LITTLE SCHOOL, THE

Center | Lic. #384000125

Program Location

1520 Lyon St SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115

Phone Number

(415) 567-0430

Total Star Rating:

Rated on: 2/21/2017

Child Observation

This program uses an evidence-based child assessment and observation tool.

Developmental and Health Screenings

Meets California licensing requirements.

Teacher/Family Child Care Home Qualifications

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

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 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 Master’s Degree, with 30 units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development classes, including specialized classes and 8 units of management/administration, or an Administrative Credential, and 21 hours of professional development every year.