Preschool & Kindergarten

The San Francisco School Preschool & Kindergarten is a Montessori-inspired, three-year program that encourages children to become more self-reliant and responsible and to learn through their experiences.

Over the years, The San Francisco School has blended Maria Montessori’s educational techniques with the best of other early childhood approaches. Children are busy, happy, engaged and social. SFS provides a safe environment where children learn to make friends, work together and resolve conflicts.

Our two multi-age classrooms of approximately 36 students and 4 teachers offer a diverse social-emotional curriculum as the older children share their experience and model behaviors for their younger friends. Daily activities include independent and small-group work periods, circle time, outdoor play and time for academic focus on themes like phonetics, math, Spanish, music, art, PE and science.

    • Dolores Elkin 

      Dolores Elkin

      North Class Preschool & Kindergarten Head Teacher

    • Harald Fröhlich 

      Harald Fröhlich

      South Class Preschool & Kindergarten Head Teacher

    • Carla Morris 

      Carla Morris

      South Class Preschool & Kindergarten Head Teacher

    • Vahlee Peters 

      Vahlee Peters

      North Class Preschool & Kindergarten Head Teacher

    • Liliana Dheer 

      Liliana Dheer

      North Class Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

    • Helen Lee 

      Helen Lee

      South Class Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher

    • Stacy Lee 

      Stacy Lee

      South Class Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

    • Malcolm Norman ’06 

      Malcolm Norman ’06

      North Class Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

    • Diana Tirado 

      Diana Tirado

      North Class Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

 At The San Francisco School your child will….

  • Learn

  • Have Fun!

  • Make friends

  • Take risks

  • Wonder

  • Play

  • Create

  • Discover

  • Get messy