LITTLE CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER

Center | Lic. #384000818

Program Location

1223 Webster St SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115

Phone Number

(415) 921-5329

Total Star Rating:

Rated on: 4/27/2017

Child Observation

This program uses a valid and reliable child assessment/ observation tool aligned with CA Foundation & Frameworks twice a year.

Developmental and Health Screenings

This program ensures that children receive a health or hearing/vision exam every year, and works with families to make sure all children receive a developmental screening using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire when they enroll, and later if needed.

Teacher/Family Child Care Home Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and 21 hours of professional development annually.

Effective Teacher-Child Interactions

The classes in this program have had an independent observer use the CLASS tool to assess teacher-child interactions and scores high 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 – 3:9 or better
Toddler – 3:12 or better
Preschool – 1:8 ratio and group size of no more than 20

Program Environment

This program’s environment has been assessed by an independent observer using the Environmental Rating Scale, and it rates highest 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.