Quality Childcare

We are a New Jersey Licensed child care center, as such we have to meet your standards and state standards. We maintain safe, healthy and clean learning environments to ensure your child has the best and safest possible experience in our center. Our curriculum which is based on active-learning and child-centered themes to ensure that your child will learn through hands-on projects and real-world activities that will provide them with important tools for their growth and development. To prepare our students for the future, we also introduce concepts and topics that are listed in the Rutherford kindergarten curriculum.

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Healthy, Fresh Snacks & Warm Lunch Provided

We serve vegetables and fruit, all included, as part of our snacks each day, as well as a warm lunch. Our goal is not just caring for and teaching children but caring for their health too. Our school participates in the Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP). For the Discrimination Statement.

Enrichment
Programs Included

No Surprise Fees

Spanish, Yoga, Music and Movement, in class visitors, and in-house “field trips”. From petting zoos to magicians, farmers markets to entertainers, your child will be delightedNo surprise fees! We feel it’s important for parents to obtain high-quality care at an affordable price, and all the enrichment is included in your tuition 

Small Class Sizes And
Individualized Attention

Our classrooms are uniquely designed for one small group of each age. Having one Lead Teacher for each small class allows for individualized attention. Combining our rich learning environment with our intentional teaching maximizes the personal experience your child will receive at our school. 

Warm Family
Atmosphere

Though dedicated to academic excellence, we don’t sacrifice even an ounce of care, attention, and socialization necessary to nurture toddlers and preschoolers into their school age years. 

Stay in touch with your child’s day-to-day
with our Procare connect parents app

Stay informed of your child’s health and well-being with our parent communication app, “Procare Connect.”  Get real-time updates and fun pictures of your child’s day-to-day, such as a cute picture of artwork they’ve only just completed! 

Programs

Infants

Pre-K

School Age

Before & After Care

What Learn Smart Parents Are Saying

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Megan M.

My daughter started about 2 months ago and she absolutely loves it here. The teachers are great and they really care about the kids. Daily updates are sent through an app, and my daughter is always smiling while learning or dancing.Truly couldn't recommend a better school. Thank you Learn Smart!!

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Cassandre Ractliffe

My daughter started this week and we could not be more pleased! The teachers are all so great and they have a great individual approach to each kid. The menu is great for kids and healthy. I also love the App they use to keep you informed on the day.

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Sharvil Katwala

This is the best pre-school/day care/summer camp in Rutherford area. We enrolled my daughter here for the summer camp and she loved it. Miss Giselle and Mr David operate this facility very efficiently and they treat all kids as their own. Very clean, nice staff and good value for money. Highly recommend it!!

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Armando Morell

This school has the most professional Faculty of any educational institution we have ever put our kids in. Not only do they maintain a healthy and balanced education for the children, they make it a fun environment where our kids never want to leave and are excited to go to school every morning. I recommend anybody that can travel to bring their children here all year-round.

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Manuela Henderson

We couldn't be happier with the attention and care our 2 boys receive at this center. We moved from Europe and adapting the kids to the English language is a challenge the whole team of teachers has helped us a lot. My older one is going the Kidergarten Center now but they still pick him up for the aftercare program. This is a great place with lots of TLC for our kids. Also the price is Great!

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Loreen Duran

My daughter has been attending this Preschool for about 5 months and she absolutely loves it. We could not be anymore pleased with the amazing service the staff provides.

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Jennifer Santiago

Very loving daycare! Wish I would have found them sooner! Love the hours and the fresh cooking. They are clean and have a great curriculum!

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Rebekah Ruppe

Both my children (preschool and afterschool) go to LearnSmart. The school director, Ms. Yiselle, is an effective communicator and replies promptly to inquires. The entire staff are caring and professional. I feel at ease knowing my children are here when I have to be at work.

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Ivana Pino

So professional. The director and staff cater to every child’s needs and put the parents’ minds at ease. 10/10 would recommend!

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Leidys Rodriguez

My son truly enjoy going to this day care (Learn Smart Preschool ). Great summer camp program

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sevval cakir

We tried couple pre school and we did not saticify but this preschool/daycare is really good. My sister did not speak before this daycare and now she speak really good. She communicate and when she goes outside, she behave. I love the staff of this pre school. They are really lovely.

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Catalina Calderon

(Translated by Google) This place has been a blessing for me as a mother, because I know that my children are well taken care of. The teachers and the director are very kind, have experience and are always aware of the children. They help them with homework and have fun activities appropriate for their age. And they do not give them trinkets to eat, but the snacks are very healthy. I totally recommend this daycare. (Original) Este lugar ha sido una bendición para mí como mamá, pues sé que mis hijos están bien cuidados. Los profesores y la directora son muy amables, tienen experiencia y siempre están pendientes de los niños. Les ayudan con las tareas y tienen actividades divertidas y apropiadas para su edad. Y no les dan chucherías para comer, sino que los snacks son bien saludables. Totalmente recomiendo este daycare.

Convenient Location

Our secure facility is conveniently located just blocks from the Rutherford Train Station, offering both ease and comfort for your childcare needs. In addition, we are easily accessible from Rte. 3, Rte. 17 and Rte. 21 making your commute a breeze, especially for parents who work in other cities or towns.

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