Katherine Michiels Elementary School: 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.
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At Katherine Michiels Elementary School, we place 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. Scholarships are available. KMS owns a camp outside of Yosemite where it offers outdoor education instruction to students.
Education Programs: - Infant Program (ages 24 months to 3 years)
- Preschool (2 - 4 years).
- 2 Year Kindergarten (4 - 5 years)
- Elementary School (1st through to 5th grades).
In addition to a rigorous academic program, the arts have been integrated into the curriculum:
* Students learn healthy, organic cooking in our state-of-the-art kitchen.
* A Spanish language and culture component is provided which offers educational travel immersion trips to Mexico.
* Students benefit from a variety of dance opportunities including instruction from professional dance troups in the San Francisco area.
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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School, West Hills
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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School is a pre-K to 6th grade private school in West Hills in the West San Fernando Valley Region of Los Angeles. Opened nearly 50 years ago, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran School has a proud history of educating children in a small, nurturing environment with high academic standards. Students go on to some of LA's best secondary programs.
Each year, our 6th grade graduates move on to the region’s top public middle schools - gaining acceptance to prestigious programs for high achievers. Many are also accepted to the area’s most prominent private schools. We admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin.
Our curriculum provides children with a sound foundation in all core subject areas. Graduating students are well-prepared for middle school, private / public. We provide an environment in which children develop strong moral character. Children learn the value of helping others and learn to appreciate and value the differences among individuals.
Shepherd of the Valley is fully accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and also by the ELEA (Evangelical Lutheran Education Association).
Located on Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA, near the Bay, Presidio Knolls School is a non-profit Mandarin-immersion Reggio Emilia inspired pre-school. Our school comprises of a dedicated, generous group of parents and teachers who are committed to providing a multi-lingual, multi-cultural English and Mandarin Chinese environment where children can freely develop their gifts and interests. Since the inception of the school in February 2008, the faculty and parents have been working very hard to realize these goals. We serve families from Chinatown, Cow Hollow, Russian Hill, Pacific Heights and throughout San Fransico Bay communities.
Since the school was established, we have made great strides in implementing a Reggio Emilia inspired teaching philosophy in a Mandarin immersion classroom. To facilitate language reinforcement at home, we have produced and published weekly Youtube videos of Mandarin songs and stories. The teachers have also infused Chinese traditions, such as ancient poetry and festival celebrations, into the program to foster cultural awareness and expose our children to more sophisticated vocabularies.
West Hollywood Children's Academy offers year-round preschool, kindergarten and first grade programs in the West Hollywood Area of Los Angeles CA. We strive to provide children with a high quality academic program in a safe and nurturing environment. Intellectual, emotional, social, and physical development is the primary concern of the staff and the administration of West Hollywood Children’s Academy.
At West Hollywood Children's Academy, our basic philosophy has enabled the school to develop an atmosphere that stresses the right of each individual to be different and unique while developing confidence, mutual respect and a degree of co-operation, allowing each child to strive for higher academic achievements and to grow in self-esteem.
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St. Mary’s School is a non-profit, non-denominational, co-educational Christian day school dedicated to excellence in an atmosphere of cultural respect and global interaction. Located in Aliso Viejo, South Orange County, CA, St. Mary’s School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin. We promote the life-long practice of learning, leading and serving to prepare our students for the world.
Our goal when considering emotional development is to surround the child with a positive environment. As a Christian “family”, we can provide support to help and guide the child through the stages of development.
We emphasize honesty, integrity, effort and self-discipline, and we expect our students to leave us with a true understanding of their own value and potential. Since opening in 1994, St. Mary’s has played an integral part in the educational development of thousands of children.
Located in Costa Mesa, Orange County CA, Coastal Children's Learning Center provides preschool and Pre-K classes for children ages 18 months to 6 years. Our program is a learn-through-play, developmental course which follows the High Scope Curriculum. We are licensed for 39 children and have 8 staff members, and strive to maintain a low ratio of 1:8. We also offer a day care service.
We believe that learning is most effective for children when it is provided through ‘play’. Play is the child’s work, where education is life. With this in mind, we will provide intellectual stimulation through a variety of new experiences where the teacher becomes a facilitator to problem solving in each child’s world.