My daughter attends Parkwood Weekday Early Education Center. She loves to go to school and I am confident that she is in a safe and loving environment. She talks about the "Mail Carrier", visiting the Media Center and Mrs. Manners. She loves painting and playing in the centers. We enjoyed working on her Science Project together. Our family loves to attend the Family Events. They are so organized and fun. Snow Day was a blast. We love Parkwood and am so glad they have a kindergarten and first grade class. I understand this next school year they will open up a second grade class and every year extend to another grade. Parkwood is the BEST! A great big thank you to the wonderful staff!
My daughter attended Parkwood. We both loved the school and have many fond memories. I was a volunteer and spent a lot of time at school and all the children were treated with love and concern. My daughter received an excellent education. I am so thankful for Parkwood and their great staff.
Our son has attended Parkwood since he was 2 years old. It is an amazing place, and the entire staff exudes warmth and love. The children are taught in a completely developmentally appropriate way, the teachers are kind-hearted and loving, and the director is quite possibly the sweetest woman on earth. As to the comment about too many sweets...it's a moot point....parents are now asked to provide snack for their own children. No complaints here! We feel very blessed to have had such a wonderful group of people to nurture our son.
You simply will not find a better or safer environment for your child anywhere. I have had children go all the way from preschool to graduate school and nowhere compares to the love, respect and dignity that they received at Parkwood, and I have been all over this country. God Bless Margaret Walker and all - we truly are forever grateful!!!!
You could not pick a better preschool in Jax! This school is absolutely wonderful! The entire staff is so very loving. They call students 'friends' instead of 'boys and girls' or 'students.' I just love that! There are tons of opportunities for parents to be involved, but for working parents like myself, there are always excellent room moms to take care of the events. My daughtes have loved attending Parkwood, and I recommend them to anyone that I can!
Both of my children have been attending Parkwood for the last two years. I disagree with the previous post! These teachers are amazing they love my children and my children love them!! Yes they may get sweets on occasion, but it is not excessive at all. I would recommend this school to everyone:)
Warm and loving environment but not very health conscious school. The amount of candies and sweets they are giving the kids is ridiculous! You will find candies in their folders almost everyday. Not to mention the kind of snacks they are providing for the children: sugar donuts, unlimited amount of cupcakes on birthdays, etc. Don't expect your kids to have any appetite at lunch time because they are stuff with all kinds of sweets.