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The Pre-K Academy

878 Lakewood Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

(408) 737-7022


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led, Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio-Emilia

From the Director:

The Pre-K Academy utilizes a "multi-philosophy program", combining the best elements from all the philosophies to make a fully rounded, complete program.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our multi-philosophy program allows us to provide a safe, nurturing, educational, and fun environment for children while preparing them for entry into Kindergarten

The Pre-K Academy believes that every child should have lots of individual space to explore and learn.
The Pre-K Academy utilizes a multi-philosophy program thus ensuring that every child has an opportunity to learn and grow at his or her own pace.

The Pre-K Academy program includes academics, sports, science, a bilingual program, play, arts & crafts, nature walks, field trips, cooking projects, guest entertainers, fun, love, and much more.

Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

7:00 am school opens/free play
9 :00 morning snack
9:30 circle time
9:50 activity 1
10: 20 discovery time
10:45 recess
11:30 lunch time
12:20 quiet reading time
12:45 Story time
1:00 Rest Time
3:00 after noon snack
3:30 activity 2
4:10 free play
4:30 recess
5:30 free play
6:00 closes
Excerpted from the preschool's website


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school