Neighborhood Academy is by far the best child care option in Lubbock. In response to Melissa's post, yes, they are expensive but you are paying for quality child care. My son has been enrolled for almost 2 years and there has been very little staff turnaround. The class size is very small. There are only 8 children in each class for children under 18 months and there are two teachers. That is a 4 to 1 ratio ! Because they take fewer children, you have to pay a little more. I love the webcams in each room which allow me to check on my son throughout the day. The staff are all experienced and knowledgeable and many of them are certified teachers. I love the fact that they begin an academic curriculum begining with the 12 month olds. The Montesorri approach is used with children of every age, so the kids are constantly engaged and learning new things. As for the uniforms, almost every private school in the country requires children to wear uniforms. If you are looking for a regular daycare, look somewhere else. If you want excellent childcare and a private preschool look no further.