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Readers' Choice: Best Preschool

Where do your tots learn the basics?

Every parent knows a good foundation is key to a child's growth. Where do you send your little ones before taking on kindergarten?

Vote in our poll below, then share your thoughts in the comments section. If we left your favorite off the list, note that in the comments as well.

Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch.

laura crowe August 11, 2012 at 01:12 AM
Covenant Cooperative
Carla Pacheco Midgley August 14, 2012 at 02:36 AM
Up with Children in Riverside
Cathy August 17, 2012 at 04:12 PM
Trailside Day Care in East Providence. They are so wonderful with all of the children and the fundation they give is absoulty wonderfull.
Carolyn Studley August 17, 2012 at 09:13 PM
Little red schoolhouse 20 sprague ave riverside. Two of my three children went here. Only two because we moved. That was 10 yrs ago. To this day not only do some of the same teachers work there, but they care so much about each and every child that when in the area they actually remember my boys. Longevity in employees and the amazing way they teach not only foundations but caring and community action prove what an incredible school it is!
Nichole August 17, 2012 at 09:18 PM
Little Red School House on Sprague Ave., Riverside. My son went there, who is now 16 and my three year old attends now. The staff is fabulous and my daughter is a very advanced 3 year old. Thank you Little Red School House!!!
Jessica Nascimento August 17, 2012 at 09:40 PM
Little Red School house is were my daughter is attending now and my son has attened as well but is off to Kindergarten this fall! I am very pleased with the staff there, they are very caring and take care of all of the children so well! I always recommend anyone in the area to send their children there because the staff actually work with the children! To make sure they learn about new and important things in daily life! I am pleased at how much my son has learned from just a daycare! I could never send my daughter to any other school because I trust the staff and feel very safe knowing she gets the best care!
Kelli Pacheco August 17, 2012 at 09:58 PM
Little Red Schoolhouse in Riverside RI. By far one of the best child care centers inthe area. Great staff, grounds and curriculum!!
Cathleen Medina August 17, 2012 at 10:17 PM
Little Red School House is a wonderful place for children. The staff is very professioal and nuturing. They provide a well rounded curriculum to the children There are alway many special events as well. Such as the annual Christmas and Spring concerts. I highly recommend LRS to anyone I know who is looking for chilcare. When a parent drops off their child, they leave knowing that their child is in a caring, learning and fun environment.
Toni medeiros August 17, 2012 at 10:29 PM
My niece attends Little Red School house. She loves going to school everyday and I enjoy all the special events and concerts through out the year.
Doreen Egarr-Harris August 17, 2012 at 10:57 PM
My children attended The Little Red School House when they were 3 and 4 years old, It was a warm nurturing supportive environment. They had a great time there and looked forward to school everyday. It was a terrific way to introduce them to an educational setting. Thanks Little Red Schoolhouse 6 years later they both still look forward to school everyday.
Denise Marie Lopes-Gravel August 17, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Little Red School House Riverside is by far the best! Amazing teachers!!!!! My son loves it and I know many others that have been throughout the year! Highly recommend!!!!
Sharon August 17, 2012 at 11:22 PM
My three grandchildren attended Little Red Schoolhouse. I would recommend it to anyone! Very caring and talented staff. Little Red Schoolhouse, 20 Sprague Avenue in Riverside gets my vote!
Jessie Sheridan August 17, 2012 at 11:32 PM
I worked at the Little Red Schoolhouse for 6 years...this is a amazing school and place to work for...This day care retains their staff for years and your child does not have a revolving door of staff coming in and out of there life...The children being learning valuable education as early as 18 months...I recommend my family members, my godchildren, my friends children, and I recommend all to this amazing daycare...It was a honor to work with such amazing kids and get to be apart of their first experience at school, also a honor to work with such amazing staff and owner.
Chrissy Rossi August 18, 2012 at 12:13 AM
She has an amazing vocabulary! It's like talking to an adult :))
Chrissy Rossi August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM
So many of my friend's children have attended over the years and looked forward to going every day. It's such a clean, cute place with a warm and loving staff. Learning and playing mesh well and the kids don't realize that they're even learning. It all seems like play to them because of the wonderful staff. A real home away from home for the little ones.
Yvonne August 18, 2012 at 12:58 AM
Little Red School House is the best! My daughter went there and loved it! Great Staff!!!!!
Marti Monteiro August 18, 2012 at 01:18 AM
I'm with Cathy!! I LOVED Trailside!! Not to mention Miss. Lisa is pretty spectacular.
Stephanie August 18, 2012 at 02:06 AM
The Little Red School House on Sprague Ave., Riverside. They welcomed my son with open arms and made him feel right at home. Wonderful and caring staff. There is no other place comparable!!!
DD August 18, 2012 at 02:45 AM
Both Up with Children and Covenant are great Preschools!!
Eileen Wilcox August 18, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Little Red School House is great. I've heard nothing but excellent reports from so many of my friends. The staff is very CARING.

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