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Early Childhood Learning Programs in Marin County, California

St. Francis Preschool is currently enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year. In-person instruction will begin September 14, 2020 amidst significant Covid-19 safety protocols, reduced class sizes with limited teacher:student ratios, increased cleaning and disinfecting procedures, extended cohort-exclusive outdoor classrooms, lengthened outdoor time, and more. Social-distanced in-person tours are available as well as phone and video tours. St. Francis Preschool is adhering to, or exceeding, all CA Dept. of Social Services-recommended protocols for early childhood education.

St. Francis Preschool provides a nurturing early education experience for young children. Our play-based program allows children to discover the joy of learning by wondering, exploring, experimenting, and playing. They make friends and have fun in a safe, secure, and supportive environment.

Our caring and committed staff members teach to the individual child, supporting their unique developmental needs—socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Our focus is on creating a community where children can become caring, cooperative, socially competent, responsible, and independent individuals.
  • My child's Kindergarten teacher said she loves St. Francis students because they start their first day already knowing how to be a student in a classroom and are eager to learn. Heather, parent

  • St. Francis prepared my child for kindergarten in the visible ways but more importantly, set her up for her future education by instilling a sense of wonderment around discovering her capabilities, guiding her to be courageous, and creating an environment where she was known and loved. St. Francis is so special.Allison, parent

  • I like school. I love to play with my friends at school because I love everything I do at school.James, age 5

  • St. Francis Preschool has been a safe place for my children to learn and grow academically and socially. The teachers care immensely about each and every student and work tirelessly to ensure they all feel loved, while providing them with the academic tools to succeed in elementary school and the social skills they will use in the classroom and real world. I have watched my children grow into beautiful humans right in front of my eyes and attribute much of their success, tangible and intangible, to their time at St. Francis. I could never thank this amazing group of educators enough for what they have done for my family!Mischa, parent

  • The guidance and support that parents receive are second to none, and the skills and nurturing that the children receive are truly a gift. Thank you St. Francis. Erin I.

Preschool Programs in Marin County, CA

Nestled among tall pine and oak trees, St. Francis Preschool offers early learning programs for children ages 1 year 9 months through entry into kindergarten, including:

We look forward to meeting you and your child. To receive further information or schedule a tour, contact us today!
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