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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.
Director Name: Farina Baporia
Closures for Holidays & Teacher In-Service Days:
● 2 Teacher-in-Service Days (Good Friday and Indigenous Peoples Day)
● 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
● Juneteenth Day
● Independence Day
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.*
*We are making an exception for tuition payments during COVID-19 related closures. All tuition already paid for the period of closure for 5 days or more due to COVID-19 will be credited towards future tuition payments. Please ask your Center Director regarding this policy.
Monday - Friday | 8:30am - 5:30pm
18m - 6 Years; Mandarin Immersion
608 N El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94401
Director : Betsy Wong
Ms. Betsy was born and raised in the San Francisco BayArea. She's been working in the Early Childhood Education field for about 8years now. Majoring in Child and Adolescent Development from City College ofSan Francisco. She believes that children learn best when they’re at play,whether that be academically structured play or free play, that’s when their creativityand personalities come to life! Mr. George Bernard Shaw once said, “we don’tstop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
In her free time, Ms. Betsy enjoysspending time with her family and friends, traveling, and going on adventuresbig or small!
Teacher: Wendy Chen
Ms. Wendy is a constant learner! She has been working in the early childhood education field for the past five years (2016). Since joining the field, she is consistently taking classes in ECE to further her knowledge of childhood development. She truly enjoys working with children every day, and is excited to take part in the scaffolding of learning. Ms. Wendy believes that working with young children helps her to keep active and stay young. In her spare time, Ms. Wendy enjoys spending time with her family. She has one daughter and one son. She also enjoys reading and hiking.
Teacher Melissa Chen
Ms. Melissa is a fully qualified preschool lead teacher. She has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for more than 5 years. Her passion in ECE is inspired by the children she has worked with: to see they grow, to listen and experience the world from each child's perspective, and to provide the resources and broad exposure tailored to each child's needs.
In her fee time, Ms. Melissa enjoys knitting and traveling and watching travel videos.