Knollwood Preschool & Kindergarten

Knollwood Preschool had an outstanding reputation in the San Fernando Valley for over 36 years.
Betsy Stelck, the owner of Knollwood, has been in the education field for over 50 years.
Del Stelck, Ph.D., co-owner of Knollwood, was a retired History Professor from CSUN. Many of our staff have been with Knollwood Preschool for over 10 years.
We are proud to boast that three of our teachers were part of Knollwood for over 20 years! Most of our teachers have their B.A. or A.A. degrees in Early Childhood Education.
Most of our teachers are mothers.  Students teachers from CSUN and several local Community Colleges do student teaching at Knollwood.
Nurturing children in the present while preparing them for the future is one of our main goals at Knollwood.
We aim to help children blossom intellectually and emotionally while having purposeful fun along the way.
When a child delights in learning, the door to a lifetime of discovery and adventure is opened.
Within our program, we strive to meet each child's social, emotional, intellectual and physical developmental need.
we believe that children are happy and secure when they have plenty of opportunities to succeed each day.
Much of what we do is design to facilitate self-confidence and self-esteem.
At Knollwood, the classroom curriculum, activities, and educational materials are appropriate for the age and developmental stage of the child. Information about the week's activities are posted in the classroom.
We welcome your questions, your visits, and your participation in our program.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 39 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1978
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
39 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 48%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Full time and part time
Admissions Director
Petra Branco

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Spanish/ Sign Language

School Notes

  • Knollwood Preschool had an outstanding reputation in the San Fernando Valley for over 36 years. Betsy Stelck, the owner of Knollwood, has been in the education field for over 50 years. Del Stelck, Ph.D., co-owner of Knollwood, was a retired History Professor from CSUN. Many of our staff have been with Knollwood Preschool for over 10 years. We are proud to boast that three of our teachers were part of Knollwood for over 20 years! Most of our teachers have their B.A. or A.A. degrees in Early Childhood Education. Most of our teachers are mothers. Students teachers from CSUN and several local Community Colleges do student teaching at Knollwood. Nurturing children in the present while preparing them for the future is one of our main goals at Knollwood. We aim to help children blossom intellectually and emotionally while having purposeful fun along the way. When a child delights in learning, the door to a lifetime of discovery and adventure is opened. Within our program, we strive to meet each child's social, emotional, intellectual and physical developmental need. we believe that children are happy and secure when they have plenty of opportunities to succeed each day. Much of what we do is design to facilitate self-confidence and self-esteem. At Knollwood, the classroom curriculum, activities, and educational materials are appropriate for the age and developmental stage of the child. Information about the week's activities are posted in the classroom. We welcome your questions, your visits, and your participation in our program.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 39 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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