Little Blossom Montessori School

★★★☆☆
38.6486 -121.511
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916-281-0718

2075 Arena Blvd

Sacramento, CA

95834-2310

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There facility is wonderful and they have experienced Montessori teachers.

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There facility is wonderful and they have experienced Montessori teachers.

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We met with the Director of the school who turned out to be NOT friendly and accommodating. He did not talk much about the school at all, indicating he was not open about accepting our child, as they are obviously very picky about the children they take in the school. We were not impressed at all with his lack of knowledge and positive attitude and yet he represents the school to the parents.

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We met with the Director of the school who turned out to be NOT friendly and accommodating. He did not talk much about the school at all, indicating he was not open about accepting our child, as they are obviously very picky about the children they take in the school. We were not impressed at all with his lack of knowledge and positive attitude and yet he represents the school to the parents.

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My daughter is in the infant room and is soon moving to the toddler room and we have loved every second of it. My daughter is very slow to warm up and I'm a single mom so I was very nervous about her being away from me, but she loves her teachers and always runs to give them kisses and high fives before going home. My daughter doesn't react that favorably even with her dad so I know they are doing all the right things. There are lots of complaints on here, and so far I have not experienced any of these issues.

There are a lot of complaints on this sight, and sadly, there will always be people looking to complain about something. You would complain if they didn't use Lysol because then the carpet wouldn't be sanitary, but you also complain about them using Lysol because it's not allowed. How do they win this battle then, exactly? I'm not here to bash on parenting styles, but some children need discipline, especially if they are disrupting the other students constantly. I know for a fact that if I take my daughter and put her in a chair she doesn't want to sit her in she will throw a little fit, but so what? I should just let her get up and walk away so that she doesn't cry? This school is child led to a certain extent, but it's not a circus.

I have had no issues with any of the teachers, the staff, or anyone for that matter. Not everyone is quite as friendly as I would like, but they do their jobs and do them well. The facilities are beautiful, my child is happy and learning new things every day, and there really isn't a bad thing I can say about them. Not all the teachers speak English as a first language, but I honestly believe that this is a benefit for my daughter. She is exposed to multiple languages, cultures, etc, all of which I feel will benefit when she grows up and help to broaden her cultural interests.

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★★★★★

My daughter is in the infant room and is soon moving to the toddler room and we have loved every second of it. My daughter is very slow to warm up and I'm a single mom so I was very nervous about her being away from me, but she loves her teachers and always runs to give them kisses and high fives before going home. My daughter doesn't react that favorably even with her dad so I know they are doing all the right things. There are lots of complaints on here, and so far I have not experienced any of these issues.

There are a lot of complaints on this sight, and sadly, there will always be people looking to complain about something. You would complain if they didn't use Lysol because then the carpet wouldn't be sanitary, but you also complain about them using Lysol because it's not allowed. How do they win this battle then, exactly? I'm not here to bash on parenting styles, but some children need discipline, especially if they are disrupting the other students constantly. I know for a fact that if I take my daughter and put her in a chair she doesn't want to sit her in she will throw a little fit, but so what? I should just let her get up and walk away so that she doesn't cry? This school is child led to a certain extent, but it's not a circus.

I have had no issues with any of the teachers, the staff, or anyone for that matter. Not everyone is quite as friendly as I would like, but they do their jobs and do them well. The facilities are beautiful, my child is happy and learning new things every day, and there really isn't a bad thing I can say about them. Not all the teachers speak English as a first language, but I honestly believe that this is a benefit for my daughter. She is exposed to multiple languages, cultures, etc, all of which I feel will benefit when she grows up and help to broaden her cultural interests.

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Who are we to judge? NOBODY is perfect. We need to appreciate the teachers/staff. This school is a great place for children to learn. First of all teachers these days teachers are under payed and not appreciated! So lets start by saying thank you and teaching our kids to be respectful too. If there is a person who is negative and only writes the negative then something is wrong with them. They need to get their Sugar Honey Ice Tea straight. And parents need to discipline their children so their wouldn't be any problems. A school is a school and trust me YOU cant please everyone!! From what i know and what i've seen, is that the teachers do their best to give the children the education they need.

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★★★★★

Who are we to judge? NOBODY is perfect. We need to appreciate the teachers/staff. This school is a great place for children to learn. First of all teachers these days teachers are under payed and not appreciated! So lets start by saying thank you and teaching our kids to be respectful too. If there is a person who is negative and only writes the negative then something is wrong with them. They need to get their Sugar Honey Ice Tea straight. And parents need to discipline their children so their wouldn't be any problems. A school is a school and trust me YOU cant please everyone!! From what i know and what i've seen, is that the teachers do their best to give the children the education they need.

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INFO FROM THE INSIDE! Your children are NOT SAFE at this school! We are talking about 2, 3,and 4 year olds! Teachers yell in the child's face puts them on time out and forgets about the child for at leas 30 minuets. They grab the child's arm and forces the child to sit down.Makes them cry by putting the child down. At curricle time the child is not aloud to use the bathroom. Hello teachers that's 30 minuets the child has to hold it! They let one child do something and the other gets in trouble. At nap time they force the child to sleep but another child gets to play in another classroom.When its lunch time the child only gets 2 servings even if they are still hungry. If a child talks at lunch time they get time out and has to sit and eat by themselves. If a child pees on the carpet all they do is spray lysol. Did you know that lysol is NOT aloud to be use in any kind of care center? Coming from a teacher I would rethink keeping or putting your child in Little Blossom Montessori!

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INFO FROM THE INSIDE! Your children are NOT SAFE at this school! We are talking about 2, 3,and 4 year olds! Teachers yell in the child's face puts them on time out and forgets about the child for at leas 30 minuets. They grab the child's arm and forces the child to sit down.Makes them cry by putting the child down. At curricle time the child is not aloud to use the bathroom. Hello teachers that's 30 minuets the child has to hold it! They let one child do something and the other gets in trouble. At nap time they force the child to sleep but another child gets to play in another classroom.When its lunch time the child only gets 2 servings even if they are still hungry. If a child talks at lunch time they get time out and has to sit and eat by themselves. If a child pees on the carpet all they do is spray lysol. Did you know that lysol is NOT aloud to be use in any kind of care center? Coming from a teacher I would rethink keeping or putting your child in Little Blossom Montessori!

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I've had both my children at Little Blossom since they opened. Sue and Lucky are very kind and understanding. My 5 year old can read, write and count to 200. He has learned a lot and we look forward to him going to Kindergarten soon. Some parents have had a bad experience here, but this happens in all school/daycare facilities. Little Blossom tries very hard, but you can't please everyone, it's just not possible. Overall, this has been a great experience and I tell all my friends and neighbors to check out Little Blossom, I've had a great experience there.

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★★★★★

I've had both my children at Little Blossom since they opened. Sue and Lucky are very kind and understanding. My 5 year old can read, write and count to 200. He has learned a lot and we look forward to him going to Kindergarten soon. Some parents have had a bad experience here, but this happens in all school/daycare facilities. Little Blossom tries very hard, but you can't please everyone, it's just not possible. Overall, this has been a great experience and I tell all my friends and neighbors to check out Little Blossom, I've had a great experience there.

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The owners are more interested in meeting the max capacity limit of the school building than quality of education they can provide to the children who attend this school. They have almost 30 kids per classroom in the preschool classes. Its seems like the classes are in chaos due to the teacher student ratio and their every changing assistants (there is a high turnover rate with the assistants.) Your child may often bring home the teachers art as well with their name written on it as if the child really did it (yeah right). I used to be a supporter of this school. But one by one all of the quality teachers have left or are leaving and it seems like their replacements are not as qualified. This school is definitely going down hill from what it used to be. I would not recommend this school to anyone like I would have in the past. Glad my child does not attend this school anymore.

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The owners are more interested in meeting the max capacity limit of the school building than quality of education they can provide to the children who attend this school. They have almost 30 kids per classroom in the preschool classes. Its seems like the classes are in chaos due to the teacher student ratio and their every changing assistants (there is a high turnover rate with the assistants.) Your child may often bring home the teachers art as well with their name written on it as if the child really did it (yeah right). I used to be a supporter of this school. But one by one all of the quality teachers have left or are leaving and it seems like their replacements are not as qualified. This school is definitely going down hill from what it used to be. I would not recommend this school to anyone like I would have in the past. Glad my child does not attend this school anymore.

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LBMS is a beautiful facility but the management and staff need a lot of improvement. Many of the staff don't even speak English and a lot of them quit after working there for a couple of weeks. Sue, the director is VERY tough to communicate with. She is NOT a listener. She is VERY reactive and is quick to defend herself without really listening. Also, the school is more interested in making money rather than providing for the safety of the students. My child was hit, punched and kicked repeatedly by another girl almost daily. The staff didn't bring t to my attention until my child told me and I witnessed the abuse myself. Sue and Lucky refused to do anything about it because as Sue said "well, we are working with their family and they have been with us from the beginning". What is that supposed to mean!? The little girl needs counseling but Sue refuses to be honest with parents. I later learned that Sue would rather not say anything so that she can keep a family that was paying for two children. Sue and Lucky's priorities are wrong! They are out of touch with the parents and act as if they walk on water. The type of parent/family that will do well with LBMS are the type of people that do not ask questions - and not even inquire about their child's school day. Oh, get this...in the last News Letter Sue asked parents "NOT to ask teachers how their child did that day in school". If parents want to know how their child did that day, they have to schedule a meeting! Can you believe this! She said her staff are feeling too overwhelmed. Sue, you need to hire more staff if this is the case. Parents have every right to know if their child had a good day; if they napped or if they are their lunch, etc. Sue, get a clue! Parents are not stupid, we are not just your "clients'. We are educated adults that leave our children in your care. Learn to connect with us and you program will go without criticism.

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★☆☆☆☆

LBMS is a beautiful facility but the management and staff need a lot of improvement. Many of the staff don't even speak English and a lot of them quit after working there for a couple of weeks. Sue, the director is VERY tough to communicate with. She is NOT a listener. She is VERY reactive and is quick to defend herself without really listening. Also, the school is more interested in making money rather than providing for the safety of the students. My child was hit, punched and kicked repeatedly by another girl almost daily. The staff didn't bring t to my attention until my child told me and I witnessed the abuse myself. Sue and Lucky refused to do anything about it because as Sue said "well, we are working with their family and they have been with us from the beginning". What is that supposed to mean!? The little girl needs counseling but Sue refuses to be honest with parents. I later learned that Sue would rather not say anything so that she can keep a family that was paying for two children. Sue and Lucky's priorities are wrong! They are out of touch with the parents and act as if they walk on water. The type of parent/family that will do well with LBMS are the type of people that do not ask questions - and not even inquire about their child's school day. Oh, get this...in the last News Letter Sue asked parents "NOT to ask teachers how their child did that day in school". If parents want to know how their child did that day, they have to schedule a meeting! Can you believe this! She said her staff are feeling too overwhelmed. Sue, you need to hire more staff if this is the case. Parents have every right to know if their child had a good day; if they napped or if they are their lunch, etc. Sue, get a clue! Parents are not stupid, we are not just your "clients'. We are educated adults that leave our children in your care. Learn to connect with us and you program will go without criticism.

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My husband and I were looking into placing our infant in their facility here at "Little Blossom Montessori."
We asked Lucky if we could see the room to which our child will be in during while were both at work.
My husband proceeded to go into the room Lucky immediately said you can just look through the window because the kids are busy playing really good right now.
I asked Lucky you're kidding right? He said no! You two can look through the window which is a great view of your child. Immediately, I thought wow! we CAN'T go inside the room for that reason. I wasn't going to ask for a full tour of the place from that point on we were totally turned off.
There is absolutely no way we would ever consider bring our child to a place to where we are not allowed to physically step into the room.

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My husband and I were looking into placing our infant in their facility here at "Little Blossom Montessori."
We asked Lucky if we could see the room to which our child will be in during while were both at work.
My husband proceeded to go into the room Lucky immediately said you can just look through the window because the kids are busy playing really good right now.
I asked Lucky you're kidding right? He said no! You two can look through the window which is a great view of your child. Immediately, I thought wow! we CAN'T go inside the room for that reason. I wasn't going to ask for a full tour of the place from that point on we were totally turned off.
There is absolutely no way we would ever consider bring our child to a place to where we are not allowed to physically step into the room.

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I have to say after researching several preschools and personally experienced a very expensive and highly recommended preschool, which was a dismal failure for my son in 2005. LBMS was the savior and the shining light that provided a sound, comfortable and safe environment for my son. From what I get from all the negative critics in past postings is that many folks have not experienced a negative and horrible environment that we went through with another preschool. Many of the other preschools that are overrated and overpriced you are not necessarily getting a better education, nor a fostering environment. Instead I found you are supplementing lower-social economic families w/lesser values than most working class families. Although nothing is perfect, LBMS is pretty close to perfection and I wound not hesitate to recommend this school to any parent that is researching preschools. The head director has been there for over 10 years, some of her more permanent staffing has been there as long - this in itself is a testament of dedication. The teacher aides have come and gone, but that has been their personal choice. They were fabulous. I did notice some of them had commented below but it looks like they had an axe to grind. Also, I was shocked to read comments that are on borderline racist in nature about the instructors. I think it's a plus to have a international groups of helpers there, it's cultural enriching and my son who is now in Kindergarten loves social studies and comprehends that people come from all parts of the world, not just Sacramento.LBMS has prepared my son well to be successful in one of the most competitive private catholic schools in Sacramento. There are in total of 3 children that went from LBMS to this private school and I understand from the Kindergarten instructor she is very pleased with their performances. The Kinder Teacher indicated that LBMS instructors have done a great job in preparing them for kindergarten. So, looking at comments about blanket and pillows not being available, this is a private school, so parents need to fund certain costs out of their own pockets. This is not public school, in fact you probably would not find anything other thing the hard floor for children to nap on.The teachers have to do a lot with our children and I personally do not have what it takes to manage a room full of children and teach them, and provide a very positive environment. There is only so much teacher can do, it's the parent that needs to makes changes and or provide items of comfort for their kid. I'm sending my daughter there and she is excited and so are we. This time around we do not have to worry if the preschool is going to workout, it will be my daughter having to adjust to a new environment. It is comforting to know that she will be in a safe, nurturing, and academically sound environment. Bravo to all the teachers and staff at LBMS!!! You are awesome!!

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★★★★★

I have to say after researching several preschools and personally experienced a very expensive and highly recommended preschool, which was a dismal failure for my son in 2005. LBMS was the savior and the shining light that provided a sound, comfortable and safe environment for my son. From what I get from all the negative critics in past postings is that many folks have not experienced a negative and horrible environment that we went through with another preschool. Many of the other preschools that are overrated and overpriced you are not necessarily getting a better education, nor a fostering environment. Instead I found you are supplementing lower-social economic families w/lesser values than most working class families. Although nothing is perfect, LBMS is pretty close to perfection and I wound not hesitate to recommend this school to any parent that is researching preschools. The head director has been there for over 10 years, some of her more permanent staffing has been there as long - this in itself is a testament of dedication. The teacher aides have come and gone, but that has been their personal choice. They were fabulous. I did notice some of them had commented below but it looks like they had an axe to grind. Also, I was shocked to read comments that are on borderline racist in nature about the instructors. I think it's a plus to have a international groups of helpers there, it's cultural enriching and my son who is now in Kindergarten loves social studies and comprehends that people come from all parts of the world, not just Sacramento.LBMS has prepared my son well to be successful in one of the most competitive private catholic schools in Sacramento. There are in total of 3 children that went from LBMS to this private school and I understand from the Kindergarten instructor she is very pleased with their performances. The Kinder Teacher indicated that LBMS instructors have done a great job in preparing them for kindergarten. So, looking at comments about blanket and pillows not being available, this is a private school, so parents need to fund certain costs out of their own pockets. This is not public school, in fact you probably would not find anything other thing the hard floor for children to nap on.The teachers have to do a lot with our children and I personally do not have what it takes to manage a room full of children and teach them, and provide a very positive environment. There is only so much teacher can do, it's the parent that needs to makes changes and or provide items of comfort for their kid. I'm sending my daughter there and she is excited and so are we. This time around we do not have to worry if the preschool is going to workout, it will be my daughter having to adjust to a new environment. It is comforting to know that she will be in a safe, nurturing, and academically sound environment. Bravo to all the teachers and staff at LBMS!!! You are awesome!!

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A friend looking for a preschool told me about the reviews she read on LBMS so I thought I would come out here and add my own. I think that a lot of people have posted negative things here which is too bad because this really is a great school. Is there turnover? Yes. It's a preschool-- lots of the women who work there are college students who have schedule changes and that impacts whether or not they want to work. It's life. It would be great to have the same teacher/aide forever, but they do have priorities of their own that change and they move on. The adminstration may have some communication problems, but they genuinely care about the students and provide a great environment. When I think about this school and whether or not it is a good place for my kids I ask myself a few questions-- are my children happy there? Absolutely. Do the staff members seem to genuinely care about my kids. Absolutely. Are they learning anything while they are there? Absolutely. We love the school and are thrilled to have both of our kids there. Our daughter in the infant room is SO well taken care of that it makes my day easier to know that she is in their hands. I've seen them in action, they are AMAZING. They know what each child needs and are so warm and tender with the kids. And contrary to a previous review, they have a bottle warmer, a crock pot, and a microwave in the room and all are working perfectly. Our son is in a preschool class and he has had a couple of new aides and one new teacher, but in every case the people coming in have been great. He has to take his own sheet and blanket for naps but that is clearly stated when you sign up and it is the sanitary thing to do (storing a bunch of pillows together isn't a good idea-- something another review stated). Sometimes kids hit, sometimes they cry, and sometimes they get owies. It happens everywhere no matter how many people are watching them (and the ratio at this school is always great) and it definitely has happened at home under our supervision-- they are kids, it happens. Anyway, we genuinely love the school and are so grateful that we have this facility available to us so close to our house. If you are considering the school you should come see for yourself and make your mind up based on what you see and experience!

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★★★★★

A friend looking for a preschool told me about the reviews she read on LBMS so I thought I would come out here and add my own. I think that a lot of people have posted negative things here which is too bad because this really is a great school. Is there turnover? Yes. It's a preschool-- lots of the women who work there are college students who have schedule changes and that impacts whether or not they want to work. It's life. It would be great to have the same teacher/aide forever, but they do have priorities of their own that change and they move on. The adminstration may have some communication problems, but they genuinely care about the students and provide a great environment. When I think about this school and whether or not it is a good place for my kids I ask myself a few questions-- are my children happy there? Absolutely. Do the staff members seem to genuinely care about my kids. Absolutely. Are they learning anything while they are there? Absolutely. We love the school and are thrilled to have both of our kids there. Our daughter in the infant room is SO well taken care of that it makes my day easier to know that she is in their hands. I've seen them in action, they are AMAZING. They know what each child needs and are so warm and tender with the kids. And contrary to a previous review, they have a bottle warmer, a crock pot, and a microwave in the room and all are working perfectly. Our son is in a preschool class and he has had a couple of new aides and one new teacher, but in every case the people coming in have been great. He has to take his own sheet and blanket for naps but that is clearly stated when you sign up and it is the sanitary thing to do (storing a bunch of pillows together isn't a good idea-- something another review stated). Sometimes kids hit, sometimes they cry, and sometimes they get owies. It happens everywhere no matter how many people are watching them (and the ratio at this school is always great) and it definitely has happened at home under our supervision-- they are kids, it happens. Anyway, we genuinely love the school and are so grateful that we have this facility available to us so close to our house. If you are considering the school you should come see for yourself and make your mind up based on what you see and experience!

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This has been an excellent school for my child who is now 21months old. He is very happy here and is learning new things at an amazing rate. He started in the infant room where he was well-loved by his teachers and now in the toddler room he is having the same positive experience. The teachers are all very enthusiastic and caring with the children. We frequently drop in at odd times to pick up our child and he is always happy and well cared for.

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★★★★★

This has been an excellent school for my child who is now 21months old. He is very happy here and is learning new things at an amazing rate. He started in the infant room where he was well-loved by his teachers and now in the toddler room he is having the same positive experience. The teachers are all very enthusiastic and caring with the children. We frequently drop in at odd times to pick up our child and he is always happy and well cared for.

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Beautiful school, but not happy with overall environment. Too many teachers leave, no consistancy. Lack of communication when I had concerns about my child.

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Beautiful school, but not happy with overall environment. Too many teachers leave, no consistancy. Lack of communication when I had concerns about my child.

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It is sad to me that some parents just want to complain. LB has a wonderful academic program and their teacher turnover is no better or worse than any other preschool or daycare center in the area. In fact, it's likely better.

The teachers are great, the environment is clean and safe and their lunch program inclusive of FRESH fruits and vegetables far exceeds at least 3 other schools in the area.

My biggest disappointment in the school is the lack of communication between parent, teacher and director(s). They rely too heavily on reactive vs. proactive communication and printed materials that are easy to oversee. More meetings between teachers and parents would be an improvement.

Overall, this school has been a very positive experience for our young family.

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★★★★☆

It is sad to me that some parents just want to complain. LB has a wonderful academic program and their teacher turnover is no better or worse than any other preschool or daycare center in the area. In fact, it's likely better.

The teachers are great, the environment is clean and safe and their lunch program inclusive of FRESH fruits and vegetables far exceeds at least 3 other schools in the area.

My biggest disappointment in the school is the lack of communication between parent, teacher and director(s). They rely too heavily on reactive vs. proactive communication and printed materials that are easy to oversee. More meetings between teachers and parents would be an improvement.

Overall, this school has been a very positive experience for our young family.

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Unfortunately LB continues to have high turn over with their teachers and teacher's assistants. Five this month! The Management of LB is non communicative regarding this issue and you find out your child has a new teacher when their teacher is no longer there. The Management fails to be flexible and understanding with the parents as well. Any positive suggestions are taken as criticisms and never well received. The Director, Sue, is absent and her husband, Lucky is only a figurehead. Last month, the school closed without notice. Parents found out as they attempted to drop off their children! The Management stated it was due to the storms. Electricity was still on so not sure why the school closed. Management stated there was notice if you were watching the news! Furthermore, we are searching for other day care/school because we just found out that the school will be closed for two weeks during the summer. Apparently a notice was slipped in behind one of the every other month's monthly school letter. The issue is that even though the school is closed you must still pay for those weeks and then you of course have to find child care for those two weeks and pay someone else as well! This was not in last year's calendar so most parents are upset with this action. All meetings between parents with Sue and Lucky to discuss this two week school closure have been dismissive and minimized. Their attitudes are disgusting and unprofessional. Save yourself headaches and choose some other day care/child care because any concerns or suggestions will not be addressed, ever! And you never know what Sue is going to take away without notice until you find out through a teacher or assistant. This is the most unprofessional pair I have ever had to encounter.

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Unfortunately LB continues to have high turn over with their teachers and teacher's assistants. Five this month! The Management of LB is non communicative regarding this issue and you find out your child has a new teacher when their teacher is no longer there. The Management fails to be flexible and understanding with the parents as well. Any positive suggestions are taken as criticisms and never well received. The Director, Sue, is absent and her husband, Lucky is only a figurehead. Last month, the school closed without notice. Parents found out as they attempted to drop off their children! The Management stated it was due to the storms. Electricity was still on so not sure why the school closed. Management stated there was notice if you were watching the news! Furthermore, we are searching for other day care/school because we just found out that the school will be closed for two weeks during the summer. Apparently a notice was slipped in behind one of the every other month's monthly school letter. The issue is that even though the school is closed you must still pay for those weeks and then you of course have to find child care for those two weeks and pay someone else as well! This was not in last year's calendar so most parents are upset with this action. All meetings between parents with Sue and Lucky to discuss this two week school closure have been dismissive and minimized. Their attitudes are disgusting and unprofessional. Save yourself headaches and choose some other day care/child care because any concerns or suggestions will not be addressed, ever! And you never know what Sue is going to take away without notice until you find out through a teacher or assistant. This is the most unprofessional pair I have ever had to encounter.

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Little Blossom is overall an okay school. Some things that need work are: communication, teacher turnover, parent involvement. As a parent I want to help the school get better, we are going to do this together and we are working on it slowly. I don't want to complain I want to make LB a better school. So with more communication with parents we can do this.

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★★★☆☆

Little Blossom is overall an okay school. Some things that need work are: communication, teacher turnover, parent involvement. As a parent I want to help the school get better, we are going to do this together and we are working on it slowly. I don't want to complain I want to make LB a better school. So with more communication with parents we can do this.

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I would like to clarify my experience at Little Blossom. I am currently an employee at this school since October, 2006, and find it to be outstanding.
First, the owners and director do care about the children and their parents, and work hard to manage a fine Montessori School. Humans can make mistakes, and NO one is perfect. It is impossible to satisfy 100 percent of the people 100 percent of the time.
I also would like to comment on the fact that several employees have English as their second language. I am one of those employees, and my work ethic is strong. I take my job with the infant room very seriously. I care and nurture all the children assigned to my class. I do not watch the clock, and put all my effort into teaching and working with the children. I understand perfectly the needs of the children, the parents, supervisors, owners, and my head teacher as well as other co-workers.
A person can have English as a second language and do very well in a job as long as he or she works hard, has respect for the job, and knows how to get along with people.
In addition, my son attends Little Blossom and is doing excellent since November, 2006. He has more self confidence, gets along with others in his class, and is learning new things daily from his excellent teacher. He had none of this before starting school. Little Blossom is an excellent school, and of course it is a business
but you should observe any school before you admit your child.
Sincerely,
Yaowadee B.

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I would like to clarify my experience at Little Blossom. I am currently an employee at this school since October, 2006, and find it to be outstanding.
First, the owners and director do care about the children and their parents, and work hard to manage a fine Montessori School. Humans can make mistakes, and NO one is perfect. It is impossible to satisfy 100 percent of the people 100 percent of the time.
I also would like to comment on the fact that several employees have English as their second language. I am one of those employees, and my work ethic is strong. I take my job with the infant room very seriously. I care and nurture all the children assigned to my class. I do not watch the clock, and put all my effort into teaching and working with the children. I understand perfectly the needs of the children, the parents, supervisors, owners, and my head teacher as well as other co-workers.
A person can have English as a second language and do very well in a job as long as he or she works hard, has respect for the job, and knows how to get along with people.
In addition, my son attends Little Blossom and is doing excellent since November, 2006. He has more self confidence, gets along with others in his class, and is learning new things daily from his excellent teacher. He had none of this before starting school. Little Blossom is an excellent school, and of course it is a business
but you should observe any school before you admit your child.
Sincerely,
Yaowadee B.

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OK so I use to work at little blossom and let me tell you it's a great place. I loved it there. Like every business out there it has its ups and downs I'm not going to sit here and lie about it yes it's true we asked for things and it took a very long time to get. As far as the pay you get what you deserve if you don't have EXPERIENCE then of course your pay is going to be less and if you don't show up on time or at all of course your pay is going to be decreased. Another down that they have is not that they hire people who do not speak English well, it's actually the people who do speak it very well whose work ethics are horrible. I mean if you were a business owner and an employee was arriving late 10, 15, 20 minutes every single day after three different shift changes. As the Head Teacher in the infant room the assistant teacher was like this all the time...not only was she affecting herself, she was affecting the children and the other teachers there. I had a great time working at this school and the only reason I left was because of the assistant teachers attitude and work ethics were just unbearable. It annoys me that people have the nerve to talk trash when they were more at fault for supposedly being mistreated. When you only work for the every two week check that's exactly what you will get. You have to build a respectful relationship with your bosses in order to be treated with respect. The owners or directors are great people and like all humans they make mistakes like hiring people who do not take their jobs seriously. Like I said before I'm not going to lie I would get frustrated as well but overall I had the best time working there ever. I think the infant room, the teachers, and most important THE BABIES are going to be much better now that the assistant is gone for good...LITTLE BLOSSOM YOU GUYS ROCK! ALEX

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OK so I use to work at little blossom and let me tell you it's a great place. I loved it there. Like every business out there it has its ups and downs I'm not going to sit here and lie about it yes it's true we asked for things and it took a very long time to get. As far as the pay you get what you deserve if you don't have EXPERIENCE then of course your pay is going to be less and if you don't show up on time or at all of course your pay is going to be decreased. Another down that they have is not that they hire people who do not speak English well, it's actually the people who do speak it very well whose work ethics are horrible. I mean if you were a business owner and an employee was arriving late 10, 15, 20 minutes every single day after three different shift changes. As the Head Teacher in the infant room the assistant teacher was like this all the time...not only was she affecting herself, she was affecting the children and the other teachers there. I had a great time working at this school and the only reason I left was because of the assistant teachers attitude and work ethics were just unbearable. It annoys me that people have the nerve to talk trash when they were more at fault for supposedly being mistreated. When you only work for the every two week check that's exactly what you will get. You have to build a respectful relationship with your bosses in order to be treated with respect. The owners or directors are great people and like all humans they make mistakes like hiring people who do not take their jobs seriously. Like I said before I'm not going to lie I would get frustrated as well but overall I had the best time working there ever. I think the infant room, the teachers, and most important THE BABIES are going to be much better now that the assistant is gone for good...LITTLE BLOSSOM YOU GUYS ROCK! ALEX

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I should have known that it was going to be a bad school to work at when I first got hired. It took them 2 weeks to actually tell me that I got the job, every time I called they sounded as if they did not know what to say. I started the first day that the school opened, in Aug. 2006. Pretty much ever since then it has been horrible. I was the assistant teacher in the infant room. The directors never gave us the supplies that we needed on time, our warmer (what we used to heat up bottles) has been broken for a about 6 months and we kept asking for a new one all they said was, " ya its on the list" today was my last day and they still don't have a new one!They don??t let the parents look at the facility before hand because they know that they are not doing things right! When they came through our room they would tell the parents that the little babies are in a separate room, which they NEVER WERE!!!! They lie right to the parent??s faces!!!! Also they hire cheap labor, people who don??t speak English very well that way they don??t have to pay them as much. Also they are hiring people with NO EXPIERANCE!!! So when they come in my old room they don??t know what to do. We had to ask for everything like paper for art projects, and they would ask " how many pieces do you need?' I wasn??t able to get to the art supplies to do projects with my kids with out feeling like I was being allotted small amounts. The reason that all the teachers look un-happy to be there is because THEY ARE NOT HAPPY!!!! They pay us the smallest amount that they can and charge way too much!! I mean $1050 for all day care in the infant room and they didn??t even supply anything!!!Parents have to supply everything. The directors don??t care about their employees or the children, they only care about making money, and the more time you spend there the sooner you learn that!!! I will miss my kids but I cant stand working at a place where I am not cared about. They are liars and don??t care about your children!!! Trust me I worked there for all most a year! And I am glad to be done there!

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I should have known that it was going to be a bad school to work at when I first got hired. It took them 2 weeks to actually tell me that I got the job, every time I called they sounded as if they did not know what to say. I started the first day that the school opened, in Aug. 2006. Pretty much ever since then it has been horrible. I was the assistant teacher in the infant room. The directors never gave us the supplies that we needed on time, our warmer (what we used to heat up bottles) has been broken for a about 6 months and we kept asking for a new one all they said was, " ya its on the list" today was my last day and they still don't have a new one!They don??t let the parents look at the facility before hand because they know that they are not doing things right! When they came through our room they would tell the parents that the little babies are in a separate room, which they NEVER WERE!!!! They lie right to the parent??s faces!!!! Also they hire cheap labor, people who don??t speak English very well that way they don??t have to pay them as much. Also they are hiring people with NO EXPIERANCE!!! So when they come in my old room they don??t know what to do. We had to ask for everything like paper for art projects, and they would ask " how many pieces do you need?' I wasn??t able to get to the art supplies to do projects with my kids with out feeling like I was being allotted small amounts. The reason that all the teachers look un-happy to be there is because THEY ARE NOT HAPPY!!!! They pay us the smallest amount that they can and charge way too much!! I mean $1050 for all day care in the infant room and they didn??t even supply anything!!!Parents have to supply everything. The directors don??t care about their employees or the children, they only care about making money, and the more time you spend there the sooner you learn that!!! I will miss my kids but I cant stand working at a place where I am not cared about. They are liars and don??t care about your children!!! Trust me I worked there for all most a year! And I am glad to be done there!

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My two children attend Little Blossom at Natomas and have been since the school began in August 2006. My son, 5, is in a Pre-K class and my daughter, 3, is in the Preschool class. The 5 year old actually attended Little Blossom school at the S. Land Park Dr location for a year prior to his transfer to the current location. We picked Little Blossom from the very beginning due to several reasons: It was not an In-Home preschool. The Montessori method of teaching self reliance and independence. and Little Blossom's director who is a very caring and warm hearted person. Since then, we have grown to love the school and the staff who take such good care of our children. My son has grown leaps and bounds in this last school year. When he first started this year, he only knew his alphabets but now can read level one books. He not only knows how to count up to 1000, but knows how to add and subtract up to 3 numbers at a time. He knows all of his Presidents from the very beginning to G.W. Bush. Pentagons, Hexagons, to Decagons. All the while, he is pushed to learn in a loving and supportive environment. He always tells me how much he loves his teacher and how much she loves him and takes care of him. And every parent knows how we word these questions to our kids to draw out the real truth about how they really feel about their teachers. My 3 year old's experience is also positive. Granted, the school did go through some very tough times in the beginning with teachers changing with the wind, but which start-up company doesn't go through start-up trials and errors. She, the 3 year old, is loving her first year of school. She is gaining independence and learning very important social skills. What's more important, she now lets go of my hand in the mornings when I drop her off to go say hi to her teacher and chat about the prior days events or to tell her about a beloved stuffed animal. There is no way to please everyone especially when it comes to your very precious off springs, but Little Blossom tries. As far as all the complaints about potty training, biting and general ouchies, don't these problems happen at home, too. I know I've had my kids in wet diapers a little too long, had potty training triumphs and set backs, biting between frustrated siblings and if I had a dollar for every ouchie that happened upon each of my kids, I'd have quite a bit of money. All this happened under the care of their parents on a 1 to 1 ratio. Give the teachers a break. Fix your problems at home and don't expect a school teacher to fix them for you. They are there to teach and I think Little Blossom teachers do an excellent job.

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My two children attend Little Blossom at Natomas and have been since the school began in August 2006. My son, 5, is in a Pre-K class and my daughter, 3, is in the Preschool class. The 5 year old actually attended Little Blossom school at the S. Land Park Dr location for a year prior to his transfer to the current location. We picked Little Blossom from the very beginning due to several reasons: It was not an In-Home preschool. The Montessori method of teaching self reliance and independence. and Little Blossom's director who is a very caring and warm hearted person. Since then, we have grown to love the school and the staff who take such good care of our children. My son has grown leaps and bounds in this last school year. When he first started this year, he only knew his alphabets but now can read level one books. He not only knows how to count up to 1000, but knows how to add and subtract up to 3 numbers at a time. He knows all of his Presidents from the very beginning to G.W. Bush. Pentagons, Hexagons, to Decagons. All the while, he is pushed to learn in a loving and supportive environment. He always tells me how much he loves his teacher and how much she loves him and takes care of him. And every parent knows how we word these questions to our kids to draw out the real truth about how they really feel about their teachers. My 3 year old's experience is also positive. Granted, the school did go through some very tough times in the beginning with teachers changing with the wind, but which start-up company doesn't go through start-up trials and errors. She, the 3 year old, is loving her first year of school. She is gaining independence and learning very important social skills. What's more important, she now lets go of my hand in the mornings when I drop her off to go say hi to her teacher and chat about the prior days events or to tell her about a beloved stuffed animal. There is no way to please everyone especially when it comes to your very precious off springs, but Little Blossom tries. As far as all the complaints about potty training, biting and general ouchies, don't these problems happen at home, too. I know I've had my kids in wet diapers a little too long, had potty training triumphs and set backs, biting between frustrated siblings and if I had a dollar for every ouchie that happened upon each of my kids, I'd have quite a bit of money. All this happened under the care of their parents on a 1 to 1 ratio. Give the teachers a break. Fix your problems at home and don't expect a school teacher to fix them for you. They are there to teach and I think Little Blossom teachers do an excellent job.

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I read both reviews and I agree with the first reviewer. I had many problems with the school. The directors are not approachable like Kari had indicated. Yes, they have two running schools but it does not mean they are great. They are in business because (us) parents need a daycare for our kids. Many parents are sheeps and they do not speak up or do not observe their child while at daycare. Many parents do not know what happens behind the scene, like the first reviewer mentioned. I saw some parents observe their child for 5-10 minutes and then they leave. That is not observing. As for children learning, there are some kids that speak tremedously and others that do not. There is no balance over there. I saw the teacher picking kids who talk verus who do not. That is not fair. It's not only the parents responsiblity for their child's success it is also the child's environment (school, institution). I was always told my daughter ate all her vegtables but at home she did not. When I observed her class, my daughter did not eat her vegetables and just threw it away. Her teacher lied to me. I also had the problem with the potty training. Once again the directors took no responsiblity. Parents should observe their child full days versus 10 minutes to see the truth. You can't judge a book by it's cover..

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I read both reviews and I agree with the first reviewer. I had many problems with the school. The directors are not approachable like Kari had indicated. Yes, they have two running schools but it does not mean they are great. They are in business because (us) parents need a daycare for our kids. Many parents are sheeps and they do not speak up or do not observe their child while at daycare. Many parents do not know what happens behind the scene, like the first reviewer mentioned. I saw some parents observe their child for 5-10 minutes and then they leave. That is not observing. As for children learning, there are some kids that speak tremedously and others that do not. There is no balance over there. I saw the teacher picking kids who talk verus who do not. That is not fair. It's not only the parents responsiblity for their child's success it is also the child's environment (school, institution). I was always told my daughter ate all her vegtables but at home she did not. When I observed her class, my daughter did not eat her vegetables and just threw it away. Her teacher lied to me. I also had the problem with the potty training. Once again the directors took no responsiblity. Parents should observe their child full days versus 10 minutes to see the truth. You can't judge a book by it's cover..

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I have 2 children who go to Little Blossom Montessori school in North Natomas. They started when the center opened in Aug 2006 and my children and I love it. Granted, they are a new center and nothing in this world is perfect ofcourse problems are going to arise. As long as they are dealt with immediately, I am satisfied. I have a 4 year old who is thriving in this great school and a one year old who is well loved by all her teachers. I had to go through a few horrible daycares to finally find this center where my 4 year old finally feels comfortable enough to learn and retain all of the wonderful things he is taught by his teacher. I dont know too many 4 year olds who can tell you the story of Christopher Columbus, name all the continents, speak spanish (spanish is taught 2 days a week) or who can name all the planets in the solar system to you. I also have my one year old daughter there. She was the youngest child there (only 10 weeks old) when the center opened in Aug 2006. The teachers in the infant room have taken great care of her and from day one when I was scared to leave here at such a young age they gave me the secure feeling she was in good hands. She is well loved and I have never been worried about what goes on with her when I am not there. I have dropped in many times without notice and have observed both of my childrens classrooms. When I had a few concerns way back in September 2006 they were addressed immediately and I havent had any since. The owners are very approachable , kind, and caring people who listen and handle things immediately. Their other center has been running for years in Land Park. If they were such horrible people how could they have 2 successful centers. So, please when you read both my review and the review of the person who did not have a good experience at Little Blossom, just remember this. Not every center is going to be the right center for your child. You must be able to make the time to fully research centers before you place your child anywhere. You must take your child to the center during normal center school and after school hours and see how your child interacts with the teachers, assistants and students in the classroom. You must visit a prospective center more than once to truly see if this is the right place for your child. You cannot just stick your child in a center because of the reputation of the center, or the name (be it Montessori or Merryhill, etc), or the price. As a parent YOU have to make sure the place your child goes will take just as good if not better care of your child than you would. How do I know this, like I said earlier, I went through 1 horrible experince at a daycare in a State Building downtown and 2 not so great in-home daycares until I finally found Little Blossom. Both of my children will remain there until they enter Natomas Park elementary school! Cheers to a brand new center trying to work out their quirks and make a great place for the children of Natomas to learn and thrive!

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I have 2 children who go to Little Blossom Montessori school in North Natomas. They started when the center opened in Aug 2006 and my children and I love it. Granted, they are a new center and nothing in this world is perfect ofcourse problems are going to arise. As long as they are dealt with immediately, I am satisfied. I have a 4 year old who is thriving in this great school and a one year old who is well loved by all her teachers. I had to go through a few horrible daycares to finally find this center where my 4 year old finally feels comfortable enough to learn and retain all of the wonderful things he is taught by his teacher. I dont know too many 4 year olds who can tell you the story of Christopher Columbus, name all the continents, speak spanish (spanish is taught 2 days a week) or who can name all the planets in the solar system to you. I also have my one year old daughter there. She was the youngest child there (only 10 weeks old) when the center opened in Aug 2006. The teachers in the infant room have taken great care of her and from day one when I was scared to leave here at such a young age they gave me the secure feeling she was in good hands. She is well loved and I have never been worried about what goes on with her when I am not there. I have dropped in many times without notice and have observed both of my childrens classrooms. When I had a few concerns way back in September 2006 they were addressed immediately and I havent had any since. The owners are very approachable , kind, and caring people who listen and handle things immediately. Their other center has been running for years in Land Park. If they were such horrible people how could they have 2 successful centers. So, please when you read both my review and the review of the person who did not have a good experience at Little Blossom, just remember this. Not every center is going to be the right center for your child. You must be able to make the time to fully research centers before you place your child anywhere. You must take your child to the center during normal center school and after school hours and see how your child interacts with the teachers, assistants and students in the classroom. You must visit a prospective center more than once to truly see if this is the right place for your child. You cannot just stick your child in a center because of the reputation of the center, or the name (be it Montessori or Merryhill, etc), or the price. As a parent YOU have to make sure the place your child goes will take just as good if not better care of your child than you would. How do I know this, like I said earlier, I went through 1 horrible experince at a daycare in a State Building downtown and 2 not so great in-home daycares until I finally found Little Blossom. Both of my children will remain there until they enter Natomas Park elementary school! Cheers to a brand new center trying to work out their quirks and make a great place for the children of Natomas to learn and thrive!

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I am writing about Little Blossom Montessori School located at: 2075 Arena Blvd (North Natomas) Sacramento, California, 95834. When we first went to Little Blossom the directors were so nice and the school was clean and we thought this school would be perfect for our child.We enrolled our son at LITTLE Blossom because we wanted him to learn and participate with other children. My son did not speak as much but we figured if he went to this school, he would learn and start to talk more. When we enrolled our son he was learning to use the restroom. He started to be more comfortable and my husband and I took turns taking him but while he was at the school he converted back to diapers.I couldn't figure out what was going on. I asked his teacher every morning (when I dropped him off), if my son was using the restroom and she told me he was. There was no way I could verify this information because the days I attended school were the same days my son attended his school and my husband worked during our son's school days. So I believed his teacher and evenually my son went back to using the diapers.They charged $25.00 extra a month for a child to be potty trained but they never potty train my child. When they first put my child on the toilet he screamed and the assistants' told me they were not informed that my child needs to be potty trained. The teachers and the directors all lied to my face. I paid $25 extra a month for nothing. My child at that time was 3 years old. I was not happy at all. When I was on my winter break I went to observe what my child was learning . I did not notify the school and that is when I saw how badly the children were treated. My son did not learn anything at Little Blossom. They changed his teacher three times within three months. Teachers always looked tired and seemed to be over worked. His teacher only picked her favorite child for any group particpation and when a parent is observing she purposely calls on their child. Honestly, I never felt comfortable with my son's teachers because it seemed like they did not want to be there.The school supplies are provided by the expense of the teachers and their assistants (they are not reinburst). As for nap time, I was told by the directors my child would recieve a blanket and a pillow for nap time. What I saw really opened my eyes. All the little kids slept on a old sheet and did not have blankets or pillows. My son was freezing in the room while he was sleeping. I took pictures and I told the directors (what I saw). The director indicated that every child had a blanket/pillow assigned to them but when the director asked his teacher where were the supplies, she looked surprise.She had no idea. His teacher notified the directors that she never saw any.That was a red flag for me.The directors do not take any responsibilty and morelike blame the parents for everything. I have called licensing and complained about how often they do not change the child's diaper. There were many incidents were my son wore the same diaper for 5 hours without it being changed. My son's friend gained awful painful diaper rash from the same incident. Everytime my husband picked up our child, his diaper was always heavy and never changed. If you really love your child do not send them to this horrible school. Also, Little Blossom is not a true Montessori. They are not affilated with any Montessori membership yet they charge the parents an arm and a leg. Pretty much Little Blossom is only a DAYCARE and nothing more. When I observed how badly the children were treated and confronted the directors they took no responsiblity. They started to point fingers at me and kept asking me who told me this information.(I saw everything with my own eyes). The directors told the assistants not to speak to the parents, WHY? Because they do not want the parents to know what happens behind the scene. I have seen children coming to the school with PINK EYES, which anyone can catch. The parents hand book and contract has many loop holes and there explaination is not conviencing at all. THE DIRECTORS ARE FULL TIME LIARS WHO ARE THERE FOR THE MONEY not for our children. It is so sad what people would do for money. As a result, I took my child out of the school and I will follow up with some legal actions. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD THERE!!!!!

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I am writing about Little Blossom Montessori School located at: 2075 Arena Blvd (North Natomas) Sacramento, California, 95834. When we first went to Little Blossom the directors were so nice and the school was clean and we thought this school would be perfect for our child.We enrolled our son at LITTLE Blossom because we wanted him to learn and participate with other children. My son did not speak as much but we figured if he went to this school, he would learn and start to talk more. When we enrolled our son he was learning to use the restroom. He started to be more comfortable and my husband and I took turns taking him but while he was at the school he converted back to diapers.I couldn't figure out what was going on. I asked his teacher every morning (when I dropped him off), if my son was using the restroom and she told me he was. There was no way I could verify this information because the days I attended school were the same days my son attended his school and my husband worked during our son's school days. So I believed his teacher and evenually my son went back to using the diapers.They charged $25.00 extra a month for a child to be potty trained but they never potty train my child. When they first put my child on the toilet he screamed and the assistants' told me they were not informed that my child needs to be potty trained. The teachers and the directors all lied to my face. I paid $25 extra a month for nothing. My child at that time was 3 years old. I was not happy at all. When I was on my winter break I went to observe what my child was learning . I did not notify the school and that is when I saw how badly the children were treated. My son did not learn anything at Little Blossom. They changed his teacher three times within three months. Teachers always looked tired and seemed to be over worked. His teacher only picked her favorite child for any group particpation and when a parent is observing she purposely calls on their child. Honestly, I never felt comfortable with my son's teachers because it seemed like they did not want to be there.The school supplies are provided by the expense of the teachers and their assistants (they are not reinburst). As for nap time, I was told by the directors my child would recieve a blanket and a pillow for nap time. What I saw really opened my eyes. All the little kids slept on a old sheet and did not have blankets or pillows. My son was freezing in the room while he was sleeping. I took pictures and I told the directors (what I saw). The director indicated that every child had a blanket/pillow assigned to them but when the director asked his teacher where were the supplies, she looked surprise.She had no idea. His teacher notified the directors that she never saw any.That was a red flag for me.The directors do not take any responsibilty and morelike blame the parents for everything. I have called licensing and complained about how often they do not change the child's diaper. There were many incidents were my son wore the same diaper for 5 hours without it being changed. My son's friend gained awful painful diaper rash from the same incident. Everytime my husband picked up our child, his diaper was always heavy and never changed. If you really love your child do not send them to this horrible school. Also, Little Blossom is not a true Montessori. They are not affilated with any Montessori membership yet they charge the parents an arm and a leg. Pretty much Little Blossom is only a DAYCARE and nothing more. When I observed how badly the children were treated and confronted the directors they took no responsiblity. They started to point fingers at me and kept asking me who told me this information.(I saw everything with my own eyes). The directors told the assistants not to speak to the parents, WHY? Because they do not want the parents to know what happens behind the scene. I have seen children coming to the school with PINK EYES, which anyone can catch. The parents hand book and contract has many loop holes and there explaination is not conviencing at all. THE DIRECTORS ARE FULL TIME LIARS WHO ARE THERE FOR THE MONEY not for our children. It is so sad what people would do for money. As a result, I took my child out of the school and I will follow up with some legal actions. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD THERE!!!!!

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We picked Little Blossom from the very beginning due to several reasons: It was not an In-Home preschool. The Montessori method of teaching self reliance and independence. and Little Blossom's director who is a very caring and warm hearted person. Since then, we have grown to love the school and the staff who take such good care of our children. My son has grown leaps and bounds in this last school year. When he first started this year, he only knew his alphabets but now can read level one books. He not only knows how to count up to 1000, but knows how to add and subtract up to 3 numbers at a time. He knows all of his Presidents from the very beginning to G.W. Bush. Pentagons, Hexagons, to Decagons. All the while, he is pushed to learn in a loving and supportive environment. He always tells me how much he loves his teacher and how much she loves him and takes care of him.

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My two children attend Little Blossom at Natomas and have been since the school began in August 2006. My son, 5, is in a Pre-K class and my daughter, 3, is in the Preschool class. The 5 year old actually attended Little Blossom school at the S. Land Park Dr location for a year prior to his transfer to the current location. And every parent knows how we word these questions to our kids to draw out the real truth about how they really feel about their teachers. My 3 year old's experience is also positive. She, the 3 year old, is loving her first year of school. She is gaining independence and learning very important social skills. What's more important, she now lets go of my hand in the mornings when I drop her off to go say hi to her teacher and chat about the prior days events or to tell her about a beloved stuffed animal.

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My two children attend Little Blossom at Natomas and have been since the school began in August 2006. My son, 5, is in a Pre-K class and my daughter, 3, is in the Preschool class. The 5 year old actually attended Little Blossom school at the S. Land Park Dr location for a year prior to his transfer to the current location. And every parent knows how we word these questions to our kids to draw out the real truth about how they really feel about their teachers. My 3 year old's experience is also positive. She, the 3 year old, is loving her first year of school. She is gaining independence and learning very important social skills. What's more important, she now lets go of my hand in the mornings when I drop her off to go say hi to her teacher and chat about the prior days events or to tell her about a beloved stuffed animal.

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My two children attend Little Blossom at Natomas and have been since the school began in August 2006. My son, 5, is in a Pre-K class and my daughter, 3, is in the Preschool class. The 5 year old actually attended Little Blossom school at the S. Land Park Dr location for a year prior to his transfer to the current location. And every parent knows how we word these questions to our kids to draw out the real truth about how they really feel about their teachers. My 3 year old's experience is also positive. She, the 3 year old, is loving her first year of school. She is gaining independence and learning very important social skills. What's more important, she now lets go of my hand in the mornings when I drop her off to go say hi to her teacher and chat about the prior days events or to tell her about a beloved stuffed animal.

5
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My two children attend Little Blossom at Natomas and have been since the school began in August 2006. My son, 5, is in a Pre-K class and my daughter, 3, is in the Preschool class. The 5 year old actually attended Little Blossom school at the S. Land Park Dr location for a year prior to his transfer to the current location. And every parent knows how we word these questions to our kids to draw out the real truth about how they really feel about their teachers. My 3 year old's experience is also positive. She, the 3 year old, is loving her first year of school. She is gaining independence and learning very important social skills. What's more important, she now lets go of my hand in the mornings when I drop her off to go say hi to her teacher and chat about the prior days events or to tell her about a beloved stuffed animal.

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As for the curriculum, yes, my kids did learn countries, continents, all the presidents and states. And, yes, they also learned their colors and shapes. They also learned Spanish, dance, sharing, addition, subtraction, reading, phonics and how to relate to other children. This is exactly why we put them in a private setting and paid the tuition.

5
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As for the curriculum, yes, my kids did learn countries, continents, all the presidents and states. And, yes, they also learned their colors and shapes. They also learned Spanish, dance, sharing, addition, subtraction, reading, phonics and how to relate to other children. This is exactly why we put them in a private setting and paid the tuition.

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Of course no place is perfect, but Little Blossom is a wonderful, caring and beneficial place to put your child. They take newborns up through kindergarten. I highly recommend them!

5
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Of course no place is perfect, but Little Blossom is a wonderful, caring and beneficial place to put your child. They take newborns up through kindergarten. I highly recommend them!

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Each teacher and teacher's helpers became a treasured part of my family's lives. The entire staff is very approachable and all very communicative. In each classroom, each child has a folder for notes, homework and projects they did in class. The PTA is active and thriving and the owners are very involved with all of the PTA's ideas and suggestions.

5
★★★★★

Each teacher and teacher's helpers became a treasured part of my family's lives. The entire staff is very approachable and all very communicative. In each classroom, each child has a folder for notes, homework and projects they did in class. The PTA is active and thriving and the owners are very involved with all of the PTA's ideas and suggestions.

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Hi: Its good

5
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Hi: Its good

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Little Blossom is a great school and I can't say enough positive things about it.

5
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Little Blossom is a great school and I can't say enough positive things about it.

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They are actively involved in the potty training process as well. But, as the parent, I do fully understand it is my responsibility to take the lead. The staff is encouraging and helpful in the process, though. They also provide a reward system for the learner. I was pleasantly surprised with all of their efforts.

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They are actively involved in the potty training process as well. But, as the parent, I do fully understand it is my responsibility to take the lead. The staff is encouraging and helpful in the process, though. They also provide a reward system for the learner. I was pleasantly surprised with all of their efforts.

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The teachers are all outstanding and excellent educators. All very caring and took my children's best interests to heart. Between both of my children, we had a child in each of their classrooms at some point over the last three years. I loved each room. In fact, the school was so good to us that we decided to leave our oldest there to go through and graduate from kindergarten.

5
★★★★★

The teachers are all outstanding and excellent educators. All very caring and took my children's best interests to heart. Between both of my children, we had a child in each of their classrooms at some point over the last three years. I loved each room. In fact, the school was so good to us that we decided to leave our oldest there to go through and graduate from kindergarten.

Message from Little Blossom Montessori School

* Infant-Toddler-Preschool-Kindergarten * Half-Day-Full Day-3 & 2 Day Programs * Hot Meals-Year Round. * Before & After Extended Day Care. * Two School Locations-2075 N. Arena Bl, Sacramento * Sacramento-916-515-0550 & 5700 S. Land Park Dr, Sacramento-916-399-5700.


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