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Grandview Children's Center5
Posted January 16, 2013
- a parent
My daughter loved Grandview. Don't expect a whole lot of academics here. There's plenty of time for that in elementary school. What they get is time to socialize and learn to be independent and independent thinkers. The director, Ms. Betty, is fantastic! The playground is so much fun! But don't expect fancy equipment. Most of it has been built by them. I know a lot of people who have sent their children to Grandview and they've all loved it. I even know some who are now in college and still have fond memories of their time at Grandview. Please make sure to visit this school.
This is a stellar preschool for 2's, 3's, 4's, and 5's. My daughter is in her 3rd year attending, and it has been the best experience for both her and us as parents. The staff and teachers are caring and professional, and my daughter's teacher personally guided us through some very challenging times. The play ground is to die for- it truly is. This is a gem of our neighborhood- do not pass it up.
I wish I could give this school more than 5 stars! I absolutely can't say enough good things about it. When we went to tour the school for the first time, we were met by a chicken and a bunny. I knew that we had found THE school of our dreams. It feels like something right out of the 1950's! If you want your child drilled on the alphabet and numbers for hours on end, then this is not the place for you. If, however, you believe that play based learning is the way to a child's mind, then enroll here. My son has been here for 6 months, and has learned so much more than I could have ever taught him. I wish I could write an essay on how incredible Grandview is, but it would take up too many pages! This is the greatest school in the valley!
This school was recommended to us by our neighbors who all sent their children there. We are so thrilled that both our sons were able to attend Grandview. Our youngest just finished summer school there which sadly means it's the end of an era for us! Miss. Susan's class is a fantastic environment for 3/4 year olds. They learn so much from her while having so much fun they don't want to leave! Mrs. Mancuso's class is also amazing and a perfect transition and preparation for Kindergarten. The teachers at our elementary school always love to get Grandview kids because they are very well prepared socially and are ready to learn. We highly recommend Grandview to anyone as a wonderful safe environment for their kids and we will miss it so much!!
I sent my three sons and my great nephew to this school. It is an amazing place where children are put first. The staff is wonderful. I have known Miss Susan, Miss Betty and Mrs. Mancuso 11 years. I cannot believe anyone would have anything negative to say about this staff. I wish more teachers had the interest in their students that these teachers have. I have never seen such wonderful work with children. They are so caring toward the children. THE CHILDREN ARE THE IMPORTANT ONES AT THIS SCHOOL. It is all about the children and helping them become the best that they can be. I love this place and would do anything I could for them to help this school benefit the children. Isn't that what it is about, The children. to all those out there please note you can't please everybody all the time, this is a powerful place for children to thrive.
This is a FANTASTIC school! The staff are great!! Miss Betty is the sweetest person i have ever met. Ms. Susan and Ms. Mancuso love the children like their own. Grandview is the best preschool that every child should be able to go to. The kids always come out with a smile on their faces and can not wait to come back. Kids are able to do different activities whether it is dressing up as Cinderella or building a 'sky scraper" with blocks. I would definitely recommend this to any parent who is looking for a wonderful preschool!
Bev Boss and Emilio Reggio centered; this preschool is really magnificent. The exterior play yard has an array of areas to play in; Flour play area, bubble area, shaving cream area, water area, paint areas, tire bridge, two chickens and a rabbit, music area and several play houses. It is by far the best in Los Angeles; including the snooty schools. The indoor area is also good with many different areas to play but could be more organized by my standards. I do like that the teachers are 1 teacher to 5 students and that they play outside half the time they are in school . Aprox 1.5 hours out of the day.
Grandview Children's Center is a outstanding school! I have had six of my seven children attend Grandview. All of my children hold such fond memories of Grandview. The school has outstanding teachers and director. They also have one of the best playgrounds that you have ever seen. My kids still have great memories of the playground. I give the school a five rating! EXCELLLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Our daughter had two glorious years at Grandview. Those years remain her favorite school years. Miss Betty and her staff are amazing. My one and only complaint -- it's next to impossible to find a matching elementary school!
Grandview is an outstanding school, with a very creative, nurturing, and organic curriculum. The playgrounds are second to none, and so is the whole atmosphere of the place. We chose to enroll our son in Grandview after scouting 5 different area preschools. Now we've had four children in their program, and it's one of the best decisions we've ever made as parents!