Acorn Learning Center

Acorn Learning Center was established in 1987, with a mission to provide quality preschool programs for children and their families by facilitating both academic and social growth.
We believe that education is a process that starts from birth and that establishing an early foundation for learning is essential to a child 's success throughout their academic career.
The curriculum and the environment in each classroom are set up to promote the wonder of discovery and learning for each child.
Educationally qualified and experienced teachers provide a warm and challenging atmosphere where children are encouraged to explore and develop to their full potential.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students160 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorDawn Dillard

School Notes

  • Acorn Learning Center believes in providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the individual needs of a child. All learning experiences are interactive and child-centered. Curriculum goals are established for each classroom based on the developmental hallmarks of the age group.We incorporate into our curriculum a variety of experiences that will motivate and stimulate each child to become active, life-long learners. We hope to foster in children the sense of joy and wonder that is an essential part of early childhood years. We strive to provide a caring and nurturing environment in which all children can feel capable and loved.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Acorn Learning Center is Knowledge Schools (4.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Philip Lutheran School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Goddard School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Ramon
    The Goddard School
    The Goddard School Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    0.5 miles
    100 Gatekeeper Road
    San Ramon, CA 94582
    (925) 560-9694
    0.5 NS-K
    n/a
  • Dublin
    St. Philip Lutheran School
    St. Philip Lutheran School Photo - SPLS Middle Schoolers visit Washington DC!
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 123 students
    2.6 miles
    8850 Davona Dr
    Dublin, CA 94568
    (925) 829-3857
    2.6 PK-8
    123
  • Dublin
    Joyful Kids Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 32 students
    3.2 miles
    7250 Amador Valley Blvd
    Dublin, CA 94568
    (925) 560-8603
    3.2 PK-K
    32
  • Dublin
    St. Raymond School
    St. Raymond School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 300 students
    3.3 miles
    11557 Shannon Ave
    Dublin, CA 94568
    (925) 574-7425
    3.3 PK-8
    300
  • Danville
    Stratford School Danville
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K
    3.3 miles
    3201 Camino Tassajara
    Danville, CA 94506
    (925) 648-4900
    3.3 PK-K
    n/a

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