Mother Goose School has been serving families of San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1951.
Mother Goose School is open to all children between the ages of two and six.
The primary focus of the school is to instill in each child an enjoyment of the learning process that will continue throughout the child's life.
The school is comprised of five developmental levels ranging from 2s through kindergarten age.
Mother Goose School believes that the development of the child's mind, body and character is equally important.
In order to educate the whole child, our daily program includes instruction that is based on a balanced, all-inclusive curriculum.
This curriculum is specifically intended to provide a firm foundation for each child in preparation for any public or private school.
Placement within the program is determined during tour/registration.  The daily program at Mother Goose School include Academics, Art and Crafts, Physical Education, and Social Skills.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$1,900
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
94 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Mother Goose School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
47:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
12 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We have a variety of schedules. Please see our website for more information.
% on Financial Aid
3%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Emily Hemberger

School Notes

  • We are include all children in our program. All of our students wear cloth underwear because our license does not cover diapers. We support families with toilet training needs. 
Profile last updated: 01/19/2021

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