BRIGHT HORIZONS AT 221 MAIN STREET

Center | Lic. #384001513

Program Location

221 Main St SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105

Phone Number

(415) 495-1706

Total Star Rating:

Rated on: 5/5/2017

Child Observation

This program uses the Desired Results Developmental Profile for observation and assessment twice a year, uses the results to help plan curriculum, and holds parent conferences.

Developmental and Health Screenings

Meets California licensing requirements.

Teacher/Family Child Care Home Qualifications

12 to 24 Early Childhood Education (ECE) college units.

Effective Teacher-Child Interactions

This program has had an independent observer use the CLASS tool to assess teacher-child interactions and scores highest on providing:

  • Emotional support
  • An organized classroom
  • Consistent schedules and routines
  • Interactions that build vocabulary, critical thinking skills and curiosity
  • Lessons that include children’s experiences and ideas

Ratios and Group Size

Center – Ratio: Group Size
Infant/Toddler – 3:12 or 2:8
Toddler – 2:10
Preschool – 3:24 or 2:20

Program Environment

This program’s environment has been assessed by an independent observer using the Environmental Rating Scale, and it rates high on providing:

  • A safe, clean, and enriching environment
  • Good health practices
  • A variety of activities, materials and play areas right for a child’s age

Director Qualifications

The director of this program has a Bachelor’s Degree, with 24 units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development classes, and 8 units of management/administration, or a Child Development Program Director Permit, and 21 hours of professional development every year.