Smiles Around Us Academy

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351 Sand Ln

Staten Island, NY 10305

(718) 390-0070

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 150

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Smiles Around Us Academy

I enrolled my Daughter in the 3 year old.class this august even though at the time she was only 2 1/2 her teachers are very friendly Imet the princable she seemed friendly and everyone loves my daughter there and having her there.even though she is not russian her class is mixed.the only thing I'm not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/12

this is one of the best schools with highest standards in education around the island, some teacher do have an accent, but I don't mind that at all because they are good at what they do, professional and passionate educators. if you are prejudice, you can go to your public school and get your average ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/20/12

Terrible place, stay away... Dont waste your time and money!!! Rude staff, noone does what they get paid for.

Posted by a parent on 08/17/12

I first visited this school one year ago. I saw things at that time that concerned me. Answers were not forth coming. and most of the staff were limited in English and Education. I revisited the school, this June, and things seemed no better. Please visit before enrolling your children. A Pretty Place ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/11

The school is GREAT!!! out of all teachers, only 2 are Russian speaking. classes are mixed... We have a few polish children, an asian girl, a spanish speaking boy in my son's class.

Posted by a parent on 02/04/11

The school overall is not bad.There is a heavy focus on academic success and students are forced to stay on toes and strivr to achieve good results. For example in Pre-K, students receive homework every night, are required to do book presentations. There is a math club, a chess club. They start learning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/11

This school is for Russian kids only. You are told that it is open to all, but the culture says otherwise. I was interested because of the curriculum, but the directors, principals and staff are rude to you unless you speak Russian. Don't make my mistake- I wasted my child's time there!

Posted by a parent on 12/08/10

I agreed that the staff barely speaks English, even the assistant teacher which is scary. Also, the kids bathroom stinks so much that you can smell it when you pass by. Also the principal is very rude. She basically ignores you even though it's so obviously you're waiting to speak to her. She just ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/10

I take my child to Smiles Around Us the original my child has been in the day care since he was 2 . He has moved and has had the most wonderful education. Keep up the Good work !

Posted by a parent on 09/29/09

Definately a place to have your child(ren)!!! Not only are the teachers great...but the staff is as well.

Posted by a parent on 06/30/09

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Staten Island schools — Smiles Around Us Academy is located at 351 Sand Ln, Staten Island NY 10305. 351 Sand Ln is in the 10305 ZIP code in Staten Island, NY Smiles Around Us Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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