Based on 5 ratings
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As an educator myself, this school did not meet the qualities that a good preschool should have to instill a foundation for young learners.
I enrolled my son at Discovery Preschool but did not attend the school after sitting in for a couple of hours the first two days. The staff's attentiveness to the children was low, and I saw the owner use harsh/aggressive tones with the kids. To me, it felt like a bad daycare, not a preschool. It just wasn't what we were looking for. Sue, the owner, sued me for three months of tuition even though my son only attended for a few hours. The court mediator disclosed that she has taken other parents to court as well. Be careful! Do not sign anything without a lawyer, she has a predatory contract. It is clear the top interest of her school is your money, not your child's education. I post this to save other new families the heartache we've been through with this place.
My child enjoys this school, as do I. The staff is very accommodating and easy going. They let kids be kids but still offer plenty of teacher child interaction. Many creative activities throughout the day. Some here have mentioned the outdated play equipment. This is actualy something that I truly appreciate about the school. Real play equipment that is creative, one of a kind, and has stood the test of time. I would be horrified if this equipment was replaced with, modern "safe" equipment. The same can be said for the building itself, some would call it old, I say it has character and is full of history. Do you want to teach your children that appearance is more important than substance? Then this is not your school. For me, I am very happy with Discovery and how the school is helping my child grow.
School has a tremendous amount to offer a child. My son loves going to the school and is learning things that we would never have taught him. It is a school that does not request that the parents participate in the school. And still doesn't cost as much as most of the other pre-schools. You can have your child there for half a day or all day. Of course all day will up the price a bit but not as much as the other schools. The kids learn to paint, make things, listen to readers, and the younger ones learn to count. They also teach them potty training. There is not any grass but lots of sand and hay in the yards. The equipment is outdated but having check them out I would say they are just as safe as the more updated schools. I would highly recommend the school.
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