"Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play, children learn how to learn."
Fred Donaldson


Presidio Preschool strives to attract families who are interested in educating their children through play and to build a community that is friendly and supportive of our unique philosophy and program.

​Application Form

Kindly download an application form and mail it to 143 Clement St., San Francisco, 94118​

Admissions Requirements

Child must be 2 years 9 months at time of enrollment (diapers ok). In addition to submitting the application form and fee you must attend a school tour to complete your child's application. You can take the tour before or after submitting an application.

Required Tour

Our tour season runs from the middle of October through February. Tours are adults only (babies in front or backpacks welcome) and are for parents/guardians of children eligible for entry the coming school year. Please call Maryanne beginning in early October to reserve a spot on a tour (742-4488).

Enrollment Considerations

We consider the following when enrolling children in our program:

  1. We understand and value the importance of community and family. For this reason current students and siblings are given enrollment priority as are our neighbors.
  2. Applicants are considered in the order the application form (with application fee) is received.
  3. Attendance on a school tour is required for your child to be considered for acceptance.
  4. We aim to balance each of our 3 age group classes with equal numbers of girls and boys.
  5. We seek families who are a supportive of our values and program and who are a great fit with our inclusive, diverse and friendly community.

Current Openings

2018/2019 Openings: Young Preschool Class: We have 1 Monday/Wednesday/Friday spot in our Young Preschool Class (age 2 years 9 months - 3 years 6 months as at 9/1/18).   Please call Maryanne at (415) 742-4488. Updated on 1/16/19.