What does B.E.S.T. stand for?
Better Educated Students of Tomorrow, because our goal is to completely prepare our
children socially, emotionally and academically to allow them to be happy, confident and successful students for the entirety of their school years.
Are we N.Y. State Licensed? Yes, we are licensed by the N.Y. State Office of Children and Family Services for Infants through School Aged Children (ages 6 weeks through 12 years.)
How long have we been in business? B.E.S.T. Learning Center was established in 1991. We were located in Kings Park from June 1991 – June 2005. In 2005 we purchased and renovated the building that we are presently in. We are thrilled that now we can offer our children a beautiful, new facility with many more amenities.
What kind of Security do we have? All of our exterior doors are always locked. Our front doors must be released by the front office to allow entry into the building. We have 32 cameras throughout, with cameras in all the classrooms, hallways, playgrounds, and the gymnasium and parking areas. We have an intercom system throughout to allow communication with all staff.
Do we have Fire Drills? Yes, we conduct approximately 2 fire drills per month, throughout the year. We have a new, elaborate fire alarm, fire detection and security system throughout the building.
Is the school air-conditioned? Yes, we have central air conditioning throughout the building.
What deposit is required to hold my child’s placement in class? Prior to March 1st of the preceding school year, a deposit of $200.00, plus the $50.00 registration fee are required. After March 1st, the balance of one month’s tuition is due. This tuition is applied to the last month (June) of the school year. If you are registering after March 1st, the registration fee of $75.00 and one month’s tuition is due with registration.
Are any fees refundable? No refunds are available. All deposits and registration fees are never refundable.
How are payments made? We accept checks made payable to B.E.S.T. Learning Center or cash. Monthly tuition is due on the 1st of each month. A late fee will be incurred after the 10th of the month.
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B.E.S.T. Learning Center 525 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, NY 11787 (P) 631.864.4064
NYS Licensed Infant Care, Toddler Care, Day Care, Nursery School, Preschool, Before and After Care for Elementary School Children and Summer Camp to age 12