Founded in 1984, Peppermint Junction is a private family owned early care and education center that offers both preschool classes and a full elementary academy.
Our Elementary Academy has full day Kindergarten and First to Fifth Grades.
We are committed to providing quality learning experiences for young children that are developmentally appropriate and based on recent brain research.
Our programs have strong academics in a warm supportive environment with a primary emphasis on the individual child.
Peppermint Junction's Preschool curriculum promotes social, cognitive, emotional, creative and physical growth in children.
It is our goal to provide a developmentally appropriate environment that is safe and nurturing.
Our curriculum is theme based with learning opportunities integrated into all areas of the curriculum.
Recent brain research has emphasized the critical importance of the first 5 years that will help determine your child's ability to learn and future success in school.
Our outstanding staff has been selected for their educational background and personal qualities of warmth and sensitivity.
They are a key factor in helping your child learn the necessary skills for future school success.
Many of our staff has been with us 10 years or more which helps provide consistency and security for our families.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 319 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Peppermint Junction ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Year Founded
1984
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
319 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Peppermint Junction Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Elementary Students wear uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please call for Preschool Tuition and Elementary Academy Tuition
Admissions Director
Jason Young

School Notes

  • Founded in 1984, Peppermint Junction is a private family owned early care and education center that offers both preschool classes and a full elementary academy. Our Elementary Academy has full day Kindergarten and First to Fifth Grades. We are committed to providing quality learning experiences for young children that are developmentally appropriate and based on recent brain research. Our programs have strong academics in a warm supportive environment with a primary emphasis on the individual child. Peppermint Junction's Preschool curriculum promotes social, cognitive, emotional, creative and physical growth in children. It is our goal to provide a developmentally appropriate environment that is safe and nurturing. Our curriculum is theme based with learning opportunities integrated into all areas of the curriculum. Recent brain research has emphasized the critical importance of the first 5 years that will help determine your child's ability to learn and future success in school. Our outstanding staff has been selected for their educational background and personal qualities of warmth and sensitivity. They are a key factor in helping your child learn the necessary skills for future school success. Many of our staff has been with us 10 years or more which helps provide consistency and security for our families.
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Very caring teachers/staff. Curriculum even for Pre-K is above and beyond. Have been going for generations! Highly recommended!
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5  
My daughter has attended PJ since she was 3, she is now in the 3rd grade. I plan on keeping her enrolled until she reaches the final grade they offer. All the teachers are wonderful! She has a full academic schedule and has music, art, and Spanish class time, as well. I am very pleased with her success at PJ. Recently, the children were able to participate in the National Spelling Bee competition. The elementary children participate in a science fair in the winter and an art and writing fair in the spring. The school offers many "family nights" programs. I am very pleased with all this small school has to offer.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 319 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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