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Little Star Preschool Too

1105 Quintara Street
San Francisco, CA 94116

Phone:
(415) 731-7933

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Little Star Preschool 'Too' offers a state licensed preschool and Pre-Kindergarten program. Both programs are designed to make a positive contribution to your child's intellectual, social, emotional and physical development. A well-planned and flexible program includes teacher-directed activities as well as time for individual exploration and free play. At Little Star Preschool 'Too' the learning process is always in a happy and stimulating learning environment. Our professional, caring staff hold degrees in Early Childhood Education and meet state licensing requirements.

A Typical Day

There is structured and unstructured time in the program. Structured time is circle time (singing, stories, and movement) and learning center time (teacher-directed activities that are theme-oriented). Unstructured time is indoor and outdoor playtime.

7:15-9:30 a.m. -- Free choice activities; 9:30-10:00 a.m. -- Clean up, breakfast; 10:00-10:30 a.m. --Circle time (story, music, sharing & calendar);
10:30-11:45 a.m. -- Learning centers;
11:45-1:00 p.m. -- Outdoor play, second language, clean-up;
1:00-2:00 p.m. -- Lunch, brush teeth, clean-up;
2:00-4:00 p.m. -- Nap;
4:00-4:15 p.m. -- Put away cots, snack;
4:15-5:30 p.m. -- Outdoor play, clean-up;
5:30-6:00 p.m. -- Free choice activities.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • 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
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school