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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 2020-2021 school year was December 16, 2019. If you are interested in submitting a late application for preschool for the 2020-2021 school year, please contact Diane Larrabee, Director of Enrollment Management, at 415-861-5432 x322 for information about the process for late applicants.

For those families who applied by the application deadline of December 16, admission decisions will be emailed on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Families receiving an enrollment offer will have until Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 10 a.m. to decide if they wish to accept the offer.

If you are interested in preschool enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year, please check back here after August 31, 2020 for information on our admission procedures, including tour and Open House dates, application deadlines, and other admission information. For enrollment in fall of 2021, preschool applicants must be 3 years old by August 31, 2021 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 of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, financial aid program, athletic and other school-administered programs.