Preschool Programs

Last updated: 8/13/2020

Please see the most current updates to the Building Blocks Program due to the most recent San Mateo County Health mandates:

Parent and Child / Friends & Me

Due to COVID-19, there are currently no programs for Fall 2020. Please check back later next month for updates.

Tiny Tots

We will have a Virtual Tiny Tots program this Fall! This program will run Tuesdays and Thursdays from Tuesday, September 8th - Thursday, October 15th. Registration will begin starting Wednesday, August 19th at 9am on sanmateorec.org.

Morning Class: 510113-C1
9-9:45am
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Cost: $110
Late Morning Class: 510113-C2
11:15am-12:15pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Cost: $110

This program will be conducted through Zoom. For more information, please contact Joan Galdamez at jgaldamez@cityofsanmateo.org or call (650) 522-7482.

Pre-Kindergarten

We will have a Virtual Pre-K program this Fall! This program will run Mondays through Fridays from Tuesday, September 8th - Friday, October 16th. Registration will begin starting Wednesday, August 19th at 9am on sanmateorec.org.

Morning Class: 510114-D1
MWF 10-11am
TuTh 10:15-11am
Cost: $253
Afternoon Class: 510114-D2
MWF 1:30-2:30pm
TuTh 1:15-2pm
Cost: $253

This program will be conducted through Zoom. For more information, please contact Joan Galdamez at jgaldamez@cityofsanmateo.org or call (650) 522-7482. 

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Additional Forms & Information

Questions?

For complete and detailed information on any of the preschool classes, please see our Preschool Handbook!

Check out details for each preschool class!

Program Benefits 

  • Building Block approach: The structure of our program provides a stable and continuous learning environment for your child from ages 8 months to 5 years.
  • Highly qualified teachers: Our professional preschool teachers are educated in early childhood development.
  • Low teacher-child ratios: There are no more than 8 children per teacher.
  • Great value: Building Blocks Preschool is moderately priced to be accessible to all.
  • Multiple locations: Programs are located at 3 facilities for your convenience.
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Photo of girl playing with sand in preschool classroom.

Fee Assistance

We offer fee assistance for qualifying San Mateo residents. 

Please email parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org for more information.