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Recent preschool reviews in San Mateo, CA

Medina Family Daycare

5.0

Teacher Delma and Teacher Marci are amazing! The toughest part of being a parent is letting someone else do the nurturing while we go to work. With Delma and Marci, I had peace of mind that my sons were well cared for, eating healthy home cooked meals, and learning through hands on activities. My...

- Jackie P

Sunshine Day Care

5.0

Wow! Sunshine daycare is an amazing environment for your little one. Karla and her team are so attentive, loving, caring and just wonderful people. Karla took our son in after we had to move him from a different daycare. He transition to her daycare was easy and almost not noticeable. Every morning...

- Shelly R

Kids Konnect Preschool and Daycare

5.0

We've moved our two children to Kids Konnect and was the best move we've ever made! Much faster progress for my 4 year old and everyone was so welcoming.

- Joe P

MagicEducation

5.0

When you walk in, you are greeted warmly and politely and are helped immediately! Safety is of utmost importance at this facility so families should always feel safe and that their children are in good hands.

- Coco X

Tierra Verde Spanish Immersion Daycare

5.0

Our son thrived under Victoria's care. He started at 4 months old and attended until he was three years old. He left loved and ready for preschool! Their tender care, organic meals, hours, and amazing play structure are wonderful! Our son has a peanut allergy and they've been very thorough with his...

- Liz G

Preschools in San Mateo, CA

Medina Family Daycare

Medina Family Daycare

849 Patricia Ave, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $425/wk

5.0

(3)

Medina Family Daycare is run by mother-daughter, together we strive to provide quality care for your child. Our childcare is set up like a classroom and it is in our home, we focus on ensuring that each child develops appropriately and we support their education for a smooth transition to preschool...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Teacher Delma and Teacher Marci are amazing! The toughest part of being a parent is letting someone else do the nurturing while we go to work. With Delma and Marci, I had peace of mind that my sons were well cared for, eating healthy home cooked meals, and learning...

Jackie P


Sunshine Day Care

Sunshine Day Care

2056 Trinity St, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $3000/mo

5.0

(1)

The Sunshine Daycare is a licensed home daycare/preschool (lic. # 414001557) located in a quiet neighborhood in San Mateo close to hwys 92 and 101. I have been operating my daycare out of my home for the last 22 years and have 33 years of childcare experience. I work together with employee who has...

Recent review:

5.0
Wow! Sunshine daycare is an amazing environment for your little one. Karla and her team are so attentive, loving, caring and just wonderful people. Karla took our son in after we had to move him from a different daycare. He transition to her daycare was easy and...

Shelly R


Kids Konnect Preschool and Daycare

Kids Konnect Preschool and Daycare

2145 Bunker Hill Dr, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $1050/mo

5.0

(2)

Kids Konnect offers fantastic childcare in San Mateo for children aged 2-6. After opening two successful preschools in Pacifica and Oakland we're saying hello to San Mateo! Our emergent play-based curriculum for pre-kindergarten, and preschool children is highly rated by our parents and allows us...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We've moved our two children to Kids Konnect and was the best move we've ever made! Much faster progress for my 4 year old and everyone was so welcoming.

Joe P


MagicEducation

MagicEducation

2314 Norfolk, San Mateo, CA

5.0

(1)

Magic Education is a small but refined after school serving children from ages four and a half to ten. Our school has both camp programs, and after-school care as well as summer school programs. We will focus on every aspect of child's growth. We tailor our attention to each child's cognitive,...

Recent review:

5.0
When you walk in, you are greeted warmly and politely and are helped immediately! Safety is of utmost importance at this facility so families should always feel safe and that their children are in good hands.

Coco X


Bermuda Montessori and Daycare

700 Bermuda Dr, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $376/wk

3.0

(1)

Daycare with a Montessori Preschool curriculum with Montessori certified teachers. 26 years in business, 16 years at the present site which is accessible to Hi 101 and 92 Breakfast, hot lunch and two snacks are included with the tuition fee. Parents comments and our graduates' achievements are...

Tierra Verde Spanish Immersion Daycare

39 N Humboldt, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $415/wk

5.0

(1)

Tierra Verde Spanish Immersion Daycare in San Mateo, CA is a non-profit organization and dedicated to providing the highest quality services for children and families, and to demonstrating success in clear and measurable ways.The center provide care for kids from three months to six years old.

Recent review:

5.0
Our son thrived under Victoria's care. He started at 4 months old and attended until he was three years old. He left loved and ready for preschool! Their tender care, organic meals, hours, and amazing play structure are wonderful! Our son has a peanut allergy and...

Liz G


Serendipity School

3172 Clearview Way, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $363/wk

3.0

(2)

Serendipity School in San Mateo, CA is dedicated to providing the highest quality services for children and families, and to demonstrating success in clear and measurable ways.The center has a comprehensive program that maximizes your child's learning potential through experiential opportunity in a...

Recent review:

5.0
We couldn't imagine being anywhere else. We are so thankful to be part of the Serendipity community. It truly feels great fully trusting the teachers with my kids.

Sarah


Full of Wonder

2041 Trinity St, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $377/wk

5.0

(1)

Full of Wonder based in San Mateo, CA is a place especially designed to provide an engaging, safe, and healthy environment for children ages two through five. The center aims to help children develop problem solving skills, discover their own uniqueness, and learn about healthy relationships with...

Recent review:

5.0
My son LOVED his time at Full of Wonder, he nevergo when I picked him up. April and Margie are angels!

Sarah


Edutaintment

Edutaintment

801 Sextant Cr, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $93/day

RUSSIAN Immersion Licensed FAMILY DAYCARE "Edutainment", invites children from 2 years old to join the early development bilingual environment. "Edutainment" is a great option for kids who have at least one Russian-speaking parent to retain their Russian skills beyond the toddler years. Program...

Kids World Day Care/Preschool

Kids World Day Care/Preschool

Fostercity Blvd, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $350/wk

Kids World Daycare/Preschool is home based daycare for kids ages 2+. We follow Experience Learning Curriculum for overall development of kids with age appropriate activities.

Creciendo Juntos Spanish Inmersion

Creciendo Juntos Spanish Inmersion

121 22ND AVENIDA, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $372/wk

We are an immersion program - daily care and activities will be provided in Spanish, and children will be encouraged to speak Spanish in return. Learning a second language at a young age encourages your child's intellectual and social development. I believe that learning a new language at a young...

Playful Learning Preschool/daycare

Playful Learning Preschool/daycare

627 Harrow Ave, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $363/wk

Our home based preschool/daycare operates much like a traditional daycare with a touch of home. We are a play based daycare focusing on the growth of the whole child ; social, emotional, physical and cognitive. We currently have openings for children ages 3 months-4 years old. We are open...

Masterminds

Masterminds

Hamlet St, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $372/wk

Masterminds is now enrolling children full time from 10 months infant preschool. We will be open Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 5pm. We have special curriculum using the Spanish Immersion Program. In door and outdoor activities, play-based learning philosophy. Please feel free to contact us to...

Stella Piccolo Preschool

Stella Piccolo Preschool

65 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $363/wk

Preschool in San Mateo serving children 3 to 5 years old. Classes held mornings from 9am to 12pm, Monday through Friday. Developmentally appropriate child-centered approach facilitating independence and communication.

Cheryls Daycare

2 S Delaware St, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $295/wk

Cheryl's Daycare located at 2 South Delaware Street, San Mateo, California, offers basic childcare and learning services. The school is open from seven-thirty AM to six PM, Mondays through Fridays. It offers programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and prekindergarten prep. It provides before- and...

Lucy?s Learn and Play Daycare

618 Folkstone Ave, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $375/wk

Lucy's Learn and Play Daycare has been a child care provider for over 8 years. Based in Redwood City California, this daycare facility is certified in CPR and First Aid. Lucy's Learn and Play Daycare offers a loving family environment for children, Mondays thru Fridays, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Petite Sorbonne Preschool

319 E Santa Inez Ave, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $1100/mo

Petite Sorbonne Preschool located at 319 East Santa Inez Avenue, San Mateo, California, offers basic childcare and learning services. It offers programs for infants, toddlers, early preschool and kindergarten prep. It offers before- and after- school programs, including summer camps and winter...

California College of Early Childhood Education

2333 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $350/day

California College of Early Childhood Education located at 2333 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, California, offers basic childcare and learning services. The school is open from eight-thirty AM to five PM, Mondays through Fridays. It offers learnings for infants, toddlers, preschooler and...

Papillon Preschool

1311 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $1675/mo

Papillon Preschool is an Infant/Toddler/Pre-K school dedicated to the principles of social justice and respect for the uniqueness and diversity of each person. Our primary focus is placed on the needs of young children and their families. It is our belief that, by creating a community of...

Bright Beginnings Montessori Preschool

30 Hobart Ave, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $1270/mo

We are a full day/year round Montessori Program Our hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7:30 - 5:30 We have a beautiful/big yard with a garden Your child does not need to potty trained (there is an additional fee if not) We have been in business for over 30 years Please refer to our website for...

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Average Rating4.5 / 5

Preschools in San Mateo, CA are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 12 reviews of the 72 listed preschools.