OUR PROGRAM

  • The MPCSD Early Learning Center serves children 3 to 5 years old in multi-age classrooms at Laurel's lower campus in Atherton and Oak Knoll Elementary School in Menlo Park.  

     

    3 years old is defined as follows: For the 2021-22 school year, children must be 3 by December 1st of the school year. For the 2022-23school year, children must be 3 by September 1st of the school year.

     

    There are 3 schedule options for the 2021-22 school year, all of which are 5 days a week: 

     

    • Part-Day - 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

     

    • School-Day - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

     

    • Full-Day - 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

       

    Our curriculum is play-inspired with an eye towards Kindergarten readiness. 

     

    We offer full-fee, California State Preschool and sliding scale tuition options for our students.

      

    MPCSD’s Early Learning Center is licensed by and follow all regulations of the California Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing. Our facility number at Laurel is 414004466 and at Oak Knoll is 414004568.

     

    Please find more information about curriculum, schedule, philosophy and tuition by scrolling through the tabs on this site.

     

    For further information, please contact

    • In English: Jessica Mihaly, Director, Early Learning Center jmihaly@mpcsd.org 650-463-1236 x 3 
    • En Español: Sandra Guevara, Admin Assistant and Family Engagement Specialist sguevara@mpcsd.org 650-463-1236 x 0

     

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