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"We have had a great experience with this center. Our children have been coming here since they were 10 weeks old. Our children are very well taken care of and really" enjoy their time here. We feel like their teachers really care about them and treat them like their own children. It is one of the more expensive daycare centers in the area, but we felt it was really the best option. When our children were in the infant room the non-discounted fee was $275/week per child. In the 1 year old room it was $265/week per child and in the 2 year old room it was $245/week per child. They do offer discounts for the 2nd child - that's just the full non-discounted rate. Of course tuition increases can happen, but they can at least give you an estimate of costs if you are searching. The center is open Monday-Friday 6:30am-6pm and full time care includes breakfast, lunch, and snack. You must provide your own diapers/wipes, etc. Definitely worth checking out!

-Elizabeth W.

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"Sent my kids for the summer. They seemed to enjoy it. I wish it wasn't so expensive however they are much cheaper than most summer camps. Thanks for taking such good care of my kids.

-Mohamed A.

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I'd like to start out by saying don't trust a word that comes out of
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's mouth. She will lie lie lie until the day she
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. She almost had me convinced that my children had become pathological liars until I spoke with other moms. My children basically roamed the class aimlessly for a few hours a day. They do know how to write their names but that might have been taught at home. Parent teacher conferences was a joke! I was told crap about someone else's kid because the stuff they told me my kid couldn't do he had been doing for over a year. They are so incredabally disorganized. You will find out about Friday's field trip on Monday and then you're expected to drop everything to go. They also have some bull p*** unwritten privacy policy that prohibits you from having any contact with other parents. Well when I was out of
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's line of sight at field trips I was able to talk to a few moms and they told me things that just blew my mind! One mom witnessed the class having 31 students and just 1 teacher on several occasions. Another mom confirmed that the story my daughter told me about not being aloud to wear her sweater in class was true. Who tells a small child to take off her sweater? A monster, that's who! My kids also told me that another student had a bathroom accident and was forced to clean it up himself. I wonder if they really made a 4 year old clean up feaces. They also make up rules from day to day that might apply to one family but not to others. This was extremely frustrating because just when I thought I was following the unwritten rules I find out I'm in violation. By the last few weeks of the year I said screw it and stopped caring about the dumb rules. To sum it up, just don't send your kids to
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. Check out St. Pats if you're looking for faith based. If faith based isn't top priority then check out
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on Commerce Rd.
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- Carrie K.
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While they did take care of our son and we were not worried about his safety, we were not happy with the overall cleanliness of the facility, nor the relative lack of organization. The infant room was very small and cramped, the infants played on a rug that caretakers and parents walks on with outdoor shoes (something I don't allow at home), and we repeatedly were given home articles of clothing, etc that were mixed up with another baby's. The price is great, however I personally need a little more organization and cleanliness for my son. We also decided that we were willing to pay more for a daycare that has webcams and an app to keep updated.
- Victoria W.
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Always the best environment for children and learning. This daycare is amazingly clean and the staff cares and loves each individual child. The safety is beyond compare and the children are so excited to come everyday.
- lynne T.
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My daughter is almost two and has been attending
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for about three months now. She and I both are very happy with her time there. The owner has maintained her pricing schedule. which is the most affordable in Freeport, while other places in town charge as much as double. My daughters linguistics, motor, and social skills have improved dramatically since she started attending. The carer to child ratio is more than adequate and the facilities are very safe and clean. Overall I have had an excellent experience with this child care facility. I recommend
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to any parent looking for affordable, quality childcare. **The $213 price point is their weekly rate for my 1.5 year old. It's 46/day for part time.**
- James M.
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These people are wonderful very kind and courteous and very professional. They take very good care of our son and we wish that our new house was where they are located we want him to stay there forever. he loves going to daycare every day. Love Ms
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and her staff. I would highly recommend them to anyone. I give them a 11 star rating out of 10
- Michael T.
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I enrolled my daughter here when she was 8 weeks old & had her enlisted for 7 months before removing her from the facility and seeking child care elsewhere. It broke my heart to pull her out of here after the relationships that she built with so many of the teachers and the other kids. However, it was the right thing to do for my daughter. My concern is the lack of organization and communication. In regards to organization, I lost track of how many times I had to complain about them losing her shoes, hair bows, bottles, bottle lids, spare clothes & bibs. Her items were sent home with other kids and vice-versa...even with everything being properly labeled. It was extremely frustrating to have to take inventory of what went to school with her & what didn't come home with her. In addition & most importantly, I received 3 "ouch report" phone calls in just 4 weeks. All three were from her learning to crawl and hitting her head on the tile floor...the last leaving a huge bruise on her left forehead that lasted a full week. The center is supposed to have me sign an "ouch report" with an action plan as to how to avoid the situation from happening in the future. I was only asked to sign one....and there was no action plan. In speaking with one of the teachers, she told me they had a little boy who had an ouch report every day for the same reason while he was learning to walk. That is just awful. I spoke with the Director
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and shared my concerns. This conversation was had in the door way of her office in the dark which was very weird. I expressed my concerns and asked why there were tile floors and no type of padding or gymnastics mats in the classroom where babies are learning to crawl and walk. Her answer was that "we can maybe look into that." No empathy, apologies or true concern. Another concern is that there are also no changing tables, so infants and toddlers are changed on a counter...with no straps. That seems like an accident just waiting to happen. As a result, we removed her from this facility to somewhere that promotes a more safe & organized environment.
- Michelle B.
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provides a wonderful education for
children 3 - 6 years. They offer a traditional
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with music, Spanish, and lots of nature studies. They take
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weekly, and have created an awesome outdoor play space. The caring and
nurturing staff encourage a love of learning in the children and provide
a family friendly environment for everyone. We are very happy here.
- Henry C.
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I had no major problems with the care that was provided, except that the last 3 times my son went there, he came home with a red/raw bottom. I attributed this to him teething and having frequent stools, but who really knows. More frequent diaper changes would have kept that from happening. The issue I have is the way this woman does business. She requires a $250 "deposit" to hold your spot, which I gladly paid, thinking that my son would be in her care for a long time. But, because she got into trouble with the state, she dropped us because we were only part-time. So, my $250 only bought me 5-6 weeks of service. She refused to refund us even a portion of the money that we are now having to cough up for a replacement
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. She even acted as though I was ridiculous for asking for a refund, saying that it was non-refundable. I understand her needing to have some insurance to protect her from wishy-washy parents that have her hold a spot and then back out. But, she is the one that backed out on the agreement in this case. Not only do I have to scramble to find a
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, which is never a decision you want to make in a rush, but now I have to pay a deposit to get into another day care. That is money that I now cannot spend on my child. She is holding onto money that does NOT belong to her. I have turned her into the Better Business Bureau because of this issue.
- Lauren D.

Daycare Centers in Elizabeth, NJ

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Aaron School

309 East 45th Street

Acorn Academy

24 Madison Ave
Madison

Aegean

1660 3rd Ave

AINSWORTH & SON

217 RAHWAY AVE
Elizabeth

Am-Tree

200 Summit Ave
Westwood

Au Pair in America

1 High Ridge Park

Baby Galileo Daycare and Preschool

360 Grove St
Jersey City

BENEDICTINE PRESCHOOL

851 N BROAD ST
Elizabeth

Brainiacs Child Care

2147 Springfield Ave
Union

Bronx Child Care Ctr

512 E 145th St - 5 H

Bronx House

990 Pelham Pkwy S

BURATINO NURSERY SCHOOL

76 S FARVIEW AVE
Paramus

CANDY MOUNTAIN

1 Paul M. Greig Way
Winfield Park

Carousel Early Learning Center

535 Walnut St
Norwood

CASSVILLE NURSERY

15 Cassville Rd
Jackson

Children Of America Aberdeen

1360 New Jersey 34
Aberdeen Township

Children Of America East Brunswick

130 Summerhill Rd
East Brunswick

Children Of America Nyack

265 N Highland Ave #103

Children Of America Oakhurst

1621 Rte 35
Oakhurst

Children Of America Parsippany

70 Old Bloomfield Ave
Parsippany

CHRISTINA NICOLE ACADEMY

1127 RIVINGTON ST
Roselle

Community Day Nursery Corp

593 Broadway
Bayonne

Corporate Toddlers Inc

4900 State Hwy No 33
Neptune

CREATIVE KIDS

776 Austin St
Westfield

Daddio Dorothy

63 Pehle Ave
Saddle Brook

Early Scholars

34-43 24th Street

ECYC INC

92 East Grand Avenue
Rahway

EGENOLF EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR

725 NEWARK AVE
Elizabeth

ELIZABETHPORT DAY CARE

154 1ST ST
Elizabeth

Emma Day Care

49 East Midland Avenu
Paramus

EVANGEL DAY SCHOOL

656 N BROAD ST
Elizabeth

First Impressions

171 HIGH ST
Newton

Francis E Parker Memorial Home Inc

443 River Rd
Highland Park

Friendship For Tots

261 E. Lincoln Ave

FRONT & CENTER-PERFORMING ARTS

95 VICTORY RD
Springfield

Get Set Daycare

2301 Snyder Ave

GODDARD SCHOOL

2 JACKSONVILLE RD
Towaco

Greatstart Early Learning Denville

3155 Route 10 E
Denville

GYMTIME

1520 YORK AVE

HERB'S HOUSE

32 RAHWAY AVE
Elizabeth

Imagine Learning Center

1413 Hilo Bay Dr
Forked River

iPediatrics LLC

21 Bowling Green Pkwy
Lake Hopatcong

Janette's Day Care

533 E 115th St.

JCC MetroWest

760 Northfield Ave
West Orange

JEFFERSON PARK DAY CARE CTR

485 MADISON AVE
Elizabeth

Jin-A School

77 Jay St Clifton
Clifton

Kiddie Junction

3 N Village Green

KIDS AT PLAY

59 BEAVERBROOK RD
Lincoln Park

Kids By The Bunch

6801 Jericho Turnpike

KIDS PLACE

651 KAPKOWSKI RD
Elizabeth

Kidville Park Slope

808 Union Street

Kid’s Clubhouse

85 Godwin Ave
Midland Park

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

19 MOUNTAIN BLVD
Warren

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

756 US HIGHWAY 206
Hillsborough

LA CASA HISPANA COMMUNITY AGCY

1139 E JERSEY ST
Elizabeth

LEADERS ACADEMY

300 GRAND AVE
Englewood

LEAGUERS

1189 E BROAD ST
Elizabeth

LEAGURS

223 1ST ST
Elizabeth

Learn & Play

80 Herricks Rd

Little Ivy Learning Center

660 E Glen Ave
Ridgewood

Little Leaders Daycare

2850 Claflin Ave

LITTLE MIRACLES CHILDCARE CTR

303 UNION AVE
Middlesex

Little Scholars Playhouse

356 Horseneck Road
Fairfield

Little Treasures Learning Center

2177 Oak Tree Rd
Edison

Lizzy's Day Care

1074 Rogers Ave

Lov In Hands Daycare Inc

24535 Newhall Ave

MARGARITA'S EARLY CHILD TRNG

1147 E JERSEY ST
Elizabeth

Maria's Group Child Care

2661 marion ave 3-F

Mendham Borough Public School

12 Hilltop Rd
Mendham

Milestones Child Care Academy

885 Belmont Ave
Haledon

Monday Morning Inc

726 Us Hwy 202
Bridgewater

Montclare Children’s School

747 Amsterdam Avenue

Morris County Educare Center

77 Sunset Strip
Succasunna

Mushroom House Day Care

38-00 Ditmars Blvd

My Kiddie Kingdom

768 Harrison Street
Rahway

NJ Home Pros LLC

45 Shawnee Ave
Rockaway

NOAH'S ARK

4716 AVENUE N

Preschool of America

18601 73rd Ave

PROCEED

269 2ND ST
Elizabeth

Project Playdate

466 Columbus Ave.

Rainbow Academy

314 Rte 31
Flemington

Rainbow Academy of Westwood

20 Kinderkamack Rd
Westwood

Rainbow Palace Child Care

3159 Spencer Drive

RAINBOW ROOM DAY CARE

Est.1993 Bronx NY/Throgs Neck &

Redeemer Lutheran School

229 Cowperthwaite Place
Westfield

Remedy Fitness

128 Old Town Rd

Revival Home Care

863 E 52nd St

ROSE GARDEN DAY CARE CTR

511 WESTMINSTER AVE
Elizabeth

RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center

2120 Lamberts Mill Rd
Scotch Plains

Safe Haven Learning Center

126 Bash 02 97th Ave

SARA'S PRE SCHOOL

303 PROSPECT ST
Ridgewood

Sensory Kids

158 Newark
Jersey City

Sheepshead Bay Daycare

1810 Voorhies Ave

SHIM ACADEMY OF MONTESSORI

1115 E JERSEY ST
Elizabeth

Singing Angels Daycare

143 Maple Avenue

Sister2Sister child care

3463 3rd. Avenue

Smart Start Academy

462 Central Ace
Jersey City

Sparkidz

250 West 65th Street

ST ANTHONY'S CONVENT PRESCHOOL

307 SOUTH ST
Elizabeth

Sunnyfields Learning Center

494 route 10 west
Whippany

TAKE MY HAND INC

181 FORT LEE RD
Leonia

Teacher Tutors

225 Millburn Ave, #237
Millburn

Tenafly Childrens Corner

West Clinton Ave
Tenafly

Tender Heart Daycare Inc

280 Spring St
Newton

THE MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S ACADEMY

200 HARTSHORN DR
Short Hills

The New Bairn School

66 Mt Prospect Ave
Clifton

The Sapling School

3080 Route 27
Kendall

The Spring School

67 N Summit St
Tenafly

Tina's Child Care

2402 Hamlette Pl
Scotch Plains

Together Learning Center

219 Washington Ave
Dumont

U Got The Look

290 Dixon Avenue

UNION BAPTIST DAYCARE CTR

1088 E GRAND ST
Elizabeth

Viaquenti Academy Soho West

837 Jersey Avenue
Jersey City

Watch Me Grow East side

361 E. 19th Street, 1st Ave.

YMCA

32 RAHWAY AVE
Elizabeth

YMCA of Western Monmouth County

470 E Freehold Rd
Freehold
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