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About Us

Growth. Comunidad. Jugar. Family.

Our mission is to provide quality childcare and preschool bilingual education that promotes the healthy growth of the whole child: mind, body, and spirit. At Little Robles, we believe that each child is unique and deserves access to quality education that not only prepares them for their academic future, but also prepares them to be healthy, whole-hearted, and active members of their community.

At Little Robles, we believe that play is vital to a child's development. It is how they learn to socialize, communicate, and take calculated risks. It is also how children heal from adversity and process difficult situations or feelings they are experiencing. Our program will help children to use play to learn, explore their environments, and develop into well-rounded community members.

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Our Story

Our name, Little Robles, comes from the Spanish word "roble" which means oak tree. Like the strong and resilient oak tree, Little Robles strives to promote children’s inner power and strength to help them overcome challenges, become more independent, and be prepared for their entrance into kindergarten. Children will be ready to continue their lifelong love for learning with the solid social-emotional and academic foundation that Little Robles provides.
 

What makes Little Robles special?

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Our Philosophy

Our mission is to provide quality childcare and preschool bilingual education that promotes the healthy growth of the whole child: mind, body, and spirit.

 

At Little Robles, we believe that play is vital to a child's development. It is how they learn to socialize, communicate, and take calculated risks. It is also how children heal from adversity and process difficult situations or feelings they are experiencing.

 

At Little Robles, children will be able to use play to learn, explore their environments, and develop into well-rounded community members.

Community

Parent involvement is a core value at Little Robles. Parents are invited to spend time with us, see what their children are learning, and to share with us what is important to their families.

 

Little Robles knows that supporting children in our community means also supporting parents during what may be the most complex and trying time in their child’s development.

 

We also offer parenting workshops, support groups, and mental health support from an in-house therapist.

Involvement

Although not required, parents are welcomed to volunteer for projects and field trips or lead us in celebrations that are special to their family.

We share daily activity reports with parents to let them know what has happened during school each day. We also send a weekly digest of pictures for each child and a monthly newsletter with all of the information about what we've been learning at school.

 

Parents are encouraged to let the staff know of family situations and activities that may impact their child's behavior at school.

Little Robles also offers special workshops throughout the school year that focus on strengthening the parent/child relationship and managing behaviors.

Social Emotional Learning

At Little Robles we know that kindergarten readiness begins with a solid social emotional foundation.

 

Little Robles' director is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist that has put social emotional learning at the forefront of everything we do at Little Robles.

 

Children learn how to express all of their big feelings, cooperate with one another during difficult interactions, and use different techniques to self-regulate. We do this through providing words for the emotions we see, modeling appropriate ways to express feelings and needs, and using mindfulness techniques throughout the day.

Meet The Team

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Kristina (she/her)

Founder & CEO

Little Robles 

Schedule & Calendar

Little Robles follows San Francisco Unified School District's academic calendar for most holidays and breaks. Three floating PTO days are included in each calendar year for unexpected school closures. We also follow SFUSD's lead for any unexpected/emergency school closures (i.e. poor air quality closures due to fires, earthquake closures, etc.)

Schedule of a Typical Day

8:30 am                       Children arrive and settle in/ Free play time

9:45 am                       Morning circle

10:00 am                     Morning snack

10:15 am                      Outdoor play/ Neighborhood exploration

11:15 am                       Moring project

11:45 am                      Personal hygiene/ Meal prep

12:00 pm                     Lunch

12:30 pm                     Nap time/ Quiet time

2:45 pm                      Afternoon snack

3:00 pm                      First dismissal/ Free play for extended care

4:30 pm                      Second dismissal/ Free play for extended care

5:00 pm                      Final pick up


 


2022 - 2023 Calendar

Aug 1                            First day of school

Sep 5                           Labor Day

Oct 10                          Indigenous People Day

Nov 11                          Veteran's Day

Nov 21- 25                   Thanksgiving Break

Dec 26- Jan 4              Winter Break

Jan 16                           Martin Luther King Jr.

Feb 13- 20                    President's Day/ School closure

March 27- 31                Spring Break

May 29                         Memorial Day

July 1- 31                      Summer Break

 

Rates

12mths- 18mths

3 Days                    $2,000

4 Days                    $2,400

5 Days                    $2,600

3 Days                    $1,800

4 Days                    $2,250

5 Days                    $2,500

18mths- 2.5yrs

3 Days                    $1,800

4 Days                    $2,160

 5 Days                    $2,400

2.5yrs+

Listed prices do not include extended care fees. 

Second Dismissal (4:30 pm): +$150                                             Final Pick Up (5:00 pm): +$200

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