Opening Date: April 2020.
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L’Academy Preschools is where we uncover children’s cognitive potential through language immersion. Our ultimate goal is to develop each child mindfully with love and compassion through a language-rich curriculum! Come and see our classrooms, meet the site staff and get all of your questions answered. Children are welcome!
Center offers Mandarin immersion. Spanish immersion is also a possible future offering if there is strong demand.
Director Name: Chloris Camacho
Closures for Holidays & Teacher In-Service Days:
● 2 Teacher in Service Days
● Labor Day
● Veterans Day
● Thanksgiving Day
● Day after Thanksgiving
● Winter Break (From Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day)
● Martin Luther King Jr. Day
● President’s Day
● Memorial Day
● Independence Day
● 2 Parent Teacher Conference Days
If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday will be observed the Friday before or the Monday after. Please refer to the school calendar for specific closure dates. Note that tuition will be due in full every month irrespective of school closures or holidays.*
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*We are making an exception for tuition payments during COVID-19 related closures. All tuition already paid for the period of closure due to COVID-19 will be credited towards future tuition payments.
Monday - Friday | 8:30am - 5:30pm
2 - 6 Years; Mandarin Immersion.
49 Page Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Director: Chloris Camacho
Ms. Chloris Camacho was born in Hong Kong and moved to San Francisco as a teenager. At UC Davis, she earned a double major in Music and Communication, and also a minor in Chinese. At SF State University, Ms. Chloris earned her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been working with children for the past 15 years. Her favorite part of working with children is watching them light up and smile wide as they learn new skills and new languages. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano, exercising, and spending time with her husband Raniel, newborn son Andre, and dog Mellow.
Teacher: Melinda Elegue
Melinda Elegue has been a preschool teacher for over 5 years and is currently pursuing a degree in Family Consumer Sciences. Melinda is passionate about introducing topics to inspire children, then observing and integrating their interests in new learning experiences. She has a significant experience incorporating a wide variety of curricular elements through art focused activities that resonate strongly with her students.
Melinda is a vegetarian who loves to try new plant-based foods and spend time with her pets.
Teacher: Ariana Hall
Ms. Ariana has been working in early childhood classrooms since 2016 with additional years of childcare experience working as a nanny and babysitter as well as providing foster care to those in need. She obtained her ECE units at City College of San Francisco. Ms. Ariana cares deeply about teaching with compassion and awareness. She also appreciates working as a team to develop diverse curricular experiences to support the individual needs of each child.
When she is not in the classroom, Ms. Ariana enjoys spending time with friends and family, shopping, traveling, and attending food festivals.
Teacher: Florence Jiang
Ms.Florence has 2 years of experience in preschool education and is passionate about helping young children learn and achieve. Ms. Florence strives to combine the positive cultural elements of East and West to inspire children’s potential and talent.
Ms.Florence is a mother of one and trilingual in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.She loves Chinese Culture and traditional Chinese paper cutting, travel, and fitness. Love, encouragement and innovation are her core values.