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Poko Loko Child Care Center

Preschool | 24 students

 
 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $113,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,030.

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Posted February 11, 2011

We as a family were really lucky to find Poko Loko! My son still attends their summer camp even he is in school now.
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Posted August 7, 2005

The care that my child recieves at Poko Loko is priceless. Her teachers are very caring and sensitive to her needs. I am always informed of how well her day went or if something was bothering her. They schedule many educational field trips that my daughter enjoys. They also have an amazing playground and have recently undergone many renovations. I have found the the directors at Poko Loko to be very professional and attentive to my needs and concerns. Jennifer and Cory are very halpful and accomodating to me whenever I have needed anything. I would reccomend this school to anyone- your child will be in a great environment here!
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Posted November 22, 2004

Horrible staff! they scream at children, It is not clean, the staff are rude and are terrible to the children. Don't know how they can stay in business. Dcfs needs to see them!
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Posted November 5, 2004

Understaffe, bad teacher/child ratio, some teachers come in sick. Horrible management, rude staff. This place is unacceptable. I don't know how they got a license.
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Posted October 11, 2004

This is the worst day care center my daughter has ever been in. I would not recommend it to anyone. The staff is rude to the parents and they do not speak appropriately to the children. They do not tend to the children, they are often running around crazy, crying and ignored. My child comes home very hungry every day. My child's snack is often two crackers or a quarter of an apple or two cookies and a small glass of juice. It is ridiculous. I could hire a high school student to do what this center does with my child. I'm sorry my child ever attended here. Look for another center!
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 33% 24%
White 33% 51%
Black 17% 18%
Two or more races 17% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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404 South Elmhurst Road
Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone: (847) 520-4466

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