Adventure Kids, Inc. dba Northwest Child Development Center

194 Arlington Street
Leominster, MA 01453-0145
Tel: (978)534-5163
Grades: NS-PK | 76 students
Give Your Child the Very Best! Nationally accredited (NAEYC), highlyeducational program serving ages Infant/Toddlers (6 weeks) to 8 years (Before & After School/Vacations).
Curriculum & Assessment programs used areTeaching StrategiesGOLD and the "familyself-assessment tool "Ages and Stages".
Children are assessed 4 times ayear (2 formal and 2 informal).
Can individualize curriculum for each child.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences; Speech
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 76 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
1%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $180
Tuition Notes Variable Tuition Rates depending on the program selected. $180 per week per full time child.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Vickie Rhoades

School Notes

  • Educational Program
  • State of the Art Facilities & Playground
  • Staff/Child Ratios: Preschool: 1 to 10; Infant 2:7;Toddler: 2 to 9.
  • 2 snacks provided daily
  • Formal Evaluation of Children's Progress (4 times per year)
  • Individualized Classrooms based on ages of the children and development level
  • Health, dental, vision, hearing screenings using outside agencies
  • Individual & Class Photos
  • Teaching StrategiesGOLD (also used by the Leominster school district)
  • ASQ-3: "Ages and Stages" Family assessment of child
  • Scholastic Book Club
  • Ability to meet individual child's needs based onassessments.
  • Field Trips
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School Reviews

I am a 22 year old that will never forget NWCDC! I started there when I was 4 until age 6 and still fondly remember my time there. I was reading at a second grade level when I got I to kindergarten due to the fantastic curriculum. I also knew sign language and basic writing.I'm sure things have changed, but I'm so glad my mom sent me there!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 08/01/15
My son is so happy coming here, and I love to see how happy he is coming here too. He is learning so much and making friends which is letting his socialization skills sky-rocket. I definitely would recommend NCDC to any one of my friends and family!
- Posted by Parent, 04/02/13
Our kids love it here! They feel very comfortable and we are really happy with the activities that are offered. The staff do a really great job with the kids.
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13

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The average private school tuition in Worcester County, MA is $7,533 for elementary schools and $34,908 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Worcester County, MA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).