No parent on Long Island would trust their young children to just anyone. There’s a lot of careful vetting that goes into picking the Best Nursery School. Our readers offered their picks in helping make the decision. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Nursery School on Long Island.
Long Islanders voted Westbury Friends School the Best Nursery School on Long Island!
1. Westbury Friends School
550 Post Ave., Westbury. 516-333-3178. www.westburyfriends.org
This long-standing temple of knowledge, established in 1957, has claimed the top spot as Long Island’s premier school for tykes (it also continues through fifth grade). The Friends School, located on Post Avenue in Westbury, proclaims to instill in its pupils the values—peace, tolerance, compassion and respect—that will make Long Island an increasingly better place to live. In a testimonial, one parent said his child gets a “meaningful” education without the “heavy hand.”
2. Miss Sue’s Nursery School
1191 Old Country Rd., Plainview. 516-938-0894. www.misssuesnurseryschool.com
Sending your baby off to school is never an easy task but Miss Sue’s Nursery School in Plainview makes it easy- the nursery school and kindergarten focuses on the individual needs of each and every child.
3. MATSS Kids Gym
Multiple locations. www.matsskidsgym.com
M.A.T.T.S Kids Gym began in 1985 and has grown to offer a number of locations. Unlike many other tumbling spots, M.A.T.S.S. promises to provide a stress free environment for kids. Not to mention a fully trained staff that possesses degrees in everything from physical education to elementary education.