Longleaf Learning Center is a preschool located in New Port Richey, Florida.
This preschool has an average Community Rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on reviews from 22 school community members.
This is without a doubt the best preschool around. My three children have attended this school over the last ten years and I can' t say enough good things about it. The facility is top notch and I always felt like my kids were safe. The staff is friendly, courtesy and well trained. The curriculum is outstanding and my kids were more than prepared to enter kindergarten. Our youngest daughter just graduated and she loved going there. We will miss everyone there. Thank you for all you did.
Long Leaf Learning Center has proven to be one of the best decisions our family has made for the developmental progress for our child. The kindness, compassion, and loving environment this school provides to assist us parents in raising our children has been a remarkable. As I review the work my child has done at Long Leaf Learning Center from the age of 3 to the age of 5 the curriculum component results have been phenonomial. I have great confidence that my child is ready for Kindergarten and will excel with everything he has learned over the last several years at the Learning Center. Thank you Long Leaf Learning Center for all you've done!
LLC has been a home for our two children for over three years and I can only say it was the best decision we ever made. Ms. Jackie and her staff have been absolutely wonderful and have done an outstanding job to keep a safe and caring environment for the children. The kids have grown and learned so much over the years and are definitely ready for Kindergarden. I highly recommend this school to everyone!
Do not send your child to this school. This school is dysfunctional, careless, and lazy. The director is mean and derogatory. They prefer your child be a robot in the classroom instead of fun. Teachers and Director do not want to have to think of ways to best stimulate your child academically and by personality. Your best choice is not to send your child here!
My two year old son teacher once stated to my wife "I hope he does not start crying. I have a lot of work to do." Seems to me having a classroom that looked nice was more important then the needs of my child. We are very unhappy with this school.
I love this school! I have had 2 children attend and my third child will be attending soon. All of the teachers and staff truely love the children. I always feel welcomed when I walk through the door. The director goes above and beyond to make it a great learning and social environment for the children. I could not ask for any more!!
Run away fast from this school! Director is highly emotional & unorganized. Can't keep good teachers there. It's a shame because it used to be one of the better places for preschool education that was worth its weight in gold. A lot changed from what I have heard via friends. Great neighborhood though, just not a good preschool.
If you are looking for a caring, loving, and holds high expectations for children, you will find it at Longleaf Learning Center. The director truly cares about every child that walks through the door. The director takes the time to learn and understand the needs of all families. The teachers show enthusiasm and will go the extra mile to help children. Thank you LLC staff for giving me calmness when leaving my precious son behind. I never have to worry that he will not be taken care of. The staff looks after everyone. Kudos to you!!
As we all know, when you drop off your child at a daycare facility, the staff there is helping to raise your child... pretty serious stuff. With that in mind, I always feel comfort knowing my son is in such good hands. My son has attended LLC for over three years now. He is very advanced in his learning, communication and people skills. All of the the staff is professional, yet personal towards not only the children but also the parents. I have nothing but nice things to say about LLC, Director Jackie Maness, Miss Denia, Miss, Shannon, Miss Lisa, Miss Kelly and Miss Vicky to name a few. From what I have read, the bad reviews come from bitter people. Some of the slanders towards Ms. Maness and the facility are so exaggerated that it surely shows that it came from someone not of a rational mind. Please consider only the legitimate criticisms, not those uttered by parents with deeper issues.
As an educator and teacher myself, I can not say enough great things about LLC. The teachers are knowledgeable and caring and very welcoming to parents. Mrs. Maness is a fantastic director. Her door is always open and she is always willing to help her families. She has fantastic leadership qualities and it shows through the happiness of her teachers. As a kindergarten teacher for many years, I must add that the children that enter my classroom that have attended LLC are well prepared and ready to start school. They excel an all areas and have a wonderful foundation for learning. I want nothing but the best for my daughters and I feel that LLC has been a wonderful experience! Thank you Mrs. Manness for a fantastic year!
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