Kiddie Academy's professionalism is great. The enrichment programs are nice. The teachers are very caring but stern and when I pick my daughter everyday she tells me school was fun and I'm impressed with her progression at such a young age. I love love love that I can watch her at school and that there's a true open door policy
I think they have a good curriculum. They have a letter and number of the week as well as a sign (sign language) of week. They work on the same thing in the morning as the afternoon, so its good reinforcement and on days when we get there late she will still get to work on the learning activity of the day. They also send home homework that is not mandatory but let's the parents see what the kids skills are and how they are improving. Some of the sheets are on the letter and number of the week and some will be on a skill learned. They also have an App and a daily email report that has extension activities in addition to allowing the parents to view the daily reports and pictures that the teacher takes of them during the day. The daily report tells you what they ate and how much (a little, some, all) and what skills they worked on. The skills are broken down into categories too. And the pictures can be downloaded for you to share or keep forever and I love that. Sometimes it will be pictures of them working on a special craft and then I can save the picture and frame it with the craft. I also love the fact that there are video cameras in her classroom and playground areas so I can visually check in on her during the day. And lastly I enjoy the fact that all meals are provided. I researched all of the other daycare centers in the area and this was the only place in their price range that offered food!
I enjoy and appreciate that Kiddie Academy does everything with a purpose. Every activity with my children is done with an educational goal in mind. Its not just a daycare, it is a school (even for the little babies). And that is a unique quality that I have been unable to find at other facilities I have taken my children. I often felt like they were just babysitting for me while I was at work. But at Kiddie Academy, I feel like my children are actually learning.
KAL has really taken suggestions I've made in the past & changed. The new Director is goal-results oriented & the Pre-K 4 program is a real program with a great Teacher Ms. Yolanda & her Assistants Ms. Kristen & Ms. Amanda. They make a great team for our children that I actually am 100% happy that no staff changes have been made. Mrs. Pocahontas is approachable & amazing. Also the additional programs they have available are boy friendly. We are actually finally happy.
I absolutely love Mrs. Chrissy and the loving nature of my daughter's previous teachers like, Mrs. Blanca and Mrs. Marcia. It's a real comfort to know my child receives hugs and affirmation just like we give at home. Im truly thankful for the passion of these educators! Great job!
I truly appreciate hearing my son speak about the different things he is learning each day. The teachers seem to spend a lot of time preparing creative and engaging activities and lessons for the children. My family also appreciates the added languages of both Spanish and American Sign Language.
I love the environment, the educational foundation and processes, as well as the belief system. I love that my child is learning, the owners are great and really focused on the children and their learning and over all growth.
The setting is very child friendly. The teacher truly care about the kids and you can see it. Every teacher knows all the kids by name. They learn and involve the parents. It's very clean and professional. They do a lot of activities and keep the kids busy.