Spanish lessons for kids in Santa Clara County CA: After-school Spanish programs in San Jose CA, Spanish immersion preschool. Spanish language classes for toddlers, preschoolers & young children in South Bay Area.
Pasitos School: With two locations in San Jose CA (South Bay Area), Pasitos School is an innovative Spanish immersion private school where kids ages 2-5 years learn Spanish conversational skills during the key period when children’s language acquisition skills are most dynamic. Courses include Young Explorer (ages 2-3) and Preschool (ages 2-5), and dedicated Spanish immersion summer camps.
Young Explorers Program: - For children ages 24 - 36 months (Offered at Pasitos Central location only)
In this program, our teachers work with individual children to build cognitive skills as well as building upon their social and emotional development.
Each day features appropriate activities to help foster their physical growth and improve their fine and gross motor skills.
Preschool Program: - For children ages 2 years & 9 months - Kindergarten (Offered at Pasitos West and Pasitos Central)
This program teaches English pre-reading skills as well as offering Spanish oral communication skills.
If your child stays full-day, he or she will participate in the above half day program and take the remainder of the day in Spanish. Here, we continue to facilitate play based learning through free play indoors and outdoors.
Before/After School Program: - For Kindergarten - 5th Grade students (Offered at Pasitos Central location only)
The Before School Program provides a safe and fun environment to help our children prepare for the school day ahead.
The After School Program supports and extends the learning that is done in the regular school day.
Additional Summer Programs: - Summer Camps for School Age (K-5th Grade) - Summer Program (2-5 years)
Seesaw Studio in San Francisco is a creative studio offering imaginative education classes and workshops for infants (from birth up), children and teens and their families. Our unique workshops and groups explore the multiple intelligences (i.e., language play groups, friendship skills, arts and crafts, dance, martial arts).
Curtis School is an independent K-6 elementary school at the summit of the Santa Monica Mountains in Los Angeles, serving families in Encino, Santa Monica, Beverly Glen and surrounding communities. Curtis is a family school of happy children, enthusiastic teachers, supportive administrators, and active parent volunteers. Working together in a warm, nurturing environment, we pursue our educational goal of "a sound mind in a sound body governed by a compassionate heart." Curtis offers a traditional academic curriculum while adapting new advances in technology and teaching methods.
Our goal is to inspire a love of learning in all of our students that will motivate them to reach their highest academic potential in the years to follow Curtis. We prepare our students for some of the most rigorous secondary schools in Los Angeles where Curtis graduates consistently succeed. As a family school, we accept children with a variety of learning styles, requiring a corresponding diversity of teaching methods in order for effective learning to occur for all. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
- Kindergarten Program
- Elementary School Program
- Lower Elementary School Program
- Upper Elementary School Program.
* The core academic subjects of language arts, math, social studies and science are complemented by specialist classes in art, music or performing arts, PE, as well as a wide range of enrichment opportunities and experiences.
Meher Montessori School in Altadena (approximately 14 miles from downtown Los Angeles) in Southern CA, is an AMI accredited Montessori school serving children from two and a half through six years of age. Young children who attend our AMI accredited school can learn many academic subjects with ease and joy.
The Montessori materials offer the children experiences with phonics, geography, the decimal system, addition, subtraction, geometry, botany, reading, writing, art and other subjects. Because of these excellent academic opportunities, children are usually at traditional first or second grade level when they leave our primary classrooms and enter our elementary program.
Albany Preschool is a parent co-operative preschool located at Masonic and Solano in Albany, CA. We admit children from age 2 years and 9 months through kindergarten age. We are licensed to have 24 children in the classroom at one time. The morning participation program runs Monday through Friday from 9 am-noon. The afternoon preschool program runs Monday through Friday from noon to 3 pm. Extended care is offered from 3 pm to 5 pm Monday through Friday. The summer program may differ.
At Albany Preschool, children are treated with respect and direct their own play activities in a rich, varied environment. Professional staff and parents work together to create a child-centered program addressing the varied physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs of the children. Each day, children experience self-directed play in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.
We are located two doors North of Solano Avenue on Masonic Avenue in Albany. Masonic is immediately West of the BART tracks, three blocks East of San Pablo.
Katherine Michiels Elementary School is located on Guerrero Street between 25th Street and 26th Street in San Francisco's Mission District. We are easily accessible from both the 101 Freeway (via Cesar Chavez St.) and from the 280 northbound (via the San Jose exit). (KMS) is taking the lead in developing a progressive curriculum where art, music, dance, Spanish, language, outdoor education and creative writing are core to an academic program that is project based and specific to each of our learners.
Our unique curriculum takes inspiration from Mel Levine, Slingerland, Reggio Emilia Project Based Learning and similar techniques. Our program places a strong emphasis on social, academic and emotional development. We encourage children to take responsibility for themselves and others; and allow them freedom to develop a strong sense of self. Students benefit from a variety of dance opportunities including instruction from professional dance troups in the San Francisco area.
KMS owns a camp outside of Yosemite where it offers outdoor education instruction to students. Scholarships are available.
Merit Academy in Soquel, near the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay in Santa Cruz County, CA is an independent school accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) (for grades 9th-12th). The Academy provides a carefully designed courseload that incorporates the core learning desires of the students and embraces the full spectrum of learning from Merit Academy's kindergarten through 12th grade curriculum. Merit Academy offers Honors courses for students who are high achievers. Honors courses offer a challenge above and beyond our college prep courses.
MERIT exists as an education institution that focuses on the provision of educational advisory to the general public. We provide consultation to both parents and students in engaging and advancing the student's future, an individualized approach for personal interests. In addition to the Academy, MERIT also offers comprehensive educational services that enhance skills and provide guidance for students who want a greater education. These services extend from study skills to private tutoring, college admissions through graduate school, and even home schooling curriculum & alternatives.
- Kindergarten through to 12th Grade Independent School offering a Preschool Program, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Internships that start in 9th grade and Honors courses for students who are high achievers.
- There is one student per class.
- Teachers teach directly to that one student, so there’s no way to slip through the cracks.
- The classes move at a level appropriate for each student.