Serendipity Early Care & Educational Center

940 W Duarte Road
Monrovia, CA 91016-0910
Tel: (626)447-2246
Grades: NS - K
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At Serendipity Early Care And Education, the focus is on child-centered activities.
This means that the choices are left for the children to make.
This teaches initiative and independence because the choices are not being made for them.
At Serendipity, children activities center on objects and experiences that develop more fully their understanding of what they can see, touch, hear, smell and taste.
Children's natural curiosity and desire to make sense of their world motivates them to become involved in learning activities.
We learn best what we do by ourselves, or as Piaget put it: "Every time we teach a child something we prevent him form discovering it himself."

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Average Class Size 11 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janet Beaulieu

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arcadia Chinese School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arcadia Chinese School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Arcadia Chinese School (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arcadia
    Arcadia Chinese School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-11 | 184 students
    0.5 miles
    823 S 1st Avenue
    Arcadia, CA 91006
    (626)786-1557
    0.5PK-11
    184
  • Arcadia
    Arcadia Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 94 students
    0.8 miles
    1406 S Santa Anita Ave
    Arcadia, CA 91006
    (626)447-3513
    0.8PK-1
    94
  • Monrovia
    First Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    Grades: K-9 | 86 students
    0.9 miles
    1323 S Magnolia Ave
    Monrovia, CA 91016
    (626)357-3596
    0.9K-9
    86
  • Arcadia
    Grades: 9-12 | 129 students
    1.1 miles
    41 W Santa Clara Street
    Arcadia, CA 91007
    (626)294-0661
    1.19-12
    129
  • Arcadia
    Grades: PK-8 | 317 students
    1.1 miles
    1900 S Santa Anita Ave
    Arcadia, CA 91006
    (626)574-8229
    1.1PK-8
    317

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