About Us

Southwood Learning Center has been serving the children of BCS since 1985. Come see us today and experience the difference of a small town family school, with a globally accepted Montessori curriculum.

Why Choose Us?

Our Montessori program helps prepare your child for a lifetime of love of learning and respect for self, others and the environment. Our certified and trained Montessori teachers recognize the individuality of each student and prepare a classroom focused on grace and courtesy where children can explore areas in math, language, science, geography, sensorial exploration, and practical life skills.

Programs

Seedling

Stepping Stones

Children’s House

Montessori Education with Experience

Our Story

In 1981, Syed and Muneer Hyder left all they knew behind to chase the American Dream. They had left India several years earlier and after spending some time in the United Kingdom, they decided to settle down in College Station, Texas with their young family and high hopes for the future.

Muneer Hyder was a teacher whose mission was to positively impact the lives of young children. The couple decided to buy a small run down day care center and invest all of their time and energy into making it into one of Bryan’s best pre-schools. Kiddie Castle Children’s Center was the result of that commitment to the education and nurturance of young children….

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Southwood Learning Center has been serving the children of BCS since 1985. Founded by Syed and Muneer Hyder, our mission is to positively impact the lives of young children by providing a nurturing environment and a globally accepted Montessori curriculum.

Southwood Learning Center stands out because of its small town family school atmosphere combined with a Montessori curriculum. Our certified and trained Montessori teachers create a classroom focused on grace and courtesy, recognizing each student’s individuality, and fostering a love of learning, self-respect, respect for others, and environmental awareness.

We offer programs for children in different age groups:
Seedling: A program designed for toddlers transitioning from home to preschool, focusing on sensory awareness and patience.
Stepping Stones: A classroom that fosters toddlers’ natural curiosity, independence, and exploration.

You can explore our Montessori philosophy section on our website to gain a deeper understanding of the principles and benefits it offers for your child’s education.

Absolutely! We encourage you to schedule a tour of our facilities to see firsthand the nurturing environment and Montessori curriculum we provide. Contact us to arrange a convenient time.

We have received positive feedback from parents who appreciate the loving and caring environment at Southwood Learning Center. They value the strong educational foundation and life skills their children are gaining through our Montessori curriculum and the family-friendly atmosphere.