Caring for and Educating East Bay’s Young Children Since 1976
Updated June 29, 2020
Our schools are open as of June 1, 2020. Please go to school location page for temporary school hours. You may also contact the school for more information.
We are following strict protocols as mandated by state and local agencies during this time. We thank everyone for your support.
Our Mission and Curriculum
“The Child Day Schools is a humanistic organization dedicated to providing dynamic, age–appropriate programs for children while actively supporting teachers, families, and the community.” — The Child Day Schools’ Mission
Our HighScope research-based curriculum reflects the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAYEC) with:
Low teacher-child ratios
Carefully planned classroom environments
Age-appropriate programs for each group
Well-trained, nurturing teachers
The Child Day Schools is located in the East Bay: Antioch, Lafayette, Moraga, Pleasanton, & San Ramon.
Each campus is unique and is geared to the needs of the community it serves.
Visit individual campus pages for more information.
For low-income families, our Antioch campus serves qualified families through
the California State Preschool Program and Alternative Payment programs.
The Child Day Schools’ Dynamic Programs
All our programs include: Art * Music * Movement * Purposeful Play * Conflict Resolution * Life Skills