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"They are all very wonderful, from the owner to the staff. A lot of care and concern for the children. My son is only 2 years old and can count to 15, knows all his" colors, and knows all the letters in the alphabet. In addition I feel very safe and comfortable when dropping him off in the mornings and I know i don't have a worry in the world!

-Danielle C.

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"This is a great daycare. They are genuinely friendly and care about the well-being and educational development of our child. Classrooms are organized and well-run." Unlike other day cares we have tried, this one focuses heavily on learning and not just on videos and play time all day.

-William H.

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Daycare Center reviews in La Mesa

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We have been very happy with HELC for our older son. He's been in all three toddler rooms and has absolutely thrived. The facilities are nice and the kids love the outdoor playground, which was added a couple of years back. The teachers have been professional and my son speaks highly of them at home. We can't wait to start our youngest there when a spot becomes available.
- Meg C.
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We researched several different schools before deciding on
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, and we've been very happy thus far. The facility is beautiful, and all of the children, including our grandson, are very happy. Furthermore, the school administration was very open and transparent regarding their business model and teaching philosophies among other questions that we had. In fact, we had a list of questions that we had wanted to ask, but they volunteered the information before we got a
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to do so. Something else that should be noted is that the school's fees decrease as the child gets older.
- Deborah G.
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This daycare is almost like a home care situation. The building is so inviting. My child enjoys his time at the day care and I have really seen a change in his willingness to learn and explore new things. He loves all the activities that they are able to do with him. He does art everyday and loves reading time. Its a true piece of mind knowing you trust the people who are with him during the week and you trust the environment. It is located across the street from The Silver Spring police station which adds another level of security. The teachers are very good about documenting daily routines and are helpful "sounding boards" as my child explores new ground. I highly recommend this day care center. It is small enough that your child will have a voice and have alot of attention and preparation as he/she enters school.
- Amy F.
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Best experience I've had with daycare. My son was in 2 other child care centers In
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before we were able to get a spot at
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and it was by far the best of the 3!
- lisa A.
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We love
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. It has been such a blessing to our family. The teachers are lovely and very sincere and truly love the kids.
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, the director is exceptionally wonderful, very kind, accommodating, and really goes above and beyond. She knew that we try to speak a second language to our kids at home, so she went out of her way to add books in our mother
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to the center's library so the kids can get exposed to it (plus she just happens to speak a bunch of languages fluently, so she could even read the books to our kids). They also provide a parents night out, where they open the center from 5-8pm some nights for free and they provide activities and pizza for the kids just so the parents can get a date night or run an errand. The kids absolutely love it there and we are just so thankful for the personalized care and strong curriculum and loving teachers at
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- Nermine Z.
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My granddaughter started services at this day care with the expectations of receiving early learning curriculum and a safe care. My granddaughter's diaper was changed only twice in a 8 hour period. When my daughter picked-up my granddaugher she had food dried on her face, a wet diaper, and only two bottles used for an 8 hour day. During the time my granddaughter was at this day care she suffered, pink eye, influenza, two ear infections, a continuous diaper rash, and a cold. Prior to being at this day care she was never ill. On Thanksgiving, when my granddaughter was ill again, we decided to stop having her go to this horrible day care. She has not had any illnesses since leaving this day care. I am a RN and have never seen such neglect for such a high price!!!
- Terrence F.
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After being with this childcare for years and two children from infancy to preschool. Here is why we have rated this child care, day care and preschool five-stars:
• Program Schedule
• Nutritious Food
• Clean Premises
• Organized activity centers
• Knowledgeable staff
• Safety is paramount...More /> • Happy, upbeat atmosphere
Ms. Shashi really cares for our children, us as parents and her employees as well. Very rarely will you see this combination. It is not a fancy location, nor do they have all the latest bells and whistles; however, provide the best care we have seen in a long time.

- Elsie N.
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We have moved several times as our children have grown up and have experienced childcare providers in numerous locations as our daughters have grown. We have always had good service from those providers, but our experience at
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has been off the charts positive. Our youngest daughter started as a 4-year old last Spring and moved to the Pre-K class in the Fall. The teachers in both rooms (
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in the younger room and
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in PreK) have been absolutely amazing. Their positive attitude and interaction with children is fantastic and they obviously love what they do. Our daughter has a structured learning environment that is well communicated (the daily e-mails with pictures of the day are fantastic) and the education and nurturing is wonderful.

In addition to the environment, the incorporation of daily physical activities into the curriculum (and at no extra cost - the first time I've had that experience) in the Kids First areas is great. My daughter participates in a soccer, yoga, tumbling, and basketball class every week (one per day) and has found some things she really loves because of that exposure.

I would highly recommend
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for anyone looking for the high quality childcare at a reasonable price.
- Pete D.

All Childcare Centers in La Mesa, CA

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ABC BARN CHILDREN'S PLACE

10842 FURY LN
La Mesa

ALPINE TREASURES ACADEMY

2403 ALPINE BLVD
Alpine

Anite

9710 Scranton rd

Aspen Leaf Preschool

3518 3rd Avenue
San Diego

Baby Angels Center

618 4th Ave
Chula Vista

BARAJAS FAMILY CHILD CARE

5801 BLACKSMITH RD
Bonita

BrightStar Care - Escondido

639 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido

BUILDING BLOCKS HOME DAYCARE

4603 TELESCOPE AVE
Carlsbad

Carmel Mountain Preschool

9510 Carmel Mountain Rd
San Diego

CENTER FOR YOUNG IMAGINATIONS

4885 HARBINSON AVE
La Mesa

Chai Preschool & Infant Center

16934 Chabad Way
Poway

CHARLEY BROWN DAY CARE CTR

5921 JACKSON DR
La Mesa

CHILDTIME LEARNING CTR

5565 LAKE PARK WAY
La Mesa

CHRIST LUTHERAN EARLY CHLDHD

7929 LA MESA BLVD
La Mesa

E.R.I.L Preschool

7210 Lisbon
San Diego

FOOTHILLS PRESCHOOL

4031 AVOCADO BLVD
La Mesa

GREY RABBIT PRE-SCHOOL

4542 PALM AVE
La Mesa

HEAD START PROGRAM

7520 EL CAJON BLVD
La Mesa

Howe-2 Daycare

2976 Jacks Creek Pl
Escondido

Jennifer McIsaac, HHP, CMT, CST

5252 Balboa Ave
San Diego

JUMP Preschool

3327 Kenora Dr.
Spring Valley

Jungle Gym & Cafe

PO Box 710733
Santee

La Jolla Children's Learning Lab

10068 Pacific Heights Blvd
San Diego

LA MESA UNITED METHODIST

4690 PALM AVE
La Mesa

LISA'S LIL' TIKES PRESCHOOL

4351 PARKS AVE
La Mesa

Little Kingdom Child Care

520 Balour Drive
Encinitas

LITTLE VILLAGE ACADEMY

5800 Lake Murray Blvd Unit 6
La Mesa

Melanie's Family Daycare

814 Florence St
Imperial Beach

Oak Tree Academy

1375 E. Washington Avenue
El Cajon

Ponte Vedra Fitness

830 A1a N
Valley Center

READY SET GROW PRESCHOOL

728 PEPPER DR
El Cajon

SoCal Nannies, Inc

Carmen Valley Rd
San Diego

ST MARTIN'S CATHOLIC CHURC

7708 EL CAJON BLVD
La Mesa

TAPROOT MONTESSORI

5173 GUAVA AVE
La Mesa

The Vine Learning Center

PO Box 711222
San Diego

Wahaha Learning Center

1851 E Washington Ave
Escondido

WARREN WALKER SCHOOL

5150 WILSON ST
La Mesa

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