La Casa Dei Bambini Kyle Mont is a preschool located in Kyle, Texas.
This preschool's average Community Rating, based on 7 reviews, is 4 out of 5 stars.
My family has been a part of La Casa dei Bambini Kyle Montessori for almost 7 years beginning with my son at age 3. He attended for 3 years and is now almost 10. My daughter currently attends and is age 3.5. I love this school for so many reasons. Here s a few. It's a community. The owners have created an environment where the children and their families become a part of the school. The children take pride in their school and participate in many different activities with family year-round. The Montessori education my son received, I believe, is why he currently excels in areas such as math, science, art and music. He's been in a public school setting since 1st grade and his teachers constantly compliment his character and creativity. He displays more empathy and compassion for others and the world than most adults. This began during his years at La Casa. It s about life. My daughter, who is sometimes a bit timid, has flourished during the last year. She s become confident and secure. She takes pride in her work at the school. She s become a helper learning at the school life skills that she will carry with her the rest of her life. Most of all, she s loved while there.
The owner is very good about "selling" her school and it looks great from the outside but in reality she is really only there from 9-noon and the rest of the time she is on the phone, speaking with parents or doing other adminstrative work. There is only one other Montessori-trained teacher and he only works until nap time. He is wonderful but he is basically in charge of educating 30 children! After a LOT of playground time and a two-hour nap, the aids who come in the afternoon are not allowed to offer Montessori education. The owner is extremely defensive and combative. She expects parents to come and do mandatory landscaping work all day twice a year, mandatory parent meetings to talk about what parents should contribute. Parents are required to purchase ALL new supplies for the school and the snacks. Educational supplies are even "donated" to the school by parents. No standard teaching is offered... our daughter was four and still had not traced one letter or could even write her name. I really had the wool pulled over my eyes here, as many other parents have. It is really a daycare, outside of the one Montessori teacher who was very dedicated.
La Casa dei Bambini Kyle Montessori was not a good experience for my child or my family. The parent/teacher communication is minimal and there were several times when I was not alerted of very concerning behavior and situations for long periods of time.I felt that the disiplinary techniques used were very questionable and are my biggest complaint. I have a highly energetic child who has great difficulty winding down and going down to take naps. Rather than working with my child the staff woud physically hold my child to the floor in an attempt to force him to take a nap. This technique would not help my child to calm down and take a nap, but quite understandably, would have the opposite effect. The means of restraining as dicipline was admited and can not be argued. After much thought and prayer I felt an obligation to share this information. As a parent, I do not want to see any other child go through what my child went through.
My daughter has been a student at LCDB Montessori for over 2 years and has gained valuable lessons on caring for others in her community, caring for our planet (animals and plants included here!). She has been engaged in developmental work AND play that is preparing her for greater educational growth and success in years to come. The staff are caring, bilingual, and dedicated to healthy growth and education. This school has made a great difference in our lives in such a short amount of time!
I have been a parent at the school for almost 7 years. The incredible sense of community created by its founder, Chiquie is remarkable. For parents concerned with raising socially responsible citizens as well as academically gifted children this is the perfect environment.
My son (2.5 years old) is currently a student at La Casa Dei Bambini and he enjoys it so much! The montessori approach, especially for this school age, is perfect for creating a positive learning environment. The teachers are fantastic, most importantly they are trustworthy and you can see they love the children very much! It is truly an extension of our family!
Got a question about preschools?
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Get timely updates for La Casa Dei Bambini Kyle Mont, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.