Mother Goose School

  • 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.
  • Music instruction is shared with morning classes Mondays & Thursdays.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1951
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$1,800
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students94 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Mother Goose School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio47:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,800
Tuition NotesWe 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 DirectorEmily 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. 

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