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Daycare Center

St. Francis Preschool

967 5th St, Novato, CA 94945


Nestled among tall oak and pine trees, St. Francis Preschool has been providing a nurturing stable environment of fun, friendship and security for children, ages 2 5 for over 50 years. Children discover the joy of learning through experimenting, exploring, and playing safely in age appropriate activities. We emphasize a child s social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development and value each child s individual personality. We maintain a child centered, play based and developmentally paced program with a balance of structured and unstructured play. Kindergarten readiness is interwoven throughout the program and the curriculum provides each child with activities and materials that promote the gain of social-emotional development where children develop into caring, cooperative, socially competent, responsible, and independent individuals who are curious learners.

Parents choose 2 (TTH), 3 (MWF) or 5 (M-F) days per week for preschoolers. An extended lunch program and enrichment classes are available in the afternoons for preschool students. The Time for Twos (1yr. 9mos- 2 years) is offered Monday through Thursday mornings. Parents may choose 1 day a week or 2days a week (M/W or Tu/Th); Two s students are accompanied by an adult for 1 hours.

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967 5th St, Novato, CA 94945

Center Highlights


Child care center/day care center

Preschool (or nursery school or pre-k)


Developmental (play-based)


Summer care / camp




9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM






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Monthly Rate

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State license status: verified on 02/08/2024

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