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Old 05-21-2009, 07:58 PM
 
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Default Preschools/ChildCare Ross Area

My wife and I are buying a house in Ross township.... near Babcock and McKnight Road intersection (southern one). We have 2 young kids that will be 4 and 2 in September. Does anyone have any recommendations/experience for daycare nearby? Does North Hills School District offer Pre-K?

Any advice much appreciated.
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Old 08-02-2009, 01:01 PM
 
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Perhaps this response is coming too late to help, but I do know the area you're describing and have looked into several childcare options. TenderCare on McKnight is very close,and they offer after-school programming with bus service to/from Ross Elementary. McKnight United Methodist offers preschool and drop-in child care though the NAECE-accredited St. Paul's Preschool program, which operates its main site at a different location further north. Mt. Alvernia is in Millvale and is about 8 minutes away from your new home, and it offers day care and Montessori preschool but bussing only to Shaler school district for before/after school programs. It has a beautiful campus. North Hills SD does not offer pre-k that I know of, but through the YMCA, it offers before and after school care at some of its elementary locations (Ross included).
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Old 08-04-2009, 07:30 AM
 
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Default Childcare

My sister has sent her kids to St. Paul's on Fergueson (in Ross/McCandless). I can't get over what they accomplish in a short period with these kids. It has won PA awards. She lived in West View and it wasn't a bad commute through back roads.
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