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Variety Child Learning Center

Preschool | 301 students


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Posted March 14, 2014

Variety Child Learning Center is wonderful. My daughter Alexandra has improved so much since she started. Stacey Ratner the . Principal is very hands on and involved with each student. The support staff is always available to discuss issues. The teachers are first rate and professional. The school is clean and oriented to providing the best for my precious little angel. Thank God for this excellent school.
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Posted July 23, 2012

Nice school nice people. Only thing I didn't like was open door policy which shoves more kids in class in middle of the year. Thats poor management. Stuffing kids into classes that are full, its very disruptive.
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Posted July 1, 2012

preferred to little village but I do think they baby the kids here. I also think the social worker is a big waste of resources that could be alloted elsewhere. I think many of the rooms are way too small. Some of the staff is great, some are lazy. I think they'd do better with less more highly trained staff.
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Posted April 2, 2008

i think variety is the best school around. my daughteris 3 years old. she was only there for 3 months in ms lauren class. she had improved so much . she started talking more and her listening skills improved a great deal. the teachers are outstanding. for children with special needs thats the school to put your child in.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 52%
Hispanic 15% 21%
Asian 5% N/A
Black 3% 21%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Janice Friedman
  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian


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  • Special education
  • Special eduction
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  • Library
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47 Humphrey Drive
Syosset, NY 11791
Phone: (516) 921-7171


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