Academy Preschool Admissions

Peekadoodle Academy is a licensed preschool program open to children 27 months – 5 years of age, and runs from September through June. Our program is unique in that we offer a flexible part-time or full-time schedule for your child, depending on your family’s needs. We offer extended day options including a 1:00, 4:30, or 6:00 pick-up time, with the option to mix and match days of the week. We accept applications year round. Application submissions are strongly encouraged  by January 31st.

Our balanced approach curriculum fosters independent and creative thinking through a balance of both guided exploration and learning through play.  The Academy centers its curriculum on the whole child through cognitive, social/emotional, and physical development to best prepare each child for kindergarten and for a lifetime of learning. Peekadoodle Academy provides one-on-one support and guidance for your family through the kindergarten application process.

Program Details

Ages*

Days

Part Time

Tuition/Yr

Before & Aftercare Options

Tuition/Yr**

Younger 2’s – Gabby’s Class Tues & Thurs 8:45 to 11:45 $6,600 Pick-up: 1:00, 4:30, 6:00 Please Inquire
Older 2’s – Fulton’s Class Mon, Wed, Fri 8:45 to 11:45 $9,400 Pick-up: 1:00, 4:30, 6:00 Please Inquire
3’s – Margaret’s Class Mon-Fri 8:45 to 11:45 $12,800 Pick-up: 1:00, 4:30, 6:00 Please Inquire
4’s – Kendi’s Class Mon-Fri 12:30 to 3:30 $12,800 Drop-off: 8:30 / Pick-up: 4:30, 6:00 Please Inquire
Pre-K – Oswald’s PM Class Mon-Fri 12:30 to 4:30 $13,700 Drop-off: 8:30 / Pick-up: 6:00 Please Inquire
Pre-K – Oswald’s AM Class Mon-Fri 8:30 to 2:30 $18,700 Drop-off: 8:30 / Pick-up: 6:00 Please Inquire

*Tuition prices are for the 2017-2018 school year. Must be 27 months by September to enter Peekadoodle Academy. Ages listed above represent age by September of entering year. Additional information on scheduling options can be found here. The classes are named after our Peekadoodle mascots: Gabby the Goldfish, Fulton the Frog, Margaret the Mole, Kendi the Kangaroo and Oswald the Owl.

Flexible Scheduling Options

Students enrolled in AM classes (8:45-11:45) have the following options for aftercare:

-Clubhouse: pick-up time 1:00

-Extended Care: pick-up time 4:30 or 6:00

Students enrolled in PM classes (12:30-3:30 or 12:30-4:30) have the following options for before and aftercare:

-Early drop off in Early Explorers: drop-off time 8:30

-Extended Care: pick-up time 4:30 or 6:00

**Monthly payment options and flexible scheduling are available for before and aftercare options. Additional details here. If you have any questions, please contact academy@peekadoodle.com for additional information.

Benefits to our Academy Preschool Program

Music Enrichment Class with Ms. Tiva: twice a week for all Academy students

Cooking and Art Classes: once per week with Enrichment teacher (for Kendi and Oswald students)

Kindergarten Application Process Guidance: individual counseling and support through the kindergarten enrollment process for every family applying to public, parochial, and independent schools

Kidsclub Membership: access to our indoor and outdoor playspace with free wifi, a cafe, and the opportunity for you to build a sense of community and support network with other families

Daily Email Communication with Parents: summary of daily lesson play, updates on daily routine, and photos of your child are provided daily to parents

Application Process

In order to apply, please complete and submit the online Peekadoodle Academy Application along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee. Applications are accepted year round, but submission by January 31st is strongly encouraged. Peekadoodle Academy admits students ages 27 months to Pre-K.

Deadlines & Important Dates

January 31st: Applications Due [although we accept applications year round]

March: Admissions Notices Sent Out

September 6: First Day of School

Admissions

Children must be 27 months old by September 6 to enter Peekadoodle Academy. Potty training is not required, however all vaccinations must be up to date prior to entering the program. It is required that all Academy families are members of our Kidsclub upon acceptance; however you do not need to be a member to be considered for acceptance. More information about our Kidsclub membership is here.

Once we receive your application, we will follow up with an email confirmation and an invitation to tour our school. If you do not receive this confirmation, please reach out to us at academy@peekadoodle.com. For additional information about Peekadoodle Academy, contact us at 415-440-7335 [PEEK] or academy@peekadoodle.com.

Academy Online Application

The nonrefundable application fee is $75.  Please pay the application fee online, or submit a check either by mail or in person at:

Peekadoodle Academy
900 North Point St Suite F100
San Francisco, CA 94109 

 

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