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Building Blocks Preschool Academy

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906 Oak Stump Rd Elizabeth City NC 27909
Phone
(252) 338-2990
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Status: Closed

Sunday
Closed
Monday
6:30am-6:00pm
Tuesday
6:30am-6:00pm
Wednesday
6:30am-6:00pm
Thursday
6:30am-6:00pm
Friday
6:30am-6:00pm
Saturday
Closed

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Affordable
Nutritious Snacks and Meals
Ages 6 Wks - 12 Years Old
Educational Based
Educational
Age & Ability Groupings
Low Child
Child Care Service
Quality Childcare
Teacher Ratio
Childcare
Certified Teachers On Staff
Quality Daycare

Building Blocks Preschool Academy, Inc. is a privately owned educating preschool and childcare center.

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Building Blocks Preschool Academy
Reviewer Name
2normalboys
Review Date
November 08, 2013
Average Rating
1

don't put your kids through it

PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO BUILDING BLOCKS PRESCHOOL, INC! My initial impression was that the center, although small and unprogressive, would be a good nurturing environment. I felt comfortable with the staff members but the owner/director was very abrasive and unfriendly to both children and parents. I even witnessed a couple of instances were she was verbally abusive to her staff. She is a bully and targets certain children for excessive time-outs and isolation. I started to notice that my children, who always loved to go to "school", would become anxious and upset when it was drop off time. Around that same time the assistant director left abruptly and the center became noticeably under-staffed. The final straw came when she insisted that I get my TWO-YEAR-OLD tested for ADD or find another center. I was shocked to find that someone who touts more than a decade of experience in early childhood education was unable to distinguish the “terrible two’s” from a clinical diagnosis that usually is not detected until age five. When my husband, who holds a Master’s in Counseling and has served as an elementary school counselor, called to discuss the matter Ms. Susie hung up on him. Needless to say this woman is unprofessional and tries to use children’s behavior as a scapegoat for her short comings as a child care provider. It was not surprising to us that during our search for another center other providers were aware of Ms. Susie’s antics and wondered how my children lasted as long as they did. Steer clear of Building Blocks. It is an uncaring, hostile environment.

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Building Blocks Preschool Academy
Reviewer Name
Johnnychip25
Review Date
February 05, 2012
Average Rating
5

My children have been going to Building Blocks for years. I feel so blessed to have found someone like her to entrust my kids too. I can only give her the highest of ratings.

It is the best daycare around. The staff is wonderful and the owner Mrs. Susie treats my kids like they are her own. She is forever hugging and loving on them. My kids love her. I feel so blessed to have found someone like her to entrust my kids to. I am proud to give her the highest of ratings. If you are looking for someone to take good care of your kids and teach them Building Blocks is the place.

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100

I would just like to say that mrs susie is one of the greatest people i know. she is caring, trustworthy and generous. she treats all of the kids at the school like they were her own. Her employees do the same. my daughter attends her school and the environment is educational as well as nurturing and full of entertainment. She is one of the few directors in our town that has an environment...

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100

This is a very clean, excellent staffed center! The only problem is the director, who likes to harass parents she does not like. She is CRAZY! Because of this, I am seeking another center!

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Teacher Ratio, Nutritious Snacks and Meals, Low Child, Homework Assistance, Educational Based, Certified Teachers On Staff, Ages 6 Wks - 12 Years Old, Age & Ability Groupings

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