My experience with this business is that the staff here are excellent. They communicate well with each other and with the parents. The standards are very high compared to other places in town. They keep everything very clean and sanitary. I also feel safe sending my children here because they have an excellent security system set up. I have had a positive experience with the owner Kathy. She is always there to help you with any concerns you have. I have texted her while at work just to see how kids are doing and she always responds right away. I think that the activities they have for the kids are great here. I like how they have Montessori program with a lot of hands on activities and they also do a lot of art and science. I think that the children who go to beehive have an upper edge when they first start school compared to those that go to in home daycare or one of the other cheap places in town that’s all run down. Discovery clubhouse and Little Harvard Academy are the absolute worst places you can send your children. I have been to both places and what Beehive has to offer is one hundred percent better. I am giving my honest review because I want to help parents who are trying to find good childcare in this town. I took me a while to find a place that I could trust and I would not take my children anywhere else!
I have had a really positive experience with Beehive Learning Academy.They are probably the best childcare in town!The staff there are great and the facility itself looks clean and well put together.I love how they make learning a priority here!The director Kathie is a great person and very trustworthy.
Parents I would never ever recommend this place! I had my baby here for only a day and a half before I pulled him from the program. The staff that cared for my baby were very irresponsible! From not knowing how much they actually fed my baby, to over feeding, not logging correctly, leaving poop on his back, being late, allowing any visitor to pick up any baby, I can go on and on and mind you only within 2 days!! On top of that the owner Cathy is extremely irresponsible and negligent herself. Everything basically needs to be run through her but she herself is never there. The manager she does have there Jessica I’m not sure why she does have her because all Jessica ever does is refer parents over to Cathy so not sure what the point of a “manager” is there. After pulling my son I tried to contact the academy several times to speak with Cathy she was never there never heard from her ever! Ended up emailing her where she finally responded got defensive and then proceeded to tell me she didn’t care to speak to me but said she would refund me. A month and a half later after pursing a refund I had to physically go back and ask why I hadn’t received it yet. Jessica then proceeded to tell me Cathy had already done so which was a lie because minutes within leaving they did finally. Very unprofessional so sad to see we have a place in town this terrible! Never ever would recommend to anyone!!!
The director of this school cut my daughters hair. She continually denied it and said another child must have done it. I have never seen a child cut perfectly side swept bangs before. It was my daughters very first haircut.
I've been doing odd jobs for this company over the years and have always found them to be 100% committed to honesty and integrity in dealing with contract help like me. I've also noted the Executive Director's absolute commitment to providing a safe, quality environment, and loving care for the children entrusted to this school.
We enrolled our son in Beehive last year arter we took him in as foster child. He came from an a abusive home, so he needed to be worked with. He has been attending Beehive for over a year, and making improvement. On 2/15/17 we got a phone call from the staff. The staff told us that he is to much for them to handle and that they are kicking him out. This was the first phone call we have ever received from Beehive. When asked why they didn't notify us prior, they said that they tried to handle it, and didn't see a need to tell us. We asked if we can work to fix the problem, and they said no he has to be out by March 1st no questions asked. We have always paid them on time, and we never knew there was a problem before this. When we were told there was a problem we were given little options or choice. This is an example of a serious breakdown in communication, and shows a lack of commitment to the kids and the parents. After today my wife and I will be struggling to find a care provider for him. I feel that a committed staff would have notified the parent as soon as there was a problem, and worked with us. The solution Beehive was willing to give us was that Liam had to be picked by 1pm every day because he didn't like to take naps. This solution would leave me, or my wife leaving work three hours early everyday to pick Liam up because he doesn't like naps. My warning to the parents out there is if your child doesn't like nap time steer clear of Beehive. For you will get a phone one day while at work telling you to come pick your child up, and that you will have to find a new care provider. After caring for a child for over a year the care facility should have a good idea on how to handle the care of that child. I guess my question is this, after more than a year of caring for my child for 30 hours a week what changed, and why was I not notified that his behavior has changed? I feel that the lack of communication shows a big lack of commitment.
Absolutely wonderful childcare facility. I wouldn't take my kids anywhere else as most of the other ones are dirty with broken toys. Beehive is a class above the rest, keeps the place clean and looks beautiful inside.
Very dissapointed with this school. From the contact I have had with the employees I wouldn't recommend leaving kids with them.
I think that Beehive is an absolutely great school. The facility is well organized and contains a structured program for the kids. The teachers there are great too.
Best childcare in town! The director Kathie Barlow is very experienced with 30 years of working with children. The staff are amazing and very helpful. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. Kathie Barlow is a very talented director and educator.