St. Matthias Preschool

As a Catholic Preschool we aim to provide a curriculum designed to help each child develop a positive self-image through their experiences in our high-quality early learning program which aims to provide a solid foundation for all children's success in life.
Our Emergent play-based curriculum promotes children's growth across a broad range of developmental and content areas which include: social-emotional, spiritual, language and literacy, Spanish sessions, motor skills, music and dance sessions, science, math, cooking, health, nutrition, arts and crafts.
Through age appropriate faith formation, we foster prayer and teach about the important values in life related to caring, kindness, patience, respect and gratitude while learning the love of God.Our professional staff design intentional, individualized and age appropriate curriculum which fosters optimal learning and is based on the developmental needs and interests of children to help maximize their academic and social-emotional potential necessary for Kindergarten Readiness.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 30 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1979

Student Body

Total Students
30 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Rosemary Juarez

School Notes

  • Our early education program is all day, year round serving children ages 3-5 years old.
  • At St. Matthias Preschool, our energetic, enthusiastic and seasoned Early Educators are fueled with a passion and recognize the importance of establishing and maintaining supportive partnerships with families based on mutual respect, support and trust which is essential to help each child achieve their overall success.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for St. Matthias Preschool?
The application deadline for St. Matthias Preschool is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
St. Matthias Preschool is a fantastic school. My 3.5-year-old daughter has been attending for 8 months and she absolutely loves it. The teachers are experienced and give individualized attention to each student's growth and development. The teachers also have great communication with parents, letting us know what happens on a daily or weekly basis depending on the parent's communication style and needs. There are several core focus areas in the curriculum that help prepare children for kindergarten. My daughter's favorite activity is her weekly music class and she's excited to start a new garden project this month. I love the diversity of the students and the parent community that has come with joining St. Matthias. I've met so many wonderful parents who I now can talk to about different stages of our kid's lives and we get together regularly for activities and playdates. I highly recommend this school.
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5  
St Matthias is a hidden gem with very experienced teachers and a wonderful curriculum. Our daughter has grown tremendously in her time at this school, and the teachers are always giving insights and feedback on each individual child. The classrooms are kept very clean and our daughter has hardly been sick since starting school. It is very hard to find smaller class sizes combined with such experienced, caring teachers so we are very grateful to have found this school. We have had a lot of play dates with classmates and every parent I have spoken with only has similar, glowing reviews of St Matthias.
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5  
We have sent both of our daughters to St. Matthias and we can't recommend this school enough! The teachers and staff are wonderful with the children, and they worked especially hard with my youngest daughter's separation anxiety when she first started. The school has one of the largest outdoor play areas I've ever seen, with two playgrounds. The kids have so much fun attending full days, and we always know that our children are in great hands. Both kids are learning a ton, as the school focuses on kindergarten readiness. We love St. Matthias!
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5  
St. Matthias Preschool is a wonderful community and hidden gem in Redwood City. The teachers and director are fantastic; they provide a high quality education and check-in regularly on developmental and educational milestones. They teach age appropriate faith formation, including the universal concepts of being a good citizen: friendship, charity, kindness, forgiveness, etc. There is a Spanish and music enrichment program. The grounds are beautiful, the classrooms are bright and airy. My daughter is happy to go to school in the morning and leaves happy when I come to pick her up. I couldn't be more pleased with our experience here.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 30 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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