Daily Schedule

  • Calendar

    The ELC follows a modified Menlo Park City School District calendar. Summer programs will be made available based on families’ needs and staff availability. The 2018-19 ELC Calendar can be found here.


    2018-19 Daily Schedule

    The Early Learning Center (ELC)is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with two options for enrollment:


    • Full-day - 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Opening circle time at 9:00 and the formal portion of the preschool day will end at 3:00)


    • Part-day - 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.


    Before and After 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 7:30-9:00 a.m. and children who are enrolled in the  afternoon part-day class may stay from 5:00- 6:00 p.m. Fees for 2018-19 are as follows:


    Arrival between 7:30-9:00 (for AM students)

    • $7.50 a day ($5.00 for scholarship recipients)

    Departure between 5:00-6:00 (for PM students)

    • $5.00 a day ($2.50 for scholarship recipients)


    Families are asked to inform the ELC of their intention to use before or after-care by the Friday prior to the week care is needed.


    Snacks and Lunch

    Children are asked to bring one piece of fruit to school each day to share with other chlidren 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 2 hour rest time after lunch. Children who do not sleep will stay on their mats for a period of time and then will be allowed to play quietly for the remainder of rest time.