SALVATION ARMY HARBOR HOUSE CHILDCARE CENTER, THE

Center | Lic. #380505977

Program Location

407 9th St SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103

Phone Number

(415) 503-3032

Total Star Rating:

Rated on: 3/29/2016

Child Observation

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

Developmental and Health Screenings

This program works with families to ensure screening of all children using a valid and reliable developmental screening tool at entry and as indicated by results thereafter.

Teacher/Family Child Care Home Qualifications

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

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 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 an Associate’s Degree with 24 units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development classes, 6 units of preschool management/administration and 2 units of supervision, or a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit, and 21 hours of professional development every year.