Cranfield Academy Carmel is the best in the business! Quite a statement, right? Let me take a moment to give a little background: Our son is 16 months old and has been in a daycare setting since he was 4 months old. As full-time working parents, daycare was a necessity; however as a first time mother, I was terrified of this venture. I was diligent in my homework - website reviews and NC Dept HHS star rating systems. I had to ensure that any provider I left him with passed my mother’s intuition! Although we had some challenges with our previous two providers, I left each environment more certain than before of what I considered to me “non-negotiable” items for care. I conducted two separate interviews with personnel at Cranfield Academy Carmel, one via phone and one in person. I had a list of questions in both instances! Each time, the Director and Assistant Director took their time in explaining the educational platform which the preschool conducts their day-to-day activities; including highly educated teachers and management, children’s Spanish classes as part of the normal curriculum, optional sports, arts & music education programs, age-appropriate outside play areas and organic / healthy daily menu selections. This was extremely important in my search because I was not interested in daycare! We had been through that and it definitely not what we wanted for our child. I wanted my son to attend a pre-school where a structured learning environment was available from the earliest possible classroom, a place he could remain until he attended Kindergarten, and one that continuously nourished his mind, body, and soul! Simply put, Cranfield Academy Carmel met all of my requirements and so much more! Each classroom is clean, brightly decorated with the latest art projects, and filled with well-designed learning and educational enrichment activities. Additionally, and more importantly, I’m constantly awestruck as to the overwhelming calmness exhibited in each classroom. I’m grateful to have found this pre-school and can assure you that we are the lucky ones! My son continues to thrive in this environment! He is an extremely happy and intelligent young toddler who amazes me on his daily lessons, growing knowledge, and abilities.I highly recommend you contact my friends at Cranfield Academy Carmel - they are now enrolling (infants through TK)!
Cranfield Academy is a wonderful school. The teachers and other staff members are very welcoming and treat you with love and kindness. I couldn't ask for a better school to send my child to. The teachers in the preschool department are doing a marvelous job and couldn't ask for a better team. I can honestly say this has been the best experience, with the school I can call family.
This school is a wonderful family centered environment where I feel extremely comfortable leaving my daughter each day. She is in the TK classroom and her teachers are wonderful, the director/assistant director and owners are great and have always greeted us warmly and taken any of my concerns to heart and taken action if needed. The teachers are well educated, warm, loving and show a true care and love for the children in their classrooms! My daughter is excited each day to attend school and even more excited to tell me what she has learned that day!
As a first time parent Cranfield has been a blessing. Not only are the teachers loving, they are knowledgeable and I turn to them for advice. The staff as a whole are wonderful and create an environment in which my daughter loves to play and learn. Nothing compares to the piece of mind I have everyday knowing my daughter is safe and loved. I would absolutely recommend Cranfield Academy to any family looking for the perfect balance of nurturing and education!
Our son has been attending this preschool since he was 3 months old and will be turning 4 years old this February, 2013. All of his teachers have provided loving and attentive care, making sure that we are always aware of any important changes in behavior or needs. We have really enjoyed all the different programs they offer such as music class, gymtastics, soccer, spanish and parents night out. More important, I feel the staff and teachers are dedicated to making sure my son is involved in educational activities that will prepare him for kindergarten and elementary school. We will definitely miss our Cranfield Academy family!
My son and I love Cranfield so much! He looks forward to going and seeing his teachers and friends every day. Every teacher he's had as he's moved up in classrooms has been caring, friendly and intelligent. His teachers, the directors and the owners are always willing and able to answer questions and communicate about my son's progress. Cranfield has an excellent curriculum. My son appears to be more advanced than outside friends his own age as well as children older than him. He amazes me every day with something new he's learned at school. I also appreciate the extra activities that are offered at Cranfield. My son had so much fun with Soccer Shots this year. He also loves the music program that is available here. I would recommend this school to anyone!
Cranfield is a fabulous place for children. It is so nice to find a place where you trust the people who care for your child when you can't be there. My daughter is almost 4 and she has been there since she was 3 months old. She has been taught so much more then I expected, and she is so advanced over her friends who go to different schools. I absolutely love Cranfield. Their teachers are very friendly and knowledgable. I would recomend this school to anyone.
Both of my children loved every day they spent at Cranfield. They were taught so much more then I expected and were more then ready for Kindergarten. With all the of the summer camp options out there my children chose to attend the Cranfield summer program. They look forward to it all year, it makes their summer extra special, and makes my summers easy because I know they are somewhere where they are cared for, loved, and they are having fun.
I absolutely love Cranfield. Their teachers are very knowledgable and friendly. They are always able to answer questions. My daughter loves going every day and is excited to see her friends. She always tells me what she learned that day. I reccomend this school to everyone.