The Growing Room at Neil Armstrong


Competitive tuition rates, great teachers and a unique curriculum can be part of your child's day where learning is fun! Join us before and after school in a safe and nurturing environment. Childcare is personal at The Growing Room. Come experience the difference! Special needs children are welcome.



  • Families are able to choose the tuition option that best suits their needs.
  • The Growing Room admits all elementary school-age children regardless of race, color, nationality, or religious background.

Neil Armstrong Staff


Teacher Spotlight

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Mr. Pratt, PE Teacher

Q: What is your Favorite color?

A: Blue

Q: What are you going to be for Halloween?

A: Banana

Q: What is your favorite sport to play, and what is your favorite sport to watch?

A: Play Basket Ball, Watch Hockey

Q: What is your favorite type of candy?

A: Heath Bar

Q: What is your favorite book?

A: Auto biography of Sports Stars, Joe Montana

Q: What is your favorite activity for the kids to play during P.E.?

A: Egg Hunt

Q: What is your favorite animal?

A: Black Lab

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Cup Cakes from a bakery in Danville

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: Aladdin

Q: What is your favorite video game?

A: Call of Duty

Q: How long have you been teaching?

A: 5 years

Q: Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and what are their names?

A: Cat named Lady Kitty

Q: Have you had any other jobs other than being a P.E. teacher?

A: Sub teacher, camp concealer

Q: What high school did you go to and what year did you graduate?


Q: What college did you go to?

A: Cal State East Bay

Q: What’s your most embarrassing moment?

A: Lost a bet to the school kids and had to wear a purple dress to school

Q: What is your wife’s name?

A: Jackie

Q: Where is your favorite vacation spot?

A: Disneyland

Q: What is your daughters name and how old is she?

A: Addison, 2 in Dec.

Q; What’s your proudest moment?

A: Changing my daughter's diaper for the first time

Q: What year were you born?

A: 1985

Q: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

A: Florida

Q: When you were a kid, what was your favorite subject in school?

A: Math

Mr. Pratt, you are the best!

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Mrs. Maldonado, 5th Grade Teacher

Q: Who was your most memorable student?

A: I've never had a student I didn't like, so they are all memorable but, I do have one that still comes to visit me her name is Haley.

Q: What is your favorite store?

A: Macy's

Q: When is your birthday?

A: March 17th--St. Patrick's Day

Q: Have you had any job other than teaching?

A: Yes, I've been a swim teacher, waitress, a T. A., and I once had a job taking cars apart.

Q: What is your favorite board game?

A: Sorry! And Trouble, I like to push that little thing that drives everyone crazy!

Q: Who is your favorite Superhero?

A: I think Isis, or Wonder Woman

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to do when you grew up?

A:I never knew, I went to college for 8 years to try and figure it out.. But I always wanted to be a mommy!

Q: What is your favorite T.V. Show?

A: Zheng I was younger it was Happy Days and Saturday morning cartoons. Now I like to watch Sharks games. I don't watch T.V. very much

Q: If you could only eat one food what would it be?

A: Chocolate

Q: What college did you attend?

A: San Diego State and San Jose State

Q: Do you like teaching?

A: NO! Just kidding, I LOVE teaching! I love being around kids, they teach me too!

Thank you Mrs. Maldonado for letting us interview you, we had lots of fun getting to know you better!