Parent Reviews- White Bear Lake / Mahtomedi


  • “My favorite part of the program is the friendliness of the staff and the warm welcome we always receive. All of the teachers on site know my children and they know them. My children are thriving at LADC and we couldn’t be happier. Great experiences with all of our teachers. My kids love to go to school and enjoy their daily activities.”-Infant and Discovery Parent, 2018
  • “We love the Christ-centered curriculum. It’s priceless to see our boys come home being excited and singing about Jesus. We love the teachers at LADC and their commitment to our kiddos.”          – Toddler and Kinderstart Parent, 2018
  • “Our experience with the infant program was incredible. They do such a wonderful job in every aspect. We learned the value of being able to drop-off your child and not worry about their well-being. Can’t say enough good things about the infant program and our experience while being a part of it.”– Infant Parent, 2017
  • “We love the teachers and the curriculum. We are so impressed by the teachers and staff of LADC that we interact with each day. Everyone is so friendly, it’s easy to see that they care, and are so dependable and trustworthy. You have awesome staff at Community of Grace, literally to a person. We can also tell the curriculum and teaching that the teachers do is outstanding. We are constantly amazed at things our child learns at school and the development that takes place while there. We greatly appreciate everything you do to provide a safe, positive and educational experience for our child. Your program is one-of-a-kind!”-Toddler Parent, 2018


  • “What I like best about the program is the excellent curriculum and great teachers! The flexibility is great for us. We feel like the teachers really know our kids and care deeply for them.”                     – Toddler and Discovery Parent, 2018
  • “I like how all the teachers at school know my child and are somehow involved in his day. I also appreciate the faith-based curriculum.”– Discovery Parent, 2018
  • “The communication with parents via email and in-person has been above and beyond I LOVE the flexible scheduling!”– Toddler and Kinderstart Parent, 2018Core Values


  • “It’s been a joy being able to volunteer in the classroom, which allows me to see my son interact with his teachers and classmates. Fun to get to know everyone better too!” – Toddler Parent, 2018
  • “Our experience with St. Jude’s Discovery Center has been absolutely off-the-charts. We feel strongly held by this little community. Our teachers are like an extension of our family and treat our children with such respect and professionalism while fostering a dynamic, learning environment. the leadership and experience with the whole team make St. Jude’s a place our kids love, learn and grow by leaps and bounds every day! Don’t know how it could get better than this!” – Discovery and Toddler parent, 2018
  • “The classrooms are such loving and nurturing environments, and offer so many different ways to play and learn. I think the dedication of the staff is tremendous. All teachers seem to be cohesive in their attitudes and ability to inspire kids to be kind, loving and live their lives in a faith-based way.”– Kinderstart Parent, 2018
  • “I’ve enjoyed the lead teachers and assistants. I also enjoy the changing themes and incorporation of religion into the day.”– Discovery Parent, 2018

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