Peppermint Junction

  • 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.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Year Founded1984
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students319 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Peppermint Junction Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Elementary Students wear uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call for Preschool Tuition and Elementary Academy Tuition
Admissions DirectorJason 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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oxnard
    First Presbyterian Church Daycare & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 100 students
    2.5 miles
    850 Ivywood Drive
    Oxnard, CA 93030
    (805)983-0214
    2.5 NS-PK
    100
  • Oxnard
    Grades: NS-6 | 163 students
    3.5 miles
    2929 Albany Dr
    Oxnard, CA 93033
    (805)340-3845
    3.5 NS-6
    163
  • Thousand Oaks
    Grades: PK-12 | 254 students
    17.2 miles
    384 Erbes Rd
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    (805)497-7501
    17.2 PK-12
    254

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Very caring teachers/staff. Curriculum even for Pre-K is above and beyond. Have been going for generations! Highly recommended!
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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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