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Merit Academy, Soquel:
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 seeks students who want to learn at a deeper level, students who aren’t afraid of giving 100% of their energy, students who love to travel, students who appreciate the attention and guidance of one-on-one classroom instruction, and students who are willing to dedicate themselves to realizing their full potential.

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Closely Monitored Progress:

Photo of Private School / Tutoring in Santa Cruz County, CaliforniaThere 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. You won’t have to wonder whether your child is participating in class discussions or whether the teacher is engaging your child; these concerns are nonexistent at Merit.

Merit's teachers and director keep close tabs on each student’s progress. Teachers report directly to Merit’s Director about each student’s work. The director meets with each student once per week to ensure that the student is making good progress, enjoying their classes, and using their time wisely. If a student looks like they might fall behind, they are able to receive extra tutoring.

Education Programs:

- 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.
- 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.

Education Services:
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 and alternatives.

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Address: Merit Educational Consultants LLC 2392 North Rodeo Gulch Road Soquel, CA 95073, Santa Cruz County, California , USA
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First United Methodist Church Preschool, Upland
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated in Upland, San Bernardino County CA, First United Methodist Church Preschool provides early childhood education programs to children ages 2 years, 6 months old to 5 years of age. Classes are held from 8:45-11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday as well as 12:45 – 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, with a variety of enrollment options available.

Our preschool program was established as a service to the families and children of our area communities. Our quality curriculum emphasizes teaching the whole child by seeking to provide opportunities for the social, mental, physical, and spiritual development of the child. Active play is balanced with quiet activity to prevent fatigue and over stimulation.

We are located on the corner of Euclid Avenue and C Street in beautiful historic downtown Upland. We have been accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. NAEYC, Washington, DC State Lic# 360900330. We have also been a proud recipient of the national award for quality.

Within a Christian atmosphere, the staff seeks to teach readiness skills in reading, math and writing, a beginning exploration of science, music and art appreciation and a weekly language experience in Spanish. Creative play, traffic safety, field trips, nutritional morning snacks and interdenominational Christian education are also part of the program.
Christian preschool programs for kids ages 2.5 - 5:

- Readiness skills in reading, math & writing
- Amazing Athletes Program
- Art Appreciation
- Music Appreciation
- Science Appreciation
- Spanish Language Experience

Optional “Early Start” 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m. and “Lunch Bunch” 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. programs are offered as well.
Seven Arrows Elementary School
Courses / Programs
Seven Arrows Elementary School is a co-educational, kindergarten through to sixth grade school in Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles, CA. Pacific Palisades is situated on the Westside of LA, along the Pacific Coast north of Santa Monica, south of Malibu and east of Brentwood. Seven Arrows Elementary School is an outgrowth of Little Dolphins by the Sea Preschool, established 13 years ago in nearby Temescal Canyon.

Our school draws its inspiration from the multicultural arts and education program developed at Little Dolphins by the Sea. The school further emphasizes learning in science, math, and other arenas. We currently enroll approximately 100 students with a total of 19 teaching staff.

Seven Arrows Elementary cultivates a diverse multicultural community of students, teachers, and parents. Our low student to classroom teacher ratio allows us to work hand in hand as partners with our students and their families to promote a safe, harmonious and supportive learning environment.
- All elementary school required courses for grades Kindergarten through to 6th grade.

- Our core curriculum consists of Mathematics, Science, Global Cultural History and Geography, and an Integrated Language Arts Program that includes Reading, Writing, Grammar, and Speaking and Listening.

- We also employ professionals to teach specialty classes such as: Drama, Spanish, Music, Karate, Dance, Physical Education & Art.
First School of the Desert
Courses / Programs
First School of the Desert provides a successful and well established approach to preschool education. First School offers preschool / childcare programs at three Southern California city locations. Our campuses are conveniently located throughout the Coachella Valley in Cathedral City, Palm Springs and La Quinta in Riverside County. Your child will experience an intimate learning atmosphere unparalleled by any other desert preschool program, in an environment of perfect balance of academic and social instruction.

With high but realistic standards, our program is designed to give your child a solid academic foundation. In a stimulating and creative atmosphere, the small class size will encourage your child to listen, learn and interact, with each class being tailored for your child’s specific age. We maintain a six to one ratio (children / teacher) in our toddler classes (18 months), and a 12 to one ratio in all preschool classrooms, so every child gets the personal and individual attention required.

Your child's health and safety are paramount and that is why all of our staff members are certified in Pediatric C.P.R. and in California Childcare Preventive Health and Safety.
Preschool / Childcare programs:

- Toddler classes
- Preschool classes

* Structured education program provides your child with a solid academic foundation.

* In addition to the academic approach, we develop your children's social skills. Your child will learn the important skill of socialization among his or her peers

* We have designed a stimulating, engaging and creative atmosphere.

* All activities lead to exciting learning experiences.
Delphi Academy of Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Delphi Academy of Los Angeles is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian day school offering a preschool through high school program on one campus.

The campus is located in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest in the equestrian community of Lake View Terrace in the San Fernando Valley region.

Academics focus on providing students with a solid grounding in the basics, a rich and challenging hands-on curriculum, and the ability to study purposefully and independently.

The Delphi program includes a fully rounded curriculum available for all age levels. Even the very youngest students are exposed to basic concepts of science, history, and the various humanities.

A rigorous mastery of the basics forms the core of the curriculum, with the complete program developing a wide spectrum of skills and knowledge in cultural, scientific and social subjects.

In addition to traditional academic subjects, students get training in practical areas such as communication, manners, computers, nutrition and organization.

Delphi Academy of Los Angeles admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.

Parent Testimonial:

"I am so grateful that a school like Delphi exists. The academic program is challenging and it makes the study of vital subjects (like reading and math) absolutely fun and rewarding.”
- Elementary School Parent
Coeducational K-12 Programs:

• Preschool
• Lower School
• Elementary School
• Middle School
• Upper School
• Summer Programs
• English Immersion Program for International Students (Academic Year)
• English Immersion Camps (Spring, Summer & Winter - 4 weeks to 3 months)
Yew Chung International School
Courses / Programs
Yew Chung Education Foundation comprises of schools located all over China and Yew Chung International School in Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Founded in 1932, we offer biligual (English / Mandarin) education from preschool through High School at our schools in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Chongqing. Our mission is to educate the international student to become a 21st Century citizen.

In Yew Chung, our children will excel intellectually, physically, and spiritually. Our children will understand enormous amount of knowledge, absorb the best of Eastern and Western cultures, be open minded, be confident, be sensitive, and most importantly be lifelong learners. This is our Yew Chung's commitment to you.
- Silicon Valley, CA offers preschool through to Fifth Grade.

- Hong Kong offers preschool through to Grade 12.

- Shanghai offers preschool through to Grade 12.

- Chongqing offers preschool through to Grade 12.

- Beijing offers preschool through to Grade 12.
Caterpillar Cottage Preschool, Lake Balboa
Courses / Programs
Caterpillar Cottage Preschool, in the Los Angeles district of Encino, southern San Fernando Valley, is a neighborhood-based early childhood education school that provides a play-based preschool program with an eclectic curriculum for kids ages 2.5 - 5 years.

Our school is located in Lake Balboa at 17214 Cantlay Street. Our programs are open to children from Los Angeles communities that include West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Encino, Van Nuys, Reseda, Northridge and North Hills.
Morning Preschool & Kindergarten Readiness Programs 8am to 12 noon:

- Ages 2.5 - 5 years
- 5 Day Preschool (Monday through Friday)
- 3 Day Preschool (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
- 2 Day Preschool (Tuesday, Thursday)