Daily Schedule

  • Calendar

    The ELC follows a modified Menlo Park City School District calendar and is open 13 days longer than other district schools.


    The 2019-20 Calendar can be found here.


    2019-20 Daily Schedule for Full-Day and Part-Day Classrooms

    The Early Learning Center (ELC) will be open at both sites Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with two options for enrollment:


    • Full-day - 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (The formal portion of the preschool day runs from 9:00- 3:00)
      • We close the 1st Thursday of the month (or the earliest Thursday school day) at 4:00 for all-staff meetings


    • Part-day - 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 


    2019-20 Before Care for Part-Day Children

    For a minimal extra fee, children who are enrolled in the morning part-day class may come to school between 7:30- 8:30 a.m. 

    • $150 a month (sliding scale for scholarship recipients)



    Snacks and Lunch

    Children are asked to bring one piece of fruit or vegetable to school each day to share with the whole class for snack. ELC provides crackers, bread, etc.


    Children may bring their own lunch or hot lunches are available through LunchMaster for an additional fee.


    Nap and rest

    Full-day children will have a rest time after lunch. Children who do not sleep will stay on their mats for approximately an hour. Those who sleep generally stay on their mats for up to 2 hours.