SFUSD JOHN MCLAREN EARLY ED. SCHOOL
Center | Lic. #380504444
Total Star Rating:
Rated on: 1/15/2019
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
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
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.