAITH DAY CARE & LEARNING CTR

4240 WISCONSIN ST
Anchorage

FALISE CHILD CARE

5700 ROCKY MOUNTAIN CT
Anchorage

GAN YELADIM PRE-SCHOOL

3327 FAIRBANKS ST
Anchorage

GARDEN MONTESSORI

12855 OLD SEWARD HWY
Anchorage

GINGERBREAD CHILD CARE CTR

4520 SHELIKOF ST
Anchorage

GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL

8427 JEWEL LAKE RD
Anchorage

GRAMMA'S WEE CARE

10104 THIMBLE BERRY DR
Anchorage

HEAVENLY SUNSHINE KIDDIE CARE

6721 FOOTHILL DR
Anchorage

HILLCREST CHILDREN'S CTR INC

900 HOLLYWOOD DR
Anchorage

HOP TO IT PLAY CARE

3104 GLENN DON DR
Anchorage

HOPE LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL

1847 W NORTHERN LIGHTS BLVD
Anchorage

HUFFMAN SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE

12000 LORRAINE ST
Anchorage

IMAGINATION STATION

300 E 56TH AVE
Anchorage

IMPACT FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM

1345 RUDAKOF CIR
Anchorage

IVORY TOWER DAYCARE

4011 E 7TH AVE
Anchorage

JOY GREISEN JEWISH EDUCATION

7525 E NORTHERN LIGHTS BLVD
Anchorage

KID'S CORPS INC

3710 E 20TH AVE
Anchorage

KIDS' CORPS INC

3350 COMMERCIAL DR
Anchorage

KIDS' CORPS INC

1251 MULDOON RD
Anchorage

KIDS' CORPS INC

101 DAVIS ST
Anchorage

KIDS' CORPS INC

6927 OLD SEWARD HWY 106
Anchorage

KING'S KIDS CHILDCARE

12101 BRAYTON DR
Anchorage

KLEVER KIDS

500 E BENSON BLVD
Anchorage

KOZY KID KARE

6724 CRANBERRY ST
Anchorage

LAKE OTIS SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CR

3331 LAKE OTIS PKWY
Anchorage

LANA'S DAYCARE

6420 WINCHESTER ST
Anchorage

LEARNING CENTER AT BAYSHORE

3131 AMBER BAY LOOP
Anchorage

LEMON TREE PRESCHOOL

3901 RASPBERRY RD
Anchorage

LIL-STAR HOME PRESCHOOL

2506 COLLIE HILL WAY
Anchorage

LILLIPUT CHILD CTR

4923 E 6TH AVE
Anchorage

LITTLE MUNCHKIN'S CHILD CARE

1621 PARKWAY DR
Anchorage

LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE

3720 RASPBERRY RD
Anchorage

LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE

8620 LAKE OTIS PKWY
Anchorage

MCALISTER DAYCARE

10149 THIMBLE BERRY DR
Anchorage

MIDNIGHT SUN MONTESSORI SCHOOL

1901 SPENARD RD
Anchorage

MIDNIGHT SUN MONTESSORI SCHOOL

2824 KIMBERLIE CT
Anchorage

MOMS

6807 Spruce St
Anchorage

MORNING STAR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

8220 BRIARWOOD ST
Anchorage

NEW HORIZONS PRESCHOOL

1801 OMALLEY RD
Anchorage

NORA'S ARK

6124 E 12TH AVE
Anchorage

NORTH STAR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CR

605 W FIREWEED LN
Anchorage

NORTHERN LIGHTS PRESCHOOL

703 W NORTHERN LIGHTS
Anchorage

OMA'S IGLOO

7732 E 4TH AVE
Anchorage

PAM'S DAYCARE

8003 PARKRIDGE CIR
Anchorage

PLAY TIME DAYCARE

2318 SUCCESS DR
Anchorage

PROFESSIONAL CHILD CARE

434 IRWIN ST
Anchorage

PUFFIN HEIGHTS MONTESSORI SCHL

1000 W 20TH AVE
Anchorage

RAY'S CHILD CARE & LEARNING

1738 N. Chest Circle
Palmer

RUGRATZ

800 W 86TH AVE
Anchorage

RURAL CAP CHILD DEVELOPMENT

545 E 5th Ave
Anchorage

S W ENTERPRISES

7131 ARLENE ST
Anchorage

SAAKAAYA CHILDREN'S CTR

1321 L ST
Anchorage

SAFE HAVEN CHILD CARE ED CTR

615 HOLLYWOOD DR
Anchorage

SILVER UNICORN DAYCARE

1700 ROOSEVELT DR
Anchorage

SPRING HILL SCHOOL-AGE CHILD

9911 LAKE OTIS PKWY
Anchorage

ST MARY'S CREATIVE PLAYSCHOOL

2222 E TUDOR RD
Anchorage

STARBRIGHT EARLY LEARNING CTR

3531 E TUDOR RD
Anchorage

SUNFLOWER PRESCHOOL

2500 BONIFACE PKWY
Anchorage

SUSITNA SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE

7500 TYONE CT
Anchorage

TLC CHILD CARE

7920 WILLIWA AVE
Anchorage

TRAILSIDE SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CR

5151 ABBOTT RD
Anchorage

TWEETY & TAZ CHILD CARE

3424 THOMPSON AVE
Anchorage

ZION LUTHERAN PRE-SCHOOL

2100 BONIFACE PKWY
Anchorage

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