Calvary Preschool - South Pasadena CA DAY CARE CENTER

1050 FREMONT AVE. , SOUTH PASADENA CA 91030
(626) 799-0385
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: At Calvary Preschool, we seek to provide a child-centered integrated curriculum where a child may grow to be well-rounded - intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically. We view loving interactions with others and play as the primary means for healthy development in young children. Our foremost goal is to provide a preschool experience that prepares children for future success, both in school and in life, by showing them how to solve problems, get along with others and be competent and responsible individuals.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 191500117
  • Capacity: 134
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: DAY CARE CENTER;
  • Initial License Issue Date: Nov 01, 1995
  • District Office: L.A. EAST REGIONAL OFFICE
  • District Office Phone: (323) 981-3350 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Type Inspection Dates Reports/Citations
Other 2021-10-22 FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT
Complaint 2019-12-09 COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION REPORT
Inspection 2018-11-14 FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT
Summary 11/14/2018 Type B Citation: 3;

*Type B citation is for a violation that, if not corrected, may become an immediate risk to the health, safety or personal rights of clients. Examples include faulty medical record keeping and lack of adequate staff training.

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Reviews

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SP_Parent Aug 10, 2020
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I registered my daughter in the Calvary Preschool in 2019 based on the good reviews I read online. However, they informed us in the beginning of the semester that the teacher resigned for a better job opportunity and they will find a formal replacement for my daughter's class in a timely fashion. Unfortunately, not until the end of the semester did they find a qualified new teacher, nor the Preschool refunded parents. They just assigned a staff to play the role as a "teacher" during that period of time. With regard to bullying, a boy in my daughter's class liked to tease her and occasionally hurt her while playing. My wife tried to seek helps from the management, but was responded that the parents of that boy are decent so they are inclined to believe it's a pure misunderstanding. Most importantly, my wife was not treated with decency and respect by the management during the communication process. The manager even said to her "Your daughter only comes twice a week. What else do you want us to do?" It's sad that a Preschool associated with a church treats students differently according to the amounts of their payment. In the end, I decided to personally handle the issues with the manager. Although I still did not get refunds for the lack of formal teaching, the manager finally agreed to talk to the parents of the boy. Meanwhile, we met with the mother of the boy during the birthday party of another classmate and had a productive conversation. All in all, we have not been given much opportunity to experience the teaching of the Calvary Preschool (nor other students in the same class have had). You can say we are just unlucky, but I believe the management at least could do more to compensate the parents.

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