Great Beginnings

Tel: (860)747-1679
Grades: PK-K | 51 students
Plainville's Great Beginnings Daycare Center & Nursery School was recently granted accreditation by the National Association for the Education for Young Children.
This prestigious recognition has been achieved by approximately 7% of early childhood programs nationwide some 8,006 programs as of January 1, 2003, serving 705,798 children.
At Great Beginnings, we believe as children grow they need a positive self-image, supportive role models, and both a structured and free learning environment to effectively guide them through their development in a meaningful and happy way.
The purpose of Great Beginnings is to provide a quality learning environment for children from ages six weeks through eight years of age.
The goal of Great Beginnings is to provide each age group with the highest level of quality childcare available in a group learning environment.
This is accomplished by securing personnel dedicated to children.
We strive to provide our youngest population with a loving, nurturing, and stimulating setting.
As the children grow and develop, materials and ideas presented in a fun and enjoyable way providing a blend of free play and exploration with structured programming to prepare the child for school.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 51 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Great Beginnings Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

School Notes

  • Plainville's Great Beginnings Daycare Center & Nursery School was recently granted accreditation by the National Association for the Education for Young Children. This prestigious recognition has been achieved by approximately 7% of early childhood programs nationwide some 8,006 programs as of January 1, 2003, serving 705,798 children. At Great Beginnings, we believe as children grow they need a positive self-image, supportive role models, and both a structured and free learning environment to effectively guide them through their development in a meaningful and happy way. The purpose of Great Beginnings is to provide a quality learning environment for children from ages six weeks through eight years of age. The goal of Great Beginnings is to provide each age group with the highest level of quality childcare available in a group learning environment. This is accomplished by securing personnel dedicated to children. We strive to provide our youngest population with a loving, nurturing, and stimulating setting. As the children grow and develop, materials and ideas presented in a fun and enjoyable way providing a blend of free play and exploration with structured programming to prepare the child for school.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Nw Village School-wheeler Clinic (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Penny's Playground Of Learning (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Penny's Playground Of Learning (0.7 miles away)
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  • Plainville
    Grades: PK-3 | 36 students
    0.7 miles
    19 Pine Street
    Plainville, CT 06062
    (860)747-0157
    0.7PK-3
    36
  • Forestville
    St Matthew School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 265 students
    1.6 miles
    33 Welch Dr
    Forestville, CT 06010
    (860)583-5214
    1.6PK-8
    265
  • Plainville
    Nw Village School-wheeler Clinic
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 212 students
    1.8 miles
    91 Northwest Drive
    Plainville, CT 06062
    (860)747-6801
    1.8PK-12
    212
  • Farmington
    Scott Swamp KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.6 miles
    197 Scott Swamp Rd.
    Farmington, CT 06032
    (860)676-8298
    2.6NS-PK
    n/a
  • Southington
    Grades: PK-12 | 143 students
    2.7 miles
    1505 West St
    Southington, CT 06489
    (860)621-6701
    2.7PK-12
    143

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