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The school is located on Lake Street at Arguello Street in the Inner Richmond/Presidio district of San Francisco. It is easily accessible from the 1,2,4 and 33 MUNI lines. MCH accommodates approximately 60 children, ranging in ages from 3 through 5. We offer half- and full-day programs, as well as extended-care and enrichment classes, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:30 pm.


Type of Organization: 501(c)(3) Non-Profit governed by a Board of Directors 

Programs Offered:
          For 3- to 4-Years of age
  • Morning: 8:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Morning with Lunch & Park Play: 8:00 am – 1:25 pm
  • Morning with Lunch, Park Play & Nap: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Morning with Extended Day 1: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Morning with Extended Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Extended Day to 5:30 pm additional $100.00/month.
          For 4- to 5-Years of age
  • All Day: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • All Day with Extended Day 1: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • All Day with Extended Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Extended Day to 5:30 pm additional $100.00/month.
Facilities: Lower level of the historic Saint John’s Presbyterian Church 
Teacher/Child Ratio: 1:10 in the classroom. At other times 1:6 
Educational Philosophy: Montessori 
Average Tenure of Teachers: 10 years 
Teacher Certification: Most teachers have BA degrees and hold Montessori Primary Certifications 
Accreditation: NAEYC National Association for the Education of Young Children 
Operating Budget: $900,000


            "The first duty of an education is to stir up life, but leave it free to develop."    
                                                       - Maria Montessori

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