Caring for and Educating East Bay’s Young Children Since 1976 

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: AntiochLafayette, 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

Young Preschool (Two's)

The Child Day Schools for Two Year Old

Focus on Language | Exploring Simple Concepts | Begin Interactive Play | Toilet Training

Preschool (Three's)

The Child Day Schools for Three Year Old

Expand Language | Self-help Skills | Fun Project Webs | Intro Letters | Counting | Shapes | Friendship


The Child Day Schools for Pre-Kindergarten

Expand Vocabulary | Letters-Phonetics | Printing | Numbers | Exploring | Logical Reasoning | Empathy

Junior Kindergarten

Daily Phonetics | Pre-reading | Printing | Math | Science | Problem Solving | Self-reliance


Full Day Integrated-core Subjects (STEM) | Phonetics | Printing | Begin Reading | Math | Science -Experimenting – Hypothesizing | Social Studies | Self-reliance

School Age

Antioch, Pleasanton & San Ramon Only Fun Projects | Arts & Crafts | Cooking | Field Trips | Expanded Life Skills | Empathy | Team Building | Homework

Toddlers (12-24 mo.)

The Child Day Schools for Toddlers

Moraga and San Ramon Only Nurturing | Supportive Exploration | Promotes Speech | Large Motor | Parallel Play


112 E. Tregallas Rd.
Antioch, CA 94509
(925) 754-0144
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1049 Stuart Street
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 284-7092
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372 Park Street
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 376-5110
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883 Rose Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 462-1866
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San Ramon

18868 Bollinger Canyon Rd.
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 820-2515
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