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"We stopped by without an appointment for a tour. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. When the time came, they were able to open a spot for my daughter." She has been going for 2 weeks now and is doing really well. The teachers work with the children to help them develop age appropriate skills. My daughter is always happy at this facility.

-Christina K.

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"My daughter really struggled with the transition from staying at home to daycare but GKA did so good with her. They would work with her one on one and provide her" with what she needed at the time to adjust. She also had a hard time adjusting to napping on a schedule and they were just so accommodating to her needs and schedule until she caught on. She now enjoys going there and doesn't want to leave at the end of the day. This is just such a great place and everyone who works there is so amazing and genuine towards the kids.

-Amanda H.

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The teachers and staff provide superb and consistent pre-school and after school services for my grandson. The school is in our local community and the student/teacher ratio seems appropriate. My grandson loves attending their school…he happily jumps into activities when he arrives in the morning. When I pick him up in the evening he is playing with other children or one of the teachers. The facility has a nice fenced playground with sand footing. Homework projects, reading logs and monthly lesson plans are all sent home to keep family informed on what the children are learning!
- Margaret W.
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The person who gave us the tour did a fine job. She seemed knowledgable and invested in the daycare center. What we didn't like were:
1) The facility - it seemed more gloomy and cluttered and closed in than other centers we toured.
2) The level of professionalism of some staff/teachers -dressed in dirty, holy clothes, had greasy hair...it just turned me off. That aside, she was kind and engaged with our child in the 5 minutes she saw her.
3) The menu. ATROCIOUS. Some of the menu items for lunch were: corn dogs, pizza rolls, chicken nuggets... I asked why they fed this stuff to kids and whether there were other options and was told "This food is FDA approved and kid friendly." That's not food and it's not friendly to anyone - it's laden with toxic additives.
What we did like:
1) The responsiveness of the staff
2) The price. It was cheaper than comparable options. It is not accredited but I'm not sure how much that matters for kids as young as mine.
We ended up choosing a bilingual school that serves organic food.
- Amy W.
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My wife and I have been taking our son to
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since October of this year. As he is our first child and in daycare for the first time we really did not know what to expect. We called and took a tour with
Durham Childcare Centers Provider Name Locked
that week. They had several openings in the Infant room and we were able to get in without a wait list immediately.
Everything has exceeded our expectations in just a few short months. The teachers in the infant room that he is in are amazing and genuinely seem to have his best interest at heart. They sometimes text us pictures and are in constant contact throughout the day.
You are responsible for all of the diapers, wipes, formula/breastmilk when your child is in the infant room. For 4 days a week we are paying $255/week. It is a bit pricey but you do get what you pay for. We have needed to change which day of the week he doesn't come several times, and they are more than willing to work with our schedule when we need them to. Every time i drop him off or pick him up, the teachers never seem overwhelmed and they always have a good handle on the small class size.
The director
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is great and is always very proactive about keeping us in the loop.
I would absolutely recommend this
Durham Childcare Centers Provider Name Locked
to anyone looking for child care.
- Adam W.
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The staff was warm and friendly and the facility is nice. I did not feel they provided enough structure for kids and the classroom size was too large. My son was 1 at the time and I would watch him on video playing alone the days he was there. They never seemed to have a structured curriculum for learning for. We moved our son after 2 weeks, he never warmed to them.
- Venitia L.
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They have done a great job so far. Our son seems to really like going there, and smiles a lot at the teachers. I have no issues and we plan on using them as long as we stay in the area.
- Josh B.
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I originally enrolled my son in one of the chain child care centers but after being there to observe, I had an uneasy feeling about the cleanliness of the facility and care givers as well as the lack of hands-on attention they provided the babies. Therefore, I withdrew him from the center after one day and began the
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for other care. During my tour of one of the more reputable child care centers, it was mentioned they refer parents to
Durham Childcare Centers Provider Name Locked
when there are no immediate openings at their facility. I had only heard of
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by name since I had no desire to place my son in an in-home daycare and had not even considered that possibility. I am so, so glad that I gave it a shot and scheduled my visit.
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has been a true blessing. I immediately enrolled my son and we have both been very content from the first day. You get the best of both types of child care - the quality and "curriculum" of a facility daycare with the comfort and feel of an in-home setting. The teachers/care givers are fantastic with the babies/infants/toddlers and they've all become like family. My son is genuinely happy when we arrive everyday. Give
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a visit - you won't be disappointed! I gave a "B" for price because it is a little expensive, but the price is comparable to other child care facilities in the local
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and worth it since the teacher/child ratio is smaller.

- Michelle S.
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She was a huge help with especially our oldest child. She's very good with the kids; our kids loved her. She's an excellent teacher. She was lovely, but firm and able to keep the kids in check when needed. I feel my kids have learned more here than anywhere else.
- Marco B.
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The information as stated by
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is fabricated and her slanderous approach to dealing with her displeasure with my program has now become a legal matter.

I take my role as a business owner, educator and early educational psychologist seriously as I have built an effective program over a 24 year period. Please feel free to visit our website at: www.thebrightwellcenterforchildren.com, or contact us to schedule a visit if you are interested in an early educational experience for your child which offers a "back to basic approach" to learning and character building. I'm sure you'll love what you see.

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All Childcare Centers in Durham, NC

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21ST CENTURY CHILDCARE

100 WITTENBERG WAY
Durham

A BUNDLE OF JOY CHRISTIAN HOME

1723 COLLIER DR
Durham

ACADEMY OF STARS

1222 HOLLOWAY ST
Durham

ALEASE MARSH DAY CARE

3205 HORNBUCKLE PL
Durham

ALL GOD'S CHILDREN CHILDCARE

10 WINNABOW CT
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN CHILD CARE

5307 Partridge St
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE

5307 PARTRIDGE ST
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN OF DURHAM LLC

702 JULIETTE DR
Durham

ANTIONETTE'S LITTLE ANGELS

3101 TRINNESS DR
Durham

ASBURY PRE-SCHOOL

806 CLARENDON ST
Durham

ASKORP INC

3008 DIXON RD
Durham

AWARE CHILD DEVELOPMENT

515 COLFAX ST
Durham

BEAUTIFUL BEGINNINGS CHILD CR

1222 N ALSTON AVE
Durham

BERT'S CHILD CARE

125 CUSHMAN ST
Durham

BETHESDA BAPTIST CHILDCARE CTR

1914 S MIAMI BLVD
Durham

BIZZY BEE'S GARDEN

3816 WATKINS RD
Durham

BRAGTOWN DAYCARE CTR

2713 N ROXBORO ST
Durham

Bright Horizons

2352 So-Hi Dr
Durham

BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDREN'S CTR

1012 SLATER RD
Durham

BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDREN'S CTR

4205 CAPITOL ST
Durham

BROWN'S DAY CARE

2724 ATLANTIC ST
Durham

BRYANT'S CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR

105 Sierra Ct
Durham

BRYSON CHRISTIAN MONTESSORI

2811 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

BUILDING BLOCK CHILD CARE

100 E SCHOOL RD
Clayton

BUNDLES OF JOY CHRISTIAN DAY

PO Box 11425
Durham

BUTTERFLY KISSES ACADEMY

3627 GUESS RD
Durham

BUTTONS & BOWS DAYCARE

1110 CALUMET DR
Durham

BYNUM'S DAY CARE

125 PARQUET ST
Durham

CALVARY CHILDCARE MINISTRY

1204 LYNN RD
Durham

CAROLINA FRIENDS SCHOOL

404 ALEXANDER AVE
Durham

CAROLYN DIXON'S DAY CARE

1714 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

CHILDCARE NETWORK

827 S SELLARS MILL RD
Durham

Childcare Network #102

3009 Cameron Dr.
Sanford

Childcare Network #125

350 West Jones Street
Fuquay-Varina

Childcare Network #166

117 Woodcroft Parkway
Durham

Childcare Network #57

921 Ruby St.
Durham

Childcare Network #58

115 Rippling Stream Road
Durham

Childcare Network #59

221 E. Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh

Childcare Network #60

2912 Brentwood Rd
Raleigh

Childcare Network #61

4905 Western Blvd.
Raleigh

CHILDREN'S CAMPUS AT STHPNT

7317 FAYETTEVILLE RD
Durham

CHILDRENS COOPERATAIVE PLAY

4700 EPHESUS CHURCH RD
Durham

Christain Faith Child Development Center

101 S Peachtree Street
Creedmoor

CHRISTIAN PREP ACADEMY

1405 E Nc Highway 54
Durham

COLOR ME HAPPY LEARNING CTR

401 LATTA RD
Durham

Creative Child The

14103 Capital Blvd
Wake Forest

CYNTHIA MC CALLUM DAY CARE

610 DUPREE ST
Durham

D & J DAYCARE

2320 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

DE BERRY'S DAY CARE

225 REYNOLDS AVE
Durham

Deborah's Day Care

1801 Stage Rd
Durham

DURHAM NURSERY & PRESCHOOL INC

3011 ACADEMY RD
Durham

ENRICHMENT CENTER

10 T W ALEXANDER DR
Durham

EPWORTH PRE-SCHOOL

3002 HOPE VALLEY RD
Durham

ERNESTINE GLADYS BROWN PRESCHL

1118 HOLLOWAY ST
Durham

EVA'S LOVING DAY CARE

118 DAVIDSON AVE
Durham

F HOWARD ALSTON/RUSSELL MEML

703 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

FAMILY PRESCHOOL

4907 Garrett Rd
Durham

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL

305 E MAIN ST
Durham

FIVE OAKS PRE SCHOOL

1106 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH CHILD CARE

1612 CARPENTER FLETCHER RD
Durham

FREELAND DAY CARE

608 N HYDE PARK AVE
Durham

GARRIS SMALL DAY CARE

923 SEDGEFIELD ST
Durham

GENESIS HOME

300 N QUEEN ST
Durham

GINGER BULLOCK DAY CARE

115 SAINT PAUL ST
Durham

GINGERBREAD CHILD DEVMNT CTR

3224 DEARBORN DR
Durham

GLOXO SMITH KLINE CDC

5 MOORE DR
Durham

GOLDEN TREASURES CHILD CARE

214 BRASSY CREEK AVE
Durham

GORMAN EARLY LEARNING CTR

3311 E GEER ST
Durham

GRAYS SMALL WONDERS DAYCARE

509 HANSON RD
Durham

GREAT HORIZONS PRESCHOOL INC

5755 N ROXBORO RD
Durham

GREATER NEW BIRTH CHILD DEV

2618 HARVARD AVE
Durham

GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISCOVERY

1307 W WOODCROFT PKWY
Durham

Growing Child Unlimited Inc

321 Spring Forest Rd
Raleigh

HEART'S DELIGHT DAY CARE

711 ARNETTE AVE
Durham

HEAVENLY ANGELS HOME DAYCARE

3607 PENN DR
Durham

HOPKINS CHILD CARE ACADEMY

1013 DELRAY ST
Durham

INDIGO MONTESSORI SCHOOL

1101 W MAIN ST
Durham

INTERIM HEALTH CARE

3710 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

Jasper's Place

9013 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh

JEAN JEWELS FAMILY CHLDCR HOME

4431 ANGIER AVE
Durham

JUMPING JACK ACADEMY

2800 SHAFTSBURY ST
Durham

JUMPING JACKS ACADEMY II

3020 E WEAVER ST
Durham

KADEJAH'S PLAYHOUSE

626 MARTIN ST
Durham

KARLA'S DAY CARE

1715 COLLIER DR
Durham

KID'S ACADEMY

PO Box 15242
Durham

KIDDIE PREP SCHOOL

2919 FAYETTEVILLE ST
Durham

KIDS FIRST HOME DAY CARE

4001 BOOKER AVE
Durham

KIDS LEARNING CTR

4210 NC HIGHWAY 55
Durham

KIDS R KIDS OF MORRISVILLE

6010 MCCRIMMON PKWY
Morrisville

KIDZ KONNECTION

100 E Judd St
Zebulon

KIDZ-VILLE DAY CARE

4408 COTTENDALE DR
Durham

KIN

1006 BROAD ST
Durham

KIN II

1416 BROAD ST
Durham

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

3106 N DUKE ST
Durham

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

3703 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

KinderCare Learning Centers LLC

200 Forest Dr
Knightdale

KINGS KIDS

1914 NC HIGHWAY 55
Durham

KNOWLEDGE ACADEMY

2919 FAYETTEVILLE ST
Durham

Kool KidZ

107 Edinburgh Dr
Cary

LA PETITE ACADEMY

4022 WAKE FOREST RD
Durham

LA PETITE ACADEMY

3627 GUESS RD
Durham

LA PETITE ACADEMY

5115 HIGHGATE DR
Durham

LAKEWOOD AVENUE CHILDREN'S

1701 W LAKEWOOD AVE
Durham

LANDEEINGDAM DOSLAND DAY CARE

1915 CROWELL ST
Durham

LANETTE'S CHILD CARE CTR

312 E UMSTEAD ST
Durham

LEARNING CIRCLE

1321 TRALEA DR
Durham

LIL ANGELS DAY CARE

106 HICKORY GLEN LN
Durham

LIL BLESSINGS HOME DAY CARE

6 JONATHAN CIR
Durham

LINDSAY FAMILY DAY CARE

2002 MATILENE AVE
Durham

LITTLE LEARNERS

711 BERWYN AVE
Durham

LITTLE LEARNERS CHILD CARE

6199 Little Creek Church Rd
Clayton

LITTLE PEOPLE DAY CARE

4101 TYNE DR
Durham

LITTLE PROS ACAD OF RTP

1900 SEDWICK RD
Durham

LITTLE TREASURES SCHOOL

2117 PINEY PLAINS RD
Cary

LOTTIE G HAYES

5904 BARBEE RD
Durham

LOVE & JOY CHILD ACADEMY

807 RIDGEWAY AVE
Durham

LOVE N CARE CHILD ACADEMY

212 DAVIDSON AVE
Durham

LOVING CARING & SHARING

500 LAKELAND ST
Durham

Lynn Road Child Care Academy

1024 Lynn Rd.
Raliegh

MARIAH'S CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL

2721 RENFROW RD
Raleigh

MASON'S DAY CARE

914 DAYTON ST
Durham

Mi Jardin Home Daycare Spanish Immersion

5516 Wendell Rd.
Chapel Hill

MI NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYHOUSE

2523 KIRBY ST
Durham

MI NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYHOUSE TOO

3415 S Alston Ave
Durham

MOUNT VERNON DAY CARE CTR

1007 S ROXBORO ST
Durham

MS JOYCE'S DAY CARE

4120 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

MT HERMON DAY CARE

4511 OLD NC
Durham

MT SYLVAN DAYCARE & PRESCHOOL

5731 N ROXBORO RD
Durham

NEW LIFE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR

7415 FAYETTEVILLE RD
Durham

OMUTEKO GWAMAZIIMA

910 COOK RD
Durham

Paramount Montessori

128 Morrisville Square Way
Morrisville

PARKWOOD BAPTIST DAY CARE CTR

1515 CLERMONT RD
Durham

PLANET KIDS

411 W Chapel Hill St
Durham

PLAYHAVEN ACADEMY

215 GOODWIN RD
Durham

POBABY DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

3815 BOOKER AVE
Durham

PRECIOUS MOMENTS DAY CARE

3824 TOWNSEND ST
Durham

PRIMARY COLORS CHILD CARE CTR

3008 DIXON RD
Durham

PRIMROSE SCHOOL AT HOPE VALLEY

702 JULIETTE DR
Durham

PROSPEROUS CHILDREN CHILD CARE

3807 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

RIGHT TIME KIDS

3586 DAVIS DR
Morrisville

Rose of Sharon Preschool

4109 Guess Rd
Durham

RUBY TAYLOR DAY CARE

705 BERWYN AVE
Durham

SCARBOROUGH NURSERY SCHOOL

309 N QUEEN ST
Durham

SMALL BLESSINGS CHILDCARE

2564 BARWICK DR
Durham

SMALL WORLD

5123 REVERE RD
Durham

SPANISH FOR FUN

100 ENDEAVOR WAY
Cary

SPANISH FOR FUN ACADEMY

1001 S COLUMBIA ST
Chapel Hill

ST LUKE'S EPISCOPAL NURSERY

1737 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

ST STEPHENS EPISCOPAL PRE SCHL

82 KIMBERLY DR
Durham

STEPS & LADDER DAY CARE

1914 TAYLOR ST
Durham

SUGAR N SPICE HOME DAY CARE

2513 VESSON AVE
Durham

TEDDY BEAR LANE

407 CARPENTER FLETCHER RD
Durham

TEMPLE CHRISTIAN DAYCARE

2224 ANTHONY DR
Durham

TENDER CARE LEARNING CTR

3617 DUKE HOMESTEAD RD
Durham

TENDER-START DAY CARE

2109 N DUKE ST
Durham

TESSIE'S DAY CARE

1421 BROAD ST
Durham

The Learning Wheel

3201 York Town Ave
Durham

The School of Grace

5010 Six Forks Road,
Raleigh

TREASURES OF JOY CHRISTIAN

3528 ARLINGTON ST
Durham

TREASURES OF JOY CHRISTIAN

3500 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

TRIANGLE DAY CARE CTR

1301 RIDDLE RD
Durham

TURNERS CHRISTIAN CHILDREN

613 WILLIAM VICKERS AVE
Durham

TUTOR TIME LEARNING CTR

1912 CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

VANESSA ROBINSON DAY CARE

404 BUXTON ST
Durham

WEAVER STREET PRE SCHOOL

2419 E WEAVER ST
Durham

WEE WISDOM PRESCHOOL

1125 DREW ST
Durham

WESTMINSTER KINDERGARTEN

3639 OLD CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

YATES BAPTIST CHILD DEVMNT CTR

2819 CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

YOUNG WORLD CHILD CARE CTR

921 RUBY ST
Durham

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