Palo Alto Preschool’s programs have programs for children ages two years old to first grade enter. Our philosophy for our staff is to provide an environment that will encourage maximum development for children. We proud our school with carefully choosing adults who truly care about children and ensure that when each child enters the school environment, he or she can find an adult who really, truly cares about him or her. Because we believe that in the world we may be just a teacher but to our students we are a Hero! As early childhood is a critical time in the development of children’s foundational perceptions of themselves, we have been acknowledge and respects the uniqueness of each child, Thus we accept each child as an individual, allowing for differences in skills and interests while encouraging well-rounded development in every facet of the child’s life.
Thank you for your interest in Palo Alto Preschool We are licensed with range age from two years old to first grade entry. We provide your child with an environment in which he or she will grow and develop to his or her fullest potential-intellectually, socially, physically, and emotionally. Together with a safe, nurturing, learning environment to develop a strong sense of self confidence and self-esteem in each child. We invite you to take a tour of our Preschool for the best preparation to a lifetime of learning.
The primary source of learning for young children is play and learning, in which they have opportunities to explore the world around them and develop new levels of competence. Here children will be able to enrich their learning as well as explore new and exciting experiences. They will also have the opportunity to expand their knowledge, to learn about their capabilities, and to develop positive ways to express themselves. We look forward to your child being a part of our school.
We are now taking applications for Lead Teachers, Aids and Teachers. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of Palo Alto preschool team.
Our staff is comprised of outstanding, inspiring, dedicated, and caring teachers. They all have met the California requirements for an E.C.E Teacher Permit with experience working with Toddler and preschoolers. All of them are CPR & First Aid certified. We designed our curriculum to develop the children with cognitive, social, emotional, and physical building blocks to develop a mentality to share with others while developing their self-confidence. We employ plenty of staff members to make sure the ratio is as low. We ensure that your child receives the attention he/she deserves.
Palo Alto Preschool’s programs include nutritionally snacks and a lunch. Children who arrive before 8:00am are given the opportunity to eat breakfast from school. We have a hot lunch program for our kids. Palo Alto Preschool offers variety program such as half-day and full-day programs. Parents may choose between morning and afternoon programs or a full-day program that is five days per week., we also provide drop-in, part-time and full-time care, so parents will get chance to tour our program.! Registration fee is a one-time fee. Enrollment Fee and Books and Materials Fee are billed every school year.
Our curriculum will teach the preschoolers with knowledge that exceeds California’s Academic State Standards. Children will be allowed to develop creativity, imagination and fine motor skills. We provide easel painting, crayons, water color, marking pens, etc. Students are encouraged to work independently, as well as cooperatively with their peers. We balance our curriculum with art, music, math, reading, science, physical education, and foreign language programs—As well as participate in circle and story time throughout the day.
We will have small groups to help in number recognition and discussion of basic mathematic concepts. The children are taught the concepts of measuring, sorting and counting objects. They should be able to recognize the sequence of numerical symbols. Teachers introduce math concepts through simple geometric shapes and counting. At the end of the preschool period children will be able to count in sequence to 30, sort by size, shape, and color and show interest in the clock and the time. Children will begin to think of uses for numbers. We will teach number recognition, handwriting, science, social studies, creative expression, and fine and gross motor activities. They will sing songs that help them recognize the letters of the alphabet. Talking together with Showing and telling at group circle time will help children develop confidence in them and cooperative with peers; children learn to express themselves orally and expand their vocabulary they use on a daily basis. At the end of the preschooler’s year, most of them will able to recognize upper and lower case letters, sounds associating with letters and have the ability to write their own names well.
Our Toddler Program serves children 2 years old to 3 years of age, while providing a 1 to 8, or better, ratio of teachers to children. We employ plenty of staff members to make sure the ratio is as low as 1 attendant per 8 children. We ensure that your child receives the attention he/she deserves. The Primary Caregiver carries out the daily schedule in a consistent, gentle, and timely way so that your child and caregiver have maximum interaction and build a close relationship.