Discovery Central Learning Center

84 Central Avenue
Newtonville , MA 02460
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Discovery Central Learning Center

84 Central Avenue, Newtonville, MA 02460
Starting @
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Ratings
(8)
Availability
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Cost & Availability
Classroom Type Rate Rate Type Availability
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Offerings
Full Time (5 days/wk)
Part Time (1-4 days/wk)
Extended Care (After School)
Payment Options
  • Personal Check|
  • Cash
Ratings & Reviews
(8) (8)
05/22/2015
DCLC is a safe, nurturing and learning environment. The teachers are fantastic and truly care about the children. My daughter has been going to DCLC for one year and has blossomed into a social toddler. She loves going to school in the mornings and at pick-up, she tells me all about the different activities of the day and what she learned from them. We cannot express enough wonderful words about DCLC. There is a good balance between structured activities and free play. It is a bonus that our daughter has developed special friendships from the program that she will carry throughout her childhood. Another positive is the teacher to child ratio. The kids receive an abundance of personal attention.

Julie E.
05/14/2015
We have been so very pleased with our experience at DCLC. Ms. Alicia and her staff are wonderful. The child to teacher ratio allows for individual attention and the care they receive is exceptional.

Our oldest child started attending DCLC when he was19-months old. He LOVES going to school every day., and it's no wonder! His day is structured but still filled with learning, adventure and fun. We are constantly amazed at how much he has learned. We can't wait for our youngest child to start attending too!!

I highly recommend DCLC!!
05/13/2015
We were so fortunate to find DCLC! Our kids have really thrived in DCLC's small, nurturing environment. They absolutely love going to preschool there! My older son (almost 5) that is now in pre-k still asks me if he can go to DCLC with his little brother (2 yrs) on a weekly basis! The culture in the classroom is warm, friendly and welcoming. The curriculum is thoughtful and engaging. It's the kind of place where you can leave your children and know that they are being well cared for. I highly recommend DCLC!
05/12/2015
We couldn't be happier with DLC program, our daughter is join the school and now she will move to pre K and we just enrroled our youngest daughter.we are very happy with all the activities,project, the school technique to teach and show new things to the kids and a very friendly and fun environment.
It is very rewarding to see how much our little girl leaned in the past year.
The DLC team rocks!!! Thanks to Alicia, Joanne and Amanda!!!!
11/07/2012
We cannot be more happy with Discovery Central Learning Center for our daughter. She started there at 18 months, and I immediately noticed that her vocabulary improved nearly overnight. We love that she is in the habit of saying "please" and "thank you". One day I realized she knew all the days of the week. Alicia is great with the group of them, and the all of the children are so sweet and learn so much from each other. My daughter loves to be dropped off there, and I have the hardest time getting her to leave. I definitely recommend Discovery Central. I feel very blessed to have my daughter enrolled there.
10/16/2012
We have been thrilled with the care provided at Discovery Central. Our daughter started at DCL just after her second birthday and we immediately noticed a big change in her behavior. She loves her time at DCL and often wants to stay after the school day ends. We have been very pleased with our daughter's progress since she started at DCL. We also love that there is a large emphasis on outdoor activities and daily trips to the park. Alicia does a fantastic job at incorporating monthly themes into the curriculum, in addition to special activities like a trip to the post office to learn about how the mail works. I would highly recommend DCL.
10/16/2012
We have been so pleased with our daughters progress and development while at Discover Central Learning Center. Alicia has a wonderful year round theme based curriculum which allows children of all ages to follow. Our daughter will be 2 in December and she's already well on her way to reciting her ABCs. There is a daily schedule with opportunities to play and learn throughout the day. This was really important to our family as we felt our previous provider lacked this type of structure. Alicia has a great outdoor space for the kids and usually takes then on a walk to the local playgrounds. Our daughter comes home each day with a written summary of the day's activities and she often has a great work of art to add to her collection. Alicia is very organized and gives plenty of notice if there is a change in the schedule. Our daughter enjoys her time at DCLC so much that it's difficult to get her to leave at the end of the day. We feel really lucky that we found Discovery Central Learning Center and that it's so close to home.
06/08/2012
Alicia Diduca runs Discovery Learning Center out of her home with the support of her mother Joanne. What makes this family daycare stand out is the combination of professional-level curriculum development and loving attention to each child. My daughter, a 3.5 year old, loves it there and does not want to leave at the end of the day. Each month we receive a letter of carefully planned activities. Yet, along with this structure is flexibility. Alicia accommodates our needs for drop off and pick up times. The kids go to the park almost everyday and sometimes visit special places like the local pizza shop or the post office. Our walls at home are decorated with projects from DLC. Alicia and Joanne provide loving care to the kids, giving them individual attention and organizing group activities. If Alicia or Joanne needs time off, there's always a back up person. It's open during the summer which makes it much easier to plan for childcare all year long. We feel blessed to be a part of this place.
Business at a Glance
Business
at a Glance
In Business Since:
2011
Total Employees:
2-10
Credentials:

State Licenced
Program Details
Type:
  • Child Care Center/Day Care Center,
  • In-Home/Family Day Care,
  • Preschool (or Nursery School or Pre-K),
  • Kindergarten
Hours
Monday:
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday:
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Wednesday:
8:00AM - 4:30AM
Thursday:
8:00AM - 4:30AM
Friday:
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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Care.com does not verify business credentials including licensing information. You are responsible for performing your own research to select an appropriate care provider.
Business at a Glance
Business
at a Glance
In Business Since:
2011
Total Employees:
2-10
Credentials:

State Licenced
Hours
Monday:
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday:
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Wednesday:
8:00AM - 4:30AM
Thursday:
8:00AM - 4:30AM
Friday:
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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