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Parkside Preschool & Kindergarten

2425 19th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94116

(415) 564-6250


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The staff and administrators of Parkside Preschool and Kindergarten are dedicated to using our creativity, patience and teaching skills to help with the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development and growth of the children placed in our care.

A Typical Day

Depending on the age of the children, the younger ones start the day by having individual activities, clean up and breakfast. With outdoor play, group time, basic skills, concepts and arts and crafts.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

We provide parent teacher conferences twice a year to let the parents know how their children are doing and give suggestions on how they can improve.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • 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
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation

Handling Separation: From the Director

Our staff are prepared to give a lot of caring support to help the child adjust to the school.