I have two kids in Horizons, a 1 year old and a 4 yr old, and this is my 4 yr old’s second year in the school. Last year he had Ms. Amani and this year Ms. Dena and they have both been amazing teachers. Also, the director, Ms. Shahama, has bent over backwards to make accommodations for my son who has a language delay. Before he started at Horizons I took him to another Muslim school that I had sold my car to pay for the over $2,000 in various fees plus steep tuition only to have him kicked out after three weeks with no refund because he would have daily accidents and they “don’t potty train”. However, he was potty trained and only needed help with getting his pants up and down, which they refused to do. He was also bullied there and would not talk in class at all because he did not feel safe. Then when I took him Horizons it was the exact opposite. There fees are much less; $175 for registration, and the tuition depends on age, and you can pay monthly or weekly. He was always happy to go to school and was learning rapidly. Ms. Shahama recognized his speech delay and set up a speech evaluation with an amazing speech therapist who he now works with, and Ms. Dena works with me and the speech therapist so that she can adjust the instruction for my son. Ms. Shahama is always friendly and available for any concerns that you have. This school is sooo much better at helping kids transition into a new environment instead of being so strict which is not appropriate for a 3 yr old. This kind of environment, where the children are happy, helps them to learn better. They constantly do activities with the kids such as circle time, painting, and drawing where they incorporate the lessons such as letters, numbers, colors, etc. They also have Arabic and Quran lessons. Last year the VPK class memorized 16 surah. They have a nice playground, and also have frequent field trips and events, on the holidays they will get a bouncy house, cotton candy machine, and they have a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/HorizonsChildCareandLearningCenter) where you can see the pictures from the events. Some of their events are Eid, International Day, Disney Character Day, Pajama Day, Mother’s Day, and Graduation. They also have halal healthy meals provided for breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
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My son has been a student at this school for almost a year now, and we continue to be extremely impressed with the staff, teachers and learning environment at Kids R Kids Waterford. The owners and staff work hard to promote a family atmosphere, and they really care about the kids. My son loves his teachers and comes home talking about them and everything they did at school that day. Ms. Michelle and Ms. Dignora are two of the hardest working teachers I have ever seen, and in spite of all they do every day they still take the time to plan special events for the children and parents. The school is clean, safe and well maintained. You can watch your child on the video monitors in each classroom either from your computer, smart phone, or from the lobby area. The front entrance is secure and requires a key card access. The playground equipment is always in good condition, and they have a splash pad for the kids to play on during the warm summer weather. One thing that really stands out to me about this school is the low turnover among the teachers. My son previously attended another school and it seemed like he had a new teacher every couple of months, and this was really difficult for him to adjust to. The low teacher turnover at this school is an indicator that the teachers enjoy their jobs and feel appreciated by the management staff.
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