Skip to main content

Preschool Program

Thank you for your interest in the Children’s Day School preschool program. We are a full-time, 5-day-per-week preschool that follows the guidelines for early childhood teaching developed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). You can learn more about our preschool curriculum here.

The application deadline for families interested in preschool enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year was December 13, 2018. If you are interested in submitting a late application for preschool for the 2019-2020 school year, please contact Kristina Berman, Assistant Director of Enrollment Management, at (415) 861-5432 x337 for information about the process for late applicants.

For those families who applied by the application deadline of December 13, admission decisions will be emailed on Thursday, March 12, 2019. Families receiving an enrollment offer will have until Thursday, March 19, 2019, at 10 a.m. to decide if they wish to accept the offer. 

If you are interested in preschool enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year, please check back here after August 31, 2019 for information on our admission procedures, including tour and Open House dates, application deadlines, and other admission information. For enrollment in fall of 2020, preschool applicants must be 3 years old by August 31, 2020 and must be potty-trained. If you have questions, please contact Diane Larrabee, Director of Enrollment Management, at (415) 861-5432 x322.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Children’s Day School admits students without reference to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, financial aid program, and athletic and school-administered programs.