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Holy Family Day Home, San Francisco:
For more than 100 years, Holy Family Day Home has been a pioneer in providing educational development for young children while nurturing positive interaction with their families. We offer first class Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten Programs in San Francisco. We are proud to serve families in the Castro, Central East, Mission, Buena Vista and neighbouring Bay Area communities. We partner with parents and guardians to encourage healthier families, build a foundation for lifelong achievement and open doors to a rewarding future. As the Day Home embarks on another century of service, we remain committed to fostering an environment of limitless possibilities for our students. We were named the highest quality childcare center in San Francisco by the California Department of Education in 2002. We serve Bay Area families from a diverse socio-economic background.

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Accreditation:

Photo of Preschool / Child Care in San Francisco CAHoly Family Day Home is proud to be one of the very few San Francisco early education providers to be fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

We Provide:
• Care for 21 infants and toddlers, 12 –24 months, at our Minna Street site
• Pre-school and kindergarten for 150 children, ages 2–6 years, at our Dolores Street site in newly constructed state of the art campus
• Professional teaching staff
• Multi-cultural, eclectic curriculum utilizing CA Dept. of Education DRDP's.
• Daily nutrition program includes breakfast, lunch and snack
• Free health screenings
• Foster Grandparents program
• Referrals for affordable health care

What We Believe:

Central to our Dolores Street Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten Program is our belief that children's self-esteem is based on pride in their culture, appreciation of their feelings, celebration of their uniqueness and the experience of success. We also believe that family is the primary influence on the child's growth and development; cooperative efforts of parents and staff working together as a team are essential.

Education Programs:
- Infant Program
- Toddler Program
- Preschool Program
- Kindergarten Program

Additionally:
- We also provide a Health Program and a Family Support Center.

Educational Philosophy:

Image of Preschool / Child Care in San Francisco CA1. To foster joy and love in the child's heart for learning and school.
2. To recognize play as our main device in teaching our children, because it is an essential part of growth and expression.
3. To recognize each child as an individual and encourage cooperation and sharing.
4. To encourage problem solving and patience through independent thinking.
5. To provide non-sexist and multi-ethnic images and literature, and to avoid stereotyped judgments and aspirations.
6. To encourage love and respect for other life forms that shares our earth.
7. To encourage self-esteem for a strong, confident, and wise child.
8. To work in partnership with the child's parents to promote the growth and development of the child.

Rewarding Future for the Community:

We partner with parents and guardians to encourage healthier families, build a foundation for lifelong achievement and open doors to a rewarding future.

As the Day Home embarks on another century of service, we remain committed to fostering an environment of limitless possibilities for the children of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Address: 299 Dolores Street, San Francisco, California , USA
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Trinity School
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Trinity School, established in 1961, is a co-educational, independent Episcopal day school offering preschool through to elementary school programs, with two campus locations in Menlo Park in San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Early Childhood Program (ECP 3 & 4) is located at our lower campus at 330 Ravenswood Road, Menlo Park, and ECP for JK through to Grade 5 is located at our upper campus at 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park CA.

Trinity School embodies and brings to life the highest standards for developing critical thinking in children. Our faculty ushers the child's intellectual and spiritual growth through a rigorous curriculum carefully crafted to empower students to think, believe, and act.

The small size of the school, one class per grade, means that each child in the community is well known and has an important role that grows over time. As an Episcopal school, Trinity School is rooted in a tradition that values cultivation of the mind, spiritual inquiry, diversity, and service. The legacy of a Trinity education is a curious mind and a discerning heart. We are very proud as our graduates embark on their middle school experience in the area's best schools.
- Early Childhood program for ages 3-4 years
- ECP Junior Kindergarten program
- Kindergarten to Grade 5 program
- Elementary School program
- Extended Care program

* We provide a rigorous curriculum that reinforces our students' intrinsic desires to learn.
* Our innovative program features specialist teachers for science / garden, library, advanced math, Spanish, music, art, physical education, and religious studies.
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)
Turning Point School, Culver City
Courses / Programs
Located in Culver City in Western Los Angeles County, CA, Turning Point School offers preschool (from 2 years, 10 months), kindergarten, elementary and middle programs through to 8th grade, as well as before and after school programs and summer camp.

At Turning Point School, we strive to address the comprehensive educational needs of the whole, multi-faceted child. Here, the child is the focus, the teacher the facilitator. In an intimate and focused learning environment, students are able to realize their individual potential.

Through a variety of methods and in a diversity of environments, students build upon their individual strengths. They develop skills for sound judgment and learn how to learn, developing, as they go, their own understanding of the world. By making it relevant to them personally, by helping them reflect on who they are and how they, as individual citizens, can apply their knowledge, we release them solidly into the world.

Students emerge from Turning Point School self-assured in the quality of their ideas and actions, confident in their abilities, and well prepared for the path ahead.
* Education programs from primary (from 2 years 10 months) through to 8th grade:

- Primary and Kindergarten programs
- Elementary School programs
- Middle School programs
- Before and After School programs
- Summer Camp programs

* Our curriculum includes reading and literature, writing mechanics, math, science, social studies, visual arts, performing arts, technology, foreign languages, athletics and human & heath development
The University Of Children Montessori School, Inglewood
Courses / Programs
The University Of Children Montessori School, located in Inglewood, South Bay, LA, California, is a Montessori School offering programs to newborns through fifth graders. Since 1965, the University Of Children has been a trusted source of quality education for young scholars. Our unique environment is designed to give each child a solid educational framework. However, we know that an enjoyable hands-on learning environment is conducive to optimal development, and that’s why we make sure our young scholars have fun too!
- Newborn Through Fifth Grade
- Hands-On Environment
- Individual Instruction
- Computers
- Gym and Dance Lessons
- Full- and Half-Day Programs
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- Visitors Are Always Welcome
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St. James' Episcopal School
Courses / Programs
St. James' Episcopal School is a private, Christian elementary school in the heart of the Mid-Wilshire District of Los Angeles, CA. We offer a rigorous academic program for kindergarten through to Grade 6 and have a proud tradition of academic excellence. Our program challenges and motivates students to become independent, resourceful learners.

St. James' seeks to enroll students with strong academic potential and intellectual curiosity who will bring a wide variety of talents, skills, interests, and backgrounds to the school community. We at St. James' feel that children benefit and thrive in a well-organized, teacher-centered learning environment.

St. James' Episcopal School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and certified by the Commission on Schools of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.
Kindergarten & Elementary School programs:

- A rigorous academic program for kindergarten through to grade six, in a caring environment grounded in the Christian Faith.

- The curriculum is rich in content. The subject matter is varied and engaging, providing opportunities to stretch each child's abilities.

- After-School Enrichment program
Almaden Country School
Courses / Programs
Almaden Country School (ACS) is a nonsectarian, independent school in South San Jose that offers preschool, elementary and middle school programs for students from 4 years of age through to 8th grade. Our school is centrally located on Trinidad Drive in San Jose in Santa Clara County at the southern end of San Francisco Bay.

On average, 9 in 10 ACS graduates are admitted to selective private high schools (86% – Average score on the Catholic High School Placement Exam and 85% – Average National Percentile Ranking on Stanford Achievement Test for ACS 7th and 8th graders).

We are proud that in 2009 and 2010, our preschool, elementary, and middle school were voted “Best of Best” by Bay Area Parent magazine. Our highly regarded school, which has more than 400 students, believes that each child has unique capabilities and talents.

We offer Personal Learning Plans for every student; our Character and Competence program for developing strong, ethical leaders; small class sizes; a broad and challenging curriculum including a full enrichment program of art, music, drama, hands-on science, foreign language, and P.E.; and passionate teachers who are devoted to the children they serve.
Preschool, elementary and middle school programs for students from 4 years through to 8th Grade:

- Preschool program: This includes Begindergarten (four-year-old preschool), Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

- Elementary School program: This is made up of the Foundation Program for Grades 1–3, and the Intermediate Program for grades 4 and 5.

- Middle School program: This program includes years 6th-8th Grade.

Also:
- Enrichment program
- Extended Care program
- Summer Camp program