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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,900
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Mother Goose School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
94 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 49%
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.
Summer Program Cost
$1,900
% 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. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mother Goose School cost?

Mother Goose School's tuition is approximately $1,900 for private students and $1,900 for summer students.

What is the acceptance rate of Mother Goose School?

The acceptance rate of Mother Goose School is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.

Does Mother Goose School offer a summer program?

Yes, Mother Goose School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is Mother Goose School's ranking?

Mother Goose School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Least expensive tuition and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Mother Goose School?

The application deadline for Mother Goose School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,900
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $23,056 for elementary schools and $33,142 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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