First United Methodist Church Preschool: Are you searching for quality early childhood education in the Upland CA area? Licensed by the State of California, our preschool is a church-operated school that was established as a service to the families and children of our area communities. We are located on the corner of Euclid Avenue and C Street in beautiful, historic downtown Upland. 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.
Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School is an Independent co-educational Jewish day school for grades K-6. We are located in Encino, California and serve several communities including Sherman Oaks, Encino, and Tarzana. The Day School offers a high academic program, a dynamic Jewish experience and bonding of friendships within a caring community. We are proud of our "top ranking accreditation status" from California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE).
We are all on a lifelong journey of discovery that is informed, enlivened, and enriched by academic achievement, spirituality, community, and personal growth. A superior elementary school-level foundation for this journey is the objective of Valley Beth Shalom Day School. In laying these paths, VBS Day School also nurtures key virtues and values. The VBS Day School faculty and staff are dedicated to creating a partnership between home and school that will enable each child to strive to reach his or her potential.
Academic Program covering subjects including Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, Technology, Physical Education and Science. Judaic Program featuring Modern Hebrew Language, History and Culture.
Pilgrim School, a division of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, is an ethnically and culturally diverse, independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school in Wilshire Center for students in preschool through to the twelfth grade. We are located approximately 3 - 4 miles west of downtown Los Angeles, CA. Pilgrim School offers a traditional college preparatory curriculum, emphasizing the mastery of fundamental skills and critical thinking at all levels, from preschool through high school. 100% of Pilgrim students are college bound. Over the past five years, students at Pilgrim School have received admission to major colleges and universities.
Our mission is to provide a superior interdisciplinary education, designed to enable students to attain the skills necessary to become self-sufficient, creative and independent thinkers, as well as responsible, ethical and socially conscious citizens.
Small classes ensure that all students receive extensive personal attention from professional and caring faculty and staff members. Pilgrim School is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS).
First School of the Desert is located in La Quinta in the Coachella Valley in Riverside County, Southern CA. We offer an intimate learning atmosphere unparalleled by any other desert preschool program by providing a successful and well established approach to preschool education. First School also offers preschool / childcare programs at 2 other city locations in the Coachella Valley, Riverside County - Cathedral City and Palm Springs. At First School, we provide a perfect balance of academic and social instruction.
At First School of the Desert, your child's health and safety is 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.
Our childcare programs are designed to give your child a solid academic foundation. In a stimulating environment, the small class size will encourage your child to learn and interact. Each class is 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. This enables each child to get the personal and individual attention they need to succeed.
Bay Area School of Enterprise (BASE) is a Charter Public School located on Third Street in Alameda, CA. The first youth-initiated charter high school in the country, BASE provides an environment in which youth take ownership of their own learning and change their own lives as they change the community around them.
BASE's approach to education, Enterprise Learning, is a developmental approach that integrates youth development practices, experiential education, constructivism, and traditional college preparatory learning. Enterprise Learning emphasizes project creation and performance as a tool to enhance personal efficacy, reading, writing and public speaking.
All students in the Bay Area (East Oakland, South Bay, San Francisco, Berkeley, Walnut Creek etc...) are eligible to enroll.
- BASE offers small class sizes, college preparation, community involvement, real world projects and leadership opportunities.
- The educational program at the BASE is based on “enterprise learning” - a project-based, hands-on approach that allows students to learn academic subjects and real-world skills through work on enterprises that they create and grow.
Child Unique Montessori School in Alameda, in the San Francisco Bay area, is an accredited private preschool and kindergarten (ages 2-6 years) with a strong emphasis on cultural subjects and arts. Child Unique Montessori School has a history of over 25 years of a commitment to fulfill the progressive needs of education and the emotional evolving needs of a child.
Child Unique Montessori School has always been a leader in challenging how a preschool / kindergarten can be in the world. Our underlying foundation, which enhances our Montessori philosophy, is a strong cultural curriculum and commitment to creating children who will be leaders of a peaceful, better world.
Child Unique Montessori School is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS). Our aim is to create a warm, loving, secure environment that fosters creativity, curiosity, self-confidence and independence so that students may become models of peace and can succeed in an evolving world. We are committed to maintaining an environment that creates a curiosity about learning, while engendering a love, respect and understanding of self and others.
At San Francisco International School, located in the Richmond District of San Francisco, we believe that childhood is a time to be treasured, and we are committed to providing an engaging, innovative and rigorous social, emotional and academic program for Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5 students.
We recognize and embrace each child's unique learning profile and provide numerous opportunities for children's creative, musical and other intelligences to shine. San Francisco International School is commited to serving families in Cole Valley, Buena Vista Park, Dolores Park, Golden Gate Heights, Central and Outer Richmond and surrounding communities throughout the Bay Area.
Students are engaged in their education, feel successful in the classroom and see each day as an opportunity to discover and learn. Above all else, our graduates are balanced, internationally-minded citizens who will navigate a changing world with integrity and confidence. San Francisco International School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender and disability. Join us and, together, we will raise a happy, balanced, internationally-minded child.
- Junior Kindergarten program
- Kindergarten program
- Elementary School program
- Lower School program
* Primary Years Program for Students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 5. Our curriculum is inspired by the International Baccalaureate (IB-PYP) program and we use the California State Standards as a guideline.
* Core Subjects include Math, Science, Language Arts, Global Education, Art, Music, Technology and P.E.