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Preschool | Nonsectarian | 110 students |
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This is what I would consider advanced child care. Yes montessori is about educating the children but when our daughter was old enough to go to kindergarten, we opted to have her go to a regular kindergarten and not stay at Kinderhouse montessori for an additional year. While our child was at Kinderhouse, the staff told us NOT to do school work with our daughter at home as we may not be following the "proper montessori methods". When our daughter started Kindergarten it was embarrassing how far behind academically she was. She couldn't write her own name from memory, wasn't reading anywhere near the same level as the other students in her new kindergarten class. As a parent that wants the best academically for our daughter I deeply regret sending her to Kinderhouse. There is also a very high turn over rate of staff/teachers!!!! If you are a parent that wants your child to excel, do not send your child to Kinderhouse past their 3rd birthday. Sure they are a good baby sitter but the academic focus isn't there.
My daughter is currently attending the toddler program at Kinderhouse Montessori on Flanders Rd. Here's why I like it: 1. My daughter is well cared for and is learning every day. I go to work each day secure in the knowledge that my daughter is happy at school, and is looked after and taught by responsible, caring staff. 2. I view the principal and teachers as a resource to help us raise our daughter. For example: when we want to start something new, such as potty training, or when we want to help my daughter stop nonconstructive behaviors, we discuss approaches and move forward on the same page. 3. The school genuinely has the best interests of the child at heart and the policies are created with the child's best interests in mind. 4. The school holds parent seminars to share Montessori practices, for parent education, and to help parents better connect with the teachers and vice-versa 5. It is a multi-cultural environment and the school celebrates this aspect of the student community
Top notch school! With a background in education, I felt the Montessori method was truly the best for developing my children both educationally and socially. After much research, I found that Kinderhouse was a "true" Montessori school amongst many who claim to be but are not. We've been with the school for 4 years and this school has far exceeded all of my expectations.
I have been sending my 2 children to KHM for 5 yrs. No school like it! My oldest is doing fantastic in Elementary now. Not only is she well adjusted above target academically, but she is caring, kind and independent. Our kids are also on target with eating real wholesome food. This was initiated and reinforced at KHM. The kids all eat real food here. Eating calmly and with manners. The facilities are clean, natural and inviting. Staff is friendly and very loving towards kids. Overall, my kids have done fantastic at this school. I am confident any potential parent reading this could feel comfortable sending their kids here. It really helps to have the place where you send your kids during the day reinforce the values you have in your home and that they are safe and well taken care of.
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