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Happy Day Preschool

809 Taraval Street
San Francisco, CA 94121

(415) 564-7999

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

Day in the Life

General School Mission

All children welcome. We create a nurturing and fun environment. We are a bilingual school providing Chinese and English speaking teachers. We focus on both play and quiet time.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

We can talk to parents at pick up and drop off. Parents can call at any time.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Parents in classroom early on

Handling Separation: From the Director

Teachers spend more time with new children helping them acclimate to class room. Parents can stay to help child feel comfortable.