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Children R Us

Private | PK-6 | 44 students

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Posted May 28, 2014

I have two children who have both been going to Children R Us since they were two years old. I have been extremely pleased with the school and how they have helped shaped my children's future. When we were originally looking for preschools in Ventura, every school talked about how they did not want to push the children and teach them outside their comfort zone. When I met with Mr. and Mrs. Tarver, they talked about how they try to create a learning environment where the children are exposed to everything from science and math to creating fun art projects and poetry. My daughter will now be graduating kindergarten this year from Children R Us and is able to perform both academically and socially above my expectations.
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Posted May 23, 2014

My daughter Isabella has attended this school since she was 18 months old. She will soon be completing Kindergarten. She has learned and blossomed so much. Not only has she excelled academically but also in her values and self expectations. I have the piece of mind that she is in a safe environment while she is there and always learning something positive that will build her a strong foundation. She loves everyone of the staff members and has been supported emotionally during difficult times. Thank you Children R Us for being such an important part of my daughters life and thank you for having a fabulous staff!
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Posted May 19, 2014

i love this school it helped my daugther so much with her academic now i can say she loves going to school and doing home work i am so happy!!!!
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Posted May 18, 2014

love this school - my daughter has grown and learned so much - wish we could stay longer - kristal orrantia
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Posted May 15, 2014

My Kids are so happy at Childrens R Us, Since we have started them there they have come so far academically andsocially. They have the most amazing staff and we are so grateful for all they do!
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Posted May 14, 2014

We could not have picked a better schoolf or our children to start at, Children "R" Us has doen a fantastic job of growing our children and because of that, they are prepared for the next grade. My son is a high performer in his class, and much of this is due to the teaching and the teachers. Great school
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Posted March 4, 2014

This school is amazing.... I'm really happy with the owners and the teachers. Before my son went to this school he was really behind in talking he was 3yrs old and his speech was in the 1 1/2 year old. He has been in this school for 6 months he talks so much now he knows how to count, the colors, he know his ABC's. I think this school is amazing recommend this school over 100%.
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Posted May 30, 2013

This school has done so many amazing things for my daughter. They are very attentive with the kids and work one on one with all of them. I can't say enough good things about Children R Us. My daughter is graduating as valedictorian of her class and I know it's because of all the teachers!!!
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Posted May 23, 2013

I have nothing but excellent things to say about the school and the teachers. My daughter has attended the school for three years, and i only hope the future schools she attends will be as fantastic as this experience has been for us.
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Posted May 18, 2013

I have 2 girls that have been going there since the age of 2. The education system is outstanding. I would highly recommend them to any and all considering them for their kids future education.
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Posted May 17, 2013

We love this school. We have 5 & 3 years old kids there. We put our 5 year old in 3 different schools before settled down in this school because he was not learning anything and he was not happy either. Some of the schools have too many kids and therefore can't pay attention to individual kid's need. We are very happy that we found this school. It has small class size and very affordable. Although they might not have the latest/biggest playground, but they sure pay attention to kid's education needs. Our kids have learned so much, reading, math skills and even behavior control. I can't say enough about this school. We highly recommend this school and their program!
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Posted May 16, 2013

Teachers are phenomenal. Administrators wonderful. The children learn so much and are academically advanced when they graduate. It is very evident that they care about your children and their success. I wish they took kids up to 6th grade. I highly recommend this program. It is the strongest in the county. I had three kids who attended there.
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Posted May 16, 2013

I love this school. Everything is very organized. The staff really care for your children and their success. The children graduate well prepared. I highly recommend this school.
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Posted February 12, 2013

Children R Us is amazing. Because of the great start they gave my daughter she is now in Kindergarten and reading at a second grade level. I am currently discussing with her teachers the possibility of having her skip 1st grade. Her current teacher has nothing but praise for the foundation she received from Children R Us and says all the time how she wishes that all her students could have such a great start. The staff is amazing and so caring. I wish I could transport them all to where we currently live so that my son could be a part of their amazing program.
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Posted June 15, 2012

This schools academically focused structure has made a world of difference, for both of my children. Every day when I pick them up, I am amazed at how much they have to tell me about their day. five stars doesn't say enough about how much We love this school.
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Posted June 6, 2012

I have 2 children that have attended this school. 1 attened for 3.5 years and is not in public skills, in the GATE program for gifted shildren, role model student awrd 2 years in a row and in the acclerated reaing program. Now my 2nd child is attending there and is following his foot steps. The teach not only academics, but manners and leadership also. My children enjoy it and as a mother I am at peace when I leave to work knowing my kids are in the best hands. I would highly recommend it to everyone who wants the best for their child. Ms. Ledesma
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Posted May 31, 2012

Children R Us (CRU, Ventura) has proven to be the best school that two working parents could have asked for. They're commitment to education is unparalleled. Mr. and Mrs. Tarver strive to teach my two sons the importance of values, such as INTEGRITY, RESPECT, COMPASSION, INDEPENDENCE, and the significance of TEAM WORK. Thanks to CRU, my 5 year old son has surpassed the requirements for first grade and my two year old can speak fluidly and is able expresses himself like no other two year old I have ever encountered. Because of the confidence I have in CRU, I have become a self-appointed ambassador and recommended them to people I encounter on a day-to-day basis. I will always be grateful to CRU for all that they have done for my sons, now and in the future. Respectfully, D & S. Harrison
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Posted May 30, 2012

I'm proud to say, as a parent, that my son Nathan Cacho has achieved a great quality education from attending your wonderful school program. He has exelled tremendously in so many areas of his higher education. Also he's very positive, has a great memory and his leadership skills are very outstanding due to your school program. Thank you! I highly recommend this school institution to all parents for a higher learning education for their child's needs ... a very proud parent Mr. Ruben Cacho Also, the teachers are outstanding!!!
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Posted November 23, 2011

I heard great things about this school from many people but unfortunately the director was quite rude when I called for more information and she still hasn't returned any of my phone calls. I guess they don't need money right now. I find that very disappointing and unprofessional.

Posted June 7, 2011

My 5 year old daughter is going to this school for last 2 years since we moved in the area from Michigan. There is no word to describle the excellence of this program. My child learned discipline and routine work.Their approach to teach reading and writing was very appropriate to her age. She was engaged with the homework and always willing to complete them in time. Teachers were very patient and kind to all the students.She learned lot of new things she didn't know before.We were always informed about what's going on in the school. This school is second to none , when it comes for a choice to be selected as a kid's environment for learning. This is an amazing program!!
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1083 Scandia Avenue
Ventura, CA 93004
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