SFUSD JOHN MCLAREN EARLY ED. SCHOOL

Center | Lic. #380504444

Program Location

2055 Sunnydale Ave SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94134

Phone Number

(415) 469-4519

Total Star Rating:

Rated on: 1/15/2019

Child Observation

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

Developmental and Health Screenings

This program ensures that children receive a health or hearing/vision exam every year.

Teacher/Family Child Care Home Qualifications

24 Early Childhood Education college units, 16 General Education units, and 21 hours of professional development.

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 – 3:9 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 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.