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Arlington, TX
Students enrolled: 38

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503 Orange Street
Arlington, TX 76012

(817) 275-2981
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May 13, 2013
Just about to graduate from Kindergarten! I feel blessed to have sent both my children through this WONDERFUL school. Thanks to the great teachers, small classes, terrific curriculum each child develops independence and confidence in their learning. You cannot give your child a better beginning.

- submitted by a parent

March 11, 2013
Our boy is lucky to be in his third semester at Primer. The teachers do such a great job and the curriculum just keeps getting better.

- submitted by a parent

February 02, 2012
The Primer School has been by far the best decision we could have made for our son. He was in the 3's Class and in the beginning of the year, he was very shy and didn't talk very much. Within months, he has improved tremendously. The teachers and the owner are all very kind hearted and warm spirited. There was always a sense of family when we took him there. I toured many daycares and schools in the area and none of them compared to this one. They are very focused on education and teaching them things they can apply or that will help them grow and develop, not to mention it's very affordable. I highly recommend you enroll your child there, it will be the best decision for your little one!

- submitted by a parent

September 28, 2011
The teachers a Primer really care and do a great job working with the kids. My daughter has thrived in this environment. I would gladly send any future children I have to them or recommend anyone to trust this school with their children.

- submitted by a parent

May 17, 2011
The only school in the area that offers half day for Kindergarten! The tuition is a great deal. We love the small class size and friendly atmosphere. Our daughter loved being there, and we are thankful to her teacher for starting her education off with such special caring!

- submitted by a parent

April 13, 2011
I would like to say that Primer School has been excellent for my family, as my two older girls have gone there in the past. Currently, my son who is enrolled there and Primer has gone above and beyond. Not to reveal too much, but if we were at any other "pre-K school, my son would have not grown and progressed as much as he has. Primer is not just a "mother's day out" program. It is a program that continues to educate our children with love, patience and repetition. To whoever wrote the distasteful remark on 07 April, you are free to have your own opinion. However, to be rude and ugly and not have your facts regarding your remarks is not only distasteful, false, but disgusting. If you are going to have an opinion, please be sure that you have your facts, data, and complete a spell check on your statement for the readers. Thank you.

- submitted by a parent

April 13, 2011
I am so grateful for Primer! The teachers are loving, patient, nurturing, and experienced. They have helped my three children gain confidence and overcome their shyness and have given each of them the foundation they needed to excel in public school. The Kindergarten is absolutely phenomenal. My only regret about our Primer experience is that I did not have my oldest 2 kids attend the 3 year old class. The director is wonderful, caring and kind. She has a heart of gold and I am so glad she took over the Primer school so that it is still here for our children. You will not be disappointed, your children will love the Primer experience and so will you!

- submitted by a parent

April 08, 2011
Primer School has been and continues to be an exceptional choice for my daughter. She has been attending for the last year and half, during which she has gone from shy and nervous to outgoing and confident in her abilities. I can attribute this to the attentiveness of the teachers at Primer. Academic wise i feel this school is exactly what a preschool should be, a large majority of the learning is based on play and they teach age appreciate material which encourages a love of learning. My daughter will be attending the kindergarten program next year, and my younger child will be attending once she is 3. I hope they continue to grow and offer additional grade levels, i would love for my children to attend Primer for all of her elementary school years.

- submitted by a parent

April 08, 2011
I would like to respond to the review submitted on April 7. My first thought was, "they must have the wrong school." Primer was and still is the best preschool in Arlington...period! Both of my boys went there for the 3, 4, and kindergarten programs and excelled beyond belief. As a former teacher myself, I wanted a place that not only had a strong curriculum, but one that also provided a loving and nuturing atmosphere. Primer was the answer! I encourage anyone looking for a top notch school for their children to look no further. You won't be disappointed!

- submitted by a parent
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April 08, 2011
We are so appreciative of the wonderful parents who have taken the time to attest to all we have to offer our students here at The Primer School. In reference to the one negative comment I must reply. I am so sorry that someone felt the need to post something of that nature. It is simply not true. All of the wonderful teachers at Primer School have been here for 10 years or more with the exception of three part-time teachers that are highly qualified, approached me with the resumes, and were interviewed and hired based on their heart for children and qualifications. I did not know them prior to purchasing this school. Our school is a wonderful, nurturing, safe environment. We care for each and every child here and we care for their families as well. Our ratios are kept at way below state level to ensure all of our children receive nothing but the highest level of care. We work with our families in every way to ensure emotional, social, and academic growth in all of our precious students. Primer is all heart and undoubtedly a wonderful educational preschool with nothing but the best, professional educators. I encourage you to come visit our school and see for yourself how much we genuinly care for our students.

- submitted by a school leader

April 08, 2011
Whomever wrote the April 7th review could not be more wrong on all levels. I have had two girls go through this school and my third there right now! I have found the teachers to be a source of beautiful, loving and nurturing foundations for my girls and each have excelled at rapid rates due to the teachers in this school. My oldest found a love of reading because of the teachers here and now the sky is the limit as she reads at several levels higher than her counterparts. Please do not let one review deter you from checking out the love, excitement and growth this school will give your kids. I can't wait for my fourth girl to get started right here !!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent

March 13, 2011
I found Primer school through the mamasource website because another mom told me to check it out. I was looking for an academic challenge for my daughter that had previously attended mother's day out programs, mastered the curriculum and was ready for more. Because she is not old enough for Kindergarten (by two months) and academically advanced, I wanted a place that would offer stimulating curriculum in a loving atmosphere. I found exactly that at Primer. She attends the Kindergarten (half day) class and is excelling at everything. The only problem is that because Primer did such a great job teaching her, now I have to figure out where to send her for 'big girl' kingergarten. :). Most moms at the school use Primer Kindergarten as their kindergarten choice, instead of public and then move them to first grade. A few of us have kids that aren't old enough for kinder because of birthdate, but are really ready otherwise. If you have either of these situations, I invite you to check the school out. Mrs. Luningham (the kinder teacher) is a wonderful teacher and really enjoys her job. The kids love her.

- submitted by a parent

August 09, 2010
The Primer School was the first school my son attended. I am so thankful that I found this school. The teachers were wonderful and so caring. I could not have found a better place for him to start out at. The atmosphere is very friendly and comfortable. I will never forget what the teachers and the owner of this school did for my child. He loved going to this school every day. I highly recommend The Primer School. It is a perfect beginning for children.

- submitted by a parent

January 05, 2010
This is a special place. Teachers are kind and experienced. Class sizes are small. Curriculum is top notch, including academics, manner and good citizenship. Additional instruction is available in art and spanish, as well as mother's day out, so you can build the school year according to what's best for your child's (and your) needs. I am so glad for my son's opportunity to have such a positive experience for his first school years.

- submitted by a parent
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April 30, 2008
Don't look any farther for your childs heads up start ! Primer school in Arlington is Bar None, the best choice we made for our daughters ! We started at age three and they both went through kindergarten at Primer school. We can't wait for our third daughter to have the chance to experience all Primer has to offer her as well. The teachers in this school will give your child all the love and guidance they will need to succeed by the time they reach first grade. We never, ever had a bad experience at Primer school and my girls to this day still talk about Primer and all of the teachers in that building. My oldest has excelled in grade school because of the fundamentals she learned here !! Give them a chance to make a difference in your childs life too, you will never be dissapointed.

- submitted by a parent

April 01, 2008
My daughter loves this school, so do I. It has small class size so students get individual attention. Teachers are very friendly and helpful.

- submitted by a parent

February 14, 2008
Phenomenal school with an even better group of teachers. The kind of place where your kid gets the care and attention you should be giving them at home. You're child will definitely grow to be a better person after the Primer experience.

- submitted by a community member

September 14, 2007
I love this school. The teachers are great and very personable. The class sizes are smaller so kids receive individual attention and the other parents are great.

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2007
The Primer School is an amazing school. We have attended the school for 3 year old, 4 year old, and kindergarten. My daughter went into kindergarten this year already reading. The teacher are very nurturing yet they expect the best from each student. I would recommend this school to anyone who is looking for an alternative to public school.

- submitted by a parent

August 30, 2007
Primer School is the absolute best! We have had the opportunity to experience both the Pre-K and Kindergarten. The staff is excellent. They make learning fun and give children a very positive first experience with school. Our first daughter went into first grade knowing more than a lot of the children who had attended the public full-day Kindergarten. She remains in all of the highest classes at her current school. We are confident that our youngest will get the same advantage from attending Primer. As parents, the best thing is that Primer has made our children excited about learning!

- submitted by a parent

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The Primer School
503 Orange Street, Arlington, TX  76012
(817) 275-2981
Last modified The Primer School is a Private school that serves grades PK-K
The Primer School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top