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"My son is 8 months old and attends this daycare. The ladies in the infant room are great and take wonderful care of all the babies! He gets upset everyday we have" to go home because he has so much fun there!! Love this place and will continue using their services.

-Shay M.

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"It is tough to write this review because I really liked half of the staff, but the other half of the staff I encountered seemed to have no idea what was going on" or what they were talking about. The reason they get a D instead of an F is because of how great at least half of the staff was. There was one incident where one of my sons fell outside and busted open his chin. There was no report completed when it happened and I was not notified. When I picked him up they had been eating a snack, so I thought the red
was food (sauce or jelly), but when I got home and cleaned him up (and NO the daycare did not clean him up before we left) I quickly realized it was an injury. When I called to inquire as to what happened, no one knew and they stated to wait until the next day for when the AM teacher would be there again and maybe she would know. The next day they did apologize for not having a report ready for me that would have informed me as to what happened. I informed them that when anything like that happens I expected a phone call. I had taken in an antibiotic lotion for them to put on the spot during the day, however, they refused to apply it to his injury. They simply stated, "We don't do that." I questioned, "Even if I write a permission note for you to apply it on his obvious open wound?" And the lady just repeated her statement. So not only does my son get injured on their property and they do not notify me or give aid to the wound, they also refused to give any kind of continuing aid to the wound. (My son still has a scar on his chin.) On another day one of the helping teachers threw out 4 ounces of my breast milk. Perfectly good breast milk got thrown down the sink because she didn't know it could be refrigerated and used again. She actually started heavily debating (I won't say arguing) with me about it. One of her co-workers finally chimed in and informed her that she was in fact wrong, and that I was right. That it could have been refrigerated and served again since it had not been warmed up. I will say the worker did apologize and admitted she apparently didn't know better. Some additional notes: My younger son got pink eye twice while being at this facility. We had never encountered this before. When he got it, I was informed there were other infants in the room who had contracted prior to him and had attended the school with it. One mother even stated, "Oh we just got over that," when she heard me telling a worker that was what he had been diagnosed with. I took off work and stayed home with him. Once he was healthy he attended again. After only 2 days back at the facility he contracted it again. Then a worker ended up catching it. Then one of the daycare staff actually tried accusing us of bringing it into the facility in the first place! I defended my family and stated how he contracted it from there and we were notified that at least 2 other children had it before him. The only other major problem I had with this place was that my older son was pretty well potty trained before he attended this facility and it's like they de-potty trained him. We literally had to put him back in diapers because he wouldn't go to the bathroom anymore.

-Kristen A.

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The services are excellent. They are very involved in the community. They have enrichment programs for children outside of the classroom. Arts, sports, and they are very big on service oriented programs. They do mission trips. We have foreign exchange students that come to school here.
- Toni D.
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I cannot say enough good things about
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and her program. My daughter attended her pre-school for 2 years, pre-school, and pre-kindergarten and continued in occasional care here and there when she got older and I needed someplace for her to go for a day. I have recommended her over and over to people who come back and say - wow, thank you for telling us about her!
When I was looking for a pre-school I researched and visited programs all over town. I was a good planner - it was June, and I was looking for placement for the Fall. I went to many schools that were pretty and modern, some in
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, some in strip malls -- and whose staff were burned out and listless, one after another. I just happened to be driving down
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Road in Roseville and saw this blue house, with a small sign out front, that said, simply, "
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" and thought, what the heck, and pulled in to check it out. I was welcomed in to watch the class in progress and it was like watching the first day of school.
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was so energized and fresh, the children were engaged, and I watched in amazement as she
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the kids through counting to 10 --- in English, then Spanish, then German, French, Japanese, and Singhalese. Her class was very culturally mixed and her lessons a combination of
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tasks, music, manners and relationships - like teaching the kids how to treat each other respectfully and that being friends was more important than fighting over a play yard
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. Her ability to teach is intuitive and she connects so well with all of her students. The play yard equipment was old but inside and out the facility was clean and organized. I was sold and there wasn't a day I was disappointed. Her daughter, Anusha, also taught with her when she wasn't in school getting her own degree and she had several other loving assistants that worked with the kids daily.
That was 12 years ago. The program was in the morning until lunch, and for kids who needed to stay in the afternoon, she had after school care, where the kids could play, take piano lessons from her, read books, and other activities. I don't recall the cost but remember it was very reasonable and far more valuable to me than the money we paid. My daughter came out of her program a Kindergartner doing first grade work and fully prepared and excited for elementary school. She loved
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(as we all did/do), who became like a beloved aunt to her. My daughter is now a sophomore in high school and we still stop in and visit occasionally, and
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is as fresh as the day I first met her. Her school is now repainted and updated and beautiful and that rickety swing set replaced with more modern equipment, but the kids are still the same, the experience still the same, because it's not what's at preschool, it's WHO. Go check it out, you'll be glad you did.
- Kerry W.
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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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is a delight.
- 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.

Daycare Centers in Akron, OH

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A BEAUTIFUL CHILD

1449 Brittain Rd
Akron

A CHILD'S PLACE

4770 HIGBEE AVE NW
Canton

ABACUS CHILD CARE CTR INC

839 S ARLINGTON ST
Akron

AKRON MONTESSORI SCHOOL

3882 BYWOOD AVE
Akron

AKRON SUMMIT COMMUNITY ACTION

670 W EXCHANGE ST
Akron

AKRON SUMMITT COMMUNITY ACTION

539 S ARLINGTON ST
Akron

ALL ABOUT CHILDREN CLEV MASS

186 S CLEVELAND MASSILLON RD
Akron

ALMOST MOM CHILD DEVELOPMENT

258 S CLEVELAND MASSILLON RD
Akron

AMBC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

2330 E MARKET ST
Akron

Beginner's World Child Care Center

7005 ROYALTON RD
North Royalton

BOYER KINDERGARTEN CTR

2960 SANITARIUM RD
Akron

BRIGHT HORIZONS

475 OHIO ST
Akron

Chardon Community Day Care Center

12797 Mayfield Rd
Chardon

CHERUBIM'S CULTURAL CTR INC

670 VERNON ODOM BLVD
Akron

CHILD CARE CONNECTION

703 S MAIN ST
Akron

CHILDTIME LEARNING CTR

28787 LORAIN RD
North Olmsted

CHILDTIME LEARNING CTR

2145 EASTWOOD AVE
Akron

CHILDTIME LEARNING CTR

2546 LELAND AVE
Akron

CHILDTIME LEARNING CTR

2645 MANCHESTER RD
Akron

CHILDTIME LEARNING CTR

555 WHITE POND DR
Akron

CHILDTIME LEARNING CTR

3475 EMBASSY PKWY
Akron

COLOR OUR RAINBOW ACADEMY

1430 GOODYEAR BLVD
Akron

COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN PRE-SCHOOL

3260 CORMANY RD
Akron

CREATIVE LEARNING CHILD CARE

4000 CRANE CENTRE DR
Streetsboro

CTK Kids Learning Center

30635 Lorain Rd
North Olmsted

David YMCA - Jackson Township

7389 Caritas Cir NW
Massillon

EASTGATE PRE-SCHOOL

671 CANTON RD
Akron

EUCLID COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL

21000 LAKE SHORE BLVD
Euclid

EVERYTHING UNDER THE SON

552 HARVARD AVE
Akron

FAIRLAWN LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL

3415 W MARKET ST
Akron

FAIRLAWN VILLAGE PRESCHOOL

3300 MOREWOOD RD
Akron

FAIRLAWN-WEST UCC PRESCHOOL

2095 W MARKET ST
Akron

FAITH LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL

2726 W MARKET ST
Akron

FIRST ASSEMBLY-GOD PRESCHOOL

1175 W MARKET ST
Akron

Fitness 19

3740 Rocky River Dr
Cleveland

FOR A CHILD

1300 S MAIN ST
North Canton

GODDARD SCHOOL

105 SPRINGSIDE DR
Akron

GRACE LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL

989 N PORTAGE PATH
Akron

GRANDMA'S PLACE CHILD CARE CTR

774 E MARKET ST
Akron

GREEN VALLEY CHRISTIAN PRESCHL

620 E TURKEYFOOT LAKE RD
Akron

HEAD START CHILD DEV CTR

230 W CENTER ST
Akron

HEAD START CHILD DEVMNT CTR

1205 E WATERLOO RD
Akron

HEAD START COORDINATION

177 S BROADWAY ST
Akron

HEAD START REGISTRATION

369 S PORTAGE PATH
Akron

HENRY CENTER CHILD CARE & LRNG

161 N FORGE ST
Akron

HOPE DAY CARE CTR

647 E MARKET ST
Akron

HOPE LUTHERAN PRE-SCHOOL

999 PORTAGE LAKES DR
Akron

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

2128 16TH ST SW
Akron

INTEGRATED PRESCHOOL

1199 Vernon Odom Blvd
Akron

IRMA A JONES PRESCHOOL

539 S ARLINGTON ST
Akron

JOY'S IN-HOME DAY CARE

371 EASTLAND AVE
Akron

K & K CHILDCARE

357 W MILLER AVE
Akron

KANDY KANE CHRISTIAN DAY CARE

380 W CROSIER ST
Akron

KID'S UNIVERSITY PRESCHOOL

1407 MALASIA RD
Akron

KIDS ACADEMY OF COPLEY

3745 COPLEY RD
Akron

Kids Club Inc

16700 Hilltop Parkplace
Chagrin Falls

KIDS COUNTRY

2955 Smith Rd
Akron

KIDS FIRST LEARNING CTR

26184 Bagley Road
Olmsted Falls

Kids Link Neurobehavioural Center

2132 Case Pkwy
Twinsburg

KIDS PLAY

4530 KENT RD
Stow

KIDS PLAY

388 S MAIN ST
Akron

KINDER GARDEN MONTESSORI SCHL

1723 S CLEVELAND MASSILLON RD
Akron

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

4050 EMBASSY PKWY
Akron

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

3405 MASSILLON RD
Akron

KOZMIC KORNER

520 S MAIN ST
Akron

KOZMIC KORNER

45 HANNA PKWY
Akron

KOZMIC KORNER

112 BAKER BLVD
Akron

Lafayette Schoolhouse

6357 Lafayette Rd
Medina

LITTLE SHEPHERD PRESCHOOL

2308 24TH ST SW
Akron

MEGAN'S HOME DAYCARE

953 STANWOOD AVE
Akron

MONTROSE ZION CHRISTIAN PRSCHL

565 N CLEVELAND MASSILLON RD
Akron

MORNING GLORY PRESCHOOL

PO Box 7262
Akron

NANNA'S DAY CARE

2751 OLD HOME RD
Akron

NEW ADVENTURES EARLY LEARNING

8054 Darrow Rd
Twinsburg

NOAH'S ARK CHILDCARE ACADEMY

2445 S ARLINGTON RD
Akron

OHIO ALLIANCE OF COMMUNITY CTR

212 E EXCHANGE ST
Akron

OhioGuidestone

202 East Bagley Road
Berea

Papillion Enrichment Center

2804 Som Center Road Rear Building
Wickliffe

Paraiso, Dr. Marie F.

1450 Belle Ave
Lakewood

Play Time on the Move LLC

PO Box 13781
Columbus

PRESCHOOL IN MONTROSE

565 N CLEVELAND MASSILLON RD
Akron

Rainbow Connection I & III

6312 Center St
Mentor

RAYANN CHRISTIAN DEVELOPMENT

599 NOBLE AVE
Akron

RING AROUND THE ROSIE DAY CARE

3895 S MAIN ST
Akron

RIVERSIDE PRESCHOOL @DAYCARE

2433 S MAIN ST
Akron

Romp n Stomp

900 Medina Rd
Medina

SALVATION ARMY

190 S MAPLE ST
Akron

SHERRY BEAR'S HOME DAYCARE

509 DELMAR AVE
Akron

ST PAUL'S NURSERY SCHOOL

1361 W MARKET ST
Akron

ST SEBASTIAN PRESCHOOL

348 ELMDALE AVE
Akron

SUMMA EARLY EDUCATION

475 OHIO ST
Akron

SUNSHYN CHILD CARE

512 Lindell St
Akron

SUPERIOR QUALITY CO

1079 TAYLOR ST
Akron

VALLEY KIDS LEARNING CTR

1670 AKRON PENINSULA RD
Akron

Winnie's Nursery School Inc.

1470 E 105TH ST
Cleveland

WONDER WORLD CHILD DEVELOPMENT

688 Diagonal Rd
Akron

WOODLAND PRESCHOOL

444 N HAWKINS AVE
Akron

YMCA

647 E MARKET ST
Akron

YMCA

210 E North St
Akron

YMCA

1250 W EXCHANGE ST
Akron

YMCA

380 MINEOLA AVE
Akron

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