Seed Day Care Center (The)

Children are like tender seeds. They need continuous loving care to grow and blossom.
The Seed is a nationally accredited early learning center. Our educational programs meet the highest standards of excellence.
We are open 7:30 to 6:00 for the convenience of working parents.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students94 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Seed Day Care Center (The) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,280
Tuition NotesMonthly payments. 3, 4 and 5 days/week
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMadeline Barry

School Notes

  • The Seed is a "child's home away from home." We strive to provide a warm, cozy environment in which children feel happy and secure while engaged in a variety of stimulating, age-appropriate learning activities. We give special attention to each child's needs and interests and address all areas of their social, emotional and intellectual development.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yorktown Heights
    Grades: PK-K | 35 students
    0.4 miles
    1974 Commerce St
    Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
    (914) 962-2929
    0.4 PK-K
  • Yorktown Heights
    Grades: 6-12 | 64 students
    0.8 miles
    370 Underhill Avenue
    Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
    (914) 962-2780
    0.8 6-12
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-12
    48.4 miles
    3867 Shore Pkwy
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 891-6100
    48.4 NS-12
  • Hawthorne
    Grades: PK-8 | 106 students
    12.4 miles
    180 Bradhurst Avenue
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 769-0030
    12.4 PK-8
  • Mahopac
    Grades: PK-K | 39 students
    6.5 miles
    85 Myrtle Ave
    Mahopac, NY 10541
    (845) 628-7500
    6.5 PK-K

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