Was a great success! Lot of alumni, parents, friends, St. John's members & teachers. We're SO glad you could all come and help us celebrate. You should receive an email about your auction winnings in the next few days, or swing by the office to find out what you won. We're keeping the donation site up for a few more days, for all those who've been meaning to contribute... but haven't yet.
See you all again at the 50th!
Family focused, play based, individualized preschool & childcare for children from 3 mths to 5 yrs, at St. John's Presbyterian Churchin the Elmwood neighborhood of Berkeley
Updated August 23, 2016
Currently we have availability as listed below, changes occur often.
Please send an email with your child's age, preferred start date & best contact information, to be added to our interest list. Unlike a traditional wait list, there is no fee for the interest list, you will be contacted & offered a tour if a space opens that matches your request.
Infant Room (3 months to 18-24 months) 8-10 babies with 3.5 teachers
One part-time space (Mon, Tues & Wed) - for child 4-10 months of age
Wobbly Walkers (Toddler Room)
(18 - 30/36 months) 14-16 toddlers with 4 teachers
Full - next space, probably January 2017
Busy Bee's (Preschool room) (30 mths to 5 years) 18-20 children & 3 teachers
Full - next space, January 2017
Please send us an email with your best contact information and name/age of your child, if you would like to be contacted for a tour .
We only have full day spaces (core day is 8:30-4, you may add am or pm extensions) - we do not offer a morning only or afternoon only program although you do have the option of picking up your child at any time.
Tues/Wed/Thurs is not a schedule that we offer .
Toddlers & preschoolers must be dropped off by 11 am (exceptions for medical/dental/family appointments)
Please call (510-549-9342) or email email@example.com to arrange a tour
and check our Tuition, Scholarships & Enrollment page for more details.
Unfortunately we are only able to offer tours for available spaces.
Play based, Developmentally focused
St. John's Childcare strives to provide the highest quality childcare in a unique setting where parents and teachers are partners together. We specialize in the care of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers from the age of three months to five years. Our educated, caring teachers provide individualized care within a group setting.
We believe in providing a variety of experiences that encourage the young learner to explore and develop skills at their own pace, in a nurturing environment. Our daily activities are developmentally appropriate and play-based, and includes fostering knowledge and high self-esteem, independence, and respect for others.
We are an inclusive center & work with parents to ensure that all children are meeting their developmental milestones. Twice a year we have parent-teacher conferences where we use the Ages & Stages Developmental Questionnaire to take a closer look at each child's strengths & needs in each developmental domain. When additional supports are needed we use consultative support from a team of developmental specialists, which may include an early interventionist, a speech therapist, an occupational therapist and/or a physical therapist - and when appropriate refer families on to their Regional Center or School District for more formal assessment & support.
through this link
Amazon (5-15% of your purchases goes right back to St. John's!!, the more individual items purchased, the higher the percentage that we get each month, 30 items = 6.5% of each purchase,
photography by Jena Lee Photography, unless otherwise noted